What’s the Most Ethical Way to Borrow a Code Idea?

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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 »

3 Skills of the Most Successful Network Engineers

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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 »

Why the Imposter Syndrome Thrives in Tech

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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 »

Why Knowing a Company’s Details Can Help Get You the Job

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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 »

Is Your Social Media Presence Keeping You from Finding an IT Job?

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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 »

5 Evergreen Careers in Cybersecurity

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Cybercrime is a lucrative business, and companies must do everything they can to protect sensitive data. Businesses in every industry need cybersecurity professionals to ensure their information is kept out of the hands of criminals, and there is a huge demand for talent that isn’t expected to slow down any time soon. If you’re looking… Read more »

Python Skills are the Key to Getting These 7 Jobs

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Technology is becoming more complex and creeping further into our professional and personal domains. There is a nearly insatiable appetite for software in today’s market, which has created a high demand for tech professionals with Python skills.  And while job growth continues to grow, the number of skilled programmers with necessary skills is still not… Read more »

4 Ways to Find a New Job During Your Morning Commute

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Americans spend an average of 100 hours per year commuting. That’s 100 hours of time flushed down the drain with each turn of the calendar. What if you could maximize that time to make your commute more useful, and ultimately, find a new tech job – perhaps even one with a shorter commute? Public Transportation… Read more »

Looking for a New Tech Job? Start in New York City!

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When actors are looking to launch their careers, they head to Los Angeles. Musicians flock to Nashville. And tech pros flock to Silicon Valley. Or do they? While the mid-California coast is synonymous with tech innovation, times have changed and there are amazing opportunities for tech talent right here in New York City. Before packing… Read more »

How to Prepare for the Crucial Second Interview

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Making it to the second round of a job interview is worthy of celebration. It means all your hard work paid off, and you’re still in the running for a great position. However, after you pat yourself on the back, it’s time to refocus and prepare so you can knock round two out of the… Read more »