can you be a success without a college degree?

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Granted there are many CEOs who run the world’s largest companies who never got their college degree.  Some of these CEOs also comprise some of the wealthiest people on the planet.  Per the attached read in Bloomberg News, they’ll have you feeling that it could be a waste of time and certainly capital.  The bottom… Read more »

April 2019: 263K Jobs Added; Unemployment Ticks Down

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Per the WSJ, U.S. employers picked up the pace of hiring in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a near 50-year low, adding to signs of a strong U.S. economy. Coupled with contained inflation, that combination is a favorable one for stocks to continue rising, some analysts say. More to read…..

Q. What’s your current salary? Ans. Sorry, Question Banned

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The interview process has come a long way since the days of “salary verification”.   Imagine………..firms such as JPMorgan had the “chutzpah” to DEMAND a 3 year history of your compensation before considering making you an offer.  Why…………..so they could apply a magic algorithm to the number that had nothing to do with the value the… Read more »

No Degree? These Co’s Will Hire You Without One

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Per Linkedin, When Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the White House on March 6, he made a point to focus on hiring practices. “Our company, as you know, was founded by a college drop-out, SJ” Cook told the president of the United States. “So we’ve never really thought that a college degree was the thing… Read more »

Are You Burnt Out ?

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If you’re in a position where you’re leading and or managing a team, whether you’re in IT or any other field, what are you doing to prevent burnout?  Burnout  leads to attrition which then becomes infectious leading to low morale and lack of delivery.    See you later bonus!!!!  Read on per TechRepublic  

WSJ Cybersecurity Seminar – Dec 11, 2018 – NYC

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Every business faces the threat of cyber attacks and every top executive must take responsibility. The Wall Street Journal’s Cybersecurity Executive Forum taking place on December, 11 2018 in NYC provides practical insights and timely intelligence for executives across the C-Suite, including senior IT leaders.  Register Here….      

National Veterans Small Business Wk. Nov. 5-9

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This week represent the “National Veterans Small Business Week’.  Our United States military veterans who stood up on our behalf in the interest of serving our country have enjoyed huge success as entrepreneurs.  Did you know there are over 2.5 million veteran owned businesses today?   It’s a special week to acknowledge this very special group… Read more »