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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in July 2013
7 Top Career Paths After IT
Commentary  |  7/31/2013  | 
IT professionals looking to transition to new careers have skills that particularly suit certain roles. Consider this expert advice.
NYC's Mouse Corps Gives Students Tech Design Boost
News  |  7/31/2013  | 
High school program introduces students to a prized combination of technology, engineering and design skills.
10 More Ways IT Pros Can Gain Business Credibility
Slideshows  |  7/26/2013  | 
If you're an IT professional with ambitions, show that you know how to make an impact on the business. Here's how.
Why You Need To Rethink Your IT Job
Commentary  |  7/26/2013  | 
As new technologies change behavior, IT pros must attain new skills or risk being ignored.
Brave Tales From The SysAdmin Trenches
Commentary  |  7/25/2013  | 
Comedy. Tragedy. PEBCAK. Systems administrators know them all -- as evidenced by these tales from IT pros recognized on National SysAdmin Day.
Some Higher Ed CIOs Remain Big Data Skeptics
Commentary  |  7/24/2013  | 
Readers had plenty to say when we called for university CIOs to bear down on using and teaching big data. Can you learn from the example of Bill Gates' high school teacher?
5 Ways To Tick Off Your IT Recruiter
Commentary  |  7/24/2013  | 
Executive recruiters can help you land your dream IT job -- but are you a dream candidate? These five common mistakes can tarnish your relationship with your recruiter.
Creative Tests For Your Business Continuity Plan
Commentary  |  7/23/2013  | 
Shake up your continuity training with these challenging exercises that force employees out of their comfort zone.
Data Science Certification Program Emerges
News  |  7/23/2013  | 
What skills should a big data expert possess? International group of analytics experts says its Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) program provides rigorous standard.
Social Tools Shouldn't Threaten Corporate Training
Commentary  |  7/23/2013  | 
Social technologies capture value and allow learning to occur in real time and at scale, in ways traditional training tools can't. Social tools pose an opportunity for corporate learning leaders.
Online Programs Target Adults Without Degrees
Commentary  |  7/22/2013  | 
Still a few classes shy of your college degree? You now have more options, as institutions target adult learners with online programs and simplify the process.
Ace Your Internal IT Job Interview: 5 Tips
News  |  7/19/2013  | 
Think you have an edge over external candidates because you know the company and have powerful references? That line of thinking won't help you land the job.
Big Data Career Switch: 4 Key Points
Commentary  |  7/17/2013  | 
Looking to retool your skillset to land a job in data science? Beware these issues as you consider university programs.
The Developer Is King, Google And Startups Say
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
There's never been a better time for developer-entrepreneurs, rising industry leaders argue.
4 Recruiting Trends For Job Hunters, Via LinkedIn
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
LinkedIn's 2013 Global Recruiting Trends survey details how 3,300 hiring managers find talent. Take note as you pursue your next job.
Love Your Work, Or Sing The Dinosaur Blues
Commentary  |  7/16/2013  | 
Back from this year's World Domination Summit, I ponder why finding work happiness -- a prerequisite for innovation -- is so dang hard.
Education Tech: What's Trending?
News  |  7/15/2013  | 
Education Technology Innovation Summit in NYC will highlight hot trends in education technology, from mobile to gamification.
Quit Dithering On Digital Business Strategy
Commentary  |  7/15/2013  | 
Digital is the future of business, and the movement needs leaders. You in, CIOs?
Apple iWatch Engineers Wanted
News  |  7/15/2013  | 
Apple's smartwatch may not arrive until late 2014, as the company scrambles to recruit staff to help solve its "hard engineering problems."
U.K. Lags In Tech Innovation Credibility
News  |  7/12/2013  | 
KPMG Global Technology Innovation poll finds few global business leaders see the U.K. as a tech hub, underscoring Britain's urgency to change its reputation and attract investors.
Deloitte Outlines London IT Sector Challenges
News  |  7/11/2013  | 
U.K. has potential as a global tech hub, but is hindered by inadequate investment in science and startups, says report.
Microsoft Reorganization Signals Big Challenges Ahead
News  |  7/11/2013  | 
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer now has the pieces in place, but will renaming divisions and shuffling executives bring a legitimate payoff?
U.K. Debates New Tech Education Standards
News  |  7/8/2013  | 
Education reform aims to ramp up British students' mastery of programming, mathematical modeling and other skills that industry says are in short supply.

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