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Contract Professionals! Is Two-Weeks' Notice Really Required?

Like full-time professionals, if you are a contractor leaving for a new position or you’re unhappy with your current role, it’s still important to give proper notice. If the company decides to let you go immediately, that’s their choice, but you have done the right thing and can leave with your head held high.

Five Steps to Handling a Mistake at Work (and Making It Work For You)

Just like in life, a failure at work does not need to be the end of the world or the end of your career. While it may be difficult in the moment, try to step back and view it as an opportunity.

Resume Dos and Don'ts [Infographic]

Branding yourself to recruiters and hiring managers who spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before deciding if a phone call is worth it is a tough task. Correct formatting, using the right key words and identifying your achievements are among the top dos for resume writing. See the infographic below for helpful tips and tricks to get your resume seen and read instead of landing in the “no” pile!

Are You a Software Engineer? If so, it’s a Great Time for Your Career!

The market demand for software engineers is still hot as we head into the summer. Here are the software areas I predict will dominate through the remainder of 2015:

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.

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