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BYOD? Why Not Bring-Your-Own-Team?

Payments startup Stripe is currently experimenting with a new way of hiring. Instead of recruiting just one individual, the company wants to bring in an entire team all at once. Stripe is calling this ‘Bring-Your-Own-Team’ and here’s why it thinks this is a good approach.


Microsoft Is Giving Away Free Cloud Training Resources To IT Pros

IT professionals who are looking to broaden their skills in the cloud computing space now have access to a free annual subscription to Microsoft’s new IT Pro Cloud Essentials program, which provides services, training, support and certification in this technology space. Here are the details.


Why Being Selfish Can Boost Your Career

Being selfish is defined as “lacking consideration for other people, concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.” However, it can also mean protecting your own interests and even, putting your own needs ahead of others. After all, if you’re not looking out for yourself and your career, who will? Being selfish can potentially help you in your career. Here’s how.


Demonstrate User Empathy When Interviewing For A Developer Role

Collaboration software vendor Asana recently released a cheat sheet on how to interview for a software developer/engineer job at the company, going through the entire process and what it looks for in new recruits. One of the qualities that was listed was user empathy. Here’s why.


Why Arrogance Is A Corporate Sin

There’s a fine line between confidence and arrogance in the workplace. While confidence is essential to climb the corporate ranks – being too arrogant could see your career fade faster than hitting a serpent in a game of snakes and ladders. Here’s why.


Don’t Say 'Yes' To Everything At Work

You want to get ahead at work and you don’t mind putting in the hard yards. It’s tempting to take on all the tasks and projects that are up for grabs but it’s important to think carefully before you put your hand up.


IT Job Growth Is Booming In (Most Of) Australia

While individual experiences may differ, job growth in Australia is on the increase, according to the latest stats from career site Seek. Interestingly, it’s the east coast thats reaping the benefits, with the ACT, Victoria and NSW posting double-digit gains over 2015.


There Are Better Ways To Say You're A 'Passionate' Person On Your Resume

If there’s one word that’s completely overused in resumes, it’s “passionate”. It’s hard to blame people for using the word when they’re applying for jobs. After all, employers do want passionate workers. The problem is, how do you differentiate yourself from all the other passionate people out there who are vying for the same job as you? Here are a few suggestions.


Four Pieces Of Advice For IT Job Seekers This Year

We’ve talked extensively about what IT skills employers are looking for in 2016. But just because you have a particular skillset that’s in demand this year doesn’t mean you’ll definitely get the job you want. Here are some tips to help IT job seekers in their quest for a new employer.


How To Tell Your Boss That You Want To Transfer To Another Team

Sometimes you find yourself with a good job but you want to pivot ever so slightly within the same company. What’s the best way to approach your boss and tell them that you’d like to transfer to a different team or department? Read on for the details.


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