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  • How to Attract and Retain Talent With the Right Benefits

    Multiple generations in the workforce simultaneously can make benefits a tricky issue for businesses. The key is understanding how benefits can help you attract and retain top talent by offering the right solutions for each generation.

    Written by Sharon Florentine22 May 14 03:59
  • What Contract IT Workers Miss About Being Full-Time

    A survey of contract and freelance IT professionals shows healthcare and 401k plans are the most-missed perks of traditional employment, while there are many things they don't miss at all.

    Written by Sharon Florentine12 Nov. 13 19:25
  • 5 Tips to Job Hunt Using Social Media

    LinkedIn may be the go-to place for many job seekers, but dont stop there. Here's a look at how you can use Facebook, Twitter and Google+--as well as some lesser-known social networks--to attract recruiters and land a job.

    Written by Kristin Burnham12 March 13 18:32
  • The How-To Guide for LinkedIn

    Our LinkedIn guide delivers expert advice on the site's features, step-by-step how-to instructions, details on its apps and proper LinkedIn etiquette. Also included: tips and tricks for your job search and company analysis.

    Written by Kristin Burnham21 Feb. 13 20:25
  • Is it worthwhile hiring junior IT staff?

    The post-GFC economic climate is still volatile, which is forcing many organisations to cut back on new staff hires and make do with their existing roster. This is particularly true for IT departments, with 2013 shaping up to be a slow year for IT recruitment, with minimal hiring.

    Written by Byron Connolly20 Feb. 13 12:35
  • How to Revive a Stalled Job Search

    Have you been looking for a job longer than you'd care to say? Well, maybe it's time you changed up your game plan. Here are some tips to help you form a new career strategy.

    Written by Rich Hein09 Jan. 13 14:47
  • 9 IT Career Resolutions for 2013

    As 2012 comes to a close, IT job seekers should already be formulating a plan for career growth and professional development in 2013.

    Written by Rich Hein26 Dec. 12 16:30
  • Top 12 IT Career Stories of 2012

    The holidays are here again and with them come presents, resolutions and a time to reflect. With that in mind, here's a look back at the most popular career stories and tips of 2012.

    Written by Rich Hein17 Dec. 12 16:13
  • The CIO Job Market: More Opportunity, Competition

    As bad as 2009 was for employment in the U.S.--and it was truly terrible--the CIO job market picked up during the latter half of the year, according to executive recruiters who believe the increase in CIO job openings and search activity is a positive sign of what's to come in 2010.

    Written by Meridith Levinson13 Jan. 10 06:46
  • Independent contractors fairing well despite GFC: report

    Despite the severity of the current financial crisis, only one in four Australian contractors, have been required to take a pay cut to stay in employment, a new report has found.

    Written by Tim Lohman01 Sept. 09 15:51
  • Largest retailer has world's most underpaid CIO

    I tend to equate the salaries of celebrity CIOs (an oxymoron, I know) with the compensation packages of today's professional athletes: They're all seemingly excessive and incomprehensible to most salt-of-the-earth people. HP CIO Randy Mott, for instance, took home more than US$28 million in compensation in 2008, while New York Yankees' slugger Alex Rodriguez earns $15,856 every time he sees a pitch, according to The Wall Street Journal.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum28 Aug. 09 05:46
  • How to manage layoff survivor syndrome

    Chances are, if you've survived a round of layoffs in your career, you've probably experienced a pang of longing for lost colleagues, a lack of motivation and a decrease in productivity. According to a report by The Conference Board, an independent membership organization, such reactions can be described as "survivor's syndrome."

    Written by Kristin Burnham27 Aug. 09 07:30
  • Job search tips: addressing job hopping on a resume

    Call it "The Job Hopper's Dilemma." It's the fear, uncertainty and doubt that overcomes IT professionals who've held multiple jobs during a short span of time when they need to apply for a new job. They worry that their job hopping will hamper their job searches, but they don't know how to mitigate the issue.

    Written by Meridith Levinson07 Aug. 09 05:30
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