DataTech News & Blog

June 22, 2017
career advice, work, job

Career Advice You Don’t Want to Hear

Not enough people really tell you how it is, everyone seems to regurgitate the same old business and career advice as always. Fact is, that times have changed, but the advice hasn’t, so let DataTech Business Centre give it you straight, we asked a few members of our Business Community and they know a thing or two about modern day business. The Best Career Advice You Don’t Want to Hear Make “Grunt Work” Useful Part of being a new employee anywhere is often times you get to all the fun stuff that no one else wants to do. Often times we just put our head down and try to push through the days doing these monotonous tasks. The truth is, you should be using this “grunt work” to your advantage, take aspects of it that apply to your career goals and practice them. Take the First Job That Will Allow […]
June 16, 2017
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5 Signs You Are Ready for a Promotion

Everyone deserves a promotion right? Well, no, not everyone, but sometimes you feel you are just ready. Don’t get too ahead of yourself, but if these 5 things relate to you, then it may be time to step up and ask for that promotion. So sit back and relax and get ready to find out if you are promotion ready. Are You Ready for a Promotion? It’s no longer a challenge Tired of your everyday duties? Are things getting really boring at work? If you feel you aren’t being challenged enough and you are doing your job well, it might be time for a change. A good company will recognize this and take steps to make sure you are challenged. You cannot communicate good ideas Do you have really good ideas? If you feel you aren’t in a position to express these ideas to higher ups, its time to get […]
June 9, 2017
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How to Maximize Productivity in Shared Office Spaces

With more and more people choosing a shared office space over a private one, maximizing productivity becomes an important issue. Sometimes when moving into a shared office space it can be difficult to adjust to the new working environment. But DataTech has been providing office space to the Victoria business community for years and we know how you can maximize your productivity in our offices. Stay Productive in Shared Offices If you think a shared office space in right for you, checkout our affordable offices and many other services. Room Setup Arguably the most important part of remaining productive is how your office is setup. A lot of factors come into play when choosing how to layout your office. If there will be multiple people inside the office and you are easily distracted, try to angle your desk away from those people to not be tempting by conversations. Try to […]
May 26, 2017
job advice, grad, help

Job Advice Recent Grads Need to Hear

Are you a recent grad? Then you are probably desperately searching for a job, any job will do right? Not a chance. Even though you may not want to hear it, you need some solid advice going forward. At DataTech we have tons of recent grads in our business community and they have told us what they wish they had known and now we pass it on to you. Recent Grad Job Advice Stay Humble You see a lot of stories about people who just show up to company they want to work for and get the job. Don’t do this. This will tick a lot of employers off and most definitely won’t land you the job. Stay humble and get creative with your resume if you wish, just don’t make these mistakes. Research The Culture Research, research, research. The corporate culture of a business is a very important thing. […]