The Sustainable Career

Some people wonder why it seems like others are always catching breaks at work…getting a promotion or being recruited for an exciting new opportunity. For those who excel, it usually has to do with a single decision made, committed to, and executed over the course of their career. The Decision What’s that decision? Simply put, […]

Employee Engagement in the Workplace: A Disaster of Epic Proportions

The American workforce is largely disengaged from the goals and objectives of the organizations by which they are employed. The 2015 State of the American Workplace study, conducted by Gallup for the past several years, shows that less than one-third (33%) of employees in the U.S. are considered engaged in their jobs and with the […]

Why You Need to Have Good Relationships With Junior Employees

You’ve made it to the top–congratulations. Your years of hard work, late nights, and sacrifices have paid off, and now you’re at the top of your corporate food chain. But is it us, or does it sometimes feel a little bit like an echo chamber way up on high? You might not miss the busywork […]

Not Quite Qualified For The Job You Want? Here’s What To Do

Is there anything more disappointing than scrolling all the way to the bottom of your dream job listing only to discover that—horror of horrors—you’re technically unqualified? Finding opportunities that make your pulse race and your pupils dilate is a rarity, which is why it feels so wrong to let them pass you by, especially if […]

Can a Daily “Power Hour” Make You Happier & More Productive?

Okay, be honest: do you have a productivity problem? For most employees, productivity comes in fits and starts that spread out over the course of the workday. It’s impossible, after all, to be working to your maximum potential 100 percent of the time. And, some job functions simply require more focus and brainpower than others. […]

Should You Talk Openly About Your Income?

What would you do if you found out your colleagues were making significantly more than you for the exact same work? Think back to all of those times you stayed late at the office. The skipped lunch breaks. Missed social opportunities. And especially all of those brilliant ideas of yours that helped your organization save […]

5 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Job

Having a job that’s easy, high-paying, and totally free from stress sounds too good to be true—but it can also be a sign that you’ve outgrown your job. For IT and tech workers, the sky is truly the limit to just how far your career can go. People in the industry have active, creative minds […]

The Real Skinny: Why Doing Good—Not Just Good Work—Matters

Do you use your tech wizardry for good or evil? Okay, hopefully you’re not using it for evil. But if you want to put your skills to use, you need to know that tech companies these days are looking for more than a neutral employee who does only what’s asked and goes home at the […]

IT Employment Expert Stephen Van Vreede Says Feeling Overwhelmed At Work Is Not The Same As Being Overworked

CEO of ITtechExec Stephen Van Vreede differentiates between overwhelm and overwork, noting that in today’s culture of constant busyness, employees are having a hard time telling one from the other. Rochester, NY — Jun 23, 2015 — Stephen Van Vreede, CEO of ITtechExec, published a new blog post titled “Overworked or Overwhelmed at Work? How […]

Overworked or Overwhelmed at Work? How to Tell the Difference

How many times have you given up social engagements, weekends, or even a good night’s sleep for the sake of your job? While IT and tech workers love being challenged and pitching in on important projects, there’s a fine line between feeling too busy and actually working too much. In today’s world where “busy” is […]

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