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Hybrid work model helps VMware navigate the pandemic

The software maker’s hybrid work model enables employees to work almost anywhere, an effort that includes new conference room tech and experiments with meetings conducted in virtual reality.

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6 hot IT hiring trends — and 5 going cold

A global pandemic, economic contraction, and calls to end racial inequality have altered the IT hiring landscape. Here’s how companies are adjusting when it comes to IT staffing.

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The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2021 — and how to hire for them

From security pros to developers to analysts, the battle for the best IT talent wages. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 10 most in-demand jobs for 2021.

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How top tech companies are addressing diversity and inclusion

Black Lives Matter protests have spurred many organizations to reassess equity and diversity in their respective industries. Here’s how five tech giants — and one small standout — have responded to calls for improved inclusion in...

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What is a data analyst? A key role for data-driven business decisions

Data analysts help organizations understand the current state of the business by interpreting a wide range of data.

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4 trends fueling hybrid-work strategies in 2021

In 2021, IT leaders will equip reconfigured corporate offices with hoteling and contract-tracing tools and automate more business processes while extending their cybersecurity coverage.

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Make an impact: 10 tech-focused D&I nonprofits worth donating to

Looking to make a difference? Consider donating to or partnering with any of these 10 nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting diversity, inclusion and equity in IT.

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How to run a successful IT apprenticeship program

Running an effective IT apprenticeship programs can help your company diversify your talent pipeline, fill skills gaps and upskill and retain workers on the latest technology.

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How Year Up is redefining and diversifying the IT talent pipeline

To help bridge the opportunity divide, careers organization Year Up is connecting corporate sponsors with talented, hardworking young adults from underserved communities who are eager to embark on an IT career.

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Why your COVID recovery strategy should put people first

While security, business continuity, and operational efficiencies may top an IT leader's list of responsibilities, people and team dynamics may ultimately be the strongest or weakest links in a pandemic recovery game plan.

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7 steps for making IT layoffs as painless as possible

It's the downside of any IT leader's job: telling skilled, productive staff members their services are no longer required. Here's how to make an unpleasant task somewhat less disagreeable.

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Accenture apprenticeships diversify talent pipelines, bridge IT gaps

Accenture’s National Apprenticeship Program is opening up new, diverse talent pipelines to recruit motivated candidates who can be upskilled or reskilled for IT roles.

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Hiring in the age of COVID: Key lessons learned

Almost two-thirds of companies now interview, hire and onboard entirely remotely — and it’s yielding some positive results. IT leaders who are hiring aggressively lend insights into the new paradigm.

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9 tips for managing the mental health of your IT teams

Managing mental health has become a necessary burden for IT leaders during the pandemic. The following tips may help reduce burnout and get employees the help they need.

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Remote IT’s future: Key lessons learned from this WFH era

COVID-19 made IT staff working from home a necessity. Should the practice now be viewed as a fresh path to improved productivity?

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Seeking a new gig? IT leader hiring rebounds, remotely

Recruitment of IT leaders has thawed since the pandemic first hit, as companies seek digital leaders who can help them adapt to shifting business dynamics. Here, recruiters offer tips for navigating the IT leadership hiring landscape....

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What is a chief data officer? A leader who creates business value from data

A chief data officer oversees a range of data-related functions to ensure your organization is getting the most from what could be its most valuable asset.

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5 tips for implementing an effective D&I strategy

To be successful, a diversity and inclusion initiative requires an organization-wide cultural shift. Transformation experts and IT leaders share tips for fostering real change in your organization.

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