The Skills You Need to Become an Outstanding BI Developer

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Business intelligence (BI) is a booming field. BI is the concept of taking all the data a company collects, organizing it and analyzing it and delivering it to help the company make data-driven decisions. BI is all about getting the right data to the right users to help them determine what’s going well, what isn’t,… Read more »

Imposter Syndrome Continues to Plague Tech but Mentors Can Help

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If you are a tech pro with a robust skill set, a long list of successful projects and a history of creating excellent work but you still think you’re not good enough for your role, you’re not alone. Imposter syndrome – the inability to believe that your success is well-deserved based on your effort and… Read more »

Cryptocurrency is in Free Fall But What Does that Mean for Blockchain?

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Anyone who watches tech or finance headlines has witnessed the rapid rise – and recent decline of cryptocurrency. At the end of 2018, crypto was in somewhat of a freefall, with bitcoin reaching a 13-month low of $5,000. Other popular cryptocurrencies were also feeling the pinch, and the market has lost almost $700 billion in… Read more »

Changes to Expect from the H-1B Visa Program This Year

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Right before the 2018 holiday season, the US government announced its new H-1B visa application process. Tech companies rely heavily on the H-1B program to source overseas talent, so if your organization is planning on continuing the practice, it’s time to brush up on the changes. A New H-1B Registration Process On December 3, 2018,… 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 »

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 »

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 »

What are Former Employers Legally Allowed to Say About You?

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Job seekers usually have a lot of questions when it comes to what a former employer can say about them when providing a reference. Can they tell a hiring manager that you were fired? Are they allowed to say why? Can they tell a prospective employer how much notice you provided when you quit or… Read more »

Where Does Blockchain Fit Into Business?

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Unless you’ve been asleep for the last few years, you’ve likely been following headlines on blockchain. While some people have been quick to write off blockchain as a fad with no real legs, advancements in blockchain technology are steadily making their way into mainstream business.  It’s important for tech leaders to keep an eye on… Read more »