Posts Categorized: Career Tips

5 Tips to Become a More Efficient Software Developer

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In the modern IT industry, it’s essential for professionals at every level to quickly integrate new skills and adapt to novel technologies. This can often be a challenge, however, because the day-to-day demands of most IT jobs – especially software developer jobs – require round the clock attention, leaving little time or energy for focusing… Read more »

Top 12 Skills All IT Specialists Should Have on Their Resume

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IT is a dynamic and rapidly-changing industry. As new innovations in communications and cybersecurity technology become available, it’s important for IT specialists to be able to expand their skill set accordingly. An ability to adapt, in other words, is a crucial ingredient for success in the modern IT industry.  It can be tricky, however, for… Read more »

7 Reasons You Need to Learn C Before C++

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Modern programmers are required to have a dynamic and constantly-evolving set of skills. It’s crucial, also, for programmers to understand which skills they should prioritize over others. This is especially true when it comes to the “C group” of languages. Today, there’s a common misconception prevalent among the programming community, which says that C and… Read more »

Practice These Routines To Boost Your Productivity

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As professionals, we’re constantly on the lookout for new and creative ways to boost our productivity at work. But while “life hack” fads are destined to come and go with the seasons, there are some tried-and-true strategies that truly can have a noticeably positive impact on our day-to-day and long-term performance. In this article, we’ll… Read more »

Are You Starting a Career in IT? What You Need to Know

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The IT field is a pretty rich industry, always growing and evolving. It takes a lot of energy and enthusiasm to keep up with trends and ever-changing software. But the good news is that well-informed IT professionals who are committed to learning and professional development are always in demand. Whether you’re looking to change careers… Read more »

Improving Your Management Skills 9/12: Admit Your Mistakes

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Ugh, so you made a mistake at work. It’s embarrassing, frustrating, and humbling. You probably want to sweep it under the rug and hope no one noticed so people don’t think less of you. But if you’re a manager, then chances are someone has noticed. And the truth is that if you own up and… Read more »

How Local Networking Events Can Help Your Career

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Networking is a valuable skill. A lot of people seem to shy away from it because it can be awkward and intimidating, but if you do it right, it’s seamless and it can help enhance your career. All you have to do is go out and meet with professional contacts. Even if you don’t see… Read more »

Becoming a Better Job Candidate 8/12: Clean up Your Online Profiles

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Yes, it’s been confirmed! Hiring managers and recruiters really do look at your social media accounts. The job market is competitive, and companies are looking for any reason to weed out applicants and toss them into the “thanks, but no thanks” category. So, it’s up to you to make sure your online presence is clean and… Read more »

These 3 IT Podcasts Are Must Listen for Any Professional

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The tech industry is unique because it’s changing and evolving so rapidly. You practically need to be enrolled in classes full time in order to keep up. Fortunately, there’s a more practical solution than that: podcasts. They’re free and informative, and there are so many you’re bound to find one that’s right up your alley. You can listen in… Read more »

The Best Time to Submit Your Resume Is…

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When employed professionals are trying to find a new job, they typically work during the weekday and apply to jobs in the evening or on the weekend. These might be the most convenient times for people with a job to find a new job, but they’re also the times when a submitted resume has the… Read more »