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  • 12 Tips to Help College Grads Land Their First IT Job

    Technology and HR pros, as well as IT recruiters, share their advice on how recent graduates and those still in college can best position themselves for a technology career.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff24 June 14 01:02
  • How to Attract and Retain Talent With the Right Benefits

    Multiple generations in the workforce simultaneously can make benefits a tricky issue for businesses. The key is understanding how benefits can help you attract and retain top talent by offering the right solutions for each generation.

    Written by Sharon Florentine22 May 14 03:59
  • Top-paying industries for IT 2014

    When it comes to IT pay, some industries fare much better than others. Find out who the winners and losers are in our 2014 Salary Survey.

    Written by Computerworld Staff07 April 14 23:05
  • Career Watch: The rise of people architecture

    In managing human resources, people architecture is gaining popularity, says IT workforce analyst David Foote. He explains what it is and why it's on the rise.

    Written by Jamie Eckle24 March 14 10:37
  • How to Use Social Media to Improve Your IT Recruiting Strategy

    Social media is ubiquitous in today's digital world, so you can bet your next star employee is out there sharing, liking and tweeting. Here's how to leverage social networking technology to effectively target and recruit IT candidates.

    Written by Sharon Florentine17 March 14 18:00
  • Is an MBA Worthwhile or Worthless for Tech Pros?

    Once seen as a valuable differentiator for career advancement, the intrinsic worth of an MBA degree is now a hotly debated subject in the enterprise.

    Written by Sharon Florentine27 Jan. 14 18:58
  • How to Avoid 5 IT Career Missteps

    Even if you aren't currently looking for a job, both errors of omission and errors of commission can come back to haunt when you are looking for a new position or gunning for that promotion. Here are five common career-limiting mistakes IT pros make.

    Written by Sharon Florentine21 Jan. 14 17:15
  • Gartner's dark vision for tech, jobs

    Science fiction writers have long told of great upheaval as machines replace people. Now, so is research firm Gartner. The difference is that Gartner is putting in dates and recommending immediate action.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 Oct. 13 21:11
  • How to Improve Your IT Job Prospects by Volunteering

    Unemployed? Don't sit at home and wait (and hope) for an opportunity. Volunteering your IT skills is a way to keep current and show potential employers your business and technical acumen, your character and your drive.

    Written by Sharon Florentine23 Sept. 13 13:38
  • Chief Digital Officer: Hot new tech title or flash in the pan?

    Enterprises like Sears, Starbucks and Harvard are hiring Chief Digital Officers to help monetise digital content, better connect with customers and drive their businesses forward. But does every company need one?

    Written by Todd R. Weiss29 July 13 11:01
  • 12 networking tips for shy and anti-social IT pros

    Being an introvert isn't the end of the world or your career. However, to be successful in the IT field today, you've got to overcome shyness and learn that it's OK to ask for (and offer) help.

    Written by Rich Hein19 Feb. 13 14:40