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Check Out Glassdoor’s Top 10 Technical Careers (IEEE Education Week)

Technical jobs are among the most popular and well-paying careers in today’s job market. Whether you are a recent college graduate or a professional looking to change roles, there is no shortage of technical careers from which to choose. However, some technical careers are more sought-after than others. According to the employer review service Glassdoor, […]

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7 In-Demand IT Skills That Can Get You Hired (IEEE Education Week) 

Technology professionals are some of the most sought-after workers in today’s economy. Currently, only 1.7 percent of tech workers in the U.S. are unemployed, compared to about 4 percent of the rest of the workforce, according to the New York Times. For those who work in cyber security, unemployment drops to around 0.2 percent. Tech […]

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Four Ways To Make “Invisible” Leadership Transitions Easier

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the way businesses operate, forcing thousands of organizations to digitize their workforces. In the process, job transitions have exploded, and many managers are undergoing major shifts in their roles and responsibilities. In some cases, these leadership transitions are transparent while coming with new titles and job descriptions. Many transitions, however, […]

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How to Have a Successful Job Interview in English

Are you getting ready to interview for your dream engineering or technical job, but fear your English speaking skills will hold you back? No matter how advanced your English is, there are steps you can take to make sure the interview goes as smoothly as possible.  Practice Commonly Asked Job Interview Questions: The first thing […]

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Honor Among Thieves: Ethical Hacking

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by S. Himmelstein. The relatively new threat associated with hacking conjures visions of cyber attacks resulting in data loss or manipulation, identity theft, financial damage, and other adverse impacts. However, the same skills and tools used by malicious practitioners of such cyber crime can also be used […]

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Four Easy, Fun Ways to Improve Your English Speaking Skills

Is your lack of English proficiency holding back your career prospects? Increasingly, organizations see English fluency as an essential skill for technical professionals. This is especially important in the modern workplace as more and more technical professionals work in global teams. Today’s technical organizations expect professionals to excel at the technical side of their jobs […]

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Making the Workplace Culture More Welcoming to Women in STEM

If the global engineering industry is going to fill the growing talent shortage for STEM positions, it’s going to need to attract more female professionals. However, many experts say entrenched cultural attitudes are creating barriers for women in cyber security and other STEM areas. The shortage of cyber security professionals is particularly pronounced. According to […]

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