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  • How to use video to improve IT recruiting

    Sure, video killed the radio star, but the technology is breathing new life into inefficient, time-consuming and stale recruiting practices and allowing organizations to cut time-to-hire while increasing talent quality.

    Written by Sharon Florentine13 July 15 23:55
  • Cybrary and WIT partner to help women advance in cybersecurity

    A new partnership between IT MOOC platform Cybrary and Women in Technology (WIT), a professional organization for women in the technology field, aims to address two major challenges faced by IT organizations today: a shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a lack of women in technology.

    Written by Sharon Florentine18 June 15 01:44
  • CIOs need to build a business-savvy bench

    Here's a look at how three CIOs are cultivating a business-focused outlook among the up-and-coming IT leaders who report to them.

    Written by CIO Executive Council29 May 15 23:41
  • How a battered Zoosk kept employees engaged

    When Carol Mahoney met with Zoosk's founders Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr in late 2014, she believed it was to finalize a post-IPO talent strategy and make plans for the company's public future.

    Written by Sharon Florentine16 May 15 02:17
  • IT Leaders Aren't All Coming From Tech

    The milestones along the traditional path to IT leadership look a lot like this: Earn a computer science degree, serve an IT internship, take development courses, gain coding experience, obtain certifications and sign up for management training specific to technology. However, as IT increasingly becomes a business strategy enabler, IT leaders are being promoted from places like the sales or marketing department.

    Written by Sharon Florentine25 Sept. 14 05:23
  • Top Leadership Quality Isn't What You'd Expect

    What's the most important quality leaders should have? Discipline? Drive? Obsession? The ability to motivate others? No, no, no and no. The answer is emotional IQ - or what's referred to in laymen's terms as empathy.

    Written by Sharon Florentine29 July 14 23:54
  • Don't Give Your Job Search a Summer Vacation

    For most people, summer's the perfect time to relax, take a vacation and operate at a more leisurely pace than during the rest of the year. But if you're a job-seeker, you can't afford to put your search on the back burner. Instead, use the slower pace and longer days to your advantage.

    Written by Sharon Florentine17 July 14 23:42
  • 12 Tips to Help College Grads Land Their First IT Job

    According to research conducted by labor market analytics and consulting firm Burning Glass , the future is looking bright, or brighter, for college students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) -- especially if they are looking to go into healthcare, IT or engineering & advanced manufacturing. Indeed, according to Burning Glass's findings, STEM graduates have access to twice as many entry-level jobs as non-STEM graduates -- and the pay is better too, $66,123 compared to $52,299.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff10 July 14 00:06
  • Is the work-life balance a myth?

    In theory, the concept of "work-life balance" seems to make sense – splitting your days and weeks between a collaborative and connected working life while also enjoying personal activities and leisure time with friends, family, pursuing hobbies, exercise or just watching TV.

    Written by Sharon Florentine07 July 14 23:04
  • CIOs, IT Hiring Managers Optimistic, But Challenges Remain

    Almost 90 percent of U.S. CIOs and about 70 percent of U.S. hiring managers plan to hire IT professionals in the second half of 2014, according to separate research reports from Robert Half Technology and, respectively. That adds up to great news for the IT industry and for tech pros looking to land a new job, but hiring companies must adapt to upward pressure on salaries and stem high turnover rates.

    Written by Sharon Florentine02 July 14 06:33
  • 8 Tips for Retaining Top IT Talent

    How do you retain top IT talent in a competitive market? Is it money? Flexibility? Something else? IT recruiters and executives share their top eight suggestions for how you can keep developers, engineers and IT staff happy.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff01 May 13 13:55
  • Working with HR - Part 3

    What department heads and line managers think of HR, what employees think, and what HR managers think.

    Written by Tim Mendham19 Aug. 11 07:00
  • IT Jobs: Data Center Hiring Turns a Corner

    Driven to austerity in an economy that only recently appears ready to expand again, companies will likely hire slightly more data center workers this year, according to experts.

    Written by Robert Lemos05 May 10 05:48