It’s an exciting feeling to walk into a brand new restaurant. The ambiance is electric; the restaurant appears aesthetically pleasing, and, at first impression, it has lived up to the rave reviews you’ve heard. Now that you’re seated, your interest diverts to the menu, and boy are you enthralled. The menu offers appetizers that you […]
Every autumn, in Dallas, Texas, one of the utmost exciting events takes place – the Texas State Fair. During the span of 24 days (usually), people from all over the world congregate to experience the pure ecstasy of biting into a fried Oreo (amongst other amazing selections of fried cuisine), exchange in a friendly “Howdy” […]
The shift to cloud computing is among the most prolific trends in information technology today. Organizations in both the private and public sectors have already begun migrating applications, services and data to the cloud in an effort to consolidate hardware resources, save money and improve sharing and collaboration capabilities. Small and medium-sized businesses especially have […]
Modern science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals can find an increasing number of opportunities in the manufacturing industry. In fact, the demand for STEM-based talent is leading to a “modern-day” incarnation of the Industrial Revolution.
While such an environment can motivate you to build expertise and self-reliance, here are some ways you can continue challenge yourself and stay-tuned to ever-evolving best practices.
Finding and keeping a job can be a difficult thing. Not only can positions often be scarce in certain fields, but even established employees can find their skill sets suddenly obsolete if they are not paying attention – something that can ultimately lead to permanent dismissal. All of this can be especially true in the […]
An employee skills gap at many companies is opening the door for people with the proper IT training. Many employers feel that they need more highly trained workers, says talent engagement senior manager Lisa McCarthy in her article for VisionIT. The CompTIA “State of the IT Skills Gap” study from last year showed that at a time when […]
Microsoft Office is one of the tech giant’s flagship software suites, widely utilized by enterprises and casual users alike. The company has kept the program relevant by devising new platforms for its use, such as the Microsoft Office 365 mobile apps that provide smartphones and tablets with on-the-go versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. At […]
You may think that querying the records between two dates is a simple process. But if you forget to consider both the date and time values, you may not get the results you want. And because such data omissions usually don’t cause software errors, they may never get fixed, and nobody will ever know what […]
There are times when you have to share the spotlight with one or more fellow presenters. If it falls to you to act as moderator, here are a few points to keep in mind: Plan a general outline for the presentation and alert each presenter of your need to do so. This will push people […]