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 »

Top Tech Certifications You Need in Your Career

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If you’re looking to increase your pay or advance your career, you don’t want to simply wait for the opportunity to open up or a promotion to land in your lap. While being a top-performing employee can increase your chances for a better position or a pay raise, there are other ways to ensure that… Read more »

Are You Suffering From Burnout?

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Stress can be a side effect of every job. Tight deadlines, last minute projects, important client presentations, and co-worker tension can all lead to difficult days and stressful situations. If there’s no reduction in stress, it can easily lead to burnout. Burnout is a dangerous symptom of intense stress, and it can happen to anyone…. Read more »

What to Do if You Didn’t Get the Job

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Applying for jobs can be like a job in and of itself. Searching job boards, working with recruiters, perfecting your resume, customizing cover letters, going to interviews, writing follow up emails, and then the waiting. And even after all that work, sometimes it doesn’t work out in your favor. Rejections happen – it’s part of… Read more »

How to Improve Your Communication Skills

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Communication skills are among the most sought-after skills in any job posting for just about any industry. In an increasingly competitive business landscape, more engineers, architects and programmers are finding themselves immersed in projects, while technology and computer programming students are trying to get the essentials under their belt to take into their future careers…. Read more »

Five Ways to Set Goals in Your IT Career

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There is no such thing as one size fits all when it comes to a personal career trajectory, and the IT industry is no exception. The perfect job, project or industry for one person can be another’s living nightmare. The first step to finding the right job and carving out a career that challenges and… Read more »

How to Make a Great First Impression in Your Interview

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In job hunting as in life, few things rival the power of a great first impression. Whether accurate or not, the effects of first impressions tend to follow us around and influence how we are perceived long after the first meeting. Even the perfect resume, experience and professional network can fall short in the face… Read more »

Build Trust

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »