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How to build a strong employee referral culture

A strong referral culture can be a competitive advantage in the talent wars. Here’s how to create a workplace that your employees will want to recommend to friends and former colleagues.

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Rats! Sexism really is everywhere

According to research, sexism extends all the way down to the mice and rats used in clinical trials.

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You carry their dead weight

Up to 20% of your consultants were probably rated 'below level' or 'significantly below level' in their most recent annual reviews. You need to identify their dead weight to keep it from dragging you down.

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How to train new grads on corporate security

If you plan on hiring new grads this summer, you'll want to make sure you get them up to speed on the importance of corporate security as soon as possible -- because they aren’t as savvy as they think.

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Close the IT skills gap by improving gender equality

CIOs need to develop a future workforce now. The key to that is digital fluency, it empowers women, and it empowers CIOs with a robust source of talent.

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IT career roadmap: Research scientist

Amanda Stent's interest in music has helped advance her career as a research scientist as much as her mathematics and computer science background has.

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Lack of VC funding forces startups to think lean

A steady drop in venture capitalist funding has forced startups to develop new strategies to evolve their workforce -- that includes layoffs, budget cuts and a new definition of growth.

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Top 10 states for software jobs

The software industry has an enormous impact on the U.S. economy, GDP and employment nationwide. Based on data from a BSA -- The Software Alliance's survey, here are the top 10 states for software jobs.

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Businesses struggle to hire workers with cloud skills

As enterprises continue to focus on implementing a cloud infrastructure, many still face roadblocks when it comes to hiring candidates with the right skills.

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The truth about those 'progressive' parental leave policies

Technology companies love to speak loud and proud about their generous parental leave policies, but what good are they if nobody takes advantage of the benefit?

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Do you really need a degree to break Into IT?

The IT industry has changed drastically over recent years, and as a result, so have the skills and experiences needed by organizations. No longer does a B.A. guarantee you success in the IT industry.

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Finding, retaining IT talent still a struggle

Randstad Technologies IT Workplace Trends report reveals that the war to attract and hire skilled IT workers is real.

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9 best technology jobs in the U.S.

Looking to start or change your technology career? US News & World Report offers its ranking of the nine best technology jobs.

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How to tell if your company needs a chief digital officer

Transforming your business to a digital operation requires a dedicated professional who thrives as a change agent, a.k.a., a chief digital officer. Here's how to determine whether or not your organization can benefit from another...

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Investing in your employees’ career growth drives satisfaction

Think adding a ping-pong table and dry cleaning services will boost employee engagement? Think again. What your workforce really wants is the opportunity for career growth.

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2016 college grads: Prepare for a cutthroat job market

The quarterly U.S. Hiring Trends Report from talent acquisition solutions provider iCIMS reveals that new graduates should prepare for some serious competition in the job market.

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What not to ask a woman in a job interview

Here’s a hint: anything to do with marriage, children, family or her plans for any of these are off limits.

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IT Resume Makeover: How to show employers the real you

In this installment of our Resume Makeover series, Andrew Ysasi took a senior security system administrator's resume and reworked it to show his qualifications for a career in security or cloud management.

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