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All Talent Development Centre posts for Canadian technology contractors relating to hacks.

12 Signs Your Computer Has Been Hacked

No matter how diligent we are with computer security, sometimes mistakes happen when we’re in a hurry or not thinking and we make our computer vulnerable to a hack. The results of a hack can be devastating, from breached client files to a damaged social media reputation all the way to stolen funds and identities.

When the worst happens, it’s critical to identify a hack as quickly as possible and get it fixed. This video from Bright Side provides helpful tips to do just that. If you’re an IT Security professional, there may be nothing new to you here, but we can almost guarantee that you know at least a few people who could benefit from this video (they probably call you weekly with questions about their home computer). Share this post with them in hopes it will prevent a stupid mistake that you’ll have to fix… over the phone… on a Sunday… at 9:30pm.

5 Minute Resume Tricks That Can Land the Job You Want

On average, you will spend about 25 years of your life sleeping, 4 eating, and 10.3 working.

In total, that’s about 40 years or half of your life doing nothing more than eating, sleeping, and going to work. That’s why it’s important to do work that you love doing.

That advice may sound like a motivational quote embroidered on a pillow at your Nana’s house: “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life,” said Confucius. But in the end, a lot of people do want meaningful or, at the very least, entertaining work.

So, with so much of your life tied up doing other things, here are 9 tips to help you figure out how to make a resume  that will get you that dream job. And the best part? You will only have to spend about 5 minutes of your life following these tips.

Did You Know You Can Do These 4 Things with an Ethernet Cable? (Video)

Every office and network is filled with Ethernet cables. To the average worker, they’re a contribution to a mess behind a computer or in a server room, but a necessity for fast and reliable internet or network access. To an experienced IT pro, specifically those who specialize in networks, though, Ethernet cables are more complex than that and offer some interesting functionality.

This video from Tinkernut offers some insight to the Ethernet cable. Starting with a brief overview of how these office essentials work, the video also provides four clever hacks for an Ethernet cable. If you’d like to learn more about these, have a watch. If you think you already know everything there is to know, then definitely check this out to see if you can learn something new.

Note: The video also states that Ethernet cables are going obsolete, which sparks some colourful debate on its YouTube page. Would you agree?