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New CIO appointments, spring 2016 edition

PepsiCo, Exelon, USAA and Kimberly-Clark all recently named new CIOs.

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5 open source skills in high demand

The open source job market is booming and companies need talent to drive their business. Here are the five most in-demand skills for open source IT professionals.


How to find undervalued tech talent

There's a hiring war among companies as the tech skills gap grows wider, but you don't need only A players to develop a strong team. Instead, consider hiring undervalued recruits, and coaching them up.

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Beating the bell curve blues

Performance rating and comparisons involve the much-hated "bell curve" distribution, which is imposed on managers and causes endless grumbling. But can we do anything about the bell curve blues?

How IoT will change the job market

Hard skills like circuit design and security will be critical, but there are other, less tangible ways IoT will affect the demand for tech workers.

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Recruiters increasingly rely on social media to find talent

The talent war is on in tech, and recruiters are taking advantage of every weapon at their disposal. A recent study found that recruiters are getting creative in how they source candidates -- moving towards social media and messaging...

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Open source job market booming

The demand for open source talent is high, according to a new report from Dice.com and The Linux Foundation.

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Why CISO is the hardest tech role to fill

CISOs are hard to hire because there are far too few business executives with the right mix of business and technical chops. Also, companies aren’t exactly sure how much they’re willing to pay a CISO.

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How HR can bridge the tech inequality gap

Human resources technologies keep marching forward, offering a competitive edge to those willing to make the right investments. Is your organization keeping pace?

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How to manage workers in the gig economy

The gig economy hasn't made life any easier for HR pros who face more paperwork, stricter compliance regulations and a revolving door of temporary workers. But HR departments that shift to a professional employer organization, or PEO...

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10 most in-demand Internet of Things skills

The Internet of Things is ramping up into a multi-billion dollar industry and with it goes demand for employees with IoT skills. Here we look at the skills that employers.

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Focus on tech and talent to get bi-modal IT right

Today's CIO must strike a balance between digital transformation and keeping the lights on. Focusing on the right technology and the right people can help.

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IT resume makeover: Breaking through tech jargon

In this resume makeover, the candidate didn't need a complete remodel. Instead, he needed to shift the overall focus. The resume writer Donald Burns was able to take his resume from tech-focused and dense, to something that any...

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Is student loan assistance the next big thing in corporate recruiting?

Nearly 40 million Americans hold some kind of student loan debt, and a recent survey from education finance portal iontuition shows that the majority of them would like their employers to help with repayment.

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How gender differences can make your company stronger

Leading companies are applying gender intelligence practices to boost diversity in their technology ranks and to capitalize on different perspectives of men and women for competitive advantage.


Toys "R" Us hires CIO to boost ecommerce, customer tech

The toy retailer, battling Amazon.com and other ecommerce-savvy players, hires Phil Newmoyer from Serta Simmons Bedding as its new CIO.

Preparing for the technology executive interview: the right way vs. the wrong way

Job interviews create stress and performance anxiety in even the most senior technology executive. With the right mindset you can level the playing field and determine if you're right for the role at the company and, just as...

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Getting rejected but not disrespected

My husband received yet another rejection -- but this time, it was different.

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