From Under the Rug : August 2015 Archives

The more sensitive it is, the more it warrants discussion

How to Avoid Getting in Hot Water When You Poach an Employee

28 Aug, 2015

Author James Pooley's advice on how employers can stay on the right side of the law when hiring key employees away from the competition. ...More >

C-Level Execs Aren’t Stepping up to Prevent Cyberattacks, Survey Finds

27 Aug, 2015

A survey by Accenture Strategy found that though 63 percent of enterprises experience a cyberattack once a week, executives aren't doing enough to prevent them. ...More >

Ten Years Later, Disaster Recovery Lessons from Katrina Still Resonate

24 Aug, 2015

Cooperative Processing Resources has a New Orleans office that took a direct hit from Katrina, and was shut down. The services provided by that office were back up and running within an hour. ...More >

Tech Startup’s Female Co-Founder Addresses STEM Gender Imbalance

20 Aug, 2015

Brienne Ghafourifar holds the record as the youngest college graduate to raise $1 million for her startup, Entefy. At 19, she already has a lot to say about STEM and women in tech. ...More >

After More Than Five Decades in Tech, Ray Zinn Looks Back

17 Aug, 2015

CEO Ray Zinn candidly talks about outsourcing, sexism in tech, and how to resist human nature and get the tough things done first in order to boost productivity and work satisfaction. ...More >

Female Tech CEO: Strength Lies in Looking Past the Stereotype

13 Aug, 2015

CEO and founder of Revenew, Nasrin Thierer, gives her thoughts on women in tech, women in the boardroom and the importance of maternity leave to working women. ...More >

Tech Legend Laments Losing to ‘Acquisition Mania’ After 37 Years

11 Aug, 2015

The longest-serving CEO in Silicon Valley explains his own regrets and heartache after selling off his company of 37 years, Micrel, to Microchip Technology. ...More >

CEO Offers Tips on How to Deal with Toxic Employees

06 Aug, 2015

The CEO of a leadership development and training company offers tips on confronting and hopefully curbing the volatility with a toxic employee. ...More >

Hiring for Cultural Compatibility as Critical as Tech Skills, CEO Says

04 Aug, 2015

Hiring the right people is a process that goes far beyond determining whether a person has the required technical skills. Equally important is ensuring that the candidate is a good cultural fit with the company. ...More >

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