8 Steps for Your First Year in a New Job

Congratulations on Landing that New Role!! You did it. You made it through the job market zoo, maneuvered through the corporate hiring “goo”, and negotiated your way into your next position…it’s time to celebrate! Woohoo! It’s also time to be wise, and I know you, simply because you are reading this, are wise. 🙂 Now, […]

Supply & Demand: A Relevant Concept for Today’s IT/Technical Job Search?

If you’ve read any of my other content, you know that I like to challenge “conventional” wisdom and go against the grain from what most people are saying. It’s not because I want to be a rebel, but the truth doesn’t change because the opinion of the majority says so. (Simply put, it makes me […]

Should You Try—Or Avoid—“Being Yourself” At Work?

If you happened to run into your boss during the weekend, would he or she recognize you? For many tech employees, the answer might be no. That’s because a staggering 63% of Americans hide their authentic selves at work. For many people, it’s only natural not to reveal certain parts of their personality or history […]

The Real Skinny: What You Need to Know About Diversity In Tech Hiring

Highlighted by the recent Re/code conference, the tech industry right now is buzzing about a crucial issue that affects workers across the board: Diversity. Despite the fact that diversity has been a major issue in the tech and IT fields for years, reports show that progress has been sluggish. But, in part due to the […]

The Real Skinny: How Wearable Tech Might Influence Your Next Job

The internet can’t stop talking about wearable tech, and why should they? With many thought leaders suggesting it could be “the new smartphone,” businesses are clamoring to get an edge on the market. But with businesses and consumers raving about this new technology, where does that leave employees who are working in related fields, and […]

Kick in the Pants: Networking for the Socially Awkward

Let’s face it: If you’re a tech professional, your biggest talents usually lie somewhere other than the field of social knowhow and interpersonal communication. IT and tech employees love delving in deep, getting analytical, and solving complicated problems — ones that people outside their immediate area of expertise might not understand so well. Of course, tech […]

IT Employment Expert Stephen Van Vreede Says It’s Never Too Late To Start A Career In Tech

CEO of ITtechExec Stephen Van Vreede encourages professionals interested in transitioning into tech careers to hop right in and start learning — there are plenty of high-paying jobs to go around. Rochester, NY — June 17, 2015 — Stephen Van Vreede, CEO of ITtechExec, published a new article titled “How to Transition to a Career In Tech.” […]

Kick in the Pants: How to Transition to a Career In Tech

If you’re a full-fledged adult in today’s world, you probably didn’t spend your youth dreaming of working in tech. Your parents, teachers, and mentors were from a generation or two before you — one where the tech industry was full of niche specialists with computer science degrees, hidden away from the public eye. You may have […]

IT Employment Expert Stephen Van Vreede Says The Switch To Cloud Is A Workplace Culture Issue

CEO of ITtechExec Stephen Van Vreede explains how, rather than a pragmatic or financial issue, debates over switching companies to the cloud all begin as culture issues. Rochester, NY — June 10, 2015 — Stephen Van Vreede, CEO of ITtechExec, published a new blog post titled “How To Get Your Company to Move to the Cloud.” […]

Real Skinny: How To Get Your Company to Move to the Cloud

It is a truth universally acknowledged that tech workers who are road-blocked by senior management from succeeding at their jobs are frustrated workers, indeed. One major instance of said road-blocking is still fairly commonplace — the transition of companies into cloud computing. Even CIOs lock horns with their support staff over this issue due to […]

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