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Nathan Kimpel

Money matters: How to gauge your IT salary appropriately

We are living in a time of great prosperity for information technology (IT) job roles. It is amazing to me the salaries that some IT professionals command. In this age of easy access to industry salary ...

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Job profile: Desktop support analyst

Every single day, millions of people with many different occupations wake up, log on and go to work. They show up at the office, they work from home, or they connect to the company network from ...

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Job profile: Front-end web developer

The worldwide web is a large place and, given its complexity, the number of jobs and job roles has been steadily increasing. One of the major roles central to this expansion is that of front-end ...

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How to ask for (or provide) a professional IT reference

Oftentimes, the best critique of yourself is someone else. The best way to make yourself known is for someone else to introduce you, and the best way to preach about your assets to the world is to put ...

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Love IT or Leave IT: Is it time to quit your job?

Fighting boredom and feeling like you are lost is a common issue among information technology (IT) workers. The creeping fear that you are missing out on … something (FOMO), or a complete lack of ...

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Making the most of your first week at a new IT job

It happens to everyone at some point: You land a new job. That being the case, what does every technology employee need to know about her or his first week on the job? What are the keys to making ...

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Job profile: Become a QA engineer

Quality means many different things to many different people — but to quality engineers or quality assurance engineers, it means “making sure it is right.” Quality is the product and, oftentimes ...

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Are cookies about to crumble? Change is coming to online tracking

Over the holiday season, I indulged in a lot of treats. My favorite? A chocolate chip cookie — well, let’s be honest, I love all cookies. What does this have to do with a technology article? Have ...

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Get a promotion at your IT job

There was a time, in the only somewhat distant past, that you could sit at a job until retirement — climbing the corporate ladder was not only NOT necessary, but the raises and salary ...

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Job Profile: Become a technical writer

You love to write — but the gravity of your technical skills seems keeps pulling you, inevitably, back to grind of solving tickets, building networks, installing systems, coding applications ...

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