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!
What are Career Coincidences? Career Coincidences are those random moments – events or opportune meetings, where you connect with someone – an opportunity – in a seemingly magical way. You have a connection, a past employer, a shared friend, or any shared experience, that makes the conversation and connection more meaningful. This has the impact […]Continue reading
Yesterday I took part in a discussion with the instructors and administrators at a local technical college. The big question: How do we create curriculum that prepares our students for a job upon graduation? How do we make them employable? They are, as it turns out, not alone in asking this question. Yesterday I read, […]Continue reading
This question is repeated nearly daily on discussions forums and with aspiring, and even seasoned, information technology professionals. I’ll give a partial answer in this podcast and propose what is more important than either. Degrees or Certifications: What’s more important for your career? Listen to episode 27 below or download it here.Continue reading