Author Archive: Grant McElmury

Grant McElmury is a 12-year IT Job professional, specializing in career advancement and work-life satisfaction.

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This Week in IT Career Advice: July 6 to 11, 2016

This Week in IT Career Advice: July 6 to 11, 2016

  Every week, the ITJobsWeb.com Employment Blog revisits the week’s top career articles. This week, we review raises, wimpy managers, and frustrating interview processes.

July 11, 2016 | By More
This Week in IT Career Advice: June 13 to June 19, 2016

This Week in IT Career Advice: June 13 to June 19, 2016

  Every week, the ITJobsWeb.com Employment Blog revisits the week’s top career articles. This week, we take a look at workplace friendships, career milestones, and the right LinkedIn keywords.   How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline? Learn how to select the right keywords for your LinkedIn profile for maximum visibility. The Art of Being Friends […]

June 19, 2016 | By More
Hot IT Jobs of the Week: Friday, June 10, 2016

Hot IT Jobs of the Week: Friday, June 10, 2016

Business Intelligence Engineer American Diabetes Association Alexandria, VA   Database Analyst Amsted Industries Saginaw, MI   Network Admin / Project Coord Amsted Industries Saginaw, MI   BI/DW Technical Architect – Information Systems Specialist 8 State of Oregon Salem, OR   SR BUSINESS SYSTEM ANALYST (BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE) Sentara Healthcare Virginia Beach, VA   SR BUSINESS SYSTEM […]

June 10, 2016 | By More
IT Job Growth Up 500 Percent in April With 27,800 Jobs Gained

IT Job Growth Up 500 Percent in April With 27,800 Jobs Gained

The number of IT jobs grew by 27,800 for the month of April, according to the latest employment numbers from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Friday, May 6, 2016. According to the Economic Situation Report, the IT industry’s job growth is up by more than 500 percent over March’s gain of 4,300 […]

May 29, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: May 9 to 15, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: May 9 to 15, 2016

  Every week, the ITJobsWeb.com Employment Blog revisits the week’s top career articles. This week, we review failure, low-ball salary offers, and job-hunting while pregnant.   Corny, But So True: 3 Life Lessons Failure Teaches You There are some lessons in life that can only be learned from failure, like the value of persistence.   How To Successfully […]

May 15, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: May 2 to May 8, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: May 2 to May 8, 2016

  Every week, the ITJobsWeb.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week:   Ten Good Reasons To Quit Your Job This article from Forbes’ career expert Liz Ryan reminds us that we’re never trapped in a job, regardless of how we feel. Need permission to quit your job? […]

May 8, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: April 25 – May 1, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: April 25 – May 1, 2016

Whether you’re quitting, job-hunting, or interviewing – this week’s top career articles have something in store for you! How to Turbocharge Your Productivity, According to a New York Times Reporter Who’s Literally Written Books on the Topic New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg reveals his strategy for being more productive, and how to use Disney’s […]

May 1, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: April 18 – 24, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: April 18 – 24, 2016

Every week, the ITJobsWeb.com Employment Blog reviews top career articles to help you soar professionally. See what’s trending this week: The Five Worst Reasons To Stay In A Lousy Job Don’t let these 5 reasons keep you in a job you hate! Learn why this excuses don’t actually hold up, and how you can break free. Do You […]

April 24, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: April 11 – 17, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: April 11 – 17, 2016

  Every week, the ITJobsWeb.com Employment Blog reviews top career articles to help you soar professionally. This week, we turn our focus to termination and job-hunting.   Ask A Manager: I Was Fired For Taking Initiative (And Undermining My Manager) When does taking initiative turn into undermining your manager? This reader found out the hard way.   […]

April 17, 2016 | By More
IT Industry Gains 7,700 Jobs in March

IT Industry Gains 7,700 Jobs in March

The IT industry gained 7,700 jobs for the month of March, according to the latest employment numbers released from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Friday, April 1, 2016. According to the Economic Situation Report, the IT industry’s job growth is down by 34 percent over February’s gain of 11,700 jobs. IT job data is […]

April 15, 2016 | By More