Rethinking Data Management Careers in a Self-Service World

The world of self-service data – line-of-business reporting, self-service analytics, etc. – brings  new opportunities in data management careers, along … Continue reading

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IT Resume Example

In my prior article, IT Resume Writing – The Rules have Changed, I discussed how to create a strong technical … Continue reading

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Your Technical Resume – Are you a Super Star or a Steady Performer?

Most IT professionals that are I know are steady performers and are definitely not Super Stars.  Few people can maintain … Continue reading

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IT Resume Writing – The Rules have Changed

Recently, I did a search on IT Resume Writing Best Practices and found lots of articles from ‘IT resume experts’ … Continue reading

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How to Survive Business and Technical Uncertainty in a Trump Administration

Uncertainty in the healthcare industry has been the norm for quite some time, first leading up to the creation of … Continue reading

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The Value of Teamwork in an IT Career

Throughout their IT careers, technical professionals work in a unique blend of business and technology. Their environment contains all the … Continue reading

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Does Your Technical Resume Need a Cover Letter?

As a technical resume writer, I am often asked about the importance of a cover letter and my answer has … Continue reading

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Twitter is a Bust as a Job Search Tool

These days when I see someone toting Twitter as a great way to get noticed in today’s highly competitive job … Continue reading

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A Large-scale Technical Implementation Gone Terribly Wrong

Technical implementations that are incorrectly deployed create not only a terrible customer experience, but also a very risky situation for the company. A robust test management plan that is fully integrated throughout the project plan is a primary asset in mitigating risk. You can create a very strong technical resume by describing your ability to create the structures, processes, and practices that mitigate risk, while also having the leadership ability to push back when risky practices are used. Continue reading

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Your Technical Career: Leverage your Existing Skills for a Career in Big Data

This article is part two in a series on how to transition your technical career to include big data. In … Continue reading

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