Bill Rosenthal

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Bill Rosenthal has headed employee skills training programs since 1986. He is CEO of Communispond, which teaches communications skills, and Logical Operations, which provides 4,600 titles in its training library.

Bill writes thought leader articles for HBR, Forbes, Chief Executive and other leading publications.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Bill Rosenthal and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Mobility's rise pulls value of HTML5, project management and CRM skills right along with it

We interrupt this blog to bring you National Cyber Security Awareness Month

We interrupt this blog to bring you National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Let timing of National Cyber Security Awareness Month show those on the front lines of dealing with reporters, angry customers, panicky vendors, nervous stockholders and who knows what else during a security breach, IT is a source of...

IT certifications report card: What are they worth now? Which ones pay off the most?

IT certifications report card: What are they worth now? Which ones pay off the most?

The first of a two-part series on IT certifications' multifaceted contribution to a prosperous, secure career in technology's busiest and most promising sectors and senior management in any enterprise.

IT career checkup part 4: Face-to-face interviews -- the 'eyes' have it, then the ears

IT career checkup part 4: Face-to-face interviews -- the 'eyes' have it, then the ears

Like judges for the TV show, Dancing with the Stars, IT recruiters, hiring managers and their teams want a great performance. The difference for IT? Don't dazzle your audience so much as put it deftly at ease.

Has your IT career stalled? Rev up phone skills and text tactics for surest route to a better job

Has your IT career stalled? Rev up phone skills and text tactics for surest route to a better job

We're on the formation lap of our information technology career checkup, where things become a lot more interesting and exciting. Increase your speed to a higher rank with these specially formulated pacenotes at your side.

Career checkup, Part 2: How to overcome IT's top 4 communication challenges

Career checkup, Part 2: How to overcome IT's top 4 communication challenges

Your career depends on overcoming these person-to-person dialogue detours as much as it does on your mastery of connection technology -- the silicon-based kind.

Year-end career checkup, Part 1: If you listen, they will call

Year-end career checkup, Part 1: If you listen, they will call

For a prosperous new year, make sharper listening your No. 1 career resolution

The rise of the hacker next door or across the world: Your customers get it. How about your CEO?

The rise of the hacker next door or across the world: Your customers get it. How about your CEO?

Crisis-level security breaches frighten consumers and IT professionals alike, but that's no guarantee for funding to strengthen database defense forces, a task on which your job increasingly depends. Build your case by driving home...

You said, tweeted, texted, instant messaged, posted, shared, liked, emailed what?!?

You said, tweeted, texted, instant messaged, posted, shared, liked, emailed what?!?

Phone calls, business letters, interoffice memos, face-to-face meetings — most have been replaced by email, tweets, texts and shares. These new instant communications tools have made us much more productive, but have you considered...

Take that byte right out of your mouth

Take that byte right out of your mouth

Even the most brilliant tech professional risks losing out to a more articulate and persuasive competitor for a bigger budget, a promotion, a new job, a funding round or a new business. To beat the odds, become a better presenter with...

Saying yes to no college

Saying yes to no college

From students to corporations, many are questioning the future relevance that higher education degrees will bring to job opportunities and earning potential. For those young people who are choosing not to go to college, what impact...

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