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‘Master-Apprentice’ Coding Boot Camp, Higher Ed Join Forces to Address Skills Gap

22 Sep, 2016

The Software Guild is a coding boot camp provider that offers intensive 12-week programs on the ground, and is fast expanding online.

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How Inhi Cho Suh Embodies What the Future of IBM Will Hopefully Be

19 Sep, 2016

A Korean-American whose family emigrated to the United States when she was five years old, Suh embodies what one hopes is the future of IBM.

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Former Microsoft Exec on Mission to Help Retailers Thrive in Spite of Amazon

15 Sep, 2016

What are some challenges retailers face as they develop omnichannel strategies to compete against the customer-experience expectations set by Amazon?

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Free Speech on Political Views in the Workplace: Maybe, Maybe Not

13 Sep, 2016

What constitutes permissible and prohibited political activity in the workplace from a legal perspective?

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‘Micro-Degrees’ Bridge Pace-of-Change Gap Between Education, Technology

06 Sep, 2016

Micro-degrees or nanodegrees aim to deliver a credentialed set of skills in a relatively short period of time.

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C-Suite Identifies IT Leaders as Technology Drivers, Deloitte Survey Finds

30 Aug, 2016

Forty-nine percent of respondents said IT executives direct the adoption of new and emerging technologies, up from 36 percent in 2015.

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Startup Develops Wearable Aimed at Preventing Assaults on Women

23 Aug, 2016

The wearable device can be activated to sound an alarm and send out a location-based text alert in the event of an attempted assault.

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‘Kiss of Death’ in Succession Planning: Delegating It to HR

17 Aug, 2016

The quickest way to stick a dagger in the heart of a succession planning strategy is for the CEO to delegate it to human resources.

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An Expert Weighs in on the Fine Art of Salary Negotiation

15 Aug, 2016

Although negotiating a salary is one of the most important aspects of job hunting, very few of us are adept at it.

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9 Tips for Managing Political Tensions in the Workplace

10 Aug, 2016

Here are nine tips for helping organizations avoid the political landmines that can so easily damage productivity and camaraderie in the workplace.

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How to Make Meetings Less Torturous

08 Aug, 2016

A CEO coach and author discusses the most common mistakes organizations make with respect to meetings.

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One Female Tech Entrepreneur’s Unconventional Path to the CEO Suite

04 Aug, 2016

Brenda Stallings turns the typical tech entrepreneur story on its head.

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4 Tips to Help Protect Proprietary Information When Employees Leave

02 Aug, 2016

The ease with which confidential information can be shared outside the company is a perennial headache for those charged with managing security.

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15 Time-Management Tips for Stressed-Out IT Pros

28 Jul, 2016

Jackie Gaines, an executive coach, time management consultant and author, has come up with a list of 15 time-management tips that are worth considering.

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Further Insights from a Former Vietnam POW Turned Leadership Adviser

26 Jul, 2016

Retired Air Force Col. Lee Ellis talks about millennials, gender differences at work and business leaders entering politics.

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8 Cities That Tech Pros Should Check Out

21 Jul, 2016

A look at eight cities that are becoming hot spots for tech careers.

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Courageous Leadership: Advice from a Former Prisoner of War

19 Jul, 2016

Retired Air Force Col. Lee Ellis says the one essential leadership characteristic that’s most lacking in corporate America today is courage.

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Where Is the Will to Use GPS Technology to Help Protect Kids?

14 Jul, 2016

There isn’t enough consumer interest for GPS technology to help safeguard kids.

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How Squarespace Meets the Challenge of Recruiting Tech Talent in New York City

12 Jul, 2016

Certain people absolutely love New York, and would never live anywhere else, and other people would never consider living there.

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The Five-Hour Workday, Revisited: How One Company Made It Work

07 Jul, 2016

Find out how one company was able to successfully implement a five-hour workday.

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