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2015 it workforce hiring trends

8 Key IT Hiring Trends to Watch for in 2015

Which technology skills will be in the biggest demand in 2015? talked to Foote Partners to find out what IT leaders need to be on the lookout for in the months ahead.

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5 Best and 5 Worst Places to Work

Looking for a new IT gig in 2015? We've compiled a list of the best and worst companies in the tech industry so you know where to apply -- and who to avoid.

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6 Reasons Your Business Needs Female Leadership

Recent research reveals there are significant business advantages to having a woman in key leadership positions.

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9 Reasons Your Employees Are Unhappy

What's the secret to happiness in the workplace? The answer's not very surprising. Employees want to be listened to and feel that their concerns are taken seriously.

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How to Improve Employee Retention

In an improving economy, retaining talent has again become a top priority for businesses. And in the competitive world of IT, organizations that don't understand the cost of employee turnover will pay a steep price.

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How to Prevent Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is a costly epidemic, and the onus is on management to establish and enforce a strong, consistent corporate culture that stops the inclination to bully before the behavior starts.

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8 Skills to Look for in IT Project Managers

Good IT project management can make or break key business initiatives, but finding top talent means identifying a unique mix of technical know-how and soft skills. Here are eight skills to look for when hiring project management...

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How Your Time-Off Policy Can Cut Costs and Improve Productivity

Having a clear and generous time-off policy will allow you to better budget for both planned and unplanned absences. You'll also have a more engaged, loyal and productive workforce.


Is Silicon Valley Numb to Age Discrimination?

It’s not just tech companies that are being accused of ageism in the Bay Area. The San Francisco 49ers now find themselves at the center of the controversy. If they are guilty, who can blame them? After all, as Facebook's Mark...

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Should You Hire a Chief Social Media Officer?

Having a strong social media presence is a necessary part of your business' marketing, communications and customer relations strategy. That presence should be handled by experienced, knowledgeable professionals. Some experts even...


10 Top Career Stories of 2014

From leadership advice to hiring strategies, here are the 10 most popular executive and C-level career stories of 2014.


10 Top Stories for Job Seekers in 2014

As the demand for workers with IT skills continues to rise, the past year was a good one for tech pros looking to make to move. Here, we highlight the most popular career stories for job seekers from 2014.

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10 IT Roles to Target When Poaching Talent

IT organizations struggling to find high-quality talent are using a brazen approach to hiring -- poaching workers from within the walls of their biggest competitors. If you're brave enough to try this hire-to-hurt strategy, here are...

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Today’s CIO Better Know What’s in a Name

More than ever, CIOs need to be out among the people – and not just IT people. We’re talking marketing, HR, finance, sales. Of course, meeting all these business colleagues can backfire if you can’t remember their names. Here are...

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16 of the Hottest IT Skills for 2015

2015 will bring new opportunities for professional growth and development, not to mention more money. But what specific skills will add the most value for your career advancement in the new year.

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6 IT Workforce Predictions for 2015

2015 promises to be a banner year for IT workers as the unemployment rate continues to plummet, salaries increase and organizations double down on retention and engagement strategies. asked experts to predict the biggest...

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9 Reasons Good Employees Leave -- and How You Can Prevent It

The average tenure for IT workers is less than 3.8 years, according to Payscale. And while you’ll never eliminate employee turnover, these strategies can help you motivate and ultimately retain your best talent.

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4 Ways Building a Better Brand Attracts Better IT Talent

Want to attract top tech talent? Focusing on employee engagement will bolster your positive brand image and result in a higher caliber of potential candidates.

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