Building Your IT Career

It wasn’t that long ago that many IT professionals were waiting for the economic downturn to subside so that employment could return to its pre-recession times. That seemed to be a very practical approach to take but now current measures suggest that employment is slightly up but it’s not a stable environment.

What the numbers really imply is a completely different story that will have staggering impacts on the careers of IT professionals. In this section, we’ll examine the major factors that are driving this incredible change, and explore some of the ways that an individual can be positioned for success and skillfully navigate these turbulent waters.

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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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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Get Ready to Expand Your Technical Career to Include Big Data

There are tremendous job opportunities when you expand your technical career to include big data. As the use of data … Continue reading

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Technical Job Search Trends for Technology Professionals

With today’s current technology evolution, it should come as no surprise that technical job search trends are always changing. As … Continue reading

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Technical Resumes – Best Practices for a Technical Job Search

I am writing a series of articles about technical job search trends and technical resumes. In my first article, I … Continue reading

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How to Position Yourself for a Data Scientist Career in Your Technology Resume

Are you thinking of pursuing a data scientist career? There are a number of companies and colleges that are profiting … Continue reading

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Technology Career Roadmapping: Information, Systems and Data Careers

In following up on Dave Wells’ article titled The Evolution (and Opportunity) of Technology Careers, I’d like to take a … Continue reading

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Exploration and Discovery as Part of the IT Job Search Process

An ideal technical job search focuses on exploration and discovery of opportunities more than it does on the simple yet … Continue reading

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Technical Resumes in a Data-Driven Economy

We live and work today in a data-driven economy. Data is everywhere and is continuously collected from business, social, shopping, … Continue reading

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The Top Five Tips for Creating a Great IT Support Specialist Resume

For many IT professionals, the first step in their technical career is as an IT Support Specialist working as part … Continue reading

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