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Charting Your It Career - Article Archives - Page 9

Is IT Responsible for End-User Data Analysis Skills?

August 28, 2013 |

If IT provides sophisticated data analysis tools that users don't know how to use, can IT solve that problem, too?

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Focus on Succession Planning as Ongoing Strategy

August 26, 2013 |

If the words “succession planning” don’t appear anywhere in your organization’s processes or documentation, that’s not necessarily a negative.

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Eyes Front: Tracking Online Training

August 21, 2013 |

Tracking eye movements during online training sessions may add more information on engagement.

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LinkedIn’s Job Board Functions Questioned

August 20, 2013 |

LinkedIn may be in a short race to the bottom of the highly competitive job-board business.

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Avoid Pitfalls of Video Job Interviews

August 14, 2013 |

It is difficult to make your best impression in a video job interview, but these steps will improve the chances of a successful interaction for both parties.

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Randstad: IT Professionals Have Much to Be Optimistic About

August 12, 2013 |

Randstad data is finding job security confidence and strong growth areas for IT in the next few years.

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How and When to Follow Up After Applying for a Job

August 09, 2013 |

Showing initiative while avoiding stalker-ish behavior is an art.

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IT Professionals’ Career Confidence Ticks Up Slightly

August 07, 2013 |

Randstad's ongoing survey numbers find IT professionals reporting higher career confidence numbers, and predicting lots of job hunting in the next year.

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U.S. Producing Fewer Degreed IT Professionals, Study Shows

August 05, 2013 |

Government data shows that the number of U.S. IT degrees conferred fell over the last 10 years, while the number of jobs in the field rose.

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Banks Using Happy Tech Employees as Bait for New Hires

August 02, 2013 |

Banks are replacing traditional recruiting practices with videos of IT employees describing their jobs and events to meet potential applicants in person.

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Many Industries Now Compete with Google for Top Tech Talent

July 31, 2013 |

As other industries begin to seriously embrace technology, the competition for hiring the top IT workers commences. But some may need to loosen their ties and shed a stuffy image to attract Silicon Valley workers.

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It May Be Time to Update IT Hiring Practices

July 30, 2013 |

When attempting to hire top tech talent, companies may want to revamp their current recruiting techniques.

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GOP Seeks to ‘Leapfrog’ Democrats on Big Data

July 29, 2013 |

The GOP plans to hire developers from Silicon Valley in an effort to increase its tech operations for 2014 midterms. The party also hopes this move will help them leap past the Democrats in terms of data analysis.

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Contractor Rips Fast-Growing Amazon’s Reliance – on Contractors

July 26, 2013 |

Related issues may be leading to the short average tenure at the company.

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Ford Boosts its 2013 Hiring Goal by 800 Jobs

July 25, 2013 |

Ford has increased its number of salaried positions that need to be filled by 800 jobs. The company plans for most of these IT and engineering jobs to be located in Michigan.

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Study Challenges Notion of Talent Shortage

July 24, 2013 |

Bright looked at the top 10 positions for which companies seek H-1B workers.

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Rise of Software Fuels Job Demand

July 22, 2013 |

Those experienced in data analytics, cloud computing, systems architecture, information security, and software engineering remain in high demand.

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Can Working at Google Extend Your Life?

July 18, 2013 |

Google's hiring of Ray Kurzweil, proponent of the idea called Singularity, or bringing man and machine together, has caused a few to wonder what this means for the future of technology and humans.

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Effectively Developing Leadership in Tech

July 17, 2013 |

Young and technically minded employees will approach leadership training and management duties differently than those in other parts of the company.

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Downsides of the All-twentysomething Staff

July 16, 2013 |

Lack of experience, burnout and poor interpersonal skills are real problems.

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