Gen-Xers Value Life Balance, Too!

Another day, more articles about Millennials. Where are the articles for Gen-Xers? We’re out here and about to be the group that has to lead Millennials and the generation after them in the business world. Consider that the last of the Baby Boomers will be retiring in the next 10 years. Stack that on top of Gen-Xers […]

The One Thing That Stops Top IT Talent

There’s something different about IT people. Sure, we like our salaries like everyone else, but a job is more than that. Seeing technology bring people together, make their lives easier and help the company grow is a great thing to be a part of. There’s a certain level of investment IT folks make in their […]

Where’s the Humor?

I’ve gotten into a full swing of writing LinkedIn articles now. I certainly don’t consider myself what you might call a ‘swinger,’ but I do alright. Some articles I write are serious, some are funny. On the flip side, I’ve read quite a few LinkedIn articles too. Most are serious and some talk about using […]

The Story of My Career: How to Go from an English Major to IT

It was my 16th birthday and I was working at JCPenney’s in package pick-up. A co-worker heard it was my birthday and went over to the bookstore and purchased a copy of Kurt Vonnegut’s “Cat’s Cradle” for me. I had just finished reading George Orwell’s “1984” and both books blew my mind. This is what I […]

Fill Your Bucket and Maintain Your Life’s Balance

Just face it. If you are a professional with a full-time job, most of your Monday to Friday is spent working, not away from work. If you consider how you spend your time, your work is half of your life. Let’s do some quick math. Working 5 days a week x 52 weeks x 8 hour days = 2080 work […]