10 AI Jobs on the Rise

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Artificial intelligence, machine learning, large language models, deep learning, neural networks, natural language processing—chances are you’ve heard one or more of these terms lately. They’re all part of the current rapid rise in the tech world being called the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.” Artificial intelligence (AI) and its surrounding technology is growing by leaps and bounds […]

Launch Your Career: 4 Strategic Steps for New College Graduates

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Now that the tassel on your cap has turned from right to left and goodbyes given, it’s time to make that education pay off and start your employment search, if you haven’t already.  If you are unsure of where—or how—to start you job search, here are four suggestions to get you rolling.  Take Advantage of […]

Is an IT Bootcamp Right for You?

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Are you thinking about enrolling in an IT bootcamp? These short-term, intensive programs are a great opportunity to learn new skills in a short period of time, but as you research the program that’s right for you, you’ll want to consider some of the pros and cons before you sign up. Here are some of […]

Preparing for a Lunch Interview

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You have just been informed of an interview. First emotion? Excitement. Second. Intense panic. A lunch interview?!  No need to fear, by following these suggestions, you can help ease your fears and just be yourself. Without the heartburn. Prepping Doing some prepping and research before the interview is crucial. This often gets overlooked and can […]

The Importance of Soft Skills when Job Hunting and in the Workplace

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in July 2022 and has been updated for February 2024. We all know that when it comes to job hunting, we need to be prepared to talk about our experience and our technical skills and qualifications, along with any degree(s), certifications, and special skills sets we offer. These […]

6 Ways to Enhance Your Personal Brand

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in December 2022 and has been updated for January 2024. Have you heard about creating your “personal brand”? Do you wonder what that means and why you should even bother with it?  Personal branding is defined as: “The unique combination of skills and experiences that make you who […]

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Job Search in 2024

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As the new year approaches, you may be thinking about a job change or embarking on a new career path. With that in mind, here are five tips to help you prepare. And if you’ve already been searching, these tips will serve as good reminders. 1. Have an up-to-date resume.  Make sure your resume reflects […]

Should I Job Hunt During the Holidays?

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2022 and has been updated for November 2023. If you’re in the process of job hunting right now, you may be questioning if you should continue your search during the holiday season. The answer is yes, keep looking and applying. Even as the job market fluctuates […]

To Accept or Not to Accept a Counteroffer

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You’ve just landed a new job and with offer in hand, you are meeting with your boss to give your notice. And surprise! They spring a counteroffer on you to stay – possibly more money, a promotion, or even a new job title. What should you do? Before you automatically say “yes” to the counteroffer […]