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3 tips for tracking employee productivity

It can be tempting to track employee activity to ensure they aren't wasting company time on unapproved sites or taking longer to complete projects than necessary. But there is a lot to consider before you track employee productivity. ...

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6 tips to help tech freelancers build a client base

Freelancing is a great opportunity to be your own boss and create a flexible schedule. These six tips will help you build a reliable client base.

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No place like home for the holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year -- especially at companies that offer employees a winter break.

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What makes a company a ‘best place to work’?

Glassdoor has released its annual Best Places to Work list for 2017 and while a diverse group of companies are represented, there are common elements that experts say the best employers share.

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The rise of the feedback culture

Performance reviews are dreaded by employees and managers alike, so it’s not surprising to see more companies moving away from this traditional corporate practice and embracing a culture of consistent feedback.

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What to check for before accepting that newly created role

Newly created jobs may offer you an opportunity to take a giant leap in your career but if you don't assess the right factors in the right way, then you could be in for a long fall. Make sure to do your homework and look for some...

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4 tips to help you resign without burning bridges

Leaving an executive position will require more than just two-weeks' notice. The process can take months. But these four tips will help you resign without burning any bridges.


CIO Career Coach: How to resign your executive position blogger Martha Heller explains what it takes to resign from your executive technology role without burning any bridges.

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How to tweak your benefits package to find and retain talent

New research from the Society for Human Resource Management finds healthcare, retirement, paid leave and flexible work options are most important to employees.

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Why soft skills outweigh hard skills for IT-business collaboration

There's a growing demand for more cross-collaboration with IT and other departments, which means IT workers not only need technical skills, but also the soft skills to serve as the authority on all-things-tech.

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Career Roadmap: Systems admin role isn’t dead

Despite dire predictions, the role of the system administrator is far from obsolete. Nick Bush is a prime example of how the role continues to evolve and change while remaining critical to IT.

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4 tips for job searching this holiday season

Leveraging the holidays in your job search might mean landing a new gig for the new year. Here are four tips on how to use the holidays to your advantage.

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6 tips for negotiating a better executive IT offer

Negotiating a compensation package is nerve-wracking for anyone, but as an executive, there are additional complexities. Here's how to get it right.

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7 ways to support IT diversity this holiday season

Want to support diversity in the workplace and help girls, women, people of color and the LGBTQ community? Here are seven organizations that are making a difference that you can donate to this holiday season.

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IT Resume Makeover: Presenting an executive image

Looking to land your first tech executive role? Here’s how to overhaul your resume to catch a recruiter's eye and demonstrate your qualifications.


5 tips for developing interpersonal trust in your marketing department

As your marketing department is well aware, developing trust between customers and your brand is supremely important. But if you’ve tried to develop trust for years to no avail, then you need to be vulnerable enough to recognize that...

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4 critical questions for every professional relationship

Learn the four questions we ask ourselves consciously or subconsciously about our colleagues. Are you four yeses or for noes?

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Top 10 most popular companies for job seekers

Job search site analyzed click-through rate for its IT job listings to determine the most popular companies among IT job seekers.

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