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!
Here are two articles of mine that went live at informit.com. How To Start I.T. Consulting Part-time The first offers some ideas on how to start consulting on a part-time basis. More than 20 years ago, I won my first consulting client, walking into a 1 person law-firm to find a rather frustrated attorney and […]Continue reading
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
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