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How You Can Enhance Your Executive Presence

Being an organizational power player is definitely not an entry-level job. And to become such as player, you have to offer more than strong technology skills. You also must project an image that screams "executive material" to your peers and managers. The recent book, Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success (HarperBusiness, available now), breaks down the winning profile in... Read More >


The Counteroffer: A Career Crossroad

Before accepting a job counteroffer, carefully weigh all the risks involved and analyze the positives and negatives of sticking with your current employer. Read More >


The Pros and Cons of Working in an Office

Is an office job a blessing or a grind? Judging by recent survey results from CareerBuilder, it looks like both descriptions apply. Like most office workers, many IT professionals can't avoid the daily confines of life in a cubicle. However, employees in a range of industries cite a number of advantages to working in an office environment, including the enhanced opportunity to stay connected to... Read More >


Don't Make These Mistakes on Your Job Application

As a technology professional, you may not consider writing one of your core strengths. However, you still need to communicate effectively on both paper documents and emails, especially when you're applying for a job. That said, hiring managers are seeing far too many mistakes made in résumés and job applications, according to a recent survey from Accountemps. The margin for error... Read More >


Top Ten Relocation Cities for IT Pros

Given the rising level of competition among companies for tech talent, IT professionals have more leverage than ever to land a great job. However, they may need—or want—to relocate for that position. Nationwide, 35 percent of job applications are sent from workers who are applying for positions that are distant from their current location, according to an analysis based on the 6... Read More >


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