Setting Your Own Personal SMART Goals to Elevate Your Career in 2019

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Are you ready to make 2019 your year? You’re not alone. Most people start off a new year with the best intentions, with their sights set on getting a promotion, a raise, learning a new skill or even finding a new job. However, the majority of people who set new year’s goals never make it…. Read more »

How to Keep Your Career Fresh by Attending Tech Conferences

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There are endless ways for tech pros to keep their skills sharp and their careers moving forward: online classes, bootcamps, competitions, podcasts, blogs, forums, webinars, etc. No matter how you choose to keep up with the industry, there are a host of reasons why every pro should keep their careers fresh by attending conferences. Build… Read more »

It’s OK to Have a Two-Page Tech Resume in 2019

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For decades, experts have advocated for single-page resumes, no matter how vast your career has been. However, times and trends are changing. Thanks to the rise of tech consulting gigs and contract employment, short resumes don’t necessarily paint a picture of who a candidate is as a professional. Fortunately today, a two-page resume won’t necessarily… Read more »

5 Ways to Beat Every Other Candidate and Get Your Dream Tech Job!

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Competition for tech jobs is notoriously fierce, and if you want to edge out the competition and land your dream job, it’s necessary to pull out all the stops. Yes, you need a great resume and cover letter and you need to ace your interview, but there are some less-obvious but equally effective strategies you… Read more »

These 4 Careers are at The Top of the List to Be Replaced by AI

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AI adoption in business has been on the rise, especially over the last five years. Currently, AI tends to handle lower-level, mundane functions and enhances the work of humans, rather than replacing them. However, AI will take over many human-held jobs in the future, and there are few fields that will go unscathed. This includes… Read more »

Here are the Strongest Action Verbs to Use on Your Tech Resume

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Your resume gives a hiring manager their first look at who you are as a professional and it is important to take every step you can to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, most people’s resumes are drab and boring. By nature, a resume isn’t an exciting document, but your choice of language can mean… Read more »

Doing Good For The World And Your Resume: How Volunteering Can Help You Get IT Experience

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If you keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the tech industry, you likely know that employers across the country are struggling to find top tech talent. If you are a job seeker in today’s market, you have probably wondered why, then, tech job searches can languish for months at a time… Read more »

Transferable Skills That Will Make Your Tech Resume Stand Out

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Every tech job you apply to will have a list of IT skills that you must possess in order to land the job. However, hiring decisions are based on much more than your list of hard skills. Hiring decisions are made based on your experience, your performance in the interview, as well as soft skills… Read more »

How Your Title Can Affect Your Cybersecurity Salary

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It’s no secret that cybersecurity professionals are in high demand.  Companies of all sizes must work diligently to keep sensitive information safe from hacks and exposure.  This urgent and ongoing need has led to rapidly-increasing salaries in cybersecurity, attracting new tech pros to the field every day. However, if you want to earn top dollar,… Read more »

Get a New Job with Updated C Programming Skills

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Created in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie of Bell Labs, C has since become one of the most popular programming languages of all time. While many developers believe everyone should know it, some still write it off as an outdated language that isn’t necessary to learn to build a great career. However, there is a viable… Read more »