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When a coder pours their heart and soul into a new idea, they naturally think of that code as their intellectual property. Unless they openly share the code on a platform like GitHub, many tech pros guard their ideas like Fort Knox. However, most great ideas in this world are born by taking something that… Read more »

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As a network engineer, you’re fully aware of the technical skills you must possess in order to advance your career. However, long-term career success is about more than just a list of your hard skills. Successful network engineers all share some important traits in common, and these are the traits that will have a positive… Read more »

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Fans of the TV series Silicon Valley may believe that tech workers all suffer from inflated egos and a grandiose sense of self-importance. While egomaniacs make hilarious television characters, the truth is, imposter syndrome runs rampant in the tech field. Tech jobs are high-stress and extremely demanding, and many tech pros struggle with burnout and… Read more »

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When preparing for a tech interview, you probably spend a lot of time thinking about anecdotes you can use to paint a picture of your experience. You probably also spend time practicing problem-solving exercises to demonstrate your technical skills. However, if you want to land the job, you should also focus on learning about the… Read more »

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By now, nearly everyone with an email address knows to be wary of clicking links inside an email. However, nearly everyone has also clicked links inside an email.  And therein lies the draw of phishing attacks for hackers. They know that humans can be trusted to abandon common sense if they are in a hurry,… Read more »

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If you think the answer is, “no,” think again. Every corporate WiFi network is a potential target for hackers to use as a means to gain full control over your network and infrastructure, causing massive damage and loss. Corporate WiFi Networks Are Easy Pickings According to a recent report, WiFi networks are more vulnerable than… Read more »

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Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have been major tech buzzwords for some time. And it seems like every few years, a new technology is released that looks like it might be the tipping point that makes VR and AR part of our everyday lives. And yet, movement has been historically slow and people… Read more »

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Just as you run “recon” on potential employers, they are collecting their own intel on you, as well.  Recently, CareerBuilder revealed that over 70% of all employers screen candidates on social media, and nearly three in four hiring managers will run a cursory Google Search on a candidate before interviewing them. If you haven’t taken… Read more »

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Technology used to be a utility function of business, but it has rapidly become a driver of business goals. Now, more than ever before, it is crucial for tech leaders to build relationships with executive leadership so that IT strategy can align with business goals. If your IT department is on the outside looking in,… Read more »

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is finding its way into nearly every aspect of the professional world, including recruiting. Hiring managers and recruiters are using AI-based programming to automate functions and make the recruiting process more efficient and more accurate. From job descriptions to sourcing to hiring decisions, here are a few ways AI is changing recruiting…. Read more »