MySpace Adds To Senior Executive Suite
MySpace, which launched four years ago, now has more than 117 million users worldwide and offices in 19 countries and 29 localized sites across the Web.
Looking For Anyone In Particular?
In the current economic climate, hiring new people is something that's put on the back burner at many organizations -- especially if there's any threat that a "reduction in headcount" might be in the cards. But, that doesn't mean no one is hiring IT people. In fact, certain talent is still hard to find and highly sought after at some organizations.
Top Vacation Spots For Geeks
Anyone can head for the beach, but if space flight, astronomy, or science fiction/fantasy movies (Lord of The Rings, anyone?) mean anything to you, try these destinations instead.
IT Economic Outlook Brightens
The number of medium-sized companies expecting bigger budgets increased 10 percentage points from April to 64%, according to CDW.
Yahoo In Proxy Settlement With Carl Icahn
The billionaire investor grabs a seat as eight of Yahoo's current board members, including chairman Roy Bostock and CEO Jerry Yang, will run for re-election next month.
AMD Names New CEO
President and chief operating officer Dirk Meyer was named CEO, and Hector Ruiz will become executive chairman of the chipmaker and chair of the board.
When Is It Unethical To Consider A Job Offer From A Vendor?
A scandal is brewing in Massachusetts about whether an executive at a vendor violated state conflict of interest rules by allegedly offering a state official--in this case a department CIO-- a job. What sort of rules do you or your company have about job offers from vendors?
Are You An 'Emotionally Intelligent' Leader Or A Dimwit?
Recession or no recession, dot-com boom or bust, bull or bear market, it doesn't seem to matter. For as long as I've been covering tech career trends (about 15 years,) employers have complained about shortages of IT professionals who have the right balance of "people skills" and tech-skills du jour. However, now there's a new skill shortage developing--a scarcity of "emotionally intelligent" IT leaders. Have you tapped into your emotional intelligence today?
Buzz Aldrin's Moon Warning
The famed astronaut says that if the next president does not make space exploration a priority, the United States will lag behind other countries in the space race for the next century.
Tech Careers Looking Shiny In The World Of Money
The beleaguered financial services industry can be a bleak place to work these days. But not to Denis Stypulkoski, the new CIO of start-up firm Tygris Commerical Finance Group, where he says optimism and opportunity abound.