With the plethora of job openings in the tech industry, and a shortage of talent (aka “a shortage of talent that the companies want”), it pays to listen to what they are asking for, despite whether you have hands-on tech experience or not.
Increasingly, technical professionals must translate how their IT/technical skills and experience provide valuable solutions to business needs and deliver that personal brand message successfully across both traditional (résumé) and social (LinkedIn, etc.) media.
Are You Certain About Your IT Resume? We’ve created a simple way to find out! (Take Our Quiz!) Dear IT Pro, If you’re like most professionals today, the idea of making a career move is a bit daunting. The market is, well, uncertain. It often penalizes you for things you can’t control, like age, gender, too much […]
Whether you agree with James here or not, he does touch on a key aspect: the cultural mindset about work in the United States is shifting. The expectations we used to have and some of the reasons for working have changed. It should give us all some pause: Why are we doing what we are doing?
I’ve talked quite a bit lately about the importance of personal branding and leveraging social media in a technical career. Today, I want to cover 3 simple things that techies can do improve on their career branding message.