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How to give resumes a third dimension

SkillGigs is an auction-based recruiting and hiring marketplace that uses innovative technology to present a 3D picture of candidates.

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4 traits good data scientists share

Big data is creating a booming market for data scientists as companies struggle to not only store loads of data, but also analyze it and interpret it. To be a good data scientist, you'll want to master these four areas.

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How to reverse-engineer finding elite tech talent

What if you could pinpoint the characteristics that make your top talent so good, and use that info to identify new recruits? Online social learning and collaboration platform Piazza is rolling out a new feature set that it claims...

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Companies need to hire IT pros – fast

While demand was down slightly, businesses still report a need for IT professionals in Q4. But candidates need to move fast, because companies are eager to fill these positions as soon as possible.

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Millennials want to be leaders — but not without big salaries, perks

A new survey suggests millennial workers respect their bosses, look to them for motivation and want to become leaders themselves, but salary, workplace perks and high-end technology are more important to them than to older generations....

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Crowdsource your way to a better IT team

A new report from Wakefield Research and IT consulting firm Appirio reveals that the surging gig economy could help companies close the IT skills gap while empowering IT workers with more control over their career path. The trouble is...

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7 reasons to hire back the right former employees

Hiring back people who left your organization is never an easy decision, but more companies are saying yes to the right former workers. Find out why.

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Are robots really going to steal your job?

It's a common theme of science fiction, robots rise up and take over earth, leaving humans as subservient slaves to their emotionless computer chip brains. But a recent report from Forrester suggests a very different future for robots...

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CIO hits college fairs to court tech talent

Textron CIO Diane Schwarz dishes details of the recruiting trail that took her to the University of Notre Dame career fair last week, where she spent three days scouting prospective IT candidates.

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How the ‘gig economy’ is changing enterprise IT

Think it’s hard to motivate your employees now? Wait ‘til they’re not 'yours' at all.

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6 ways to blow your technical job interview

If you're looking for a job in IT, it's a safe bet a technical interview, a coding test or other skills assessment will be part of the job search process. Here's what not to do.

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New CIO appointments, September 2015 edition

My latest list of CIOs who have been promoted or hired into new CIO positions.

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IT Resume Makeover: How to start from scratch

Twenty-five years of successful consulting gigs left Malcolm Greene with a list of accomplishments a mile long and a reputation as someone who could solve impossible problems. But when this veteran IT pro decided to make a move into...

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PM candidates: 5 legitimate questions to ask your interviewer

Here are 5 questions to ask your interviewer to get you noticed and to get the information you need to make good career decisions.

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Netflix parental leave policy neglects workers who need it most

Netflix is making headlines with its expanded parental leave policy, but will employees actually use it? And what about the Netflix hourly, lower-paid workers excluded from the policy?

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8 ways to find legit freelance work

If you're looking for more freedom in your work schedule or you want to make some extra cash, you are probably considering freelance or IT contract work. But there's a lot of competition out there. Here are eight sites that can help...

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SaaS heats up in revenue and hiring

A new report finds small and midsize software and SaaS companies making big revenue gains, leading to more hiring

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Best cities for tech workers ready to make a move

If you're an IT pro with a strong resume and a bit of wanderlust, check out the 10 metro regions that offer the best potential.

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