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Why building candidate personas helps you hire the right talent

Learn how using candidate personas can improve the diversity of your candidate pool when sourcing and recruiting.

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You hate your boss. Now what?

All of us will probably work for at least one extremely difficult person during our careers. An unpleasant working environment can evoke strong emotions and unchecked emotions can damage our careers. Here are some coping strategies...

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How AI, machine learning will impact tech recruiting

You're already reaping the benefits of AI and machine learning when you watch TV, get a ride to the airport or shop for clothing -- here's how the technology can help you recruit hard-to-find IT talent.

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6 tips to avoid job search depression

Searching for a new job is a tiring and depressing process. Here's how to avoid letting your job search drag you down.

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Working while female

A Philly freelance writer inadvertently demonstrates the (unconscious?) bias professional women face every day.

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4 ways technology has changed recruitment -- for better (and worse)

Technology has influenced and changed the way recruiters and hiring managers do their jobs. Here are 4 ways tech is already impacting the hiring process.

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How to get diversity initiatives right

New research shows that the tech industry is still struggling to make progress on diversity and inclusion issues. Here are some strategies to get it right.

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Racism in tech runs deep

A reader reminds senior writer Sharon Florentine that while racial progress has been slowly made over the decades, racism still exists in a big way in our nation and in tech.

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Can transformation ruin relationships?

Transformation is typically a thankless job but to stay relevant in the market place, companies have to go though it and someone like you and I have to do the "dirty" work. These initiatives are not for the faint-hearted, and as a...

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How pay transparency and equity help employers retain workers

PayScale's 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report shows that to build more trusting relationships with their workforce, more organizations are emphasizing pay transparency and pay equity.

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5 hard truths about employee engagement

CIO.com senior writer, Sarah White digs into recent research to look at the impact employee engagement has on your business and the economy as a whole.

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How older IT pros can crack the 'hidden job market'

According to the Wall Street Journal, the 55-and-older crowd is now the only age group with a rising labor-force participation rate. But how do older IT professionals find jobs? Here's a nine-step approach to cracking the "hidden job...

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3 ways to gauge employee engagement and satisfaction

If you're trying to find a way to get honest employee feedback -- beyond annual reviews and surveys -- start by asking your workers these three questions.

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How to gauge the efficiency of your company leadership

Do you want to gauge the effectiveness of your company's leadership? Look to your workers first.

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Relationship advice for overworked and underloved IT leaders

An IT leader’s on-the-job life expectancy depends directly on the relationships he or she forms with business executives. This article shares relationship advice for overworked IT leaders who are seeking some love, or at least some...

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5 qualities for successful PR pros

Much about PR has shifted over the decades, from publishers moving to online-only to organizations using social media as a direct news delivery vehicle. PR pros who have continued to demonstrate five characteristics of good PR have...

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Top 10 U.S. cities for employee happiness

New data from employer review site Kununu reveals where you work geographically can have a huge impact on your career happiness.

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4 tips for managing multiple teams

Managing multiple teams and personalities is no easy task, but with these four tips you can lighten the load.

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