Monthly Archives: October 2014
How to Obtain More IT Skills
“How do I make myself more marketable in a job market where the amount of qualified candidates outweighs the number of available jobs?” This is a common question I am asked by Information Technology professionals seeking employment almost every day. Although there are numerous ways to become more marketable and…
Work-Life Balance: Can you achieve it?
Does work-life balance exist? Many of us struggle with this on a daily, weekly, and sometimes yearly basis. You wake up with just enough time to get yourself ready for work and when you get home (after fighting traffic), you have an additional list of tasks to take care of….
What to Look for in an IT Manager
The IT Manager is arguably one of the most valuable assets to a company. Beyond technical skills, here are the 5 most wanted traits in an IT manager: Adaptability The IT world is constantly changing. Nowadays, you should look for an employee who can adapt quickly and maintain productivity. Hiring…
Wayne’s World: Fall 2014 Edition
Observations, Opinions and Musings from the Woods of Maine Happy Autumn, It has been a spectacular Fall season so far here in Maine! The peak colors of the woods and fields remind us of the glory that is Mother Nature. Yet our wonder is tempered when we let our thoughts…
Age Discrimination in the Workplace
Having watched two close friends go through an agonizing job search over the last six months, and hearing various stories from candidates I work with, I felt an article on age discrimination in hiring might be timely. In a struggling economy, employment discrimination claims tend to rise, as job seekers…