February 2015- Take a look at some of the top-paying certifications as determined by the more than 11,000 responses to our 2015 IT Skills and Salary Survey of your peers across North America. Certifications in IT security, networking, and systems management are at the top of the certification pay scale. What may surprise you are the business-related certifications holding their own on this year's list.
November 2010- At a time when many owners are just as happy sustaining business growth as they are increasing it, holding on to key IT talent should be a top priority. The cost of failing to hold on to these staff members can be enormous, especially considering the specialist knowledge often acquired by IT workers over the course of their employment. It is not unusual for incentives to be focused mainly around the sales team, but it ...
December 1990- As an organization that serves financial institutions worldwide, we adhere to the security policies demanded by the industry and the regulators. We perform annual security audits to verify that our staff is following the procedures required to assure the privacy of all confidential data. We also have a SAS 70 Level II audit performed annually.
January 2010- According to industry leaders and pundits in 2006, the role of the CIO was at a crossroads. Read the white paper to see how CIOs are beginning to seize this opportunity to play increasingly impactful strategic roles within their enterprise, and how IBM research can provide CIOs with the skills necessary to become a Business-Savvy CIO.
July 2010- There is little doubt that recessions breed a "hunker down" mentality among employees. Layoffs, pay freezes and cuts, hour cuts and furloughs, and a dismal job market all contribute to low employee morale and engagement. Once productive environments can quickly become toxic, further deteriorating productivity. Fortunately, there are steps you can take today to forestall the exodus of your top talent as economic recovery proceeds and the job market improves. This CEO guide provides three ...
June 2010- Once reserved for the upper echelons of senior management, and often viewed as replacement planning should catastrophe strike, today’s succession planning is being redefined. The discipline has broadened in both breadth and scope to become a central component of board-level strategy. Succession planning focuses on managing risk and ensuring continuity across all levels of the organization –- risk of untimely departures of critical personnel, risk of retirees taking their skills and knowledge with them ...
June 2010- According to Softscape’s 2010 State of Global People Management worldwide survey of human resources (HR) leaders, organizations with fully integrated HR and talent processes, systems, and data outperform those organizations that have not integrated by 41% across 12 key HR and business operating metrics. The key benefits of integration include: better internal talent mobility; decreased voluntary turnover; better workforce alignment to overall business strategy; improved workforce productivity; and faster on-boarding (time-to-productivity). There is little doubt that improving ...
March 2010- This white paper from Softscape describes how talent-based learning provides a framework to truly track effectiveness of learning management across an organization and integrate those findings to improve workforce performance and productivity.
April 2010- This technology brief explains how to get the best return on your analytics investment by seeking out a new combination of skill sets in your data professionals – and creating cross-functional liaison roles that bridge the gap between IT and business.
December 2009- Learning management systems (LMS) manage all aspects of education by automating and managing the administration, management, delivery, and end-user experience of blended learning programs. This field guide will explore five critical steps to ensure that you get the most out of your learning management investments.
December 2009- The year 2009 was extremely challenging and exhausting for many human resources (HR) leaders and practitioners due to the worst recession the world has experienced in many decades. Yet, as economies across the globe continue to transition from recession to recovery, there is a unique opportunity for HR leaders to take a more active and strategic role in facilitating this transition for their organizations.
August 2009- Developing talent is job one for human resources professionals to ensure their company's long-term competitiveness. Find out how top HR and talent development experts rely on leadership training inside and outside the classroom to drive alignment with corporate strategic goals and tap into unutilized employee potential.
August 2009- Today's IT departments must be true business partners, actively engaged in serving internal and external customers, and aligned with company goals. IT leaders discuss how educating and training IT professionals for leadership leads to high-performance, business-savvy tech teams.
March 2009- Smart companies know that investing in resources to develop new management and professional talent is a top priority. In this Bersin & Associates report, discover how six businesses growing at 10 percent or more a year use e-learning as a fast, effective and strategic tool to develop and nurture talent, scale up operations, and maintain their competitive edge.
March 2009- Before implementing Workday Human Capital Management, Chiquita Brands International had three legacy HR systems that no longer supported a diverse, global enterprise. Learn how Workday's on-demand architecture means Chiquita can roll out its new system worldwide from a single instance, eliminating IT hassles. Workday's flexibility means HR can build in the business processes and organizational structures it needs—even as the company grows.
March 2009- This summary provides an antidote to the widespread malaise on the American business scene left in the wake of massive layoffs. Drawing on case studies and original research, David M. Noer — a frequently quoted expert in major media such as The Wall Street Journal and Fortune — provides executives, human resource professionals, managers and consultants with an original model and clear guidelines for revitalizing downsized organizations.
February 2009- More and more companies are making sustainability a highly visible part of their corporate strategy. There are many factors driving companies to go green, from the desire to improve corporate image to competitive differentiation in the market. But whatever the reason, the training department can be a key part of a green strategy. This dovetails nicely with the overall trend in training to align learning with corporate initiatives. If your company is championing a green ...
This ground-breaking research identifies trends and gaps in IT skills, explores issues surrounding recruiting and hiring, investigates the current and potential IT market growth and demand for IT professionals, and discovers which factors most influence, and are expected to influence, the IT industry.
The IT industry has experienced many changes and much growth in the past decade with the fast pace of technological change and the ever-increasing globalization of business. We believe that ...
January 2008- There are lots of job seekers pass through the Career Transition Center. Many have been successful in finding their next place in the universe, but some of them get stuck for a little while in their search. They apply for lots of jobs, but never get hired. Thus this white paper is a study of those phenomena, trying to figure out why some get stuck and what are the possibilities that must have left behind.
January 2008- The race for employment nowadays is neck-and-neck, and its important to come up with solid ways to market one out there and land the job. When applying for any position, its important to note that one should have proper resume with the correct information for posting resume. By sending the resumes even to the companies that arent hiring by that way, one wont be competing against others. Potential employees will keep ...
January 2008- University of Washington MBA students stand out from other MBA students and from each other. They strive for personal excellence but are strongly committed to collaboration in the classroom and on the job. This white paper from University of Washington is MBA Career Services, which helps one connect with these exceptional students, and vice-versa. Whether one is seeking to fill a full-time position, are searching for assistance on a project, or want to hire a ...
January 2008- This research paper from Stanford University shows that stock market shocks have important and lasting effects on the careers of MBAs. Stock market conditions while MBA students are in school have a large effect on whether they go directly to Wall Street upon graduation. Starting on Wall Street immediately upon graduation causes a person to be more likely to work there later and to earn, on average, substantially more money. The empirical results suggest that ...
January 2008- The Ford Career Center (FCC) Code of Ethics provides a framework for the professional relationships among the FCC staff, employers and McCombs students. This paper from University of Texas at Austin is reviewed annually by the students, staff and Associate Deans for the BBA, MPA/PPA and MBA programs. Students are asked annually, at the beginning of the semester, to review the FCC Code of Ethics, seek clarification and then sign to acknowledge that they ...
January 2008- This paper published by Professional Resume explains importance of resume heading. It briefs about what one can include, and mistakes to avoid. The information one puts in the heading portion of their resume tells the employer who they are and where they can be reached. Keep it simple and easy to read. The most important element in the heading/header area is that the information placed there is correct.
January 2008- Makeovers are part of mythology. This white paper from Quintessential Careers explains the importance of makeover in real sense by making some changes in life. The author says that one can go for inner self makeover by forgetting his past and trying to be honest, instead of running for fake looks. We can be the own fairy godmothers with the same life-changing results using the four essential principles of successful makeovers. This paper discusses these ...
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