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careers, Internships, Software Development

Finding Job Satisfaction: Growing the Next Generation

Part One in the Series: Increase your stock by investing in your future “You should be...

careers, Women in Technology

Three Things I Learned at the Women in Tech Mid-Atlantic Conference

What do I do when I discover a conference, with technical and professional development content,...

careers, inclusion

What do Danish Elephants Have to Do with Inclusion?

Pick a number between 1 and 10. Multiply it by 9. If it’s a two-digit...

Business Analysis, careers

Five Key Skills for Business Analysis in Any Industry

During an interview, a candidate asked me “What’s a typical day for a Business Analyst?”...

careers, Data Analysis, Data Science, Data visualization

No More Unicorns! Building a Sustainable Analytics Team

The unicorn is having a moment in the spotlight. I’m not just talking about recent...

Women in Technology

The Tables Have Turned – at Grace Hopper 2016

Can you name one popular woman engineer who has made a significant impact on computing?...

careers

The Partner Interview, Part Two: Steve Cooper and Daphne Puerto

The partner interview is a unique component of Excella’s recruiting process. Every past, present and...

careers, Culture

What Makes Excella a Top Workplace?

Last week, Excella made The Washington Post Top Workplaces for the fourth year in a...

careers, UI/UX, User Experience

Q&A with UX Legend Jared Spool

Last week on a rainy Thursday night, Jared Spool stood before a packed audience at...

careers

5 Things I Wish I Had Known in the First 5 Years of My Career

If you’re just starting your career, wouldn’t you wish for some advice on how to...

Internships

From Intern to Employee: Making the Leap

As one of the top internships in the nation as ranked by Vault.com, we’re frequently...

Software Development, Training, Women in Technology

It’s Okay to Be Different

Having different ideas and opinions, shared by no one but yourself, can be lonely and...