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  • 6 tips for re-entering the workforce and competing with millennials

    According to a study from The Hartford, 55 percent of Gen X workers, typically aged 32 to 46, feel their generation is ignored in the workplace, and 70 percent say that millennials, generally aged 18 to 31, are given too much attention.

    Written by Sarah K. White21 July 15 00:35
  • 6 ways to give millennials the mentorship programs they want

    Millennials, now the largest generation in today's workforce, think mentoring is the most effective and most desired type of career development training, according to a November 2014 Virtuali survey. However, millennials generally aren't satisfied with corporate training programs, including mentor opportunities. Companies need to be more creative when structuring formal programs and also encourage their millennials to seek both internal and external mentorships.

    Written by Lauren Brousell17 July 15 00:11
  • How to hire for personality and train for skills

    Finding talent with the right skillset for your company is not nearly as difficult as finding the right personality fit. As important as skills and technical know-how are, team chemistry is just as important - if not more so. One mismatch can cause a negative ripple throughout the organization -- or worse, it could negatively impact relationships with customers and, eventually, the bottom line.

    Written by Sharon Florentine05 June 15 00:15
  • How to get started with ITIL

    ITIL is one of the most common frameworks for IT service management. However, questions and misunderstandings abound regarding this set of popular practices. In this article, we'll address the following (and more):

    Written by Matthew Heusser27 May 15 03:59
  • Cisco's Chambers: A retrospective

    You don't become one of the most admired and successful CEOs in Silicon Valley and in all of business by doing many things wrong.

    Written by Jim Duffy07 May 15 04:36
  • Are you too old to land a new IT job?

    Age really is just a number. If you're keeping current on new technologies and advancement, and show a willingness to keep learning and growing, there's no reason it should be an impediment to your job search.

    Written by Sharon Florentine28 Feb. 14 11:10
  • Salesforce.com's Benioff lays out future strategies

    Salesforce.com's second-quarter earnings conference call featured the usual dose of chest-thumping by CEO Marc Benioff as the company posted US$957 million in revenue and raised its full fiscal year forecast to at least $4 billion.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus30 Aug. 13 16:05
  • Gimme shelter: Wall Street braces for next superstorm

    Heading into the heart of hurricane season 10 months after Sandy slammed the New York metropolitan area, Wall Street has had time to reassess and revamp backup plans.

    Written by Marc Ferranti20 Aug. 13 12:06
  • Post-modern CTO

    "When I am hiring, I always think of not what they can do today. What is their potential? Everyone I hired in my direct team has the potential to do my job or be better than me."

    Written by Divina Paredes15 Feb. 13 15:37