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  • Everything you need to know about Gen Z

    The newest generation of workers is getting ready to walk through your doors and get to work. Here’s what makes them tick.

    Written by Sharon Florentine21 June 18 05:39
  • Gender equITy: Why it matters

    The Women in Technology conference at the University of Auckland puts a spotlight on the role of females in the upper levels of the IT industry, along with a call to get more girls focused on IT as a career.

    Written by Divina Paredes08 Sept. 16 07:30
  • Unplug and recharge

    In 2006, Chris Loope was working as a consultant implementing a new ERP system for a client. The 18-month project required Loope to clock 80-hour work weeks and to travel frequently between his home in Dallas and his client's office in Atlanta.
    To relieve his work-related stress and blow off steam, Loope says he smoked a pack of cigarettes a day, drank and partied hard. By the end of the ERP implementation, he was a poster child for burnout.

    Written by Meridith Levinson23 Aug. 10 22:00
  • Office shackles or tool for work-life balance?

    Any and all executives or managers looking to get more productivity from their information workers - and, really, what company isn't shamelessly espousing a "more with less" philosophythese days? - might want to pay attention to the following strategy: Set your workers free from the office.
    "Teleworking," or working from home/Starbucks/not-within-corporate-walls, of course, is nothing new. High-powered laptops, ubiquitous broadband and Wi-Fi connections, and even-my-grandmother-has-one cell phones have all enabled a seamless virtual work-experience for the modern employee.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum03 Jan. 10 22:00