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6 ways to attract and retain millennial workers

For all the talk about millennial workers, many companies are still stymied when it comes to not just hiring millennials, but also retaining them. Here are 6 ways you can not only draw millennial workers to open positions, but also...

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How unconscious bias impacts IT recruiting and hiring

Organizations have made great strides tackling overt discrimination and creating more inclusive working environments. But what's harder to identify, and harder to change, are unconscious biases that have an equally detrimental effect...

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How IT leaders can free their employees to achieve greatness

It’s disingenuous and bad business to lead your teams without understanding their increasingly complex lives by simply telling them to 'go innovate!' And as our lives grow more complex, your ability to achieve sustainable innovation...

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How a battered Zoosk kept employees engaged

After an abrupt leadership change and a cancelled IPO in January, Zoosk vice president of people Carol Mahoney had to start from scratch to bring the online dating company back from the brink.

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4 types of geeks you need and how to recruit them

When you're hiring tech talent, you need to know how to appeal to hard-core IT technologists at every stage of their career. Here, experts from consultancy and IT advisory firm Wisegate share advice on how to attract four types of...

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The 10 weirdest job titles in tech

IT has always been on the cutting-edge of innovation and progressive thinking, and over the last few years, it seems IT job titles are evolving to reflect the quirkiness of the industry itself. Here, we've put together a list of the...

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6 things women want at work

Women are leaving the IT industry in droves, and organizations are struggling to engage and retain these valuable employees. So, what do women want at work? Sure, they want equal pay, but it’s more complicated than that.

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CIO-CSO tension makes businesses stronger

Strong relationships within the C-suite are critical for businesses to thrive, but perhaps none are more important that the relationship between CIO and CSO.

The most important and overlooked cycle in the CIO toolkit

We all agree that it's every CIO's job not just to operate, but to innovate. And not just to innovate on a single project, product or software release. The single most important cycle for a CIO is the critical sequence of conditions...

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How to write an effective job description

Hiring great talent starts with attracting the right candidates. To do that requires an engaging job description targeted to exactly the audience you're trying to reach. Here, three recruiting and job search experts share their tips,...

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Recipe for success starts with diversity

For one Silicon Valley startup, the road to success begins with nontraditional leadership and hiring practices that prove diversity not only exists but can be a competitive edge.

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In the IT talent wars, businesses need to sweeten the pot

CIOs worried about getting and keeping top IT talent may have to boost compensation and other enticements.

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Want better IT talent? Recruit remote workers

If you're struggling to find elite, high-quality tech talent locally, perhaps you should consider knocking down geographic barriers and embracing remote work opportunities.

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How a small Pittsburgh IT firm competes in a big tech market

Despite being surrounded by IT heavyweights like Google, IBM and Apple, Pittsburgh, Penn.-based firm ShowClix is competing effectively for top-tier talent and making its mark in a tough IT market.

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5 keys to hiring security talent

Recruiting IT security professionals can be tough, unless you have a great elevator pitch. The CSO of an insurance company provides advice on telling job candidates a compelling story.

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10 Tech Conferences Worth Attending in 2015

Already anticipating the Consumer Electronics Show next January? Looking to get the biggest bang for your travel budget buck in the remainder of 2015? Check out CIO's picks for conferences worth attending this year.

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The Business Case for Accomplishments: Enhancing the Bottom Line with a Company Wide Program

Businesses are continuously seeking new methods of creating revenue. What if you were able to get more value from your existing employees? Implementing an accomplishments program company wide and using the information gathered to...

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Promoting Yourself Over the Watercooler

Your goal is to see that decision makers are aware of the value you bring to the organization. Casual encounters, even of the social media type, can be personal promotion opportunities. (Serialized from Rick Gillis' just-published...

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