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Regardless of whether you’re an entry-level worker or a seasoned professional, it’s important to stand out in the first three months of a new job. The reason for this is straightforward: both your supervisor and your co-workers want you to add value to the team, so they’ll be watching you to see how well you’re performing. We surveyed more than 1,000 hiring managers in the U.S. and Canada to disco ... Read More
New IT Job
Regardless of whether you’re an entry-level worker or a seasoned IT professional, it’s important to stand out in the first three months of a new job. The reason for this is straightforward: both your supervisor and your co-workers want you to add value to the team, so they’ll be watching you to see how well you’re performing. We surveyed IT hiring managers in the U.S. and Canada to discover top wa ... Read More
Starting Out In IT
If you’re an entry-level IT professional, new graduate, or starting over with a new career in IT, you might be concerned about landing a job with little or no prior work experience. Worry not! You’re right where you need to be. The good news is that you’re also in high demand.  We surveyed IT hiring managers in the U.S. and Canada to discover top ways professionals can succeed in the hiring proces ... Read More
IT EP Evaluate Skills_504x504
By Douglas Paulo Ever wonder why you submitted a resume for a position on a website just to watch it get swallowed into a black hole of seemly nonresponsiveness? Most of us have a lack of knowledge as to how applicant tracking systems (ATS) interpret a resume. Not knowing how an ATS works could inadvertently cause your resume to be excluded from qualifying for an interview.  The article pick for t ... Read More
IT 2016 Talent Trends_180x180_160692
Regardless of specific industry segments, IT talent is tasked with continuously monitoring and responding to rapidly developing trends in the sector. Kelly® brings you this concise report about workforce trends that are expected to have a significant impact on talent in the IT industry in 2016. By combining our proprietary research about workers’ needs and preferences with information gleaned duri ... Read More
IT Make Most of Market_EP_180x180
By Douglas Paulo  Ready for a new opportunity? Check out this month’s article pick to find a downloadable report detailing the current IT market. Here’s the quick translation in a nutshell: unemployment rates continue to be extremely low for IT workers. Now’s the time to plot a course towards landing your dream job or the next big career opportunity.A word to the wise first. There may be plenty of ... Read More
IT New Tech Hubs_EP_180x180
By Douglas Paulo  This month’s article pick is a great read for anyone beginning their IT career, or for those looking to move to an area ripe with opportunities. As we know, the dynamic between job demand and the existing talent supply can change significantly from city to city. So, it’s vital to have an understanding of where the IT market is hot in terms of demand. More importantly, IT professi ... Read More
IT Open Source Demand_EP_180x180
By Douglas Paulo  Most of us in IT have been exposed to open source in some way, whether direct or indirectly. A decade ago, open source was still more of a buzz-word than a prevalent reality. By 2010 Linux, Unix, Apache, Hadoop, OpenStack, CloudStack and a plethora of other vendors and technologies were fully deployed and embedded in just about every industry and company size. Even if your backg ... Read More
IT Agile Cert_EP_180x180
By Douglas Paulo  To work in the IT field, experience will always be a necessity. However, certifications can and do boost your status as a recognized specialist. This month’s article pick provides some food for thought on DevOps, agile, scrum and continuous delivery certifications. As with any certification, these “niche” types can provide a way to demonstrate your IT proficiency. The unique chal ... Read More
IT Alternative Ed_EP_180x180
By Douglas Paulo  Whether you’re already working in the field of IT or just starting out, it’s important to know that when you search for a job, IT hiring managers will look to evaluate the skills you possess first. The challenge with obtaining new IT skills is that innovation is moving faster than formalized programs can keep up with. And so, the question for most of us in IT is the same, “how do ... Read More
Resume Verses Social Media in an IT Job Search
IT professionals enjoy a good job outlook, with many companies competing for top talent. If you’re in the market for a new job, it’s still important to know the best way to package your skills and accomplishments to stand out to IT hiring managers. Keep the following tips in mind: Your résumé is your most important calling card. In the age of online profiles, the résumé is still ki ... Read More
IT Get Hired_180x180
IT hiring managers reveal top insights on how they evaluate and distinguish candidates for hire and ways IT professionals can gain an edge in the hiring process to get noticed and ultimately, hired.    ... Read More
IT EP Top Skills_504x504_150338
By Douglas PauloIt’s a new year full of career possibilities! If you have set a resolution or career goal to make more money in 2016, then this month’s IT Editor’s Pick is for you. Below are a few resources that will help you plan for and achieve your financial resolution as you move through the year ahead. First, have a look at what other professionals in your field are making to get a better und ... Read More
