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  • Working-at-Home a Win-Win for Employers and Employees

    Marissa Mayer's infamous policy for Yahoo aside, telecommuting remains an important tool for reducing employee stress and increasing operational efficiency. Follow these tips to do it right.

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 April 14 01:36
  • 6 Social Media Mistakes That Will Kill Your Career

    Just because you're not posting drunken selfies doesn't mean you've got this social networking thing down. There are a number of more subtle social media mistakes that could hurt your career. Here are six to avoid.

    Written by Sharon Florentine15 April 14 23:49
  • Hire for Cultural Fit, Train for the Right IT Skills

    Hiring for the right cultural fit can be more important than focusing on technical skills alone and can help companies improve employee retention, engagement and loyalty.

    Written by Sharon Florentine03 April 14 00:17
  • Intel plays defense against ARM with Cloudera stake

    Intel's US$740 million investment in software company Cloudera will help sell more x86 chips in Hadoop installations, but it could also be a defensive move to maintain its server lead from the emerging threat posed by 64-bit ARM servers.

    Written by Agam Shah01 April 14 07:40
  • 7 Tips for Managing Digital Information Overload

    Email, social media, texts. Today's business and project managers have more electronic distractions than ever. So how can busy managers successfully navigate the electronic jungle? Organization and productivity experts share their top tips for beating information overload.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff27 March 14 19:35
  • CIOs Must Become Technology Consultants

    If the 'old' CIO had a reputation of throwing up barriers, the 'new' CIO must focus on breaking down barriers to show marketing, finance, HR and other business leaders how IT services can help them become better within their particular operations.

    Written by CIO Staff21 March 14 17:41
  • Small Data Plays a Big Role in IT Recruiting

    Job applicant tracking systems capture massive amounts of info on candidates. But all that data doesn't help if the best candidates aren't able or willing to complete the process. Going more simple and streamlined can make it easier to find talent.

    Written by Sharon Florentine20 March 14 19:03
  • How to Use Social Media to Improve Your IT Recruiting Strategy

    Social media is ubiquitous in today's digital world, so you can bet your next star employee is out there sharing, liking and tweeting. Here's how to leverage social networking technology to effectively target and recruit IT candidates.

    Written by Sharon Florentine17 March 14 18:00
  • Eight eye-openers from Salesforce.com's annual report

    Last week, Salesforce.com reported its fourth-quarter and year-end fiscal 2014 results, announcing a major bump in revenue and even raising its guidance significantly. But the fast-growing cloud vendor is also continuing to post significant losses as it spends big on sales, marketing and acquisitions.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus07 March 14 17:44
  • When tech titans join forces: The verdict on 6 big mergers

    Some things go together like peanut butter and jelly. Others are more like peanut butter and motor oil. The joining of tech titans is no different. Here we discuss whether six high-profile mergers have made a tasty combination or a gross one.

    Written by John Brandon04 March 14 13:37
  • What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups

    It seems there's a startup for everything these days. Sure, there are benefits from introducing new, more efficient systems to your enterprise, but there are also technical, financial and practical considerations before signing on with a startup tech company. Here are the pros and cons.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell26 Feb. 14 16:19
  • 11 project management tips for setting and managing expectations

    Project management experts discuss the best ways to set, manage and adjust expectations to ensure that projects don't veer off course - and they suggest what steps project managers should take if they do.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff18 Feb. 14 13:46
  • How to Beat Applicant Tracking Systems

    All's fair in love, war and job hunting. Learn how to use 'guerilla' job search tactics to use applicant tracking system technology to your advantage.

    Written by Sharon Florentine13 Feb. 14 21:18
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