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Healthcare Administration Career Resources

Career opportunities in healthcare administration continue to grow along with the field of healthcare.  While the main function of these skilled professionals falls under finance and regulations, many are motivated by their passion for making a difference in people’s lives.

Healthcare …

By Heidi Wrighton
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Understand How Compensation Philosophy Impacts Your Paycheck

Have you ever wondered why some companies pay above-market salaries, while others offer candidates below-market rates for the exact same job? Or why brand-new hires often make more than a firm’s existing staff? It usually comes down to an employer’s compensation …

By Leslie Stevens-Huffman
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6 Warning Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Tech Job

Plenty of tech pros are looking for a new employer, according to Dice’s latest salary survey. These potential job-switchers want everything from more money (17 percent) to flexible working conditions (15 percent), and they’re willing to quit if they don’t …

By Leslie Stevens-Huffman
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QuickBooks won’t squeeze out accountants and bookkeepers

Accounting Today:  QuickBooks won’t squeeze out accountants and bookkeepers

The latest buzz in the accounting industry is that QuickBooks will soon be offering “bookkeeping services,” which will siphon business from accountants and bookkeepers. I don’t think that’s the case.

Some …

By Heidi Wrighton
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Are Tech Certifications Actually Worth It?

You’ve no doubt heard that certifications can boost your salary. And to a large extent, that’s true: For example, Foote Partners LLC has conducted annual studies that show certain certifications in security and systems administration can boost their holders’ market …

By Nick Kolakowski
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Developers, Tech Pros Judged More on Problem-Solving Skills

One of the most nerve-racking parts of the interview process is the whiteboard test. Although developers and tech pros fear the interviewer who asks them to solve a problem on a whiteboard, things are clearly changing. Recruiters and companies are …

By Scott Ferguson
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Do Contractors Earn More Than Full-Time Employees?

To contract or not to contract—that is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler to sit at a desk as a full-time employee, and spend your years interacting with the same group of people, or to sail forth as a contractor, and …

By Nick Kolakowski
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Security Certifications: Are They Worth Earning?

With an estimated 3 million un-filled cybersecurity jobs around the world, and more expected to open as enterprises invest more in increasing their defenses, security professionals looking for work or a promotion have their pick.

However, this open market begs …

By Scott Ferguson
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How to Land a Cybersecurity Career With No Experience

Kullman, DD, How to land a cybersecurity career with no experience, Knowledgenet.com December 2016

Are you looking for a fast-paced and lucrative career in Cybersecurity? Just like any career, you need to know the required steps if you lack experience. Even …

By Heidi Wrighton
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App Developer Roles Driving Huge Tech Jobs Spike in Early 2019

According to the most recent data available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of tech jobs available to pros spiked last month.

Examining the government’s jobs data, CompTIA notes the “IT sector” is the largest segment …

By Nate Swanner
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