It is probably fair to say that in 2023, social media plays some part in all our lives. There are certainly people out there who have willfully disconnected from the social-verse, but the truth is social media has very much become ingrained in modern society. Social media hasn’t only altered our personal lives, it is … Continue reading Is Social Media A Required Career Skill?
“The network guy, the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day.”…An Introduction to NRE Labs
While attending a training class last week, I mused aloud, "Who wants to manage firewalls all day?" Though I wasn't necessarily wanting or expecting an answer, I heard one of the instructors say, "The network guy...the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day." I wanted to object, I really did but the instructor was … Continue reading “The network guy, the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day.”…An Introduction to NRE Labs
Are IT certifications worth it?
Certifications are a topic that are sure to come up during everyone's career in the IT industry. Whether you are a rookie looking to break into the industry or a veteran who is looking to move into a different type of role, the possibility of getting a certification will weigh heavily in your decision making … Continue reading Are IT certifications worth it?
When you come to a fork in the road…take it!
"Someone may pull you aside and ask you about your interest in the open SA position." My boss quietly dropped that bomb on me during a team dinner one night after an AWS training event. Up until that point, I had been enjoying my time outside of work hanging out and joking around with my … Continue reading When you come to a fork in the road…take it!