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Thu, May 16, 2013 - Healthcare IT is becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the job market as health service providers rush to get compliant and adopt new technologies.
Sun, May 05, 2013 - If you're only using LinkedIn as a glorified business-card collector, an email replacement or some kind of Facebook counterpart for business contacts, you're missing out on its recruitment potential.
Thu, May 02, 2013 - TechAmerica's annual survey of federal CIOs reveals anxieties over chronic fiscal constraints and lack of budget authority. But there's more: Add security threats and challenges of recruiting and retaining top talent to the list of CIO concerns.
Wed, May 01, 2013 - How do you retain top IT talent in a competitive market? Is it money? Flexibility? Something else? IT recruiters and executives share their top eight suggestions for how you can keep developers, engineers and IT staff happy.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Higher education is stepping up its efforts to teach big data analytics and business intelligence, but professors say they need businesses that depend on data to work with them to provide students with real data and real business problems to solve.
Tue, April 23, 2013 - In a competitive job market like IT, it's tempting to accept an offer as soon as a company makes it. However, at this crossroad careful deliberation is what's in order. Choose unwisely and you may wind up back at square one.
Mon, April 22, 2013 - The unemployment rate for people at the heart of many tech innovations -- electrical engineers -- rose sharply in the first quarter of this year for reasons that aren't clear.
Wed, April 10, 2013 - Analysts try to explain paradox of government data that shows more workers, and boosts unemployment rate.
Mon, April 08, 2013 - The last time IT found itself awash in new job titles, evangelists, gladiators and gurus ruled the day.
Mon, April 08, 2013 - While the economy as a whole remains slow-moving, 2013 is actually shaping up to be a year of growth, innovation and opportunity in the tech sector. That means that IT workers have good reason to be optimistic about their job prospects, and the 2013 Computerworld Salary Survey supports that: The percentage of respondents who said that the job market is poor or offers few opportunities decreased from 36% last year to 27% this year.
Mon, April 08, 2013 - A year and a half ago, David Collins was trying to move from contracting work to a full-time position in IT. With rampant downsizing and a flood of new graduates, the job market was looking bleak in central Ohio, where he lives. "I knew of candidates with 20 years of experience and master's degrees who were taking entry-level positions just to get back into the industry," he says.
Wed, April 03, 2013 - In our most recent resume makeover, IT career expert Jennifer Hay demonstrates how to organize and condense years of accomplishments and skills into an easy-to-read document that tells your story.
Tue, April 02, 2013 - Is being considered a job hopper the kiss of death for job seekers or is it the new norm? It all depends on the underlying reasons and how it's presented.
Thu, March 28, 2013 - Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you really know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between getting a job from a great company and heading down the wrong path.