Blog Posts Archived By: March 2018

Why We Will Always Need Software Developers

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Nick Squires

So much of what we do today revolves around technology and the software that powers it. Since the 1980s, when home and personal computing took off, more and more people are becoming interested in developing software. Over the past two decades, we’ve se …

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Data Scientist: A Career for the Future

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Nick Squires

If you like working in the tech industry and you’re looking for a career that’s rewarding, sought after, has a high rate of employment, and gives you a lot of options of where you could work, becoming a data scientist may be right for you. The need for …

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The Most Sought After IT Jobs in 2018

Posted on February 15, 2018 by Nick Squires

To have a successful career in the IT world in 2018 takes a lot of careful planning. The IT industry is evolving quickly, and to stay ahead of the curve takes hard work. More and more businesses are looking for IT professionals with a broader variety o …

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Bitcoin & Blockchain – What are they and why are they important?

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Nick Squires

While most people have heard of bitcoin (the electronic cryptocurrency), fewer have heard of its underlying technology – Blockchain. Blockchain is an electronic ledger for recording, confirming and totaling economic transactions. It’s a record of event …

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Want a Raise? Here’s Some Advice

Posted on December 29, 2017 by Nick Squires

Asking your boss for a raise can be a difficult and awkward conversation. Talking about money is uncomfortable for many people. Many employees struggle to know exactly how to bring it up, or what to say in the meeting. We’ve compiled a few tips and tri …

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Questions You Will Be Asked In an IT Interview

Posted on December 21, 2017 by Nick Squires

When interviewing for an IT job, being prepared to answer any question is critical. Knowing what questions will be asked and how to prepare for them isn’t always easy. During the interview you could also be asked specific technical questions, skills yo …

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Should I Write A Thank You Note After My Interview?

Posted on December 1, 2017 by Nick Squires

Writing a thank you note after a job interview is an important part of the job interview process. While many employers are often satisfied with an emailed thank you, a hand-written thank you note (mailed at the Post Office) shows commitment, courtesy, …

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How Far Back Should My Resume Go?

Posted on November 27, 2017 by Nick Squires

When you’re looking for jobs, it’s critical to have a strong and up-to-date resume. Hiring managers don’t have a lot of time to review potential candidates, so a well-crafted resume goes a long way. The ideal resume will be between one or two pages lon …

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Second Job Interview? Here’s What To Expect From a Follow-up Interview

Posted on November 1, 2017 by Nick Squires

You’ve just received a call from a potential employer. They want you to come in for a second interview! This is awesome news since you really want this job. The company has already decided they like you and are now considering you as a potential employ …

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5 Steps to Resolving Conflict in the Workplace

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Nick Squires

Workplace conflict is inevitable. Stressful situations, performance expectations, varying personalities, etc. can be contributing factors. Responding to these conflicts and achieving resolution is completely within your control. Conflict can stem from …

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