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  • Woman recruited by Google four times and rejected, joins suit

    There was something about Cheryl Fillekes that Google really liked. Over a seven-year period, Fillekes was contacted by Google recruiters four different times for jobs. In each case, she did well enough in the phone interviews to get an invitation for an in-person interview.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau22 July 15 06:49
  • 5 minutes a week to advance your career

    The New Year is always a good time to reflect on your career: where you've been, where you're heading, and where you'd like to go. It's also the traditional time for people like me -- industry analysts, pundits and consultants -- to tell you what hot skills you'll need to develop to advance your career in the next year. Of course, if developing your career were really that simple, every reader would be the CEO of a company by now.

    Written by Paul Glen20 Jan. 15 05:31
  • IT hiring edges up: Why? Take your pick

    Whenever IT hiring picks up, as it did last month, the default explanation from analysts is this: The economy is improving.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau08 Nov. 14 08:25
  • Cybersecurity should be professionalized

    The time is ripe for professionalizing cybersecurity, according to Salve Regina University's Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan06 Aug. 14 06:25
  • Secrets to CIO Longevity

    Enterprises that keep the same CIO in place for years -- and even decades -- have a unique culture of collaboration and consistency.

    Written by Howard Baldwin30 July 14 05:08
  • Microsoft now leads in tech layoffs

    Microsoft's planned 18,000 job cuts, or 14% of its workforce, is the biggest tech layoff announced this year, surpassing Hewlett-Packard's announcement in May that it was cutting 16,000 jobs.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau18 July 14 06:26
  • Security skills shortage is real, and it's not going away anytime soon

    The current shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the U.S will likely resolve itself over the next several years, according to the RAND Corp. But until then, companies will find it disturbingly difficult to find skilled workers.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan21 June 14 06:23
  • Suncorp Group CIO gets promoted to CEO

    Suncorp Group CIO Matt Pancino has been appointed to chief executive of business services at the insurance and financial services company.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett13 June 14 09:58
  • Are CIOs losing power?

    A new study by Forrester illuminates the changing IT landscape, finding that the share of IT projects primarily or exclusively run by IT department will decline from 55 per cent in 2009 to 47 per cent in 2015.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Feb. 14 15:00
  • BYOD IT Skills in High Demand

    The rise of BYOD is making an impact on a variety of IT positions, from help desk to mobile app development to security and compliance. In fact, according to one research firm, its one of the only bright spots on the IT jobs landscape.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige24 Jan. 14 21:52
  • 5 hybrid IT roles your business needs to succeed in 2014

    This year, the ability to simply configure and run a server or develop software in isolation won't be enough. Employers will aggressively pursue workers with multi-dimensional talent -- combinations of technology, domain, business, process and people skills.

    Written by Stephanie Overby24 Jan. 14 13:48
  • Full-time IT job security increasingly wobbly

    The decision by the Texas Department of Transportation last June to outsource IT operations fits squarely into an IT job pattern that dominated last year.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Jan. 14 20:26