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Information technology in healthcare is a slightly different scene than information technology in many other fields. While straight programming and decent communication lead you pretty far into the depths in the rest of IT, in healthcare, some concrete directions can lead you further down the road. How can you increase your staying power and your… Read more »

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No doubt about it, the use of digital personal assistants in homes around the country has skyrocketed. Typically, consumer use directs office use on trends like these, but will your employees, either at home or at work, accidentally compromise workplace security while using one of these? What can you do to get ahead of the… Read more »

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In the ever-increasing pressure of rapid-fire Internet of Things advances, the demands of security issues, the general uneasiness in the public and the ability to binge “13 Reasons Why” over a weekend, emotional intelligence has become a hot-button selling point in the hiring of managers at every level. In reality, it’s more important to team… Read more »

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In the production cycle, many developers find themselves reaching for a third-party library to grab some code for their project as opposed to creating their own library and being able to refer to it. But which is better? The Pros Using a third-party source for your project offers you a faster solution than writing your… Read more »

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Have you ever met anyone who said that they loved the technical interview? Yeah, us neither. It’s even more nerve-racking when you have limited work experience to draw on. How do you make it through with some level of confidence (because hiring managers can smell fear)? According to InfoWorld, here are three tips for making… Read more »

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If you’re in charge of a team, a budget, goals, and hiring decisions, you’ve likely wondered when you should make use of a contract hire as opposed to a direct hire. While many factors go into the decision to use a contract agreement instead of a direct hire, here are the three biggest reasons that… Read more »

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Can you really manage IT workers if you don’t know how to write a great SQL query? Some companies believe that yes, you can, while others believe that no, you really can’t. What’s the best approach to sell your amazing management skills to a company when you lack an IT background? Focus on communication. One… Read more »

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It’s that time; no, not just time for summer vacation, but time to think about where you are on your career journey. Is this the spot where you want to be? If the answer to that is anything other than a resounding “absolutely,” then it’s time to take your next step. Want to get there… Read more »

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Agile Project Management puts the focus on the customer and the speed and accuracy of the end result. This method has allowed IT departments to manage teams and products through its use of sprints and backlogs since 2001. Recently, though, Agile has started making teams in every industry make sticky note stock holders happy. In… Read more »

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With the news stream filled with allegations of state sponsored hacking groups from several foreign nations, Wikileaks, and gang-style hacking groups, is it really any wonder that workplace security has risen to the top of the CEO worry list? A new insightful study released by BakerHostetler offers insight into the greatest vulnerabilities and trends in… Read more »