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Software Engineers – Six Things to Consider Before Making a Move to Management

If you are considering leadership in the software engineering field, there are many factors to consider for how to get there, but first, you want to determine if it’s the right move for you.

How do I get into management without prior leadership experience?

Three Common Career Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Avoid burning bridge, not negotiating your worth and taking the counter offer and you have eliminated three of the most common career mistakes.

Top 5 Mistakes I See Engineers Make in Their Careers

Avoiding these pitfalls and taking deliberate and thoughtful steps to grow your engineering career will enable you to achieve both short- and long term career success.

8 Tips for Staying Focused During the Workday

During a normal hectic day at the office where you’re constantly being interrupted by ringing phones, co-worker questions, emails, and social media, maintaining focus on your work can be a challenge. But don’t give in. These eight ideas can help you maintain your concentration.

“You’re Overqualified!” - Tackling the Perception and Reality

If you’ve been in the job market for a while, are a baby boomer with years' of experience or a young professional with multiple degrees, you've likely experienced being told you are overqualified!

Reputation Wreckers [Infographic]

Your first months at a new job are an ideal time to establish your personal brand. Individuals need to know their career goals and how a positive professional start helps achieve short and long-term career objectives. Here's what employers look at on social media, who gossips the most at work, how bosses feel about inter-office dating, what to wear, what to say and what NOT to say and how to act in order to move the up professional ladder.

Eight Ways You are Sabotaging Your Job Interviews

Your resume is polished, your experience is ideal, you have the drive and you’re smart. So why aren’t you getting called back? Here are eight things you might be doing to sabotage your job interviews.

Aggressive Funding and Acquisitions Mean a Growing Boston Technology Market and More Opportunities for Software Job Seekers

Boston immodestly refers to itself as the Hub of the Universe. While that may be a stretch, a recent article in BetaBoston makes the case that Boston is quickly becoming the center of the international technology industry. The article cites many reasons including the growth and vibrancy of the tech community along with access to educational institutions and the VC community.

What Kind of Technology Business Analyst Are You?

What Kind of Technology Business Analyst Are You?

Many organizations use the term business analyst to describe a variety of roles related to data, systems and business, and this can be confusing to job seekers. I have been a business analyst for more than 10 years and have also worked with business analysts as an end user, so I have experience from both sides. I recommend job candidates know what to look for in each role so you can target your job search to the positions that best suit your background, skills and interests. Here’s a look at three types of business analysts. Which one best describes you?

Six Reasons to Continue Your Job Search During the Holidays

In the classic 1979 Oscar-winning film “Kramer vs. Kramer,” a determined Dustin Hoffman insists on getting an interview for a job he desperately needs – all while the company holiday party is taking place. While we’re not saying you should take such drastic action to interrupt some office downtime, we do believe you shouldn’t be deterred in your job hunt just because it’s the holiday season. Here are six reasons this is a great time to continue your search.

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