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How to nail the video job interview

Many organizations are using video to simplify candidate screening and make the interviewing process more cost-effective. Our experts offer eight etiquette tips to help you make the most of your next -- or your first -- 'screen test.'...

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Top 10 cities for IT pros looking to make a move

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...

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8 tips for finding and managing programmers

Recruiting top software engineers may involve distributed development teams. Here are eight tips to ensure these remote teams are productive.

13 Things to Do on a Conference Call

Chances are good you've become adept at working remotely and taking part in conferences from your home or mobile offices. Chances are even better you've discovered creative ways to multitask. However, if you need some inspiration,...

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What Remote Workers Really Do During Conference Calls

As more workers take advantage of mobile technology to work outside the office, companies are relying on conference calls to communicate. What are workers actually doing during these calls? Spoiler alert: probably not what you expect...

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Why Coworking Is a Hit for Telecommuters and Entrepreneurs

Telework and mobility are driving the popularity of coworking spaces, with close to 800 locations in the United States alone. Entrepreneurs, telecommuters and freelancers use the spaces the most, with local political consultants and...

5 Ways to Make Telecommuters and Remote Workers Feel Included

Making remote workers feel like part of the team is one of the trickiest parts of management. However, by focusing on the right technology and on effective communication and personal interaction you can create a productive remote...

How HR Makes HP a Great Place to Work

HP has been through some tough times, but it's in the midst of a turnaround that's succeeding largely because the company's head of human resources, Tracy Keogh, is making HP a great place to work once again.

How to Prepare Your Business (And Your Employees) to Work Remotely

Hurricanes, blizzards, floods, earthquakes, even mundane events like employees' car troubles or family obligations can disrupt your business and put a damper on productivity. Here's how to prepare your business and your personnel for...

What Contract IT Workers Miss About Being Full-Time

A survey of contract and freelance IT professionals shows healthcare and 401k plans are the most-missed perks of traditional employment, while there are many things they don't miss at all.

15 Common IT Job Search Mistakes

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.

Silicon Valley Tech Workers: Get Your Butt in Here!

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...

10 Tips to Prepare for an IT Job Video Interview

Learn what it takes to set up and be ready for your video interview, so you can focus on what's important -- getting the job.

Yahoo's Work-at-Home Policy Is the Right Decision

Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer have taken a beating in the media for the company's recent ban on telecommuting, but creating a more collaborative startup mentality within the struggling tech giant is the right move, according to industry...

Yahoo's Telecommuting Problem Is Management, Not Collaboration

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's controversial decision to ban employees from working from home led some to question the value of social business tools. Two executives from social business providers say Yahoo's problem isn't about...

Top 12 IT Career Stories of 2012

The holidays are here again and with them come presents, resolutions and a time to reflect. With that in mind, here's a look back at the most popular career stories and tips of 2012.

Coworking Offers Employees More Than Office Space

Coworking promises to improve productivity while improving work-life balance. Whether you're an enterprise with remote employees who want a professional work environment or a start-up firm too small for your own office, you can...

Why Remote Offices Mean Better IT Teams

Today's IT worker is mobile and traditional ideas about brick-and-mortar offices no longer apply. This shift is a good thing as companies are already reaping benefits such as reduced costs, better productivity and a larger pool of IT...

Corporate Cell Phones: Perk or Penalty?

Should a company even bother with corporate-issued devices?

How to Manage a Distributed Development Team

Managing developers is always a challenge, but supervising a distributed development team adds complications and costs. However, with consistency and a little (OK, a lot) of communication, it's a proven approach that can -- among...

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