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  • 6 Ways to Nail the Job Interview

    When Doug Mitchell took over as CEO of direct-sales company Argenta Field Solutions in 2011, he noticed something surprising. He noticed that most Gen-Y candidates, though tech savvy and digitally plugged-in, didn't seem to have a clue about how to dress for, prepare for or conduct themselves in an interview, making his job and the job of his hiring managers difficult.

    Written by Sharon Florentine20 Nov. 14 03:58
  • How to Help Millennials Prepare to Be Successful Leaders

    As millennials continue to grow as the largest generation in the workforce, they will move into leadership roles in ways that are much different than generations before them – that is, without the prerequisites of certain job titles or number of years of experience.

    Written by Lauren Brousell05 Nov. 14 05:27
  • How to Motivate Your IT Team After a Setback

    It can be difficult enough to manage and motivate your teams when things are going well, but keeping morale high and people productive is even tougher if you've suffered a setback -- a failed project, layoffs, losing a major client -- or if personal issue are affecting a member of your team.

    Written by Sharon Florentine13 Aug. 14 23:27
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  • Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?

    Benefits are an important part of any IT worker's compensation package, and while the 2015 Computerworld IT Salary Survey revealed that base salaries have risen over the last year, more and more organizations have eliminated at least some benefits from their compensation packages.

    Written by Sharon Florentine06 July 15 23:18
  • IT continues to struggle to find software developers, data analysts

    The good news is that more businesses are planning to boost their IT hiring in 2015. The bad news? Many are struggling to find talent to fill vacant or newly created roles, especially for software developers and data analytics pros, according to a recent survey from HackerRank, which matches IT talent with hiring companies using custom coding challenges.

    Written by Sharon Florentine12 June 15 00:18
  • CIOs need to build a business-savvy bench

    Here's a look at how three CIOs are cultivating a business-focused outlook among the up-and-coming IT leaders who report to them.

    Written by CIO Executive Council29 May 15 23:41
  • 7 ways to mitigate age discrimination in your job search

    There's no good reason your age should hinder your job search. But that doesn't change the very real perception, especially in the IT industry, that age is an impediment to innovation, efficiency and, ultimately, success. While you can't do much to change the widespread unconscious biases against older workers, you can take steps to mitigate their impact on your own job search.

    Written by Sharon Florentine28 May 15 23:41