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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in April 2009
Time Warner Ready To Spin Off AOL
News  |  4/29/2009  | 
The fate of the partnership may be decided at an all-hands meeting at AOL's ancestral headquarters in mid-July.
Going On A Job Interview? Here's Some Help
Commentary  |  4/29/2009  | 
Job interviews rank up there with root canal for most people. Wouldn't you want to know in advance the trickiest question your prospective employer might ask on your job interview?
More Companies Requiring IT Security Certification
News  |  4/28/2009  | 
The study reflects responses from more than 1,000 IT employees.
Foreign IT Pros Working In U.S. Earning More Than Americans
News  |  4/27/2009  | 
Researchers analyzed skills and pay data on more than 50,000 IT professionals who participated in InformationWeek salary surveys from 2000 to 2005.
Apple Corrects Shareholder Vote To Grant Voice On Pay
News  |  4/27/2009  | 
The company says it expects to see regulations requiring some form of shareholder input on compensation at public companies in the near future.
Universities Get $5 Million To Tap IBM-Google Cloud
News  |  4/23/2009  | 
National Science Foundation grant recipients will explore image processing, large-scale data analysis, improving the Internet, human genome sequencing, and other areas.
Global CIO: Prove IT's Business Value To Your CEO -- Or Else
Commentary  |  4/21/2009  | 
CIOs face relentless pressure from CEOs to prove, in financial terms, the business value of the IT team and the IT budget.
CIO Will Advise Feds On $20 Billion Health IT Bill
Commentary  |  4/21/2009  | 
John Glaser, CIO at Partners Healthcare, will be heading down to D.C. the week of May 4, to begin a six month stint helping to hammer out details of the federal government's $20 billion stimulus programs for health IT.
Federal CTO Chopra Completes Obama's Tech Triad
News  |  4/20/2009  | 
Three of the nation's tech leaders must work together to implement change and overcome hurdles.
Motorola Says Ex-CFO Destroyed Evidence
News  |  4/16/2009  | 
The company alleges its ex-CFO destroyed data that could be used against him during a retaliatory discharge lawsuit.
VC-Fueled Startups See Bigger Deals, Fewer Funds
News  |  4/14/2009  | 
Despite the recession, venture firms with solid track records continue to secure sizable commitments, two industry groups find.
Former CFO Said Motorola Lied About Financials
News  |  4/13/2009  | 
Paul Liska says he was unlawfully fired for trying to bring up concerns about Motorola's financial forecasts.
Ex-Qwest Chief Nacchio Ordered To Prison
News  |  4/13/2009  | 
Nacchio was convicted of unloading Qwest stock with inside knowledge that the company's business was deteriorating.
Game Designer Wright Leaves EA, Forms Think Tank
News  |  4/9/2009  | 
Will Wright said he plans to tap the "revolutionary change" taking place in the entertainment industry.
Top Microsoft Data Center Architect Leaves Company
News  |  4/9/2009  | 
Mike Manos will become senior VP of technical services at Digital Realty Trust, a data center builder, outsourcer, and design consultancy.
Weak Economy Dampens Demand For H-1B Visas
News  |  4/8/2009  | 
One week into the new H-1B visa season, petitions are still being accepted.
IBM Cuts Internet Reimbursement For Home Workers
News  |  4/2/2009  | 
Big Blue employees based out of home offices must now pay for their own broadband connections.
Global CIO: What CIOs Must Do To Survive The Recession
Commentary  |  4/1/2009  | 
The old ways are gone forever -- CIOs must adapt to a new environment fully engaged with operations, customers, and revenue generation.
Microsoft: We Need More Foreign Workers
News  |  4/1/2009  | 
Redmond says its reliance on H1-B employees is due to a shortage of capable U.S. tech pros.

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