3 Reasons Why We Should Help Users As Much As We Can

3 Reasons Why We Should Help Users As Much As We CanAn important part of any IT project is the users. As a software professional on the project, whether that is a business analyst, tester, or a developer, we have some kind of interaction with the users. It’s a good idea to help users as much as we can, for the reasons I’ll share below.

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15 Tips For An Outstanding First Day Of A New IT Job

15 Tips For An Outstanding First Day Of A New IT JobYou’ve got a new IT job. It’s your first full-time job in the industry. You really want to do well on your first day. The first day isn’t that hard to get through. There are a few things you can do, though, to make sure it goes well, and to set yourself up for a great future with your company.

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What Harvey Specter from Suits Can Teach Us About Career Advancement

Harvey SpecterHarvey Specter, the star lawyer from the TV show Suits, is near the top of his profession. He’s very good at what he does. But what do hot-shot lawyers and IT professionals have in common? We can learn a few things from Harvey to improve our IT career.

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Three Tips To Become More Approachable As An IT Professional

Three Tips To Become More Approachable As An IT ProfessionalBeing approachable is an underrated quality to have as an IT professional. it may depend on your role, but many IT professionals are relied upon for advice and help with tasks. This could be from people working under you, your peers, your manager or all other kinds of coworkers. Learning to become more approachable will make you seem more professional, get more respect from other people, and will be looked on favourably by your boss. Let’s take a look at some ways that you can become more approachable.

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How To Deal With Interruptions As An IT Professional

How To Deal With Interruptions As An IT ProfessionalInterruptions happen to all of us. We get phone calls, people coming up to our desk, and meetings to go to. This can take up a significant amount of time. Wouldn’t it be better if we got no interruptions and could just get on with our work? Probably. But that isn’t likely to happen. The next best thing is to learn to deal with them. Read some tips on how we can do this.

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How To Become A Software Development Team Leader

How To Become A Software Development Team LeaderThe natural progression of a software developer is into a software development team leader role. Is this what you want to do? Do you have a desire to lead a team of software developers, but you’re not sure how? Have a read of some tips in this article to get more of an idea on how you can make this career transition.

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What Is Non-Verbal Communication, And How Can It Help Me?

What Is Non-Verbal Communication, And How Can It Help MeNon-verbal communication is an important part of communication. It’s not talked about very often – much of the focus on communication is on speaking skills. However, learning what non-verbal communication is, and how it can help you, will be yet another way you can improve your IT career.

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How To Impress Your Boss

How To Impress Your BossMost of us who work in the IT industry work under a boss. Working under someone has its benefits – someone to manage our workload and provide direction for our long-term projects and tasks. However, to get ahead in your career you need to be able to impress your boss and prove to your boss that you’re good at what you do. In this article, I’ve listed a few tips to help you do that – impress your boss.

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How to Get a Promotion at Work

How to Get a Promotion at WorkGetting promoted at work is a dream most of us would have. Whether it’s the money, the increased responsibility, the change in role, the better office or anything else – there’s a lot of things that motivate us to aim for the next position up. Here are some tips on how to get a promotion at work

 

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How To Look Professional At Work

How To Look Professional At WorkA great way of getting ahead in your career and making a good impression to your employer is looking professional.

It’s something I’ve always tried to do, and I notice when other people do it, and I’m sure my bosses and their bosses have noticed it over the years.

In this article, I list a few tips on how to look professional at work.

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