Author Archives: Becky Colley

Work From Home? Here’s How to Keep Work From Taking Over Your Personal Life

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Working from home can be amazing (can you say “zero commute?”). But when your home is also your office, separating your work life and your personal life can be a challenge. And without that separation, it can be easy for …

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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

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The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re qualified for (and will hopefully enjoy!), and then you have to submit your application, reach out to your potential references, …

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8 Job Hunting Tips for Aspiring Tech Professionals

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As the calendar moves quickly toward late June, we are trending toward the tail end of the college graduation season, which is an incredibly exciting time. To those newly-minted graduates, congratulations on a major life accomplishment! All your hard work …

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Hedge Funds: Big Pay for Engineers, Technologists

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Should you be applying for a technology job with a hedge fund? Sure, if you want to get paid. While banks are generally considered to pay less than big tech companies, hedge funds such as Citadel Investment Group seem to …

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Don’t Ignore These 5 Red Flags When Interviewing for Tech Jobs

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Sometimes, job interviews go well… but something just doesn’t feel right. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re not sure you want to accept an offer from this employer if it comes your way. If this is …

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Survey: Would You Rather Have Quality Job Perks or Better Pay?

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Pay for tech professionals is plateauing. Meanwhile, employers are trying to make working at their company interesting, with more perks and benefits (remote work, flexible schedules, full-service juice bar, you name it). So we want to know: Do you want …

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Tim Cook Didn’t Feel Ready to Lead Apple—Here’s His Advice for Stepping Up to a Challenge

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Tim Cook stands at the helm of one of the largest and most valuable public companies in the world. He’s been the CEO of Apple for nearly eight years, but he didn’t feel ready for the job when he took …

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Java Learners: Common Mistakes You’ll Make

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Having fun while tinkering with technology is a good approach to learning Java. However, it doesn’t prevent you from making the typical mistakes most newbie programmers do. And that’s what I want to talk about in this article: The common …

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Cybersecurity Jobs Look Promising in Finance IT

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The tide may be turning for banking technology jobs. After long years of increasing investment, there are growing signs that banks are subjecting their technology budgets to the sort of vigilance applied to other areas of the business. However one …

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Interview Answers Revealed

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The internet is rife with standard interview questions job seekers can prepare for; many even offer the “best” answer you can give. For many recruiters, these generic questions are asked by rote, with little interest in the response …

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