5 Tech Thought Leaders You Should Be Following

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Each year, the tech industry continues to evolve in new and unpredictable ways. Trends and technologies appear and disappear at a rapid pace and keeping up with the changes can often be a challenge for even the most sophisticated tech companies. Following tech thought leaders online can be a very effective tool for staying up to date… Read more »

Top 7 Skills Every Cybersecurity Director Needs

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The IT industry is in the middle of a massive period of growth, which is good news for anyone in tech who is looking to advance their career. The cybersecurity sector is expected to continue to undergo rapid expansion. According to research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected growth for cybersecurity jobs through 2021 is 37… Read more »

Manage Your Emotions at Work by Developing Your EQ

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We all agree that being able to develop your IQ (intelligence quotient) is a crucial skill to be able to make advancements in your career. Emotional intelligence, or EQ, on the other hand, is discussed far less often in the workplace. This is unfortunate, because the ability to recognize and empathize with emotions is an… Read more »

10 Questions to Help You Prepare for Your Next Interview

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We’ve all been there: You have an interview for a new position, and your mind is anxiously reviewing all the possible questions your interviewer might ask. While there are a handful of questions that are asked in almost any job interview, employers also like to get a sense of a candidate’s ability to think on their… Read more »

These Are the Soft Skills You Need to Succeed in IT

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Engineers and IT professionals are experts in hard skills – teachable, technical skills like programming or coding. However, there are “soft skills” that are discussed far less but are equally important for any modern IT professional to succeed.  What are “soft skills”?  “Soft skills” is a term that is thrown around in the workplace a lot, but… Read more »

Here’s How to Deal With Millennials in the Workplace – If You Aren’t One

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The number of millennials entering the IT industry is growing by the day. While this generation of professionals is contributing new and creative ways of thinking, they are also ushering in new attitudes, new modes of working, and new value systems. For those of us working in IT who are not millennials, this brings us… Read more »

Feeling Burned out at Work? Here Are the Signs.

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If you’ve ever experienced “burnout” at work – long periods of exhaustion, tension or difficulty focusing – you’re not alone. A recent Gallup poll found that 23% of 7,500 full-time employees reported feeling constantly burned out at work. So, don’t beat yourself up the next time you’re having a hard time keeping up at work. There is a nationwide burnout epidemic, and it’s… Read more »

Top 4 Questions You Should Be Asking at Your Next Job Interview

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The interview phase is your first chance to gain a clear picture of whether the role would be a good fit for you. Arriving at your interview with prepared questions will demonstrate right off the bat that you’re able to plan ahead and approach opportunities with a 360-degree view – two important qualities that employers… Read more »

5 IT Blogs That You Should be Reading

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    The IT space is continually changing and fast-paced. To remain relevant, you need to be “in the know” about up-and-coming technologies. We have compiled the following list of the top 5 IT blogs that, if they are not already on your radar, they should be. TechCrunch If you are pressed for time, opt… Read more »

How to Write a Successful IT Resume

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Your resume advertises the most important thing you can sell: you!  It is the first piece of information an employer will have on you. Your resume needs to stand out from the rest and make a strong first impression.   Here are QCG’s tips on writing a solid resume: Start with a Professional Summary Highlight… Read more »