More discipline for more professional success
Conventions, principles, and other rules help us develop better software. But why do we often find it so difficult to follow them consistently in our day-to-day work? It’s time to think about what your path to a promising discipline might look like.
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More practical experience for more professional success
According to a study by the Bertelsmann Foundation [1], 78% of HR managers consider learning through work experience to be important or very important, which puts this criterion ahead of learning at school and university. How much and how quickly you gain this work experience is largely up to you.
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More professional knowledge for more professional success
Careers are not a matter of chance; they have to be developed. A solid foundation for a successful career includes a broad range of professional knowledge. In this article, you’ll learn how to build this up consistently, comprehensively, and without boredom. 
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Home office — why doesn’t anyone see me?
It’s a rainy Tuesday morning in the home office. You’ve just finished the second video conference, and you’re already dialing into the next meeting with a coffee in one hand and a sandwich in the other. The list of participants shows only two colleagues who have arrived on time, while the others gradually trickle in.
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The job must suit me, not the other way around
At the height of the economic boom, Corona hit prosperity in Germany hard. Companies and entire industries slid into recession virtually overnight. Even well-thought-out economic stimulus packages are only of partial help here, because only a few profiteers are emerging from the crisis unscathed.
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New IT Work: Freelancing as a future-oriented IT work model
In the IT working world, the concept of New Work, or harmonizing work with freedom and independence, has long been established. IT specialists increasingly opt for independence and work as freelancers. Companies and government institutions that still want to rely exclusively on permanent IT staff are facing a growing problem with this development.
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WHAT BLABBERMOUTH?! Soft skills as a success factor for your career
Do only blabbermouths need soft skills or has this skill set now become important for everyone? Are they even beneficial or needed at all for techies? The following article gets to the bottom of this issue and based on selected examples, shows how you can further develop your soft skills.
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LIFELONG LEARNING AND TRAINING
What will IT careers look like in the future? Does each developer need to have training in automation, or will individual training sessions be enough? Do you need to become a data crawler in order to learn the ropes of IT Security? Do you need to complete a Master’s in IT Architecture to have a say in Artificial Intelligence? Which learning formats are the right ones and what should I do if your employer is saving money on continuing education and training?
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DEVELOPERS WANTED: THERE’S A SHORTAGE OF IT GRADUATES
In Germany, agencies and companies are desperately looking for developers, as they can barely fill their vacancies. But how can developers and companies find each other? What kind of skillset is really needed? This time we asked QAware GmbH in Munich, who are specialized in Software Engineering, to answer these questions.
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