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In High Demand, CISOs Need Boardroom Skills to Succeed

July 08, 2014 |

Many companies are searching for a CISO for the first time, which means candidates both need to ask pointed questions and have the opportunity to create the position.

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Enhance Documentation with Video

July 01, 2014 |

Documentation is often discussed, sometimes started and often never finished. Adding video elements to the process can speed it up and simplify it, in some cases.

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What Millennials Want at Work

June 23, 2014 |

Millennials want lots of flexibility and fast rewards at work, but they also want to do good. Companies can work with these desires as their numbers grow.

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Post-Breach, Target Hires First CISO

June 16, 2014 |

Experts say that the hiring of the CISO is too little, too late, and that he should report directly to the CEO in order to be effective. He will report to the CIO.

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Cloud Startup Zenefits Aims to End HR Headaches

June 03, 2014 |

The firm is getting attention not only for its speedy funding rounds, but for its approach to making HR make more sense for small and mid-sized businesses.

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IT Professionals Have New Privacy Certification Available

May 29, 2014 |

The new certification is appropriate, says the IAPP, for both IT professionals and others within the security communication community.

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Researching Your Potential New Manager

May 23, 2014 |

Asking for references for your potential new manager can make you stand out, in a good way.

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Chinese Hackers and Long-Term Jobs Protection

May 20, 2014 |

The effects of cyber-espionage cost the U.S. economy $100 billion per year, and the U.S. government is signaling that it means to end the bleeding.

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From Multitasking to Supertasking

May 13, 2014 |

Reducing multitasking can lead to more effective work practices and gains in productivity.

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Optimize Team Size

May 01, 2014 |

Is your team failing in one or more crucial aspects? Perhaps it is too small. More likely, it is too large. And that can be fixed.

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SAP Creating Opportunities with Autism at Work Program

April 22, 2014 |

SAP plans to hire more than 600 people with autism by 2020, or 1 percent of its global workforce.

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Cisco CIO Replaces Reviews with Focused Group Sessions

April 18, 2014 |

It’s a simple but significant change to a process that vexes employees, managers and HR.

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Tech Job Offers and the Hackathon

April 14, 2014 |

Employers are shortening their hiring processes and sending recruiters to hackathons. Demonstrating leadership and specific skill sets can net a job offer on the spot.

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SAP Expands OpenSAP MOOCs to Business Learners

April 07, 2014 |

Initially built around courses for developers, OpenSAP course offerings are now growing to include classes to serve customers, partners, developers and students.

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List of Big Data Certifications Growing Quickly

March 26, 2014 |

Big Data-related training and certification opportunities are booming among vendors, higher education institutions and more.

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Workplace Perks for Hot IT Jobs

March 21, 2014 |

What are employers offering to spice up their job listings in the hottest skill areas?

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IT Pros Shelling Out for Their Own Training

March 17, 2014 |

Respondents to a recent survey who are planning to complete training in 2014 said they are footing the bill about half the time.

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Making Meetings Worthwhile

March 11, 2014 |

Tweaking two or three approaches to goals that you feel are consistently hard to meet first could clear up some of the meeting anxiety for everyone and leave room to concentrate on other improvements.

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More Mentors Needed for Women in STEM

March 07, 2014 |

National organizations are adding mentorship programs and more participants are needed to address the shortfall of female STEM professionals in the U.S.

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Class-Action Suit Claims Silicon Valley No-Poaching Agreements Hurt Hiring

March 04, 2014 |

The suit claims that CEOs at some of the largest Silicon Valley tech firms tried to keep their agreements secret for years.

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