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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in June 2009
Supreme Court May Review Conviction Of Ex-Qwest CEO
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Joe Nacchio is serving six years in prison for illegal insider trading while head of the telecom firm.
IBM Wins Round Against Dell Exec
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
David Johnson cannot assume full duties in Round Rock until lawsuit is resolved.
Jobs Returns To Work At Apple
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
The Apple chief executive is splitting his time between the company's corporate offices and working from home.
Judge OKs Former IBM Exec's Dell Move
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
David Johnson can begin work in Round Rock while breach of contract case is heard.
Cisco Touts Telecommuting
News  |  6/26/2009  | 
A survey released by the networking powerhouse says work-at-home employees can save companies money. And then there's the bandwidth.
Graduate Science Enrollment Rises, Bringing More Diversity
News  |  6/25/2009  | 
More students than ever are pursuing graduate education in science and engineering and those doing so represent a greater proportion of non-white ethnic groups and of women.
Global CIO: Hey, CIOs -- Augment Your Strategic Reality With This Great New Technology
Commentary  |  6/22/2009  | 
During this difficult economic time, augmented reality has the potential to help you enhance your role as a visionary business technology leader, inspire your team, and steal the march on your competitors.
Global CIO: Should CIO Compensation Be Capped By The Government?
Commentary  |  6/18/2009  | 
It seems inevitable that the Obama administration will seek to cap executive compensation across the board, including CIOs, and not just for companies bailed out by taxpayers.
Startup Online Game Publisher Playdom Hires EA COO
News  |  6/18/2009  | 
John Pleasants is joining the startup at a time when online gaming is growing, while the video-game industry is in a slump.
Exec Leaves Sega For iPhone Game Maker
News  |  6/16/2009  | 
The move is another sign that Apple's iPhone is becoming a strong player in the mobile gaming space.
Palm's New CEO Faces Tough Challenges
News  |  6/12/2009  | 
Former Apple hardware chief Jon Rubinstein is viewed as a good choice to lead Palm back to the forefront of the mobile device market, but multiple challenges await him.
Tesla Motors Co-Founder Sues CEO For Libel
News  |  6/11/2009  | 
Martin Eberhard claims he was falsely accused of responsiblity for the luxury electric car maker's financial instability.
Palm's CEO To Step Down
News  |  6/10/2009  | 
Former Apple hardware chief Jon Rubinstein will take the helm from Ed Colligan, who has held the top position at Palm for 16 years.
Companies Looking To Hire CIO 2.0
Commentary  |  6/10/2009  | 
After months of gloom and doom, are companies again hiring new CIOs? Some executive recruiters say yes. And apparently, some of those employers want an upgrade.
Many CIOs Cutting IT Budgets
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
Renegotiating vendor contracts and reducing staff were the major causes of cost cutting in the first quarter, a Gartner researcher says.
Former AT&T Exec Ed Whitacre To Lead GM
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
The 6-foot-4-inch Texan retired from AT&T less than two years ago after taking over the old SBC telecom business.
Mixed Bag For IT Jobs
News  |  6/8/2009  | 
Report sees growth in some tech-related professions, losses in others.
Siemens Signs SaaS Deal For 420,000 Users
News  |  6/8/2009  | 
The company will use SuccessFactors' software as a service to manage employee performance, compensation, and recruiting in 80 countries.
Prepare Now For Economic Recovery: Gartner
News  |  6/5/2009  | 
Since no one knows when business growth will actually resume, Gartner is advising organizations to file away completed return-to-business plans by July.
Former Google Exec Faces Objections To Deputy CTO Appointment
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Two consumer groups object to Andrew McLaughlin's potential appointment, saying it would violate President Obama's ethics guidelines.
IT Buoyed By Expected 2% Net Hiring Increase In Q3
News  |  6/2/2009  | 
Companies are adding staff at a steady but moderate pace, according to Robert Half Technology.
Symbian Foundation Bolsters Leadership Team
News  |  6/1/2009  | 
The foundation adds two mobile veterans to its management team as the open source Symbian is only a few months away from being on commercially-available handsets.
Minorities, Women Underrepresented In IT
News  |  6/1/2009  | 
Lack of diversity hurts Silicon Valley's competitiveness, study says.

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