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Comic: HR Analytics
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
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Predictive analytics is great, but when it comes to HR, maybe spending more time on people will make it less necessary.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 4/27/2015
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BetterWorks CEO: Treat Feedback Like A Fitbit
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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We love feedback, but our enterprises do it all wrong. The CEO of BetterWorks wants employers to treat feedback more like a Fitbit.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/23/2015
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IT Hiring Outlook Is Upbeat, Study Finds
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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A first-quarter 2015 "reality check" survey by IT staffing firm TEKsystems finds that IT leaders are bullish on hiring this year.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/22/2015
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IT Life Radio: An Alternative To University IT Programs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Tune in Wednesday, April 22, at 3 p.m. ET to hear Ashu Desai talk about Make School, an alternative to University computer science programs.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/22/2015
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10 Trailblazing Companies For Women In IT
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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On the following pages, we'll take you beyond the tech sector to highlight companies across all industries that provide strong, supportive, and flexible work environments for female employees.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/21/2015
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10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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State government CIOs have some of the same hiring problems as their private-business counterparts. Here are 10 of the biggest trends in IT hiring and what executives can do to get the best talent.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/20/2015
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5 Salary Enhancing Moves For Tech Workers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Some steps, like being honest about your preferences, might take some getting used to.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/16/2015
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Why The Maker Movement Matters To Your Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Chris Anderson has found success in what's known as the Maker movement, and he's sure that encouraging the freedom to tinker at work will deliver rewards for any company.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/16/2015
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Cloud Certifications To Boost Your IT Skills
InformationWeek Staff,
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Cloud computing has been one of the fastest-growing IT trends for the last several years. If you're an IT pro looking to move up the ladder or make more money, check out our list of certifications than can set you on your path.
By InformationWeek Staff , 4/15/2015
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10 Astonishing Email Habits
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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The world's biggest study into our email habits reveals some strange behaviors we might want to consider breaking.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/14/2015
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Google Image Search Results Amplify Sexism, Study Finds
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Gender bias is made worse by public sources of data, such as image search engines and stock photos.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/14/2015
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H-1B Visa Applications Exceeded 230,000 This Year
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Overall, the USCIS received 233,000 H-1B visa applications this year. The agency will grant 65,000 of them. However, several groups noted that the lack of H-1B visas is limiting the potential for greater global competitiveness in the US.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/14/2015
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LinkedIn's Lynda.com Deal: Hiring Firms, Job Seekers Benefit
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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LinkedIn's plans to acquire an online learning site give it an advantage in a burgeoning e-learning market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/10/2015
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Will H-1B Visas Kill Jobs Or Ensure Survival Of The Fittest?
Charles Murray,
Commentary
As the debate over H-1Bs looks like it's starting again, it's worth thinking about what the pros and cons of the system are, and what the influx of workers from overseas really means for the US tech economy.
By Charles Murray , 4/6/2015
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4 Video Games Every Office Should Play Together
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
News
Video games are more than just fun and games. Learn how the right games can create a more collaborative, loyal and effective staff.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/3/2015
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6 Steps To Survive A DevOps Transformation
Jez Humble, VP at Chef, a lecturer at U.C. Berkeley
Commentary
From measurable goals to targeting quick wins and sharing lessons learned, here are the steps that can lead to DevOps success.
By Jez Humble VP at Chef, a lecturer at U.C. Berkeley, 4/1/2015
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10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and in what ways each might enhance the company's future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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Big Data Certifications: Finding The One That Works For You
InformationWeek Staff,
News
We canít tell you which big data certification programs to choose -- that depends on a number of variables in your personal IT career goals and work situation. What we can do is provide you with a selected list of the vendor certifications available.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/30/2015
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Google, Amazon, Apple Dominate Most Desirable Companies List
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
It's no surprise that Apple, Amazon, and Google dominate a list of companies people would go to work for if they could. However, does this mean workers really want to leave?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/24/2015
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Steve Jobs Bio Gets Praise From Tim Cook, Apple Execs
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The latest bio about the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is drawing praise from Tim Cook and others at Apple, even though the company did not cooperate with the authors.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/23/2015
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