Article Query: Technology Careers
September 29, 2011

Quite often, when traveling on business, your mind shifts into “work mode” the moment you pass through airport security or adjust the mirrors on your rental car.  You become focused on the project, or if homeward bound, on finally making it to your front door.  Once accustomed to traveling, it can become “second nature” for [...]

September 14, 2011

While traveling has always been a relatively stressful experience, in the past several years there have been many changes that negatively impact the travel experience and drive up stress levels.  Increased airport security, major road construction, and even changing weather patterns have made the business travel experience, well, an experience. When traveling for business, there [...]

September 8, 2011

This evening, I ran across a reference to an article entitled, “Four Things I Want You to Remember Me By”, where author Clif Reichard lays out the professional traits he wants to be remembered for as he prepares to retire.  In the article, Clif explains why he lives by the mantra “ethics, customers, profit. Don’t [...]

September 6, 2011

As anyone in the Information Technology consultancy field will know, traveling is part of the game.  Some of us travel locally, and some of us travel nationally.  Either way, we all spend a good amount of time in a plane, train, or automobile, moving to or from a client site.  When accounting for this time, [...]

August 31, 2011

I’m a fan of small airports.  When you travel often as an IT consultant, you look for every timesaver and meager benefit you can find.  Small airports tend to provide the essentials all wrapped up in a neat little building that makes it easy to get in and get out.  Outagamie County Airport (ATW) in [...]

August 4, 2011

After searching around a bit I was unable to find a place to connect with other bloggers/authors from the technology industry.  There are some forums here and there, but nothing dedicated to technology bloggers as a group.  To provide such a place, I have created a LinkedIn group entitled Technology Blog Authors and Professionals, providing [...]

August 1, 2011

As a technology professional you will likely take the occasional road trip, but as a technology consultant travel is a fact of life. Many in our field will spend an average of 45 weeks on the road every year, with 8-10 hours per week spent traveling to and from a client site.  Those hours of [...]

March 10, 2009

With the rapid growth and expansion in the field of network technology, there is increasing demand for skilled network professionals. Cisco Systems has long been the industry leader in the field of data networking and continues to grow market share in all major technology areas, including those areas of current high demand such as voice, [...]

February 6, 2009

As the economic downturn continues the effect is obvious: thousands of Information Technology jobs have been lost with more downsizing expected as the new year progresses. As IT professionals we are all worried about the impact a possible job loss will have on our families, our careers and our futures. There are several steps you [...]

January 28, 2009

As most of us realize by now there are few sectors of the U.S. economy that are being spared the harsh reality of the current economic situation. Information Technology positions are no exception. IT positions are being downsized in organizations of all shapes and sizes, from the smallest manufacturer to the largest global service provider. [...]