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Data Scientists: Meet Big Data's Top Guns
News  |  8/30/2012  | 
These big data gurus remain in high demand. A hiring side expert talks about what data scientists bring to the table.
Startup Weekend Made Me A Better IT Leader
Commentary  |  8/30/2012  | 
You'll be amazed at what you can learn when you push outside of your comfort zone.
Inside IBM's $1.3 Billion Kenexa Buy
News  |  8/27/2012  | 
IBM social business group's move mirrors acquisitions by SAP, Oracle, and to add online recruiting and talent management to product suites.
5 Tips: Overcome Corporate Collaboration Challenges
Commentary  |  8/27/2012  | 
Social turns top-down communication channels upside down, as employees demand honesty and input on corporate decisions.
4 Reasons IT Leaders Hate Giving Performance Reviews
News  |  8/24/2012  | 
Dread sitting down with your IT employees to review job performance? Recognize the pitfalls and appraisals will be less troublesome.
Seeking Top 10 Social Business Leaders
Commentary  |  8/24/2012  | 
InformationWeek's The BrainYard seeks your help to identify CIOs and business leaders who are making the best use of social business strategies.
LinkedIn Profile Changes: What You Should Know
News  |  8/22/2012  | 
LinkedIn is rolling out an updated version of its profile pages, including larger photos and heavier emphasis on the Summary section. Here's how to stay current on the professional social network.
6 Recruitment Rules For HR, IT
News  |  8/16/2012  | 
From offering the right perks to defining IT shop culture, HR and IT can work together to get the recruiting details right.
Big Data Development Challenges: Talent, Cost, Time
News  |  8/16/2012  | 
Data variety, storage costs, and other key factors can make it difficult for enterprises to take advantage of their accumulated data.
Google Cuts 4,000 Motorola Mobility Jobs
News  |  8/13/2012  | 
Slashes a fifth of Motorola Mobility workforce. Google's Android hardware partners must watch and wait on any forthcoming Motorola products.
Data Scientist: Hot Big Data Job
News  |  8/13/2012  | 
These specialists, who can supervise the integration of many types of data, find themselves in great demand compared to traditional data analysts.
5 Soft Skills Developers Need to Succeed
News  |  8/10/2012  | 
You can code your heart out but that will take your career only so far. One IT leader shares what he looks for in IT rising stars.
4 Misconceptions About Managing Techies
News  |  8/9/2012  | 
From emotional style to project management style, techies have their own way of doing things. As an IT leader, you'd better understand common myths.
How To Keep Your Best Talent
Commentary  |  8/9/2012  | 
Pam Slim, author of the bestselling Escape From Cubicle Nation, discusses what might keep our best and brightest from fleeing our cubicles. Maybe the answer is to encourage a "side hustle."
Tech Hotshot, Want To Work At A Railroad?
News  |  8/3/2012  | 
Union Pacific has to put a lot of energy into internships and recruiting to lure its IT talent.
How To Survive A Merger: 6 Tips For IT
News  |  8/2/2012  | 
Corporate mergers and acquisitions are inherently stressful, but they don't have to result in employee exodus and jumbled systems. Here's the right way to unite IT forces.

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