How LinkedIn Can Contribute to Your Career Success

LinkedIn is one of the oldest social media sites still in operation today. Founded in December of 2002 the platform has grown considerably over the years – unlike the numerous ones which have ultimately disappeared in that amount of time. According to Top Dog Social Media over 84 million people use LinkedIn in the United States alone. To put this in proper perspective, this is around 27% of the entire population. But LinkedIn is not your average social media platform.

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What to Include on Your Resume When Working In Construction, Engineering

What to Include on Your Resume When Working In The Construction, Engineering And Environmental Industries. Oftentimes, the hardest part of a job search is not the application, or even the interview, but knowing what to put on the resume when you are working in the construction, engineering or environmental industries. Resumes, however remain the cornerstone of your job search, especially if you work in construction, engineering, or environmental fields. They allow your potential future employer to see a glimpse of

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UI & UX What’s the Difference

UI, UX, they are similar yet they are different, think of them as fraternal twins. Think of UX as the doctor of the body, maintaining the overall health of the body while UI brings on the sexy and keeps the body looking fine. Clear as mud, right? To further complicate matters, depending on whom you ask, UX and UI are either wholly separate, or they overlap, or UI is a subset of UX. Let’s untangle the madness and take a

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Entrepreneurism’s Evolving Promise

Entrepreneurism has a strong and positive brand… and it should. Its contribution to the growth of the economy and by extension to the betterment of lives is immeasurable. Counting the total costs of national goods and services only begins to calculate the value of entrepreneurial activity. A harder metric to identify, but no less important, is the qualitative significance of longer, healthier, and happier lives we collectively enjoy due to the innovation, risk taking, and intelligence of successful entrepreneurs. It

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How an Autistic Child Has Changed A Career… For The Better – 12 Years Later

In 2006 I wrote of Patty’s and my decision to homeschool our son Trevor to help provide a learning environment more conducive with his autism. It’s now twelve years later and time to write about how things worked out. Trevor started seventh grade with a customized schooling plan. Patty focused on arts and language and I focused on math and science. He also attended a homeschool-assisted school which provided English and math classes and attended a science class at the

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Weaponizing Employment Against the Poor

Albert Einstein elegantly once said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. This adage comes to mind when we see that yet again work requirements are being used as a bludgeon to combat Americans who live in poverty and who are in need of safety-net programs like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), HUD housing assistance, and if President Trump has his way, even Medicaid. The White House Council of

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Are You As Equally Prepared As Noah?

Chances are you’ve read the story of Noah building the Ark in advance of the big flood. Or you’ve seen any variety of movies be it a comedy or documentary, where Noah was given a message from God to build the Ark. He’s instructed to gather the different species of animals in pairs and load them up onto the Ark along with his family in anticipation of the big flood. Often Noah was portrayed as a bit off his rocker

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Top IT Certifications For 2010

Devops is the point of unison and convergence of development, quality assurance,and operations. The collaborative efforts of the developers and IT Professionals in facilitating an environment where designing,testing and implementing the software happens at a faster pace and is more reliable and trust worthy. DEVOPS is a business practice and an approach which has a profound impact on the whole IT fraternity. DEVOPS is basically dominated or guided by a certain set of norms or principles¬†1. It’s all about the

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Are You Struggling at Work? Here Are Three Ideas to Help You Improve Your Situation

Work is big deal, it is very serious for most people. As important as work is many people are unhappy at work. Entrepreneurship or as they call it “side hustle” is a better yet not seemingly easily attainable solution for most people. I can count 200 reasons why happiness at work is important but for now let me give you just three reasons Reason (I) you spend most of your life at work. Most people are at work for at

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How Neurodiversity May Improve Your Workforce

Trying to recruit and retain talented workers who can assist in producing and delivering high quality products and services, leading to business growth and enhanced profits has always been a formidable challenge. Typically, hiring teams seek individuals who not only most closely match the letter of the job description, but who also are predicted to be a good fit for the organization. In other words, companies want employees who can execute at what has been determined over time to be

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