Converting Career Envy Into Forward Mobility

January 13th, 2017

Sometimes, when looking at a friend’s IT career, you may feel a pang of professional envy. The same thing probably occurs when parsing through your professional network connections on LinkedIn – “How do they get to work on all those cool projects while I’m stuck doing maintenance code?” Don’t let jealously adversely impact your technology… Read More

Fifteen Tips to Help You Find a Great Engineering Job in 2017

January 6th, 2017

With the new year soon upon us, some advice always helps when planning to look for a new engineering job in 2017. Here are fifteen tips for engineers searching for a great position in their field over the next year. Good luck on the hunt!

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