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What Does It Take to Earn a CISSP Certification?

March 05, 2013 As an IT professional with information security experience, there are a number of certification options to pursue. One of the most common and one of the most debated (from what I’ve read) is the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) which is offered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium or…

How to Transition to a Career in IT in 3 Steps

February 26, 2013 Winston Churchill once said “There is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction.” Changing your career is no different, so if you’re considering a career switch, don’t be nervous. The fact is, you’re not alone: one in three workers has recently considered switching careers, according to human resources consultancy…

The Top 5 Cities for IT Jobs

February 05, 2013 As we noted in our previous blog post, IT salaries and job opportunities are growing rapidly across the country. But which metropolitan areas offer the best positions for you? We compiled data across multiple job sites, IT news sites, and other sources to create a list of the five best cities for IT jobs right…

4 Tips to Ace Your Skype Interview

January 22, 2013 You have your resume, recommendation letters, and references ready to go. You’ve read our interviewing tips to help you prepare. You’re completely ready to rock this Skype interview. Or are you? There’s a lot more to Skype interviews than meets the eye, and coming to the interview confused and unprepared will do little…

4 Predictions For IT Hiring in 2013

January 02, 2013 Despite the slow economic growth in 2012, the Information Technology sector was one of the few bright spots for hiring. More specifically, IT hiring was particularly good in a few specific areas.  According to a study reported on InfoWorld, IT contract hires have grown alongside permanent positions as companies look for specific in-demand…

10 Ways to Retain Your Top Talent

December 26, 2012 Retaining your top talent isn’t a new issue and this certainly isn’t the first blog post written about it. The IT industry is growing quickly and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT jobs in the U.S. are expected to increase by 22% by 2020. This means that there will be plenty…

So You Want To Be an SAP Consultant?

December 18, 2012 Knowledge in SAP (Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing) is a sought after skill for businesses both small and large. Yes, over 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies are using SAP, but SAP for Small Businesses has grown, with over 183,000 businesses now using SAP software. Perhaps even more impressive is…