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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in December 2008
Dell Unveils Massive Reorganization
News  |  12/31/2008
To try to stem declining revenue and profits, the PC maker will change its business sales and marketing approach from a regional to a global strategy.
Global CIO: The Top 10 CIO Issues For 2009
Commentary  |  12/30/2008
What should be on your agenda next year: A CIO-centric blend of business and tech issues that will help you increase business and customer value.
RIM Takes Motorola To Court Over Jobs
News  |  12/29/2008
Motorola is trying to keep the BlackBerry maker from hiring fired or soon-to-be fired employees, RIM said in a lawsuit.
Troubled Citigroup Sells IT Services Arm To India's Wipro
News  |  12/23/2008
The $127 million deal includes a six-year outsourcing contract under which Wipro will provide tech support to the bank.
Global CIO: Two Flavors Of CIO, Each Leaving An Aftertaste
Commentary  |  12/18/2008
Meet Gomez and Fernandez--or maybe you've met these two execs already.
Motorola Trimming Benefits To Prepare For Downturn
News  |  12/18/2008
The cuts start with co-CEOs Greg Brown of Motorola's Broadband Mobility Solutions unit and Sanjay Jha of the Mobile Devices unit.
Global CIO: Stop Treating IT Like A Cost Center
Commentary  |  12/17/2008
A fly on the tavern wall relates a conversation among three CEOs about cultivating business technology leadership and innovation.
IT Jobs Will Be Hot With Obama In The White House
Commentary  |  12/17/2008
There's a little more than a month before President-elect Barack Obama gets sworn in. Based on the hints he's provided so far about his economic stimulus plans and other programs, some pundits are predicting that demand for IT jobs will take off, especially in key sectors.
Ex-CEOs Find Good Life After Leaving Top Jobs
News  |  12/16/2008
Gary Forsee, Arun Sarin, and Ed Zander have all resurfaced with new titles and new directions on communications IT.
Under New Pressure, Nortel Networks Hires Bankruptcy Lawyers
News  |  12/10/2008
The Wall Street Journal says the telecom firm has hired attorneys to explore bankruptcy court protection in case its restructuring plan doesn't work.
U.S. Students Make Math Gains
News  |  12/10/2008
American fourth- and eighth-graders rank ninth and sixth internationally.
Finding New IT Work Is Getting A Lot Tougher
Commentary  |  12/10/2008
Is your IT organization hiring? If so, you'll likely be getting a flood of resumés soon. A new report says that there's been a pretty recent sharp decline in hiring plans by IT organizations for the next six months.
AT&T, TeleNav Team For Enterprise GPS
News  |  12/9/2008
The wireless carrier picked up a service that enables companies to monitor and manage fleets using embedded GPS modems.
Job Loss Inequality Shows Need As Obama Prepares To Launch Job Creation Plan
Commentary  |  12/5/2008
There's finally some inequality in the workplace that benefits women, but it's not all good news. It doesn't bode well for couples or families. And it may not last.
Down To Business: Do Tech Employers Value Character As Much As They Say They Do?
Commentary  |  12/4/2008
You won't find morals and ethics listed in an IT job board ad, but first-class employers make it a hiring priority.
Microsoft Overhauls Online Services Group
News  |  12/4/2008
Qi Lu will report to CEO Steve Ballmer and take over after former aQuantive chief Brian McAndrews departs.
Employees Suing Sprint Over Commission Snafu
News  |  12/2/2008
The wireless carrier is facing a class-action lawsuit over allegations that it shafted employees of commissions totaling more than $5 million.

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