News, tips, advice, and overviews on staying on top of professional demands.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - If your workspace is in chaos, you could be losing productivity and your job performance will likely suffer. These eight tips can help you keep it all together and get the most out of each hour of the day.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - You no longer need to be a C-level executive to have your own personal assistant. Thanks to Siri and Google Now, we've embraced the idea of the smartphone as an aide, and there's a virtual secretarial pool of apps that can do everything from schedule meetings and pay bills to give you the day's box scores. Here are five apps that put the "do" in your to-do lists.
Tue, November 05, 2013 - Whether you're not happy where you're currently working, are out of work and need a job, or are just looking to stay ahead of the curve, working with an IT career coach can help you learn the skills necessary to stand apart from the other IT job seekers out there.
Wed, October 16, 2013 - Searching for a new IT position in a competitive market can be an uphill battle. One little mistake could cost you the opportunity. Read on to make sure you aren't making one of these commonly seen blunders in your job search.
Tue, October 15, 2013 - First Yahoo called its remote workers back to the office. Now HP has issued an 'all-hands-deck' mandate. (Rumors are swirling that Visa may be next to rein in workers.) Is this really all about innovation? And will this approach work with today's tech workers -- especially those in Silicon Valley?
Mon, September 09, 2013 - If software development teams can take the time they spend estimating how long a project will take and start to execute that project instead, they can go that much faster. But what does a world without estimates look like -- and what might it mean for the business?
Tue, September 03, 2013 - Is your extensive IT experience and your age making it harder to find a new positions? Learn how to limit the effects of age discrimination and land that interview.
Fri, August 30, 2013 - VoloMetrix's enterprise analytics technology uses social engineering to let CIOs quickly identify bottlenecks and pain points in their organization. Using that data, they can better allocate time, energy and resources. The only catch is they have to mine employees email to get that data.
Thu, August 29, 2013 - Who owns mobility in the enterprise? It's not the CIO. The business side is seizing power for mobile application development and management, and software vendors are quickly adjusting to service this nontechnical target market.
Mon, August 26, 2013 - Does the technology that's supposed to make your life easier only make things more complicated? You're not alone. These six apps will juggle your schedule, check the weather and remember that it's your wife's birthday.
Mon, July 15, 2013 - Simply being a manager of people doesn't make you a leader. So what does? In order to empower and influence others you must demonstrate that you are constantly growing professionally and personally.
Tue, July 09, 2013 - Even some of the most talented IT professionals have found themselves the victim of a downsizing or reorganization. You can never feel too safe regardless of how stable the environment seems. If you find yourself in your worst-case scenario, these tips will help you work your way out of it.
Wed, June 19, 2013 - Heading on a business trip? To get work done, you're going to need more than your laptop, smartphone and tablet. Here's what else you need to bring to be as productive as possible.