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Fear Being Under qualified? How to Self Assess Your Skills and Knowledge

Your skill set has a direct impact on your being able to get a job. Based on things like education, previous job experience, and other training, most people have a pretty good idea of what their qualifications are and if they match the necessary prerequisites for a certain position. But what happens if you fear… Read more »

The 3 Best IT Podcasts you Should be Listening to

Podcasts have risen in popularity over the last few years and with platforms like iTunes, Spotify, and other services offering access, they’re easier than ever to find and listen to. From entertainment to education, there’s a podcast for everyone. If you’re looking for a way to fill your commute, want to multitask while you’re mowing… Read more »

Being Honest with Your Boss can Increase your Workplace Happiness

Even the best bosses aren’t mind readers. As scary as being honest with someone who supervises our work can be, communication is important. Plus, honesty doesn’t always equal being dramatic or gossipy; it can just be straightforward information. Here’s why being more honest with your boss can help your workplace happiness. Bosses are busy: We’re… Read more »

The Best Ways to Include Your IT Staff’s Introverts into the Discussion

Every work team is made up of different personalities and the best businesses know how to engage with all of them. Introverts have a number of qualities that attribute to a balanced workplace – they’re often good listeners, thoughtful, independent, and contemplative.  They can be perceived as passive, though, and often don’t engage with coworkers… Read more »

Looking to Kickstart your Health? Get Up and Walk Around at Work.

Being at a desk all day is not conducive to staying active and healthy. Sitting for the whole day is associated with increased risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and high blood pressure. Moving more and sitting less has been linked to more productivity, increased energy, better focus, and higher calorie burn. How can you… Read more »

Utilize LinkedIn to Network and Grow your Brand

LinkedIn is the number one social media platform for business professionals looking to share industry tips, conference news, product launches, as well as look for new career opportunities. While not every LinkedIn connection means a potential in for a job, LinkedIn is a great tool for growing your personal brand and connecting with people to… Read more »