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Coal plant fires, Google hires

Google is building a $600 million data center on the grounds of a soon-to-close coal plant in northeastern Alabama. The project may create an iconic image of the shifts in the economy.

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State CIOs struggle to recruit and retain millennials

Think it’s tough to attract younger IT workers? Imagine what managers in the public sector face? Unable to match private-sector salary packages, state CIOs try to appeal to millennials' commitment to public service and offer flexible...

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How Twitter can help you recruit tech talent

You might not think of Twitter as a recruitment tool, but companies are integrating it into their hiring strategies. Here’s how Twitter helps hiring managers and recruiters find talent -- particularly passive job seekers.


Managing IT talent: Aaron Gette, Bay Area Clubs

At the recent CIO Perspectives event in San Francisco, Aaron Gette, CIO of the Bay Area Clubs, talks about the skills and personality traits needed for their IT organization.

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Winning workforce strategies for a new generation of talent

As millennials start to flood the IT workforce, organizations must make dramatic changes to their workforce strategies to attract, retain and engage a new generation of talent.

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7 tips to get recruiters to look at your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn profiles are a visual representation of your professional brand, but what makes a recruiter click on your LinkedIn profile over another? There are a few simple tricks you can use to make sure you get noticed by recruiters and...

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Is your company culture driving away women tech workers?

Women enter the IT workforce at about the same rate as men. But somewhere around the mid-career point, the number of women in IT plummets. Why? It's the culture, stupid.

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The midyear state of the IT job market

The tech market is booming and that's good news for today's tech workers. Employers, CIOs and IT leaders, however, are facing many challenges. We spoke with David Foote, from Foote Partners, to help companies identify, avoid and ...


Hiring recent college grads: 5 strategies that work

Tech grads have many options right out of college, so find something that sets your company apart and gets them excited.

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Why agile skills are more valuable than certifications

Businesses struggling to align their IT projects with larger business goals and strategies are emphasizing agile project management skills over traditional project management certifications.

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What do today's graduates expect in the workplace?

The class of 2015 is entering the workforce, but many of them are graduating without a job already lined up. Still, these students have high hopes for their careers and a clear vision of what they want from the companies that hire...

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IT continues to struggle to find software developers, data analysts

While businesses plan to increase IT hiring in 2015, it may be easier said than done, especially when it comes to hiring software developers.

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How to find the perfect project manager

The prototypical project manager needs financial, scheduling and management skills to keep projects on time and on budget. They also must communicate effectively to diverse business and technical teams -- and that's just the...

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Find your next job with the Tinder-like Switch app

Dubbed the Tinder of job searching, Switch lets you -- and employers -- swipe left and right on potential jobs and candidates. You could be one ‘like’ away from finding your dream job with this mobile app.

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10 highest-paying IT security jobs

High-profile security breaches, data loss and the need for companies to safeguard themselves against attacks is driving salaries for IT security specialists through the roof. Here are the 10 highest-paying security roles.

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IT Resume Makeover: How to add flavor to a bland resume

Don't count on your 'plain vanilla' resume to get you noticed - your resume needs a personal flavor to catch the eye of recruiters and hiring managers. Here, expert Donald Burns adds his secret sauce to one CIO's resume to help him...

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How to win the hiring war for graduating millennials

The class of 2015 is more than prepared for their new roles as STEM employees. The question is, are you ready to attract and retain them?

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How Glassdoor’s reviews help you find your dream job

You probably won't make a major purchase, or even a minor purchase, without reading a few reviews first. With Glassdoor, you can bring the same approach to your job search.

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