Avoid An Income Plateau By Ditching Your Comfort Zone

Earning more is a big part of building wealth. Credit.com points out that many people become comfortable with their income and stop trying to strive for more. To avoid an income plateau, ditch your comfort zone.


How Many New IT Jobs In Australia In The Last Year?

It’s hard to get a handle on just how many people work in technology. However, dissection of figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by CommSec suggests that tech is still a promising growth area.


Why Tech Is No Longer Just About Hardware

The profits generated by some technology firms are awe-inspiring, serving as beacons for those at less fortunate enterprises. Devices have accounted for a large part of that success, particularly smartphones. But challengers trying to follow this route to profits are likely to be disappointed. The role that devices play for industry profits is changing.


The Three Most Important Factors For Maintaining Work Motivation

Work shouldn’t always feel like a burden, but keeping your motivation can be a constant struggle. Here are three factors that can help you understand and upkeep your motivation.


The Biggest Resume Mistakes, According To Google's Head Of HR

Laszlo Bock, senior VP of people operations at Google, has reviewed over 20,000 resumes in his career. These are the mistakes he sees over and over.


Create A Better Work Environment By Embracing Your Inner Weirdness

When you’re putting together a team or in a position to lead, you want others around you to feel as comfortable as possible. Letting out your own inner weirdness can set the tone and make sure you get the best out of everyone.


Why Blind People Make Great Network Engineers

There are many examples of individuals with different disabilities who excel and accomplish much in their lifetime, rendering physical or mental attributes meaningless — consider Stephen Hawking, Stevie Wonder and Helen Keller, among many others. But certain tasks and careers are more or less suited to some disabilities than others. Thankfully Ray Charles could sing and compose without his sight, but if his natural talent had been as a sportsman then the world may have not seen him rise to fame. Today’s technology offers many new possibilities, not least the opportunity to work in the information technology field itself.


Office Macro Virus Attacks Becoming More Frequent

The resurgence in Office macro viruses shows no sign of slowing up. According to Sophos, attacks using Office’s built-in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) now account for more than a quarter of all document-based attacks.



To Effectively Negotiate A Raise, Quantify Your Contributions

Planning to ask for a sometime soon? There’s a simple way to effectively negotiate your salary increase: quantify your contributions to the company.