How to transition to an IT career

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Information technology has become a huge part of everyone’s life. Not only are computers used in a wide array of devices, but all of it is becoming increasingly connected. With this level of prevalence, the whole field has become attractive to people looking for a new career. At first glance, it might seem like a […]

Cube Rules Links – August 8, 2014

Cube Rules Links

Here’s what I’ve plucked out of the Internet (not all this week, since it has been a while….) for your Friday and weekend enjoyment. 4 Annoying Habits of CEO’s Anita Bruzzese has the four and tells it like it is: I think the reason I care what a CEO sounds like it because there are […]

Resume case study – the chronological resume

The resume

Getting the resume to the point that it won’t be thrown in the electronic waste basket in under 20-seconds takes a lot of work. Much of that work is getting the first page right. Most resumes, like my client’s, simply have contact information at the top of the resume and then a chronological listing of […]

How to create your elevator pitch

Cube Rules

A good infographic on how to create your elevator pitch. I always got squishy when working with “how to explain your life in two sentences.” Explaining what you do for your work to other people, though, is a tough thing to do — especially in more technical areas. Thinking through what is in the infograph […]

Do you manage your career or manage your strategies?

Career transition

For years, I’ve contemplated why “career management” doesn’t happen. I’ve thought most people believe that they should manage their career, but few of us do that. It’s like saving for retirement: we all know we should do it and then we hit 60-years old and discover there isn’t much time left to save! Why don’t […]

Cube Rules Links — June 6, 2014

Cube Rules Links

Here’s what I’ve plucked out of the Internet (not all this week, since it has been a while….) for your Friday and weekend enjoyment. 5 predictions on the future of the resume This is really predictions about LinkedIn, so you should read it as such. Quote: As happens in the circle of forward thinkers and […]