Do you see opportunity or barriers? My recent article about the death of the unpaid internship led to an interaction with long-time reader. He’s frequently conveys a generally negative perspective towards greedy corporations and greedy bosses, and a contrarian perspective to how I view and pursue opportunity. He isn’t the only one. In fact, similar […]Continue reading
Should All Internships Be Paid?
This post is prompted by a news story I saw on NBCNews.com about the “End of the Unpaid Internship.” Last Thursday I spoke to I.T. students at a local professional college. The topic was “Proactive Career Strategies.” Career Myths: As part of my presentation, I cover are 3 career myths. Myth 1: Career development occurs […]Continue reading
Want to Grow Your Computer Career? Get Lazy!
Years ago, long before I wrote, Building Your I.T. Career or the first 4 page document titled, “Concept Over Process: A Formal Project Methodology,” I had another term to describe my approach to technology. I had been with Blue Cross for some time. I’d started automating reporting solutions by stringing together batch files – that […]Continue reading
10 – How to Get Your Dream Job
Episode Summary Do you have your dream job? Would you like to? A discussion on what it takes to create a dream job. Listen below, download, or subscribe on iTunes. Episode content: How to get your dream job. What is a dream job? Do you know what your dream job is? How […]Continue reading
Do LinkedIn Endorsements have any value?
I published an article about this on my personal blog yesterday and it seems to have struck a chord with people. Less from the comments and more from the links and shares. I’m curious as to your thoughts on the matter. Do you find LinkedIn Endorsements Valuable? If so.. in what way? If not… why […]Continue reading