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  • How to Support Your Cyber Security Job Search

    We had the pleasure to attend a fantastic talk at DEF CON’s virtual Career Hacking Village, presented by Alyssa Miller, Application Security Advocate at Snyk. Here are some key insights from Alyssa’s discussion, diving into strategies to help you find a job in cyber secu… more

  • How to Strategize for More Money

    Salary is a regular topic in career and job search discussions. Many people wonder if they are getting paid what others in their field are. Some believe they are underpaid, others just want to know how to get more money. In recent years, average pay raises have been low at a… more

  • Take Control of Your Career – Pandemic Edition

    Whatever your current work status – from a great job you love to unemployed, this period has many of us second-guessing our life choices. The terrible toll of the coronavirus and the uncertainty it creates has some people fearful or battling mental health issues. Some are … more

  • What Job Seekers Should Be Doing Now: Part 1

    The way we gather to share professional and personal information has changed dramatically in a matter of weeks. I used to get on a plane 2-3 times a month to present at conferences, our company would produce 1-2 career events a month, and we would meet for social gatherings on a… more

  • Think to the Future Now With a Career Bucket List

    So many people have bucket lists for some distant future. Often these are tied to retirement. While I dislike the bucket list term – the concept applies to one’s work. Why wait till you are in your 70s or 80s to start checking off things you want to do? Start now with… more

  • What You Need to Do at Every Stage of Your Career

    Whether you’re starting a first job or thinking of an encore, careers keep changing shape. Some of this is based on technological change plus the implementation of existing technologies. Add in the spread of artificial intelligence, the impact of robotics, the development … more

  • Volunteer in the Security Community to Benefit Your Career

    Professional development and career growth are vital to individuals working in any industry. But how can you successfully acquire new skills and continue to grow as a professional in the security realm? If you look at conferences, meetups, and various programs in the cyber s… more

  • How to Leverage LinkedIn and Social Networks

    Our top tips to effectively use social networking for job search and career development. 1. Selecting Social Networks LinkedIn is not a silver bullet, so don’t put all your eggs in one basket. If you’re searching for a job, know that not all recruiters use Lin… more

  • How to Master Your Personal Introduction

    Our top tips to help you perfect the most used tool in your cyber security job search. Whether you call it your elevator pitch, personal introduction, or 30-second commercial, you need to be able to quickly and clearly communicate who you are and what you’re looking for… more

  • Career Networking: Are You Ready for Hacker Summer Camp?

    With summer in full force, it’s time for the security community to take over Las Vegas, as we travel from different sides of the country to gather for Hacker Summer Camp. Join your fellow information security professionals and hackers the first two weeks of August for Blac… more