Career Development

online computer programming certificate

Bootcamp vs. Certification

Most individuals considering a coding bootcamp don’t realize they could acquire the same skillset (if not a more robust one) by enrolling in an accredited university program. For those willing to invest thousands of dollars on a coding certificate — and potentially forego thousands in salary if you need to quit your job to make …

Maximize GI Bill Education Benefits

Five Ways to Maximize GI Bill Education Benefits

Those who have dedicated themselves to defending our country and freedoms have earned, and deserve, every dollar of their hard-won GI Bill benefits. But with the continually rising cost of education, will the benefits be enough to cover a degree, certification, or training program? And will the education provided by those benefits result in a …

Imposter Syndrome

Impostor Syndrome

You’ve been tasked with a new project at work. It’s an important project. “Very important,” your boss says. That’s when the alarms start going off in your head. “Am I qualified to take on this project?” “I don’t have the skills for this position.” “Why did she come to me?” “Doesn’t she know that I’m …

building your brand by blogging

Five Reasons to Build Your Brand by Blogging

Standing out from the crowd with just a resume and cover letter has gotten tougher. If you want to be noticed by recruiters and employers, a blog may be the answer. A blog can elevate your resume, LinkedIn profile, or job application, and demonstrate your communication skills and subject matter knowledge. Your blog will also …

5 ways to succeed in information technology

5 Ways to Succeed in Information Technology

Are you pursuing a career in IT? Have you considered what it takes to be successful in the industry? Is it good technical skills?  Of course — but there’s more than just great technical ability involved in becoming a successful IT professional.  Below are five essential steps toward becoming an IT professional: Identify Your Specialization. …