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5 Elements of Effective Thinking: SAIR Conference Recap

The highlight of the conference was Professor Edward Burger’s keynote address entitled, “The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking.” A captivating speaker, Dr. Burger creatively outlined these five elements of effective—or innovative—thinking, which he linked to the four basic earthly elements which predate Socrates: Earth, Fire, Air, and Water.

Why Certify? Driving Forces Behind Industry Certifications

College graduates do need to consider how they will distinguish themselves from thousands of other graduates competing in the job market.

10 Things to Expect from Your First Job in IT

Your first job in IT is an exciting opportunity, especially if you’ve been thinking about a job in information technology for a long time.

The Importance of Attitude

When you invest in you, others take notice. But while you sharpen your skills and learn new ones, don't neglect the engine that is driving all this positive change: your attitude.

Goals = Results!

Humans need goals! Utilize any search engine and type in the words “goal setting tips” and you will find thousands of links that can help you set a plan for yourself.

Choose Wisely: Consider an Employer's Community Involvement

If you've ever worked for a company and felt that your core values did not mesh with the company's values, you know how important it is to work for a company you can believe in.

Make Volunteering Work for You

Potential employers often view your volunteer experience as a measure of your real-world business skills. And why not? When you are in a volunteer post that uses your passions, skill-set and ambitions, you have a chance to prove what you can do—often years earlier than you could in a typical position.

How To Prepare for a Skype Interview

With the advancement of technology, many employers are turning to Skype to interview candidates from a distance.

Activate Positive Thinking

When looking into your future, it can be easy to get discouraged by the hurdles in front of you. However, taking a negative outlook has a way of bringing you down. Doing just the opposite, which is sometimes a bit harder, can make hurdles easier to conquer and your goals much easier to achieve.