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How We Get Work Done: Good Old Email

January 06, 2015 |

Pew Research has a reminder of the technology that we truly consider indispensable at work: Email and the Internet.

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Glassdoor’s Best Place to Work: Google

December 10, 2014 |

Employee input puts the tech company at the top of the list of 50 great places to work. Work-life balance and excellent perks make employees very happy.

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CIOs' Career Dreams

November 14, 2014 |

CIO doesn't mean Career Is Over anymore. Here's why.

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IT Professionals Frustrated by Lack of Advancement

October 24, 2014 |

Robert Half Technology asked IT professionals what caused them the most on-the-job frustration.

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Video Voicemail Aims for Productivity Niche

October 15, 2014 |

Big and small players are aiming to provide asynchronous video voicemail/messaging apps, each focusing on different features.

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Report: L.A. County High-Tech Jobs Highest in Nation

October 07, 2014 |

L.A. County's high-tech jobs accounted for 9 percent of employment and 17 percent of total wages in 2013, according to a report released this week.

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LinkedIn on the Value of Alumni

October 03, 2014 |

This week, LinkedIn made news with its new University Ranking system, and Chairman Reid Hoffman discussed the value of a company's ex-employees, or alumni.

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Amazon to Hire for IoT, Connected Device Lab

September 25, 2014 |

Projections of the growth in the Internet of Things and home-based connected devices have Amazon energized.

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Startup Takes Aggressive Stance on Raising Developer Salaries

September 23, 2014 |

Superstar-style salaries and, perhaps more importantly, transparency in compensation, are trends to watch for developers in Silicon Valley.

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IBM Co-Investment Training Program Includes Pay Cuts

September 15, 2014 |

Affected employees will spend one day per week improving “cloud, analytics, mobile and social” skills, and see a 10 percent pay cut.

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Highlight Soft Skills Along with IT Expertise

September 08, 2014 |

Communication skills, a strong work ethic, problem-solving ability and adaptability are just some of the skill sets that hiring managers in IT seek in job candidates, no matter their technical credentials.

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Positive, Negative Pressures on Millennials’ Career Prospects

September 03, 2014 |

The attitudes of Millennials toward work and their employers are under the microscope, along with their effect on the companies that take them on.

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Focus Growing on Wearables Designed for Work

August 21, 2014 |

Forget employees bringing their wearable computing devices to work. These wearables are designed for getting work done from the start.

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Delete All the Emails

August 15, 2014 |

German carmaker Daimler has a Mail on Holiday email policy, which allows employees to choose to have all incoming email permanently deleted while they are on vacation.

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Improve Odds in IT Blame Game

August 14, 2014 |

IT departments that find themselves repeatedly held responsible for the same failures or performance issues are constantly taking steps to improve their position in the blame game.

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Internet of Things Creating New Job Titles

August 05, 2014 |

Richard Cornish, Xchanging's new Head of IoT, sees the technology as transformational in its ability to touch all parts of the business’ processes, and all of the positions that support and execute those processes.

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Planning for Vacation Takes as Much Work as Staying in the Office

August 01, 2014 |

Taking needed vacation time in order to relax and recharge can be especially difficult for those working in IT. A little extra planning can help.

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Entelo Flags Employees ‘More Likely to Move’

July 31, 2014 |

Factors such as tenure, activity on social media sites, and organizational changes, says the recruiting firm, can help predict who is more likely to job hop in the near future.

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The Internet of Things Touching IT and Non-IT Careers

July 23, 2014 |

New skill sets and new jobs go far beyond data analysis. Think networking, systems management, customer service, executive leadership and more.

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How to Get over the Fear of Negotiating for a Raise

July 15, 2014 |

It's not all-or-nothing, so preparation and a willingness to ask more than once can build confidence and lead to success.

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