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Tue, April 15, 2014 - Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your data scientist vacancy.
Fri, April 11, 2014 - In an increasingly competitive tech job market, graduates of the Class of 2014 should begin their job search today -- but yesterday would have been better. Follow these steps to kickstart your career.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Companies are going beyond compensation to lure and retain top IT talent. Among the most popular perks: tuition reimbursement, the chance to work with the latest technology and, of course, free lunch.
Wed, April 02, 2014 - Hiring for the right cultural fit can be more important than focusing on technical skills alone and can help companies improve employee retention, engagement and loyalty.
Mon, March 31, 2014 - Neither employees nor their managers look forward to annual performance reviews. That's why experts suggest using methods and tools that provide valuable, real-time feedback on how employees are doing.
Wed, March 26, 2014 - Gen Y wants -- and is getting -- the most sexy jobs in the Silicon Valley. However, CIO.com Senior Writer Tom Kaneshige lets millennials in on the dirty little secret of the valley.
Tue, March 25, 2014 - How your organization handles the first days, weeks and even months of a new employee's tenure is critical to lasting success, company loyalty and retention.
Fri, March 21, 2014 - A poor IT-HR relationship can lead to bad IT hires. IT managers need to provide HR with sharp questions about applicants' technical skills. And HR pros need to do their homework about IT.
Wed, March 19, 2014 - When it comes to project management, many organizations find themselves understaffed and that's putting them at a competitive disadvantage, according to a study by ESI International.
Mon, March 17, 2014 - Social media is ubiquitous in today's digital world, so you can bet your next star employee is out there sharing, liking and tweeting. Here's how to leverage social networking technology to effectively target and recruit IT candidates.
Mon, March 17, 2014 - Amid simmering debate in Washington over immigration reform, scholars challenge the notion that the United States faces a widespread shortage of workers educated in science, technology engineering and math.
Thu, March 13, 2014 - IT relies heavily on architecture -- in systems, data, software and, yes, even in people. This long-term strategy can help create a more flexible, more consistent and more scalable IT organization.
Mon, March 10, 2014 - February was a good month for IT hiring after months of sluggish demand. Reports from three research firms each reported an increase in hiring in the sector.
Fri, March 07, 2014 - Thanks to blockbuster acquisitions such as Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp, successful IPOs and a healthy environment for startups, the entrepreneurial spirit is alive again in the Silicon Valley.