Developer Who’s Visually Impaired Finds Career Rebirth Using Oracle APEX

Vladimir Goncharov wasn’t born blind, but he’s been losing his eyesight progressively since early childhood. As an adult, his developer career has involved learning new workarounds to stay ahead of his failing sight due to retinitis pigmentosa—like using bold type, then white-on-black type, then big monitors, and finally screen readers. Developer Vladimir Goncharov says that working in Oracle APEX brought such renewed energy to his career that he calls it his “second birth.” ORACLE Trained as a developer, he became an Oracle database administrator because it involved more thinking and…

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Logan DiScanio Putting Wrap on Junior Career with Prolific Scoring

Logan DiScanio has enjoyed uncommon stability in his combined high school and junior hockey careers. Playing for just two teams in the past seven seasons has paid off for the 20-year-old from Troy, New York. DiScanio led the Eastern Hockey League in scoring in the recently completed regular season, his third with the Vermont Lumberjacks. “My first year in Vermont, I didn’t think I was going to be there after that year,” DiScanio said. “But, I really fell in love with the organization and the coach and, with all the guys, it…

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Messi will end career at Barcelona, predicts Del Piero

The former Juventus star says it “will be a nice story” if Messi spends the rest of his career at Camp Nou Lionel Messi is unlikely to leave Barcelona and it would be a “nice story” if the Argentine legend were to finish his career at Camp Nou, according to Juventus great Alessandro Del Piero. Reports emerged this month that Messi may be tempted to walk away from Barca after a public row with the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal. The timing of the rift with his former team-mate came at a difficult time…

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Cyber Work Podcast: Take control of your career with CyberSeek [product walkthrough]

Introduction In this episode of the Cyber Work with Infosec podcast, host Chris Sienko interviews Tim Herbert, vice president of research and market intelligence at CyberSeek, the foremost online cybersecurity career research engine and CompTIA, one of the IT industry’s top certification associations. CyberSeek combines job posting data with localized job market data to create an interactive tool that can map out cybersecurity career paths. This article will explore this podcast episode and present every question asked in detail, laying out Tim’s invaluable insight into this useful cybersecurity online career…

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How Asking Questions Advanced This Assistant’s Career To Head Of Talent

Laura Sapp, head of talent at IAC, oversees executive recruitment, talent management and internal growth and mobility for IAC Corporate and its portfolio of leading media and technology businesses, including Vimeo, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and BlueCrew. Having started her career nearly 20 years ago as an assistant to IAC Chairman Barry Diller, she understands the drive, talent and skills required to build and maintain a successful career. IAC builds companies guided by curiosity, a questioning of the status quo and a desire to invent or acquire new products and…

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How To Get Unstuck To Make Career Progress

So, how are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re like most people, you’ve fallen off the wagon or have hit a serious stumbling block. According to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New Year’s resolutions is a whopping 80 percent. And that statistic can be especially disheartening when you’ve made career-related resolutions, and you feel you’ve hit a professional plateau. Here are seven tips on how to get unstuck and back on track to make progress in your career: 1. Admit you’re in a rut.…

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Damon Agyeman scores first career WHL goal

Cochranite Damon Agyeman scored his first goal at the junior level with the Medicine Hat Tigers after a first period tally in a 7-5 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors on Jan. 11. Photo credits to the Medicine Hat Tigers Coming into their Jan. 11 match up with the Moose Jaw Warriors, Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman and Cochrane resident Damon Agyeman had only played seven games of his rookie season in the Western Hockey League (WHL). His eighth turned out to be the lucky one as he scored his first…

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8 Questions That Will Help Diagnose Your Current Career Status

Once you decide your career needs rehabbing, you need to evaluate the current state of your career. This is the “diagnosis” phase. It’s similar to a contractor inspecting a home they’re planning to renovate: You’re going to evaluate what remains strong, what could use some minor repairs, and what needs to be completely gutted and rebuilt. This inspection of your career is called the Rehab YOU Evaluation, and it will require you to be transparent and open to new ways of designing, building, testing and launching your personal brand, once you…

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3 Career Tips To Kick Off The New Year

A new year is the perfect time to get your career on track. Whether you’re working towards a promotion, looking for a new job, or are simply seeking growth opportunities, it’s important to take charge of your career. Take advantage of the new year and the momentum that comes with it with these three tips to kick off your career in 2020. Don’t procrastinate. There’s no time like the present to get things started. Procrastination will only ensure that your career stays stagnant. Don’t allow yourself to do things tomorrow,…

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3 Career Moves You Need To Prioritize To Protect Your Livelihood In The 20s

Ten-year career plans became passé as the pace of change in business increased. It’s hard to predict what the technological and economic environment will be in the coming year, much less a decade. But there are still many things you can and should plan for as this new decade approaches, especially if you hope to protect your marketability and increase your earning potential. Positioning yourself to ride the wave of economic and cultural volatility that lies ahead will require a prolonged and sustained effort. That might be daunting to hear,…

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