Unmasking Engineering Management Superheroes

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In many cases, when engineering managers face challenges, the issues typically don’t focus on technical capabilities. Instead, interpersonal skills often play a bigger role in an engineering manager’s success, impacting their ability to guide their team and collaborate effectively with others. If you want to become an engineering management superhero, here are some key skills… Read more »


What to Include on Your Automation Engineer Resume

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What you put on your automation engineer resume can have a major impact on your job search. If you don’t showcase the right skills and capabilities, you might not catch the hiring manager’s eye, causing them to pass you over. While every automation engineering role is unique, and you should strive to target your resume… Read more »


Best Practices for Negotiating a Salary

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Whether you have a job offer in hand or are preparing for a possible promotion, you may be faced with a salary negotiation. Often, professionals find this set daunting, as it can feel a bit confrontational. Luckily, it is possible to handle a salary negotiation professionally and with relative ease. Here are a few best… Read more »


How to Write a Thank You Email After an Interview

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Sending a thank you email after an interview is critical. It gives you a chance to make a final, positive impression. Plus, since not all candidates take this step, it can help you stand out from the competition. However, it is also vital that you craft your email the right way. Certain approaches are more… 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 »


Tech Job Salary Report 2014

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How much money did you make last year? How much money did IT professionals with similar responsibilities make? Knowing how your salary compares to your peers is important to consider. If you are making less than average, it may be time to look for other opportunities or add to your credentials. If you are making… Read more »


Little-Known Ways In Which Hiring Managers Discriminate

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As a manager, you are well aware that certain types of discrimination in hiring are illegal, such as discriminating against someone because of his or her race, gender, ethnic background, or religion. But there are other more subtle types of discrimination that enter into the hiring process as well, based on biases that we all… Read more »


Applicant Tracking Software: A Tool, Not the End-All

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Many human resource departments are now using applicant tracking systems as part of their operation. This technology has become very popular because of the capabilities it can deliver. It can be used to review and organize job candidates, screen resumes, evaluate skills of applicants, and perform background checks. At their best, these systems allow job… Read more »


Improving the Workplace

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As a manager, company owner or even human resources professional, one of your top concerns is making your company a great place to work, a place where employees really enjoy working, a place where job hunters want to apply. Making the workplace environment more comfortable can increase employee morale and productivity. Internet marketer Brad Powers… Read more »


Tips for Handling Generational Conflict in the Workplace

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Several generations interact in the workplace today. With the age difference, there sometimes is conflict. Each generation has its own particular skills, attitudes, ways of working, and looking at the world. As a human resource specialist, what can you do to encourage cooperation rather than conflict? Human resource specialist Brad Karsh has a few suggestions…. Read more »