How Not to Burn Bridges in One Easy Lesson

They say that showing up is half the battle. I’m not sure who originally said that. A Google search will attribute the quote to everyone from Woody Allen to Stephen […]

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Cover Letters That Work

I have found that many technical people do not know how to effectively write a cover letter to accompany a resume submission. A cover letter is your opportunity to positively […]

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Is This the Right Time to Make a Career Change?

In business, summer is typically slow when it comes to...well, everything. Not the least of the slow-downs is the revolving door of people coming and going from vacations. Decision makers […]

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Did I Just Receive a Low-Ball Salary Offer?

A low-ball salary offer is one that’s way below your minimum acceptable level.  I want to present two real-life examples of our candidates receiving what could have looked like low-ball […]

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Being Concise, Complete, and Compelling in Your Interview

Concise, complete, and compelling have been highlighted as three characteristics of good speech. If you think about it, they also apply perfectly to good interviewing! Let’s look at each one […]

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Resume Writing for Technology Professionals

Before you dive into this article, keep in mind that my recommendations are for resume writers who are technology professionals. I’ve read thousands upon thousands of technology resumes—but wouldn’t have […]

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Estimation and Scheduling Tips for Beginners

Let’s start with this statement: You cannot accurately estimate anything you haven’t done before.     If I asked you to estimate how long it would take you to make […]

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Do You Have Imposter Syndrome or Did You Oversell Yourself?

For a while now, I’ve been hearing more about the topic of  Imposter Syndrome - a sense of unease that possibly you aren’t actually qualified for the new role you’ve […]

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So You Want to be a Consultant? Part 2: Marketing, Promotion & Sales Hats

Most people focus on the work that they would do when considering whether they should pursue consulting as a career. Am I a good enough engineer or project manager or […]

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So You Want to be a Consultant? Part 1: Administrative Hats

Most people focus on the work that they would do when considering whether they should pursue consulting as a career. Am I a good enough engineer or project manager or […]

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