Another Great IT Debate: Experience or Education?
What matters most when it comes to landing an IT job – experience or education (degrees/certificates)? While opinions abound, the most honest answer really is “it depends”. Here are some of the factors that can determine which one is most valuable to your IT career. 1) The type of job. Obviously, entry-level applicants are not […]
Decisions, Decisions: How Your Actions (or Lack Thereof) Affect Your IT Team
One of leadership’s critical responsibilities, no matter what the industry, is to make strong, effective decisions within an appropriate timeframe. According to TechRepublic writer Patrick Gray, “For IT leaders especially, the pace of rapid technical change has made decision making in a timely manner all the more critical.” But not all managers live up to […]
It Just Didn’t Work Out: How to Address “Those Jobs” in Interviews
Everyone’s got at least one skeleton in their career closet – a job that for whatever reason just didn’t work out. But leaving a job under duress can open the door to some very dicey questions when it comes to interviewing for your next position. Here are five techniques to help diffuse the situation – […]
For Great IT Career Advice, Just Listen to Our VOICE
The results are in, and a VOICE was heard loud and clear – Triumph Services has the best company website in the staffing industry, according to the American Staffing Association. Sponsored by industry giant CareerBuilder, the ASA Staffing VOICE awards are a national competition that recognizes the best member communications campaigns in 16 different categories, […]