Alena Meyer

Alena Meyer is an author with a background in project management, sales, and marketing. For the past four years, she has been helping tech startups, educational organizations, and e-commerce businesses to create content that speaks to their audience. When she is not writing about technology, self-improvement, or learning new skills, you will find her hiking in nature, looking for undiscovered photography locations, or playing video games.

Alena Meyer
June 29, 2022
Advice

Hunting for a new job is a daunting experience for most people. Job seekers often feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to start or how to prioritize numerous tasks on their to-do lists. This process can be less stressful and time consuming, however, if planned carefully beforehand. 

May 29, 2022
Advice

You've created a compelling resume, updated your LinkedIn profile, spent hours browsing job boards, and applied for several suitable positions. It looks like half of the job is done, and you just need to wait a bit. So you wait...and wait...and wait. But nothing happens. You never hear anything back from employers. 

May 14, 2022
Tech

When people think about working in the tech industry, they often picture a developer sitting in front of a computer and coding all day long. However, studies show that almost half of open positions in tech are for non-technical roles. Companies need administrative workers, lawyers, designers, project managers, marketing specialists, financial analysts, and sales representatives. In fact, the last is among the most in-demand professions in the field. 

April 13, 2022
Job Market

Creating a great product does not automatically guarantee a tech company's success. It is also essential to have qualified salespeople who can communicate the value of this product to the target audience and explain how becoming paying customers can make their lives easier. And this is where tech sales representatives come into play.

March 17, 2022
Advice

Have you received an invitation to interview for a job? Congratulations! According to Glassdoor, each corporate job attracts, on average, 250 resumes, but only four-to-five applicants are usually invited for an interview. With odds like this, becoming one of the few job candidates is quite an achievement. 

March 10, 2022
Advice

You have crafted a compelling resume, updated your LinkedIn profile, and even short-listed promising open positions. The only thing left to do is write your cover letters. And for many people, this task proves to be unexpectedly challenging. A lot of questions arise. How do I address these letters? How long should they be? What should I write? And do I still need cover letters in 2022? 

February 10, 2022
Advice

Business analysts, or BA for short, help companies work efficiently, earn more and create better products by leveraging all available data. They work in IT, banking, healthcare, marketing, and many other industries. Their day-to-day duties and responsibilities may vary significantly. And therefore, vary the requirements for open positions.

February 3, 2022
Job Market

Companies across the world know how important it is to collect data and then to make decisions based on this data. Data allows businesses to understand industry trends, what customers want, what competitors are doing, and even how employees are doing and what their needs are. 

January 13, 2022
Job Market

Companies gather data and they use this collected data to make business decisions, and this, in turn, allows them to become more efficient and to remain competitive. In order to do this effectively, businesses turn to business analysts to guide them during this time. 

December 26, 2021
Job Market

Whether a company is developing a mobile app, planning a conference, or constructing a new building, it needs somebody to coordinate everyone's efforts, to keep stakeholders updated about the project’s progress, and to lead the project to a successful completion. And this is where a project manager comes into play.

December 23, 2021
Job Market

Before beginning to look for a new position, people rarely realize how time-consuming the job search process is. You need to invest at least a couple of hours a day in writing resumes and cover letters, building a social media presence, browsing job boards for suitable vacancies, applying for open positions, preparing yourself for interviews, and waiting for a hiring decision.

December 22, 2021
Job Market

Originally designed to be applied in software development, the Agile philosophy has since become popular across all industries. Companies use it to manage marketing campaigns, develop new products, plan events, and implement new work processes into their businesses.

December 9, 2021
Job Market

Whether a company wants to construct a new building, create a software application, or organize a science conference it needs a professional to manage the project. This professional will develop a detailed action plan, evaluate potential risks and constraints involved, will oversee teams and resources, and ultimately bring the project to a successful end. 

November 28, 2021
Job Market

According to the Talent Gap report from the Project Management Institute, the global economy will need 25 million new professionals with project management skills by 2030. There seems to be a talent shortage at present, and this is apparent across all industries, yet salary trends look promising. 

November 16, 2021
Job Market

Indeed currently has 116,472 job openings for the role of a Solutions Architect in the United States alone. There are also 85,005 vacancies on LinkedIn, 41,147 on Glassdoor, and thousands more on Monster. 

November 12, 2021
Job Market

Over the past decade technology has transformed business processes, systems, and methods across various industries. And this is mainly done so that organizations can stay competitive.

October 29, 2021
Advice

To succeed in the competitive software development industry, companies need to deliver high-quality and error-free products to their end-users.

October 28, 2021
Job Market

The tech industry is growing rapidly, and there are plenty of tech-related jobs available across the whole of the United States. Despite the widespread misconception, these jobs are not only in software development, administration and QA engineering.

October 24, 2021
Tech

There are two approaches to software testing: manual, where humans perform tests, and automated, where test engineers write code and tests are done by computers.

October 10, 2021
Job Market

‍According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there will be around 667,600 new computer and information technology based jobs by 2030