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With the recent rise in ransomware attacks, hacks, leaks and bot invasions, cybersecurity is transforming at record speeds, even by IT standards. How can you find success hunting for your next position in a constantly evolving career sector?   The Home Lab Sometimes attacks are sophisticated, foreign-backed, master-level attacks. Sometimes attacks are more underground and… Read more »

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You walk into a room and the conversation stops; you have no idea your star employee got divorced two months ago. You have a problem with approachability. You don’t need to be everyone’s best friend to manage a team effectively, but you don’t want to be the last person they call. Be more approachable by… Read more »

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First dates, first loves, first day of school; firsts are always memorable. If you are starting on your first contract assignment, here are a couple of ways to make it a great first.   Research the company. Successful first assignments start with a little background work. By now you likely know the 3,000-foot view stuff… Read more »

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YES! The position of your dreams just skipped right up to the top of that posting email! But, not so fast, the recruiter at the firm has 250 applicants; how are you going to get noticed?   Social Media Works for Sharing More Than Kitten Memes More and more recruiters, in fact an astounding 70-90… Read more »

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Whether you are a new graduate or looking to make a career switch, banking offers a variety of specializations and different paths to the career of your dreams. In the modern banking era, attitudes and aptitudes are changing and creating growth in unexpected ways.   It’s not just finance majors in banking, so don’t get… Read more »

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Not every hire can be long-term because not every business need is a long-term need. Unfortunately, we sometimes think that means those positions are not productive for our growth or not a step on the right path, and that is simply not true.   Fill the Gaps One of the best ways a contract hire… Read more »

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If you’ve spent some time looking through online ads, the newspaper, and all your networking contacts, and you still haven’t turned up a position that appeals to you; it might be time to look around your neighborhood. Turn on any house hunting or house flipping show and you’ll hear the number one real estate rule:… Read more »

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Turn on the news, open a paper, or hit social media and you’re going to see evidence of the incredible importance of cybersecurity. Whether your team is controlling retail transactions, health data or human resources, you need forward thinkers with trained reflexes and creative ideas. Think about these things when you build a team that… Read more »

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Between you and the job of your dreams lurks the technical interview. Interviewers agree on some consistent missteps that can be the difference between walking away with a new title and walking out with some new lessons. Here’s a quick guide to some areas to consider before your next technical interview.   You wore what?!… Read more »

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We’ve made it through the first two quarters of 2017, including some rapid changes and one total eclipse across the U.S. By this point in the year, you’re running the drills to get to the big finish at the end of the year, but have you taken a few minutes to glance at the clipboard… Read more »