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Which tech jobs are in demand right now?

Which tech jobs are in demand right now? tech jobs in demand

While we are no doubt living in unprecedented times, and many industries have been especially hard hit by the economic fallout of this pandemic, we are very grateful to report that tech jobs and tech in general has so far been very strong.  That means that, although the economy is largely struggling, tech jobs are […]

Outdated job search and career advice that you can ignore

Outdated job search and career advice that you can ignore outdated career advice

There are a few times where you just know everyone will have (and provide unsolicited) advice: When you want to lose weight/get in shape When you are in a new relationship (or looking for one) When you are looking for a job! It’s something about how we’re built as human beings — we just love […]

How to master online networking

How to master online networking online networking tips

Online networking has never been more important. Although many areas are opening up and people are returning to the office, we’re heading into uncharted territory — a new normal, to be sure. It’s unlikely you’ll be attending a conference or event with large crowds in the near future. Which makes it difficult to partake in […]

Yes, you can define and create your own career path

Yes, you can define and create your own career path career path

Talk to 10 different people, and you may get 10 different stories of how they found their careers. Some knew when they started college what they were “born” to do and had a set career path. Others took some time to figure it out, or had a specific discipline in mind.  But at the end […]

These traits come in handy when setting (and reaching) goals

These traits come in handy when setting (and reaching) goals reaching goals

Pandemic or no pandemic. Recession or no recession. Wherever you are in your career and life, you have goals. It’s part of how we’re wired as human beings. We need to go, see and achieve. Truth be told, during challenging times, it’s especially helpful to have clear goals. Putting your focus into achieving those goals […]

A real-world look at how strong mentorship can help you grow

A real-world look at how strong mentorship can help you grow mentorship

Mentorship and mentoring are popular topics around here at Matlen Silver. Mentorship is also very trendy right now in leadership development blogs and podcasts.  That’s with good reason. Mentorship has had a profound impact on everyone from successful athletes to Fortune 500 CEOs to everyone in between. In fact, it’s had an immeasurable impact on […]

How strong leadership and building the right team leads to success

How strong leadership and building the right team leads to success strong leadership

There are so many tropes and phrases about strong leadership and teams that you almost tune them out. Yes, leadership matters. Yes, success starts at the top. Of course, building teams of like-minded individuals most often leads to success. We hear these things so often, most of us probably fail to think about how they […]

Looking for a job? As our country rebounds, try this advice

Looking for a job? As our country rebounds, try this advice looking fo a job

Maybe your current contract is about to end. Or your job situation changed when the pandemic hit. Whatever your situation, I have some great news if you’re currently looking for a job: Many companies are hiring! As cities and towns across the country prepare and begin to reopen, it’s a great time to start or […]

How to find a job while “sheltering at home” and maintaining “social distance”

How to find a job while “sheltering at home” and maintaining “social distance” find a job

Perhaps your assignment was set to end soon or maybe you just began your job search. Wherever you are in your journey, it is absolutely possible to find a job right now. Although our economy is going through some uncertain times right now, MANY industries and businesses are hiring, especially in IT and engineering.  Here […]

Should you look for full-time or contract job opportunities?

Should you look for full-time or contract job opportunities? contract job opportunities

Talent today, especially in high-demand areas like tech and engineering, can often feel like they have their pick of opportunities. And while your skills are most certainly in demand, it can actually be very overwhelming to have too many options. Who’d have thought?  Chief among the considerations that need to be made when it comes […]

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