advice

Doors Open and Close For a Reason

Throughout my career, I have had opportunities to move in a direction that I thought was best for my career. I always carefully consider moves that I make in my career and make no decision until I am certain that the move makes sense and will set me up for better opportunities down the road. […]

Career Advice: Be Confident, Not Conceited

There are various schools of thought when it comes to how people want to be perceived in the workplace.  If you are too nice, then people might take advantage of you.  If you are too cruel, then no one will be able to work with you.  What is the right balance of attitude and personality […]

Career Advice: Degree vs Experience

I am often asked by people I meet in my travels about the benefits of a college degree and it’s value in the workplace.  To set the playing field, let me begin by telling you that every occupation is different, and so is every company.  None of what I am about to share can be […]

3 Steps to A Career In IT

I have been working in the information technology field for almost 20 years.  It has certainly been an interesting and rewarding career for me, but it is not for everyone.  How do you know if it is the right career for you, and if it is, how do you set about creating a path to […]