Building Your IT Career is used in colleges worldwide - both as an add-on text and as the primary course material. Instructors and students can download the academic resources here.
Be sure to reach out! Matthew has often provided video Q&A directly into classrooms where his book is used. If you are interested in that, contact us.
Proactive and positive advice to help you launch and grow your IT career. Plus, your questions answered and topical information meant to help you develop the most rewarding and profitable career possible.
Author Matthew Moran delivers keynotes and workshops covering topics ranging from IT careers, IT department to business unit communication, building your consulting practice, and others. His presentations provide entertainment and information - often involving music and audience interaction.
"Be Proactive! Be Positive! Add Value! Share Opportunity!"
The oft-quote phrase, "It's not what you know but who you know."
is cynical and short-sighted. It implies your skill and knowledge is unimportant.
My modification: "It's who knows you and knows what you know."
This means your talent and professional networking are critical. This puts you in control!
I realized yesterday that it has been over a month since I posted here. Do not mistake the silence for inactivity! I’ve received a couple questions on the site and been speaking with both students and instructors using the book – thank you for your input and support! I’m going to provide a general update […]Continue reading
I speak with a lot of careerist who ask what to do about unrealistic job postings. The easy answer, Networking – and not networking computers – networking with people. The graphic below represents how employers look for talent versus how job seekers look for opportunities. The challenge most job seekers face is that they start […]Continue reading
I know I sound like a broken record with this advice but professional networking is the “killer app” for ongoing dynamic career growth. In this video, I discuss putting relationships in context. Handing out business cards or clicking and accepting “friend” requests, does not constitute effective networking. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5y0_NCVBJs] Be Proactive! Be Positive! Add Value! Share Opportunity! […]Continue reading