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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in March 2012
5 Reasons To Hire An IT Career Coach
News  |  3/30/2012  | 
IT career coaches don't come cheap, but they can help you address crucial issues ranging from mentorships to preparation for the C-suite.
Today's Hottest Health IT Jobs Are Epic
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Got Epic Systems implementation experience or certifications? If so, you're among health IT's most sought-after professionals.
10 CIOs: Career Decisions I'd Do Over
Slideshows  |  3/28/2012  | 
Listen and learn as leading CIOs share the decisions they'd do over, from misusing outsourcing to adopting tech too early.
FBI, Army Tap Epic Games For Training Simulations
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Intelligence and military agencies license the game engine behind Gears of War and Mass Effect to simulate decision-making, medical, and crime-scene scenarios.
Outsourcing Or Automation: No Difference To Unemployed Workers
Commentary  |  3/28/2012  | 
Some 750,000 U.S. tech and business workers are going to get the pink slip between now and 2016. Does it really matter if their jobs go offshore or are replaced by machines?
6 Ways To Stop Baby Boomer, Millenial Conflict
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
IT leaders can thwart battles between the generations using these smart strategies.
Big Data Talent War: 10 Analytics Job Trends
Slideshows  |  3/27/2012  | 
A gap is emerging among data-savvy professionals, with big-data-analysis and predictive skills trumping routine business-intelligence and information-management talents.
5 Ways To Land A Hot Programming Job
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
As more and more large enterprises outsource their IT jobs, here's how you can jostle for a programming position at a killer startup.
270,000 More IT Jobs Headed Offshore
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Offshore outsourcing will continue at brisk pace for next four years, then ease up as automation replaces offshoring as a way for companies to save money, a new study says.
IBM Sues Another Former Exec
News  |  3/20/2012  | 
Lawsuit against former federal services VP Thomas Romeo is fifth time Big Blue has hauled a former exec into court in recent years for alleged breach of contract.
Tech Talent Shortage, Or Busted Moral Compass?
Commentary  |  3/20/2012  | 
Readers weigh in on training, internships, partnerships, and 'cut-and-paste robotic HR people.'
4 Rules For Managing Millenials In IT
News  |  3/19/2012  | 
Some IT leaders consider young IT workers to be high maintenance. Are they really fussy, or are you not paying attention to what makes them tick?
Apple Critic Accused Of 'Significant Fabrications'
Commentary  |  3/16/2012  | 
This American Life withdraws its report on working conditions at Apple's suppliers in China.
Are You A Bad IT Manager?
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
Here are four warning signs that you might be demoralizing your staff and hurting your company's productivity and bottom line.
5 Most Common Resume Blunders
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
When you get only two minutes to make a good impression, your resume has to be perfect. Robert Half research pinpoints missteps most likely to take you out of consideration.
Google Exec Joins Microsoft, Trashes Google
News  |  3/14/2012  | 
Google's focus on social and advertising is killing entrepreneurship and innovation, insists former engineering director James Whittaker.
The High Cost Of Cool
Commentary  |  3/14/2012  | 
New bells and whistles on your favorite technology are exciting, but sometimes they're just noise.
Foreign Tech Pros May Benefit From Visa Changes
News  |  3/13/2012  | 
New rules for L-1B visas that are under consideration by U.S. immigration authorities could open floodgates to foreign IT workers, according to Senators Grassley and Durbin.
What Twitter Acquires With Posterous
News  |  3/12/2012  | 
Deal appears to be mainly a way for Twitter to pick up some talented software engineers.
Innovative Ideas Are A Dime A Dozen
Commentary  |  3/12/2012  | 
Ideas abound. The real challenge for CIOs is to pick the best ideas that can be implemented quickly and visibly.
Best Buy Hires Starbucks CIO Stephen Gillett
News  |  3/9/2012  | 
Gillett will lead Best Buy's digital business, e-commerce, and IT operations. It's more evidence that CIOs who prioritize customer experience become business leaders.
IT Jobs: 6 Essential Skills For The Cloud Era
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
Want to stay relevant in the cloud era's rapidly changing IT job market? Take this expert advice.
5 Leadership Skills CIOs, Senators Share
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
Georgia state senator John Albers says his former CIO career prepared him well for the perils of politics. Consider his advice on key leadership traits for both roles.
H-1B Application Window Opens April 2
News  |  3/1/2012  | 
Controversial visa program allows foreign-born tech pros to work in the U.S. for up to six years.

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