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Google: Your Searches Could Land You A Job Here
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Google is targeting people for job offers based on their search activity. It's certainly a way to attract people with an inborn curiosity and willingness to investigate unusual things (and no fear of malware).
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/28/2015
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10 Highest Paying Computer Science Programs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Computer science majors from these 10 schools can expect to earn the most by the time they reach the middle of their careers, according to data from Payscale.com. See how your salary stacks up.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/27/2015
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Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
InformationWeek Staff,
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Chris Murphy (left), former InformationWeek editor, discusses how enterprises can future-proof their data centers. The other participants are (from left), VMWare's Bill Fathers, Boeing's Mike Stothers, and eBay's Sri Shivananda -- all attending the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/26/2015
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Tesla Engineer Jumps Ship To Join Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple is adding another senior automotive engineer -- this time from Tesla -- to its roster of people working on the closely guarded Project Titan autonomous vehicle project.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/23/2015
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The Middle Management Trap: Why You Aren't Happy
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Middle managers are more stressed, according to a study, and it can lead to clinical depression.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/20/2015
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12 Questions To Ask Before Accepting An IT Job
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
The corporate culture in which you're working is as important as the work you're being asked to do. Here are 12 questions to help you figure out what kind of workplace you'd be walking into before you accept your next job offer.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/17/2015
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Apple, Intel Hire With Diversity In Mind
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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More women and minorities have been hired at Apple and Intel, but there is more work to be done.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/2015
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Lenovo, HTC Slash Jobs As Smartphone Market Shifts
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Facing pressure and competition in the global smartphone market, Lenovo and HTC each announced layoffs as part of different restructuring plans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/13/2015
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BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/12/2015
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MetroHealth System Goes To Jail To Improve Continuity Of Care
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio was challenged to add a major facility while undergoing a radical enterprise software upgrade. Did they succeed?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/11/2015
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Jon Stewart's Last 'Daily Show': 10 Leadership Lessons
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Jon Stewart left "The Daily Show" in a way that exemplifies the kind of leader he has been for 16 years. Here are 10 lessons that any leader can learn from his example.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/9/2015
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IT Department Makes Hamster Wheel From iMac Boxes
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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An IT department used iMac boxes to make a giant human hamster wheel and also demonstrated the value of letting your team play.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/9/2015
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Life As A Road Warrior Will Kill You
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Making heroes out of the people who fly all over the world for business is killing them. There has to be a better way.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/6/2015
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CEO-Worker Pay Gap Is Focus Of SEC Rule
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
CEOs at publicly traded US companies will soon have to announce how their own salary compares to median worker pay at their organizations. What will this mean for tech companies and IT professionals?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/6/2015
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How To Refresh A Stale IT Career
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
In a recent survey, nearly three quarters of thirtysomethings said they want to scrap their current career. There are obstacles to making such a big move. Before you give it all up and become a lumberjack, consider these options for refreshing your IT career without completely walking away.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/6/2015
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How AstraZeneca's CIO Embraced Insourcing
InformationWeek Staff,
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For years, the trend has been to outsource IT functions to a third party. However, the demands of big data, analytics, and agile development are forcing companies to rethink outsourcing. Here's how David Smoley, the CIO of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, started insourcing IT and embracing change for the better.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/5/2015
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IT Salaries: Not As Important As They Used To Be
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
An advance peek at Greythorn Recruitment's Inside Technology Market Report 2015 shows that salary isn't the only thing motivating IT professionals to change jobs.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/5/2015
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Why Your Office Is Freezing In The Summer
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Why do you need a sweater in the office in the summer? Because we're cooling it based on a formula that dates back to when the Beatles were still together.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/4/2015
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How To Get Ops-Oriented IT To Innovate
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Innovation is change, and change is hard, but there are ways to ease the necessary evil of progress.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/3/2015
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10 IT Job Search Habits To Nail A New Gig
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Job searching is about more than finding the magic keywords. Research shows that developing the right habits goes a long way toward achieving a successful job search.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/3/2015
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