CAREERS ARCHIVES

Startup Aims to Help Adults with Autism Gain Employment as Coders

26 Apr, 2017

The difference in Coding Autism’s approach lies in how the students are accommodated and supported on the career preparation side.

How One Tech Exec Made the Transition to HR

24 Apr, 2017

Steven Pruden is Appirio’s SVP of human resources, after a long tech career and an acquisition. He talks about making the change and working successfully with his team.

Changing Minds, Not Numbers, Lies at Heart of Achieving Diversity, Expert Says

20 Apr, 2017

Linda Sharkey, an organizational and leadership development strategist and co-author of a book on talent development, shares a non-traditional perspective on the topic of corporate diversity and inclusion.

Despite Cyber Skills Gap, Security Graduates Struggle to Get Hired

19 Apr, 2017

There is a reluctance to hire recent graduates or bring in interns in cybersecurity positions. However, there is no good explanation for why this reluctance continues to linger.

Six Tips for Hiring the Right Tech Talent

13 Apr, 2017

Hiring consultant Scott Wintrip has shared great advice on how to optimize your hiring practices so that you’re better equipped to reduce the risk of hiring the wrong people. Here are six guidelines he’s come up with to help accomplish that.

How to Create a Work Environment That Works for Both Introverts and Extroverts

11 Apr, 2017

How do you go about managing both introverted and extroverted personality types while optimizing the work experience of each?

IBM Employs Watson to Deliver IT Services

07 Apr, 2017

IBM is employing Watson to increase the quality of the IT services it provides while also reducing costs in a way that will eventually be passed on to customers.

Telecommuting Pioneer IBM: We’ll See You at the Office

04 Apr, 2017

IBM is calling telecommuting marketing employees in the U.S. back to the office. Those who can’t (or won’t) comply will be fired.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Helping to Eliminate Bias in the IT Hiring Process

28 Mar, 2017

Given the fact that if you’re human, you’re biased, how can we take bias out of the hiring equation so that it’s not a factor? Can artificial intelligence help us accomplish that?

IT Pros in Smaller Companies Happier, Less Stressed at Work, Survey Finds

23 Mar, 2017

According to the results of a recent survey, while IT pros in larger companies are more likely than their counterparts in smaller companies to feel they’re being paid fairly, IT pros in smaller companies are more likely than their counterparts in larger companies to be happy at work.

Exit Interview Key to Help Prevent Data Loss, CEO Says

15 Mar, 2017

Ron Faith, president and CEO of Datacastle, a data security and backup technology provider in Seattle, is such an ardent believer in exit interviews that he personally conducts every one of them at his own company.

Memo to CIOs: Employees Don’t Think You’re Doing as Well as You Think You Are

27 Feb, 2017

If you’re a CIO or other IT leader, you probably think you’re doing a much better job of giving the company’s employees what they need than they think you’re doing.

7 Top Skills for Security Pros

27 Feb, 2017

Executives at several top tech firms outline the skills they need now and in the near future, including IaaS and IoT security expertise. Other skills listed may surprise you.

Robotic Process Automation Takes on the Data Challenge

23 Feb, 2017

Whatever the details, RPA as a category is expanding rapidly, and possibly freeing humans for more sophisticated jobs.

Avoiding the Mistake of Overpricing, Underpricing Yourself in IT Job Search

23 Feb, 2017

Go into your search as well-informed as you can possibly be with respect to what IT pros in your area are making, with detailed info from the Randstad 2017 Salary Guide.

Addressing the Cybersecurity Career Gap

22 Feb, 2017

It seems like those interested in a career in cybersecurity should have no problems finding a job or advancing up the ladder. But problems in education, job listings and realistic expectations abound.

Appian CTO Makes His Low-Code Development Case

21 Feb, 2017

A number of vendors are trying to position themselves as the low-code app development platform of choice. Appian is one leader.

Cloud Adoption a ‘Runaway Train’ That’s Putting Jobs at Risk, CEO Says

17 Feb, 2017

Dave Link, founder and CEO of ScienceLogic, says IT professionals' jobs are at risk and they need to take action.

Seven Tips for Staying Employable in the ‘Smart Machine Age’

13 Feb, 2017

Ed Hess and Katherine Ludwig argue that adapting and staying employable in what they call the “Smart Machine Age” requires a willingness to learn new skills and to embrace certain behaviors.

Decisions, Decisions: IT in a Changing Digital Environment

08 Feb, 2017

The speed of emerging data operations will dictate that changes will be fast and furious going forward, so IT infrastructure must be flexible above all, and that includes the people who oversee it.

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