Summary Sunday: Finding A New Job Today Is Complicated

There’s more to landing your next job than swiping left or right. Finding a new job today is complicated. And while employers may be crying they can’t find the right talent, they still have the upper hand and set the rules (written and unwritten). If you plan to look for a […]

Employee Engagement Is a Financial Strategy

We spend a lot of time talking about creating employee engagement. The rationale being that engaged employees are highly productive. And productivity fuels the business. In creating employee engagement, we need to think about employee satisfaction. I don’t see how a dissatisfied employee becomes engaged. It seems like their dissatisfaction […]

Simple Acts that Improve the Outcomes of EVERY Conversation

Are Your Conversations Really Productive?   Whether you’re in a leadership position or simply a member of a team, you have the power to fuel productive and meaningful engagement, which ultimately will help you shine. Two simple practices are all you need. Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement How often do your […]

BoomerJobTips Update-Should a Scrum Master have domain expertise? We shouldn’t care, but we will.

BoomerJobTips Update Welcome to the BoomerJobTips Update and the central point to get current career information for the Baby Boomer Generation! This week’s popular post is Should a Scrum Master have domain expertise? We shouldn’t care, but we will. This is a great video post where Marc gives examples of how he helps […]

Running Effective Meetings: An Engineer’s Guide

If you’re the leader of a software development team, chances are good that your engineers spend more time than they’d prefer on things other than developing software. Much of this time is probably taken up by meetings; Harvard Business review reports that time spent attending meetings in the workplace has […]

Cognizant Arizona Expansion to Add 500 New Technology Jobs in Mesa

Cognizant today announced the opening of its newest U.S. regional technology and service delivery center in Mesa, Ariz.  The center will house over 500 new employees, increasing Cognizant’s statewide workforce to nearly 3,000 employees at facilities in Phoenix, Chandler and Mesa as it addresses strong demand for specialized digital technology and business process services.   Opening ceremonies […]

10 Toughest Job Interview Questions — And How to Answer Successfully

We’ve all been there—pleased that an interview was going really well until the interviewer threw out a real doozy of a question that you just don’t know how to answer. But you don’t have to panic. We asked career coach Hallie Crawford to give us advice on how to answer […]

12 Companies Offering Student Loan Forgiveness Hiring Now

Agonizing over student loans? You are not alone — in 2018, Americans owed over $1.48 trillion in student loan debt according to Student Loan Hero. While that statistic may prompt hyperventilation, it has also motivated companies big and small to offer the next popular employee benefit: student loan repayments. Employers […]

5 Signs You Need to Earn More, Not Spend Less

“Spend less than you earn” — that’s a timeless and essential piece of financial advice. However, even among money experts, there’s disagreement about which side of the equation to focus on: earning more money or spending less of it. Unfortunately, the income side of the equation often is neglected. If you don’t […]