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    Career Spotlight: IT Consultant

    Career Spotlight: IT Consultant
    As the overall US unemployment rate holds steady at less than five percent in 2007, and the pool of qualified IT labor continues to shrink, those looking to hang a shingle as an independent IT contractor have some great career opportunities. Not only is there a market demand for consultants, but it’s becoming a much more popular IT career path. A ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +3
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    How Many Jobs Will Be Created/Saved in Your State?

    How Many Jobs Will Be Created/Saved in Your State?
    In an effort to maintain the transparency and accountability promised during the Presidential campaign, the Obama Administration launched Recovery.gov. The site is a searchable database of how and where tax dollars are spent as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. InsideTech found the most useful part of the site is the Estimated Job Effect Flash Map of the ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    5 Easy Ways to Start an IT Career

    5 Easy Ways to Start an IT Career
    It's never easy to get a job when every job posting you see requires some experience. That’s the chicken and egg problem you face when training for a new career, and it's especially prominent in the IT industry. So where are the entry-level IT careers? And how should can you start building experience without getting a job or before you finish ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Fatal Accident Shows Why Data Quality Matters

    Fatal Accident Shows Why Data Quality Matters
    Although you may not typically associate the two, data quality is connected to successful integration. Too often, though, integration focuses on the technical aspects of connecting two data sets and not on the more strategic value of ensuring you've also matched and integrated the business context of that data As Jim Harris, an independent consultant and data quality blogger, explained to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Find The Right School & Courses

    Find The Right School & Courses
    Once you’ve figured out the IT role you want to head into, the next step is determining the education required for the job and finding the right school and course work. While there are many working in IT who don’t have a formal educational background, most employers today expect a tech education and are looking for tech experts who’ve also taken ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Secret to Designing an Intuitive UX

    The Secret to Designing an Intuitive UX
    Imagine that you’ve never seen an iPad, but I’ve just handed one to you and told you that you can read books on it. Before you turn on the iPad, before you use it, you have a model in your head of what reading a book on the iPad will be like. You have assumptions about what the book will look ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    In Demand Jobs in the IT Field

    In Demand Jobs in the IT Field
    If you are considering a career in Information Technology (IT), you'll soon realize that there are many occupations available and that IT careers give you the flexibility to work in many different industries. Just look around and you can see how much we rely on technology everyday. Imagine being part of this exciting, growing, and changing industry. IT remains a critical ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Seven Projects CIOs Should Consider In the Next Three Years

    With 2011 predicted to be the year when the IT industry will reach nearly $3.5 trillion in revenue and show long-term growth for the next five years, Gartner, Inc. analysts have presented business and IT issues that warrant the greatest attention and demand the clearest strategies for the future. “We are increasingly living, playing and working in a digital world ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Creative Ways to Cope with Unemployment, Recession

    Creative Ways to Cope with Unemployment, Recession
    When Erik Moser was laid off from his job in January 2009, he improvised to keep his finances afloat. He scaled back on eating out. He picked up a few odd jobs, like babysitting for his sister and dog walking for friends. He even got out of the lease on his Chicago apartment and moved back in with his parents. “Is ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    IT Career Spotlight: Multimedia Specialist

    Organizations are scrambling to create a variety of multimedia packages that combine sound clips, photography, video montages and animation. Enter the multimedia specialist who directs this technologically demanding convergence of media forms. Education and real estate are just two fields capitalizing on multimedia expertise to create online courses, Internet ads and presentations. Participants say the field is exciting, demanding and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How to Speak Assertively at Work

    How to Speak Assertively at Work
    If you deal with daily meetings and interactions with coworkers, you know just how important it is to speak assertively. But what exactly does “assertively” mean and how do you speak your mind without coming across as rude? These are important questions, as communicating effectively — not to mention politely — is pivotal to your professional success. The last thing you ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Signs of the Times

    A Recession Special that doesn't involve hot dogs or a bowl of chili. This bike - on Broadway and 96th Street in New York - is advertised for 30% off its original price. h4. **_-> 2 out of 13 ->_** [page] Forget the government - God has a bailout plan for Main Street h4. **_-> 3 out of 13 ->_** ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How IT Can Help Turn Rogues into Social HEROes

    How IT Can Help Turn Rogues into Social HEROes
    What a difference a few years makes in the perception of social media and other emerging technologies that are wildly popular among consumers though not yet mainstream in many enterprises. Three years ago I wrote a post titled IT's Role In Creating Rogues, in which I said IT had a role in creating "rogue" users of technologies by not being responsive ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Four Great Entry-Level Tech Jobs

    Four Great Entry-Level Tech Jobs
    Starting a career in tech doesn't have to mean endless hours in a tech support call center. If you're willing to work on a few side projects while you're in school or take a slightly less demanding tech job, we've got a few interesting entry-level career paths that you might not have though of. In general, you'll want to look at ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    2011 IT Employment Outlook

    2011 IT Employment Outlook
    The IT job market for hands-on, highly skilled information technology professionals was picking up at the end of 2010, and IT employment for midlevel managers will do the same by the second quarter of 2011, experts say. “Most of the IT people who were laid off over the past two years were managers with no current technical skills, including line managers, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Top 7 IT Jobs of the Future

    Top 7 IT Jobs of the Future
    It’s no secret that the past couple of years have been rough for IT professionals. Companies outsourced to countries with cheaper labor, the recession forced others to slash more jobs, and even high-level IT personnel were targets. Despite these job market woes, this field’s future is not all doom and gloom, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With some perseverance ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Resume Tips for a Career Change

    Resume Tips for a Career Change
    Looking for work can be difficult in the best of times…these are not the best of times. Advice about résumé writing abounds and experts offer astoundingly different opinions. How is a job seeker to know which advice to follow? The bottom line: no one way is the right way for everyone. [gate] For the job seeker, it is best to read ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    When to Target a Lower Position in IT

    When to Target a Lower Position in IT
    Does it ever make sense to take a step down the career ladder? If you can get past that nagging, inborn sense that "going lower" can only be a sign of downward career mobility, the answer is yes. Taking a lesser position can help move your career forward if the job fits into a larger long-term plan. Read on to find ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Better Incentives for IT Hot Shots Can Help U.S. Cyber Safety

    Better Incentives for IT Hot Shots Can Help U.S. Cyber Safety
    Two of the most critical issues facing the U.S. military right now are the need to retain its highly trained personnel, and the need to address our country’s vulnerability on the cyber warfare front. So what if we were to approach those two problems by using them to help solve each other? I can think of no better example of the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Egypt Unrest Shows Importance of Risk Mitigation in Offshore Strategy

    Egypt Unrest Shows Importance of Risk Mitigation in Offshore Strategy
    In November when I spoke with Salil Dani, a senior research analyst for Everest Research Institute's Global Sourcing team, he told me Africa was becoming an increasingly attractive offshore option, thanks to huge advances in connectivity, a deep labor pool and costs some 30 percent lower than more mature regions like Eastern Europe. When I asked about Africa's biggest challenges, he ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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