IT Getting Ahead at Work_504x504_150913
If you’re an experienced IT professional, you might find yourself considering a management position. Before you commit to this career change, however, it’s important that you understand what the move entails.How your responsibilities will changeFirst of all, you won’t have the same responsibilities as before:Team coordination. Instead of working on your own technical projects, you’ll be ... Read More
IT EP Evaluate Skills_504x504
By Douglas Paulo  The article I would like to share with IT professionals this month offers many interesting points and theories to consider when evaluating your IT skills in preparation for an interview, or even as a career self-assessment.  It’s easy to get a bit carried away when updating ones resume or when detailing a great accomplishment during an interview. However, it’s critical that ... Read More
IT EP Cybersecurity Change_504x504
By Douglas Paulo  It’s been all over the news, cybersecurity breaches at major companies such as, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Anthem, Sony, UCLA Health, IRS, and OPM. The list goes on.The article I picked to share this month is fresh from the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, which is a meeting of the minds for CIOs and IT leadership. This article does a great job highlighting the changing landscape of cyberse ... Read More
IT Negotiate Raise_504x504_150751
You’re an experienced IT project manager or application developer. You’ve been with your employer for some years now, and you know that your efforts have contributed significantly to your company’s revenue. So it’s only logical to think it’s time to reassess your salary. But if you’ve never negotiated a raise before, you might feel a bit apprehensive about broaching the subject with your superviso ... Read More
IT Select Best Job Offer_504x504
IT professionals are in high demand across the globe. And thanks to today’s rapid innovation in many industries, that demand is set to grow. Along with growing opportunities, there’s also an increasing need among IT workers for a solid method to evaluate job offers—one that doesn’t focus solely on monetary compensation, but takes many more aspects into account to ensure a well-informed, holistic c ... Read More
IT EP HC Needs IT_504x504
By Douglas Paulo  Healthcare needs more security pros. In fact, healthcare needs all kinds of other IT professionals as well! If you do some searching on Google, you will see that there is no shortage of articles denoting the fact that the industry is in dire need of IT professionals. The caveat, of course, being that most IT professionals just don’t have the healthcare background often sought by ... Read More
IT EP 6 Example Resumes_504x504
By Douglas Paulo  In the article  6 examples of effective IT resumes, the author provides some great pointers on how to go about revamping your IT resume. She provides actual resume examples for six scenarios that an IT professional may encounter during their career. The first tip offered is a valuable one. Tailoring your message to fit the right audience can be done by matching your resume to ... Read More
IT EP 7 Steps To Promo_504x504
By Douglas Paulo  This month I am recommending an article that offers great advice on how to create a path to career advancement in 18 to 24 months. The reason I picked this article to share is because it offers a “lean” approach to getting the job done. The author provides seven tips with the first being the most critical. The remaining steps listed are all about getting a 360 view of what t ... Read More
IT EP Top Skills_504x504_150338
By Douglas PauloJob seekers often get that little tinge of insecurity when thinking about what skills they possess, but more importantly which ones they are missing that are becoming prominent in the workplace, especially in IT. There is a lot of buzz surrounding soft skills and as we know in terms of tech skills, most of the certification paths are pretty straight forward.I found a slideshow (t ... Read More
IT Stay On Right Path_504x504_150266
A career map is a proactive, long-term plan that allows you to steer your career trajectory on the right course. Follow these tips to create a thorough, professional plan for your IT career in just four weeks.      ... Read More
Get Invited to Interview New Image
Your résumé makes an important impression that can determine whether you’ll be invited to interview with a company. Follow these tips to ensure that you create a powerful document that showcases your IT experience, skills, and strengths in the best way possible.     ... Read More
IT Matrix Org_504x504
Increasingly, IT professionals find themselves working in matrixed organizations with two or more managers to whom they directly support. Though this type of multi-pronged work environment can be challenging, when you are proactive in identifying the possible pitfalls, it can also offer a variety of development and career progression opportunities.Cover the BasicsOne of the key issues in a matrixe ... Read More
IT Interview Storytelling_250x250_Z1293
Looking to stand out during your next interview? In today’s competitive IT job market it’s important to tell your unique story in an authentic and informative way. Those who are able to captivate and engage the hiring manager during an interview will have a better chance of being a memorable candidate. Using the art of storytelling is a great way to ensure you’ll stand out. Review the following ti ... Read More
