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  • The IT Certifications You Need to Have in 2021

    Certifications remain big business and generate debate throughout the technical community. Like them or loathe them, they are a vital part of a successful career. They validate a body of knowledge, set a baseline of expected expertise to align with scope of work, and reflect… more

  • Remote Work and Your Career

    The pandemic brought changes for government contractors, as it did to many businesses, including some rapid starts to remote work last spring. Some in the cleared community have the ability to work remotely, while many do not. Whether you currently work remotely or want to,… more

  • 9 Tips to Help You Leave Your Job

    Ever thought about a middle-finger exit from a job that wasn’t a good fit? You let management and your co-workers know exactly what you think before dropping the mic and walking out in a slow-motion music-video-style exit. That may be a fun fantasy, but you know it does… more

  • 5 Things You Should Know About a Phone Screen Interview

    I want to share with you my objective, as a recruiter and a hiring manager, during an initial phone screen with you. By this time in the hiring process, I’ve already seen enough in your resume to warrant a conversation. I typically save the in-depth discussion of your e… more

  • Do You Really Want This Job

    Making bad choices in accepting a job happens to us all at least once. The reason is often related to whether you are a good fit for the organization, the position, and the boss. You know companies often consider ‘fit’ in deciding who to hire, but making sure this is the… more