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8 IT Hiring Trends You Can't Ignore
News  |  5/31/2013  | 
Drill down on the latest trends in the IT labor market for job seekers and employers and get expert advice from an IT recruiter.
Edelman CIO Shares His 90-Day Game Plan
Commentary  |  5/31/2013  | 
Any IT leader looking to re-energize or re-evaluate a team can adapt the plan CIO Denis Edwards used to start his new job.
Demand For IT Apprenticeships Outpaces Opportunities In U.K.
News  |  5/31/2013  | 
With 17 applicants for every available IT apprenticeship position in the U.K., government leaders encourage employers to add more opportunities.
3 Ways IT Can Support Talent Strategy
Commentary  |  5/31/2013  | 
Technology that bolsters the talent strategy gives IT leaders an essential role shaping the business environment.
IT Job Interviews: 8 Tips To Avoid Disaster
News  |  5/30/2013  | 
IT job hunters, avoid foolish flubs in your next interview. Take this expert advice on manners, money and more.
Why You Need A Mobile Center Of Excellence
Commentary  |  5/30/2013  | 
A division created specifically to marshal your mobile efforts can bring your company long-term rewards. Here's what it needs to succeed.
O2's Outsourcing Plans Spark Anger
News  |  5/28/2013  | 
Spanish telco's U.K. brand, O2, says it doesn't need as many call center staffers to help customers since the rise of the smartphone. But its plans for dealing with that change have been fiercely attacked.
BBC Suspends CTO Over Failed IT Project
News  |  5/28/2013  | 
Botched Digital Media Initiative cost U.K. taxpayers £98 million, and may cost IT chief John Linwood his job.
Google Gmail Gets Tabbed Inbox
News  |  5/23/2013  | 
Information overload got you down? Just divide your Gmail messages among different tabs and your inbox may seem more manageable.
Why Young IT Pros Should Consider Higher Ed
Commentary  |  5/22/2013  | 
In the battle for tech talent, small colleges and universities have a lot to offer Gen Xers and Millennials.
6 Tips: How To Speak C-Suite
News  |  5/22/2013  | 
To get better results in budget and project negotiations and make career path progress, IT pros must learn to speak less tech and more "boss."
Does London Tech Scene Need More Money?
News  |  5/22/2013  | 
British investor timidity -- in contrast to U.S.'s "appetite for risk" -- is hurting Britain's chances of becoming another Silicon Valley, say London CEOs.
Rules For Radical CIOs
Commentary  |  5/20/2013  | 
Saul Alinsky's controversial teachings changed slightly to apply to competitors and the business of technology. The first of two parts.
So You Want To Be A CIO? 4 Tips
Commentary  |  5/17/2013  | 
If you have C-suite aspirations, consider these four pieces of advice from the school of hard knocks.
Innovation Isn't Working At 4 Out Of 5 Companies
Commentary  |  5/16/2013  | 
Companies are too afraid of risk, among other factors, according to Accenture.
H-1B At Center Of Immigration Reform Debate
News  |  5/16/2013  | 
H-1B is just one of the hot-button issues in the immigration reform act now being debated by the Senate Judiciary Committee. But it is the one that matters most to IT.
Why One IT Team Developed 'Techapalooza'
News  |  5/15/2013  | 
Do it Best Corp., an Indiana-based hardware and building materials distributor, created Techapalooza, its own annual tech conference.
Google CEO Recovering From Vocal Cord Paralysis
News  |  5/14/2013  | 
Larry Page has published a Google+ post explaining his recent voice problems.
7 IT Skills Help You Get Hired
News  |  5/14/2013  | 
Big data, mobile management and security smarts matter. See what other IT specialties will help you get ahead now.
5 Contrarian Tips On Innovation
Commentary  |  5/10/2013  | 
Think small, don't partner with business units and don't treat innovation like an election.
Where Do Higher Education CIOs Come From?
Commentary  |  5/9/2013  | 
Higher ed technology leaders are still most commonly hired from within academia. Take a look at some interesting demographics.
Google Says Shoppers With Smartphones Spend More
News  |  5/9/2013  | 
Google says frequent smartphone users spend 25% to 50% more while shopping than moderate smartphone users do.
What IT Staffs Want More Than Salary
Commentary  |  5/8/2013  | 
The 5 job factors that matter most to IT executives have nothing to do with compensation. Are you ready to deliver?
Bulletproof Your Social Business: Train Employees
Commentary  |  5/3/2013  | 
New employee guidelines, ongoing reinforcement and performance rewards tied to correct use of social media will help keep your company out of hot water.
U.K. Eyes Apprenticeships To Grow IT Talent
News  |  5/3/2013  | 
Public-private partnerships offer on-the-job IT training to unskilled youth, aiming to produce a new generation of IT talent.
Intel Decides Two Heads Better Than One
Commentary  |  5/3/2013  | 
Intel's board sees synergy in replacing outgoing CEO Paul Otellini with two execs. Is the duo up to the formidable challenge ahead?
Size Matters: Smaller Project Teams Are Better
Commentary  |  5/2/2013  | 
Big teams can cost your organization time and money – and possibly the project itself. Here's how to pare down.
Veterans Program Offers IT Certifications
News  |  5/1/2013  | 
Military, business community team up to give service members ways to earn private sector IT certifications.

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