What Makes a Successful Project Manager?

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Project managers are in high demand. The success of projects from marketing campaigns to new business initiatives to software platforms upgrades require careful management of goals, timelines, progress, and budget, all of which project managers help provide. Project managers in tech departments or industries are some of the most sought-after positions to fill, as the… Read more »

Teamwork as a Tech Professional

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Tech professionals engage in a lot of solitary work. Even those who serve on helpdesk teams can spend hours heads-down at their desk, troubleshooting a problem or researching a new solution. While marketing and sales teams are often seen as more collaborative, busier, or more connected, the very nature of tech work means that much… Read more »

Time Management Tips for Tech Professionals

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Tech professionals make up one of the busiest segments of almost any business. The information technology or information systems team of most companies tends to be nonstop – running point on service issues, meeting with vendors, helping to deploy solutions, troubleshooting issues, training and more. Here are some tips for managing your time as a… Read more »

Standing Out as a Developer Candidate

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Do you know how to stand out and get hired? While there is no shortage of tech positions, there is also no shortage of qualified, talented candidates applying for the same positions. In some cases, you need more than a strong employment history and educational background to get noticed for the positions you want. What… Read more »

Moving Forward After a Job Rejection

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There’s no denying it – rejection from a job can be rough. It can be especially hard when you’ve reviewed the post and not only found that you’re an exact match for what they’re looking for but you can also see yourself excited about getting up every day to work in that role. If you’ve… Read more »

How to Show Your Boss You are Ready for More Responsibilities

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If you’re feeling stagnant and bored at work, you’re much more likely to feel unmotivated, stressed out, or irritable. Plus, if you can get your manager’s attention and demonstrate your value, you’re much more likely to be thought of when a promotion is available or to earn a raise at your next review. If you’re… Read more »

Five Employee Retention Strategies to Implement

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Retention is a key factor in the process of hiring and managing people. Recruitment can be expensive, and turnover can lead to expensive disruptions in business, so companies have a vested interest in making sure they work hard to keep those they hire on board for the long haul.  How can you raise your retention… Read more »

Tips for Making Your Resume Stand Out

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The whole job-hunting process starts with your resume. A resume is a convenient way for HR professionals to get the highlights from your career and get a feel for your education and experience; however, recruiters see a lot of resumes. It’s important to make sure yours is accurate and effective to make sure you have… Read more »

The Top Agile Certifications that Will Fast-Track Your Career

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Agile may sound like an industry buzzword, but it’s actually an important IT skill that can help advance your career. Agile refers to a way of working that focuses on processes that promote adaptable project management. It also encourages teamwork, accountability and adherence to best practices with an emphasis on flexibility. The Agile method of… Read more »

Tips for Following up After the Interview

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The interview is over and you’re feeling accomplished and relieved. But now what? The waiting between leaving an interview and hearing back from a company can be one of the most nerve-wracking or stressful parts of the job application process. Is it a good idea to follow up with an employer and ask if they’ve… Read more »