Out of the Blocks

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The Product is You

The Product is You

Are you new to the job search process or been out of practice because you have not changed jobs in a while? Regardless of how you gain the opportunity to interview for a position, always keep in mind to put your best foot forward! Our resume, our social profile, and the way we communicate with others, both written and spoken, are all forms of a calling card we present to everyone that meets us. Remember that the "product" is YOU! Stand out in the crowd and make the best first impression to land a job you love.
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The State of Technology in Hampton Roads

The State of Technology in Hampton Roads

Marathon Consulting sponsored the 2017 "State of Technology in Hampton Roads" conference, organized by the Hampton Roads Innovation Collaborative (HRIC) on August 22. This conference was the start of a new mission to unite the regional technology community and fill the technical leadership gaps that currently exist. If you missed the event, here is our recap.
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Dependency Injection in ASP.NET

Dependency Injection in ASP.NET

The five principals of object oriented design (known by the acronym of SOLID) are a good rule of thumb to follow when designing software. In this article, we are going to concentrate on the “D” in SOLID, the Dependency Inversion Principle and how that can make your software easier to maintain and more testable. The examples provided are specific to an ASP.NET MVC application but the principles discussed can be applied to software written in any language. Using interfaces to build decoupled components and using a dependency injection container is essential to writing software that is easy to maintain, extend, and test.
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PMI Hampton Roads Professional Development Conference 2017

PMI Hampton Roads Professional Development Conference 2017

The Hampton Roads chapter of Project Management Institute (PMIHR) held its annual Professional Development Conference (PDC) on June 22, 2017. Marathon has long been a Sponsor of this important annual event and several team members were able to attend this year. This one day event presented outstanding sessions covering engaging topics in all areas of project management. Here is our recap, if you happened to miss it.
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