78 Answered Questions for the topic career development

How many patients does a anesthesiologist see a day working in a hospital?

How many patients does a anesthesiologist see a day working in a hospital?

How to write a cover letter for The New Yorker fiction section?

What should a cover letter for a short story contain? Do I need to tell what is it about, try to "sell" it? Should I write about myself?

why is it important to have a good vocabulary?

Cyber security specialist vs. consultant vs. architect?

I have a general understand of these 3 roles, but no working experience (actually I work in security R&D). For example (I know some details may vary in different companies): [Specialist] -... more

What should be in a cover letter for short story submission to a magazine?

It's been about five years since I last submitted any of my work for publication, and my memory of what I was taught then to put in my cover letter is getting rusty. What kind of information... more

Career path: Is going for PMP along with having a rich experience in the InfoSec field a good career move?

I think the title pretty says it all. Do you think that if one has experience in implementations of security and network solutions, and then gets to become a PMP, will that be an added value to... more

How can I increase my hourly pay as a software developer?

I am a PHP developer with 3 yrs experience and got exposure in Joomla, CodeIgniter. What should be my hourly pay in U.S. and what should I do to increase it with a steady curve? Thanks.

How do I write a relevant CV for submitting a manuscript to a literary agent?

I am submitting a children's book to a potential agent whose submission process asks me to send this: >a covering letter in the body of the email, and a synopsis of the proposed book with the... more

How do I write a proper cover letter?

I'm an engineer with a fair knowledge of the English language. I can converse with people in English and write as well, but now I'm interested in learning to write cover letters and blogs. I see... more

Working at same place 2 years & my colleagues got a salary increase but I didn't. Should I ask my boss why?

I have worked at a doctors practice for two years. Some of my collegues have made a year working in this practice, but they have increased their salary. I didn't get an increase when they... more

Do the skills of a software developer transfer well into working in computer security or white hat hacking?

I am conflicted. I want to become a software developer but I am also interested in the networking side of things… Is software development and network security 2 whole different beasts? If they are,... more

Is it possible to do research in both Computer Architecture and Security?

I just finished with my MSc in Computer Science and Engineering (Security study-line) with a thesis on cache timing attacks on virtualized environments. I also have an MEng in Electronic and... more

Did I Get The Job Already?

"I was going to contact you today actually. Don wants to move forward with you, but he just wants to do a quick meet and greet via skype to see how you present yourself. We wouldn’t be able to make... more

Best way to start investing, for a young person just starting their career?

I am young, just started my career, and looking to begin investing so I can make my money work for me. I'm still living like I did in college (occasional purchase on myself, but most of it goes... more

Is asking about "The most interesting bug in your career" a good interview question?

We've been interviewing for quite some time and I've been asking candidates: > What is the most interesting bug you've found in your career? Either the most interesting, or the one they are... more

I have/am - what are other short ways to not repeat this in a cover letter?

I use the GIS/Programing ones extensively. For a cover letter, what are ways that you can avoid repeating >I have done .... >I have experience with ... >I am experienced in... >...

High-risk investing is better for the young? Why?

I have heard statements such as the question's time. Basically, it's a financial motto: "If you're young, take on more risk." I don't really understand it. I figured risk-tasking is a... more

Test Automation Engineer, no record-playback?

I want to become a test automation engineer in the future. The thing that is concerning me is this: I have always thought that test automation is using record-playback to test different... more

Information Security Career tracks - Academically vs. IT certifications?

I will try to be as straightforward as possible here. I am currently working as a security integrator at an integration company. I work with products of vendors like Check Point, Cisco, Juniper,... more

What to do when a job offer is made but with a salary less than what was asked for?

I got a job offer this morning from a place I interviewed at yesterday for a front end developer position in nyc. I told them my salary expectation is 75k in the email to which they responded to... more

Contract-to-hire - viable to break into industry?

I am about to graduate with a BS in software development. I am proficient in Java, javascript, html, and css, but I feel like I'd like to orient my career more toward software testing and QA than... more

Opening of a cover letter?

I am currently writing a cover letter (for a job application) and after a long 'struggle' with the opening paragraph, I've decided to start it by briefly presenting myself and then continuing... more

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