2017 Strategic Staffing Tips for Tech

December 30th, 2016

With 2017 rapidly approaching, it’s time to ensure your company’s staffing plan for the upcoming year is ready to go. Trends come and go quickly in the technology industry, and a team with the latest abilities is a must for your organization’s long- and short-term success. Firms suffering from a skills gap find it difficult… Read More

Ten Phrases Killing Your Résumé (and Ten Great Alternatives)

December 24th, 2016

A quality résumé remains a big factor in earning you a first interview, and the technology industry is no exception. You need to ensure the language in your CV is up to date, with no tired clichés or meaningless verbiage causing the hiring manager to overlook your potential candidacy. Here are ten vague and generally… Read More

Engineer? Six Reasons to Be Certified in CAD.

December 16th, 2016

Computer-aided design remains an important skill for many engineers, no matter their specific discipline. Producing electric circuit designs, architectural documents, 3D product drawings, and more requires a deft touch with CAD software. Earning a certification in CAD helps to boost your chances of quickly finding a new position when the time comes. With a successful… Read More

Don’t Let Overanalysis Cripple Your Career Prospects

December 9th, 2016

While it is important to take a detailed and measured approach whenever you are looking for a new technology position, don’t let this extra prep time actually delay you when applying for a position. In a competitive job market, the “early bird gets the worm” in many cases. This kind of unintentional procrastination may be… Read More

How to Craft a Killer Strategic Career Plan

December 2nd, 2016

Trying to build and manage a successful technology career by the seat of your pants isn’t always a great idea. Making the effort to develop a strategic career plan — with both long-term and short-term goals — gives you a better shot at a rewarding professional life. Having a well-formed plan helps you easily handle… Read More