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Matthew Moran is a business coach and technology consultant with more than 20 years of experience. He began his career as a data entry clerk at Blue Cross of California (Anthem). Over the next 6 years, he created a variety of database systems and a large automated document assembly system. The success of this system led to several consulting engagements in the healthcare and legal industries.
His consulting focuses on business-centric application development, with a focus on workflow automation. His clients include Northrop Grumman, HealthNet, Power-one, Maracay Homes, Waste Management, Primerica Financial, and others.
He coaches I.T. departments on concept over process, a business-focused methodology for more proactive and solution-oriented technologies. He also coaches entrepreneurs and small businesses on matters of I.T., content strategies, online presence, and social media.
He is a keynote and workshop presenter, speaking to colleges, professional organizations, and I.T. groups. He is also a songwriter and performer, performing solo and with his band.
He lives in Los Angeles, California, with his youngest daughter and their three dogs.
Part 1: Your Career
1. The Toolkit Approach to Career Development
2. Career Building Defined
3. Information Technology: A Great Career
4. Defining Yourself: Attitudes, Aptitudes, and Desires
Part 2: Filling Your Toolkit
7. Communication Skills
8. Technology Skills
9. The Cover Letter
10. The Resume
Part 3: Putting Your Toolkit to Use
11. Breaking into IT
12. Building an Active Contact List
13. The Job Search
14. The Interview
15. Salary Negotiations and Employment Agreements
16. On the Job Promotion
17. Your Career and Social Media
Part 4: More Options to Build Your Career
Part 5: The Value-Added Toolkit
21. Making Yourself Indispensable
22. Concept over Process
23. The Role of Mentoring
24. Career Coaching
25. Financial Controls
26. A Professional Blog
27. 12 Weeks to Profitable Consulting
28. Words of Encouragement
Appendix A: My Reading List