IT Attracting Women_250x250_Z1381E
As diverse as the IT industry is today, there’s no question we’re all experiencing some of the same positive changes in the workplace. Among them is the changing roles of IT personnel, where they’re expected to understand the business impact of their work; the changing roles of CIOs, where they’re expected to be true purveyors of talent; and the diverse range of careers open to IT professionals wh ... Read More
Evolution of Work_250x250
The growing influence of technology, social media, and mobile communication now makes it possible for most knowledge work and team activity to occur remotely or virtually. Remote work offers global opportunities for talent who seek to match their skills with the companies and available positions that exist beyond the constraints of a physical commute. It allows top talent, no longer bound by geogr ... Read More
IT future careers_250x250
When it comes to technology, history shows we can’t predict the future. In 1900, people believed classrooms in 2000 would feature devices that fed information directly into students’ brains. And 1950s scholars thought that within five decades, cars would move across land and water, as well as through the air.An age of disruption and innovationAs we now know, neither of these predictions came about ... Read More
IT Interview Guide_250x250
As a jobseeker in today’s competitive IT job market, you need to make yourself as memorable as possible to hiring managers. No matter how good your education, how impressive your experience, or how extensive your computer skills, what will really set you apart from other candidates with comparable skills is your ability to articulate how you can bring value to an organization. ... Read More
IT Your Network_250x250
A lot has been written about networking—both in person and online—as a necessary aspect of any professional’s life. But if you’re happy in your IT job and you like your employer, why do you need to expand your network? The answer is simple. The fact is, the more people you know, the more collective experience and support you have to draw upon:  People in your network can help you by offering ... Read More
IT_Successful Resume_250x250
Your IT resume makes an impression that can determine whether or not you’ll be invited for an interview. Let’s face it, IT is a growing field, and there are lots of opportunities out there. Professionals such as application developers, project managers, system administrators, and business analysts are in high demand. However, if you’re unprepared, opportunities won’t necessarily translate into a p ... Read More
IT Career Map_250x250
A career map is a proactive long-term plan that purposefully guides you to your professional goals. In short, your career map allows you to take control of your career trajectory. IT professionals are in high demand around the world. With consistently low unemployment rates and a rapidly growing industry, this trend is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. If you’re serious about your pro ... Read More
IT employment outlook_250x250
While the demand is great for experienced IT professionals, college enrollment is not keeping up, and the impending retirement of baby boomer IT professionals will quickly create a void.Career opportunities will be strong in coming years for IT talent, especially for those involved in application development, quality assurance, network, system analysis, system administration, end user support, as ... Read More
relationships matter_250x250
Almost half of all employees in firms with more than 250 workers dislike one or more colleagues. But one-third of us have a best friend at work.Author and consultant Jill Cook-Richards cautions us to never make friends in the workplace. According to Cook-Richards, keeping emotions out of the workplace allows us to consider relationships from a purely professional point of view.Yet in an article fo ... Read More
Opportunity Harvesting_250x250
No matter what your role is in IT, you’re always involved in projects. It’s critical for your career advancement that you select the projects that are right for you, and communicate how they add value to your team, your community—and ultimately, your personal brand.The importance of seizing or passing on opportunitiesIt’s clear that what kind of projects you take on is crucial to your career, as w ... Read More
First 90 Days_IT_250x250
First impressions are important in any new IT endeavor when all eyes are on you. Everybody’s waiting to see what you’re going to do and how you’ll perform. That’s why what you do and how you behave during the first 90 days in a new position or project are critical to establishing yourself as a valued contributor within the organization. These tips will help you successfully navigate potential pitf ... Read More
how to upskill in IT 180x180
Information technology was dominated by a few big names, and the number of programming languages that would lead to a good corporate job could be counted on both hands. This was a time when 'real' IT was only done inside very large organizations with huge mainframes and IT help desks. That was then. There are now more choices to make about what kind of IT expert you really want to be, which indust ... Read More

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