The Right Way for Tech Pros to Negotiate a Higher Salary

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When it comes to negotiating salary, most tech pros fall into one of two categories. They either cringe at the thought of negotiating an offer, or they come out swinging with a crazy counter offer. The fact is, there is nothing wrong with negotiating salary when offered a job, in fact – it’s important to… Read more »

The Top Ten Tech Jobs of 2019

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Tech pros know that their skills are in high demand and employers are pulling out all the stops to attract the best and the brightest. Salaries continue to climb, new jobs are posted every hour, and benefits packages are getting more robust. If you’re looking to grow your tech career this year, it pays to… Read more »

Why Transformational Leadership Will Grow Your Business in 2019

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The success of any business really depends on the success of its leadership. In a rapidly-changing marketplace, many are touting the benefits of transformational leadership as a means to ensure the business remains agile and competitive. Can transformational leadership help your business grow in 2019? What is Transformational Leadership? Transformational leadership is often contrasted with… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Right Way to Set Digital Transformation Goals for Your Business

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Digital transformations, when executed strategically, can give your business a strong competitive edge. Businesses that fail to transform cannot hope to remain competitive, and will likely not survive in this hyper-connected world. But success requires a measured and deliberate approach, and it is critical to set the right goals for digital transformation so that you… 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 »

What You Need to Know About the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

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Recently, 34 technology companies came together to sign the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, declaring it a “watershed agreement among the largest-ever group of companies agreeing to defend all customers everywhere from malicious attacks by cybercriminal enterprises and nation-states.” Key Points from The Accord Signatories to the accord include Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, VMWare, HP, Cisco, Avast, and… Read more »