Keep Applicants Interested in Your Company

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When you are working to fill a vacant position, it isn’t uncommon to meet with several talented candidates that could be a great fit for your company. The trick is, you can only hire one right now. But, even if that is the case, that doesn’t mean you should stop trying to engage with the… Read more »


The Top Ten Skills You Need to Find an IT Job This Year

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When you are looking for a tech job, it’s no secret that your skills are important. Companies are always interested in candidates that can help them get ahead, especially during times when unemployment among IT professionals is particularly low. However, even at times such as these, certain skills are given more weight than others, command… Read more »


Turn Your Contingent Workers into Top Performers

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Whether your business has predictable seasonal needs, is taking on a large project, or is experiencing an unexpected uptick in required output, sometimes bringing in contingent workers is the best course of action. However, it can be challenging to figure out exactly how to turn these temporary employees into top performers within your workplace since… Read more »


How to Enhance Productivity

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Being productive is not always about how much you get done. Quality matters as well. But it’s not just about quality either. You are naturally aiming for both. That means learning how best to approach your work to get the most done and do it well. Here are a few tips. 1. Do the most… Read more »


Mornings – The Most Productive Time of the Day

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Are you a morning person? If not, it may be time to become one. If you want to really get things done, to be at your most productive, you need to make good use of your mornings. This is backed up by scientific research. The way we structure our workday now – 9 to 5… Read more »


Apps That Every Manager Needs to Make the Day Easier

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Every manager knows the feelings that come with conflicting priorities. While keeping your team or business moving in the right direction is always a key to success, you can’t neglect the nitty-gritty tasks that are part of keeping the business operating at the ground level. Luckily, there are several apps that can help managers organize… Read more »


How to Boost Confidence with Women on Your Engineering Team

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Fields in STEM have historically struggled to build a diverse workforce, particularly in regards to gender diversity. And while improvements are starting to be made, there are still many teams on which women are in the extreme minority. Feeling like the odd person out on a team can have wide-reaching professional consequences, and any company… Read more »


Why a Career in Software Development is Secure

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If you currently work as a software developer or are preparing for work in the field, you should feel very confident about your career choices. Right now IT is one of the highest-paying and fastest-growing fields in the country, and software developers are right at the front of the pack. Recent research conducted by CompTIA… Read more »


How to Resign the Right Way

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When you resign from a job, it’s always tempting to vent some frustrations, air your grievances, and give your boss a piece of your mind. Beware, however, because the way you leave your current job impacts your ability to find the next one. Go out in a blaze of scornful glory and you could find… Read more »


How to Encourage Out-of-the-Box Thinking

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Success on any team requires the participants to balance their individual needs/goals with the overall needs/goals of the group. For most people, striking this kind of balance comes naturally, but not for all. Most teams inevitably include at least one member whose out-of-the-box thinking puts them at odds with the majority. As the leader of… Read more »