Cybersecurity: The New IT Career Boom?

More and more companies, as well government’s are increasing their commitment to cybersecurity. Recent newsworthy breaches have shined a light on the cybersecurity issue to be sure, but the exorbitant costs to these affected businesses have further exhibited the need to ramp up protection efforts. Evidence suggests this is creating a new IT career boom.

Show Me the Money!

Companies are now, more than ever, willing to pay large salaries to experts that can help them avoid security breaches.  Experienced IT experts who have focused their attention on cybersecurity are earning upwards of  Continue reading

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4 Common Communication Gaps & How to Overcome Them

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The ability to communicate effectively is a crucial skill that must be developed just like any other. Your ability to recognize barriers to communication and respond to them appropriately can be improved with just a bit of practice and patience. In this brief article we will discuss 4 common communication gaps & how to overcome them.

The Knowledge Gap – Adopting a laymen’s vocabulary

Some may think that IT professionals speak in a secret code or another language entirely, but Jargon exists in almost any trade, skill, hobby, sport, or profession.

If you’ve ever spent any time in the military, you likely know exactly what I’m talking about. I’ll never forget the first time I heard a DI – that’s Drill Instructor – say something like this: Continue reading

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How to Create an Online Resume!

Creating an online resume can really boost your career profile.  A dynamic online resume can provide you with a real advantage over others who may be competing for the same position.  Best of all; it’s not difficult to do!

I’ve created this step-by-step Guide to creating an online resume to help you get you started! Continue reading

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