Jan 31, 2018
A challenge for many IT workers is business networking. We chose out career often as a desire to avoid dealing with people more than we have to. We are often introverts and not very comfortable in a crowd. That makes it even harder for us to find our way to a useful discussion in a networking environment.
Jan 29, 2018
One of the reasons for an enjoying an IT career is problem-solving. We get to face a challenge of varying levels every day. That can lead to us spending more time working on a problem than we need to. Thus, we need to keep in mind schedules and resources we have to meet our deadlines. Problem-Solving as a Team Sport...
Jan 26, 2018
We live in the technology age. Also known as the information age. Thus, we have more and easier ways to educate ourselves each day. As Apple says, "there is an app for that." However, we need to be intentional in our approach to continuing education. Moderation is best and a roadmap will help us reach our...
Jan 24, 2018
A higher degree in my mind is anything beyond a high school diploma. These days, that diploma is almost always a minimum requirement for a technology job. There are just too many applicants that have that and more.
Jan 22, 2018
Experience is the number one asset you can bring to your job. A close second is a degree and certifications. There are situations where a decision is required between a degree (or higher degree) or technical certification. It turns out that certifications are often a better deal and a quicker payoff than that...