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Acing the Modern Workplace by Upskilling
How can you stay valuable at your current job? What will help you progress your career? The answer is upskilling. In today’s ever-changing world, it’s essential to stay connected with the advanced skills required by a modern workplace. You need to evolve with the rapid advancement in technology and software ...

Mannerisms for Job Interviews
Let’s suppose after the hectic process of researching potential employers and submitting your resume to a bunch of different companies, and you finally land yourself an interview. Do you know how to navigate yourself in that situation? Do you know how to present yourself? How to project confidence? If not, ...

A Pragmatic Approach to Software Development
I have learned a lot while working as a software developer for the last 15 years in both the public and private sector. There is one mantra that has really stuck with me as I have seen it hold true time and time again, and that is: "good, better, best." ...

Five Tips for Interview Success
Interviewing can be stressful, especially if you are just starting in your career, if you are re-joining the workforce after a long period or if you are just interested in seeking a different role. Below are five tips you should think about as you begin your journey. Prepare Do your ...

How To Inventory Your Skills
Many people can easily tell you their weaknesses and flaws but stumble when asked, what are your strengths? Marianne Williamson said, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens ...

Changing The Way The Industry Views Talent
We are currently experiencing an unemployment rate of 3.7% and simultaneously are seeing the demand for technical talent increasing. In data provided by CompTIA, the technology sector was shown to have expanded by 135,000 jobs in June nationwide. How is it that I stand in front of rooms of wildly ...

Controlling the Controllables
When it comes to searching for a job, I constantly hear words like scary, nerve-racking, frustrating, and deflating when I ask someone how their search is going. The truth is, job searching can be all of these things, but it doesn’t have to be. The key to having a more ...


Upskilling Can Reshape the Future Workforce Supply
When a candidate applies for a job, that person is bringing their past — the knowledge they’ve gained, their experiences, and their accomplishments — to the application process and interview. And in the traditional hiring process, employers have one decision to make when assessing such details: Does the candidate’s past ...

Learnability: Today's ‘it’ factor
I recently was asked what I look for when hiring an employee. Do I look for past experience? Certain skills? Or something else, like an 'it' factor? I started thinking about hires I've made in the past and what made me say yes to investing in them and their careers. ...