Opinion Agile coaches wear lots of different hats. Michael Hamman of the Agile Coaching Institute shares five roles agile coaches play when helping executives achieve transformational leadership.
Feature One of the biggest deterrents to workplace productivity is constant interruption. But what's causing these disruptions and how can you beat them? Experts weigh in on the most common workplace distractions and how to overcome them.
Feature Agile isn't just for software developers -- the methodology has applications and makes a positive impact anywhere it's applied in your business. Here are six agile principles you can use almost anywhere.
Feature Are you a manager struggling with agile? Are you wondering why projects are failing and teams are frustrated instead of engaged and productive? Perhaps the problem isn't with agile. Here's how you can help your team succeed.
Feature Companies ranging from big names like Pinterest to small startups are conducting culture interviews at every level to help build cohesive teams that click. Here's how to do it right while avoiding pitfalls and common mistakes.rn
Feature Many IT pros with skills in Cobol and mainframes will be aging out of the workplace in the near future. How can CIOs address the inevitable skills shortage?rn
Feature In this month's edition, resume expert Caitlin Sampson helps an IT management consultant expand on his extensive experience while narrowing his focus -- and the move lands him his dream job.rn
Feature The skills gap is real, but debate over its root causes continues. IT executives blame a shortage of skills, but IT professionals looking for work say exaggerated requirements are the issue. Could a simple tweak in the way you approach writing your job postings be the answer?rn
Feature High-profile security breaches (such as this week’s hack of Ashley Madison) have highlighted the need for skilled security professionals. The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote Partners confirms that IT pros holding security certifications can expect premium pay. rn
Feature Let's get visual. Charts and graphs can bring an eye-catching edge to your resume, especially if you're an IT sales or marketing pro looking to highlight your revenue-generating skills. Here, expert resume writer Jennifer Hay explains how to do it effectively – because it can be tricky.rn
Feature Corporate communication has taken a decidedly casual turn, with texting, messaging and even emoticons becoming a standard in the office. Here's how to navigate the tricky etiquette of the new communications frontier.rn
Feature Video may have killed the radio star, but it's reinvigorating tired and time-consuming hiring practices to increase efficiency and boost the quality of IT talent.rn
Analysis No matter what your IT role is, a project management certification can add depth, breadth and value to your skills. Here are the top 10 project management certifications, their requirements and their cost.
Feature While tech salaries have increased, many organizations are eliminating benefits like tuition reimbursement, awards and telecommuting. What does this mean for IT workers?rn
Feature Business is booming in 2015, and across the country IT organizations are loosening the purse strings and shelling out big bucks for critical IT talent. Here's a look at the 10 hottest cities for IT pay based on percent increase in salary, area home prices and median salary.
Feature A year after pledging to improve diversity within its company and across the industry, Google's numbers haven't budged much. But what may be more important is that it’s effectively changed the conversation.rn
Feature Women enter the IT workforce at about the same rate as men. But somewhere around the mid-career point, the number of women in IT plummets. Why? It's the culture, stupid.rn
Feature A new partnership between IT MOOC platform Cybrary and Women in Technology aims to address two major challenges faced by IT organizations today: a shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a lack of women in technology.
Feature Businesses struggling to align their IT projects with larger business goals and strategies are emphasizing agile project management skills over traditional project management certifications.rn
Analysis High-profile security breaches, data loss and the need for companies to safeguard themselves against attacks is driving salaries for IT security specialists through the roof. Here are the 10 highest-paying security roles.
Feature Age is just a number -- but it's a number that can hurt your ability to land a great job in the IT industry, where youth is equated to innovation, efficiency and success. Here's how to make your age an advantage, not a deterrent.rn
Feature In this edition of CIO.com's IT Resume Makeover, expert Stephen Van Vreede helps remove the cloak of invisibility surrounding one candidate's resume and allows his true value to emerge.rn
Feature 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 on recruiting and hiring, as well as the everyday work environment.rn
News Analysis The Anita Borg Institute has released its annual list of best companies for women technologists. At the top of the list: BNY Mellon; with tech firms like Google, Apple, GoDaddy and Salesforce.com also making a strong showing.rn
Feature 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 geeks.
Feature It's hard enough getting a hiring manager or recruiter to read your resume in the first place -- but making one of these six mistakes guarantees it'll never get past an initial glance.rn
Feature 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 top 10 weirdest tech job titles.
Feature 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.rn
How-To Your personal brand is more than just a buzz phrase -- it's the set of unique talents, skills and personality that makes you exactly the right fit for your dream job. Here are six tips to build your brand.
Feature Fewer employees are aspiring to C-level roles, preferring to use their leadership skills to make a direct impact on their organizations and colleagues from their current positions. What does that mean for the future of your business?
Feature Though she lost at trial, Ellen Pao's discrimination suit against Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers is, in some ways, a win for women in the finance and technology industries. Here, two female CEOs weigh in on the larger implications of the case.rn
Analysis 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.rn
Feature 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.
How-To The first rule of working with recruiters is to remember they work for the employer. For that reason, you need a strategy to ensure you’re using them to your advantage.
Feature The IT industry's not all discrimination, harassment and misogyny. Savvy, progressive recruiting software startups are focusing on diversity and inclusion from the beginning, and using technology to help firms hire the best and brightest from underrepresented talent pools.
Feature Looking for a way to benchmark your cloud computing knowledge and skills without being locked into a particular vendor? Want an extra edge when looking for that cloud computing job? One or more of these vendor-neutral certifications may be your ticket to advancement.
Feature It's nearly impossible to determine if employer-sponsored wellness programs reduce healthcare costs, but their real value may lie in other, less tangible areas.
Feature Regardless of where your IT career takes you, maintaining a focus on your ultimate professional goal is the key to an effective resume. In the latest installment of our makeover series, resume expert Caitlin Sampson helps a candidate find her focus and land a great IT job.
Feature Micromanagement may seem harmless, but it's sabotaging your teams, your productivity and morale from within, and stifling your business's ability to grow. Here's how to tell if you're a micromanager, and some steps you can take to overcome this fatal flaw.
Feature Companies like Uber, FancyHands, Airbnb and Snagajob are flourishing, driven by technology, a slow economic recovery and consumer demand. But what does that mean for today's workers?
How-To Lenovo has stopped pre-loading Superfish adware onto it new machines, but the practice has raised security and privacy concerns. Here's how to remove it.
Feature Everyone talks about greater transparency and openness in business, but when it comes to making salary information transparent, each organization must decide for itself just how much to reveal.
Feature No business wants to admit that it’s inefficient, lacks clear direction or wastes tens of thousands of dollars. And yet businesses everywhere are doing just that by holding unnecessary, unproductive and unpopular meetings. Shifting your company culture away from meetings can make your businesses more productive and employees more engaged and efficient. Here's how.
Feature After a 17-year climb through the IT ranks at a major financial firm, this month’s resume makeover candidate found herself unemployed and with a mundane resume. Here's how expert Donald Burns uncovered her 'wow factor.'rn