Category: Career Management

Building Your Cybersecurity Career

How do you go about building a career in cybersecurity? Following the advice from The CyberWire's special edition podcast isn't a bad place to start.

Diversification: Not Just For Your 401K

Being a Michigan Expat taught be a lot about finances and why they should come from multiple sources.

What a Difference a Year Makes

Around this time of year I stop to make goals for the next year and measure progress in the previous year. Thanks to my new career mantra, I have a lot to be thankful for this year.

An Employee’s Guide to Surviving Poor Leadership

Leadership advice is available everywhere, because poor leadership is everywhere. How do employees trapped under poor leadership survive? Here are some tips to help you cope and improve your situation.

Two Tales of Modern Employment

Two different articles this week, from two very different news sources, highlighted a single truth for employees in the modern workforce: We are all being forced to become Risk Managers as more risk is forced upon us. Here are two ideas for reaching a more equitable middle ground.

Ready…Set…Study!

The New Project Management Guiding Text is due next month...but that doesn't mean you have to wait for it to prep for your Project Management Certification Exams.

From Public to Proprietary

The ties that bind you when you are working within a Proprietary environment present challenges both to your organization and to your own career management strategy.

Networking Events for Newbies

My advice to anyone who is questioning whether to attend a networking event is this: GO. Go to the event, listen more than you speak, and you will leave with more than just new connections.

Building a Skills Wall

Tracking the skills you have and the skills you need makes managing your career a lot easier.

Great Reads – Are There Any Good Jobs Left?

Bringing jobs back is one of the current refrains that can be heard from the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He is referring to the jobs that used to support a middle-class way of life in the US; jobs which required a high school diploma, maybe some technical training, and that one job could ...

Serendipity & A Message

A long term case of analysis paralysis and frustration over the lack of direction and progress in my career transition has been shattered, thanks to my friends, family and a great episode of The Geek Whisperers!

Reply is Hazy. Try Again Later.

Having a Personal Vision Statement is key towards advancement. But what if your vision isn't clear?

The Resume vs. The Brand

Having a brand is important for one simple reason: Employers don't trust resumes. And establishing a brand is easier for those in career transition, or for those who work in proprietary industries where proof can be impossible to provide without compromising your career.

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Use It or Lose It

Muscles have to be exercised in order to keep them strong. So do your interviewing skills.

For Your Career’s Sake, Prepare!

Those of us who are classified as Millennials know that life is uncertain, and that includes your job. Change is constant. Be prepared!