Career Advice

How And Why To Snare Multiple Job Offers

Steve Mahoney · Jun. 5, 2018

Get more bargaining power by having more than one employer at a time bid for you. Boo hoo for cybersecurity IT specialists. With every humongous data breach (yep, your private info in the hands of identity thieves), demand for their services skyrockets. Imagine the burden of fielding multiple job offers.

Jobs In The Blockchain Domain

Mark Swartz · May. 29, 2018

Work as a distributed ledger Developer, Systems Engineer, Product Manager, Miner and more in this emerging field. People hear “Bitcoin” and ache to be billionaires. The tech behind such frothy cryptocurrencies is blockchain. It’s also for new commercial uses spawning jobs aplenty.

Is It Ever Okay To Cry At Work?

Joanne Richard · May. 28, 2018

Fear the tears! We may work in kinder, gentler times with greater emphasis on personal and emotional balance, but the truth is boohooing at work may hold you back in your career. Unfortunately, it’ll have colleagues and managers questioning your capacity to keep your sh*t together.

IT Careers For People Who Dislike…Tech

Mark Swartz · May. 24, 2018

Non-nerds can find excellent work in highly technical fields. You’d rather chew glass than code. Linux, SQL and JavaScript are Martian for “scary.” You’re far from being a technophobe, but IT ain’t your cup of tea.

The Pros And Cons Of Discussing Salaries At Work

Pira Kumarasamy · May. 23, 2018

Should we talk salaries at work? Actors from the hit series The Crown recently made headlines for income disparity between the two lead characters. Let’s face it – no one should make more than the Queen, but that’s just what happened when it came to light that star Claire Foy was earning less for her role as Queen Elizabeth than Matt Smith, who plays Prince Philip.

Top 7 Signs Your Employer Is In Trouble

Mark Swartz · May. 14, 2018

Companies in distress may try to hide it. Doesn’t take Sherlock Holmes to spot the clues. When working for a nosediving company, would you rather wear a blindfold or x-ray specs? With the blindfolders, going ostrich does the trick. See no evil, hear no evil, blah blah. X-ray peeps look deep into the malaise for signs to scram.

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