6 On-The-Job Productivity Tips that Decrease Stress

November 28th, 2014

Everyone from internet pundits to your great aunt is willing to give you advice on how to manage your stress, but much of it isn’t helpful when there’s work to be done. (Fiji? Sounds great, but I’m on a deadline.) Here are a few tips that can decrease your stress by increasing your productivity, maybe… Read More

IT Candidate Stereotypes: How to Beat Them!

November 21st, 2014

“Egotistical.” “Insubordinate.” “Doesn’t play well with others.” All of these negative stereotypes trail behind IT professionals, often drowning out the more positive stereotypes: focused, logical, and persevering.   While these stereotypes can be tough, they can also work to your advantage. By knowing what preconceptions hiring managers are likely to have about IT professionals, you… Read More

Walking the Line Between “Boss” and “Friend”

November 14th, 2014

It’s only natural to want your employees to like you. But it’s difficult to be friends with your employees and still be able to lead them effectively. How can you walk that fine line between being respected and being everybody’s buddy?

Five Thought-Provoking Questions YOU Should Ask in Interviews

November 7th, 2014

At some point during any job interview, the interviewer should turn to you, the candidate, and ask if you have any questions. And you should have some! Be prepared to ask three to five of these questions to impress your interviewer and help set you apart from the other candidates: