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What Trump’s H-1B visa order means for IT

H-1B visa applicants represent ‘a significant threat to employment opportunities’ for millions of unemployed, says Trump; IT firms say the move will damage the economy.

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Taking the helm in a pandemic: Incoming Intermountain CIO prioritizes partnerships

Ryan Smith is set to join Intermountain Healthcare as CIO during a coronavirus crisis that has accelerated virtual care initiatives. Here’s how he landed — and is approaching — the role remotely.

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Remote hiring wins have CIOs rethinking recruitment, post-pandemic

IT leaders at NetApp, CommScope and DocuSign have taken to recruiting talent virtually, which may become permanent practice even after concerns about the coronavirus pandemic subside.

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6 tips for remote hiring success

The hiring process has gone remote, which means recruiters and candidates must adjust to the new normal of virtual interviews. Here’s how to vet and woo candidates from a distance.

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7 innovative ways to find scarce IT talent

Few are available, yet many are needed. A shortage of qualified specialists is forcing IT leaders to try alternative ways of finding skilled experts in a variety of fields.

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Verizon calls on emerging tech to revamp work experience

Verizon’s network specialists no longer rely on tired technology to execute tasks, thanks to a unified digital platform comprising RPA, machine learning, chatbots and other leading-edge tools.

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How COVID-19 is changing the IT hiring process

Technology companies and IT organizations are still hiring, but are relying on new technologies to screen and hire talent — with an added emphasis on soft skills.

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The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Getting remote work right is tough. But with a mission-driven approach and effective technology, a productive remote work strategy can really pay off.

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7 ways to root out IT staff incompetence

To err is human, but repeated IT blunders can invite organizational disaster. Here's how to clamp a lid on your frequent fumblers without crushing team morale.

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Nationwide CIO preps for return to the office, post-pandemic

CIOs such as Jim Fowler are preparing for employees to return to the office post-COVID-19, a process that will result in more digital services for employees and customers alike.

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What is an enterprise architect? A vital role for IT operations

Enterprise architects are key in establishing an organization’s IT infrastructure and maintaining and updating IT hardware, software and services to ensure it supports established enterprise goals.

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7 ways to optimize IT team productivity during difficult times

Even in today's challenging environment, inspiring staff members to function effectively isn't as hard as many IT leaders believe. The secret lies in smart, adaptable management.

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IT automation shakes up the entry-level career path

The advent of IT automation — and the desire for more meaningful work — is transforming how CIOs think about internal talent pipelines and entry-level IT work.

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10 developer skills on the rise — and five on the decline

Developers remain in high demand, but the skills they need to succeed are in constant flux. Here’s how to ensure your programming chops are on point and sharp.

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IT burnout: A productivity killer IT leaders must address

Burnout is a significant growing problem, especially in IT. And it has the potential to cripple your workforce. Here’s how to handle it.

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The H-1B visa: Facts, requirements, processes

The H-1B visa allows U.S. employers to hire foreign professionals to work in the U.S. when qualified Americans cannot be found. Here are the requirements, processes and latest changes to this program.

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What is an HRIS? A key tool for all your human resources needs

A human resources information system makes managing people, policies and procedures simple, efficient and effective for organizations of all sizes.

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10 ways you’re getting workplace diversity wrong (and how to get it right)

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for a successful diversity and inclusion strategy, but best practices can help ensure you’re establishing a diverse workplace that can innovate and thrive.

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How to keep hiring and onboarding new talent while working remotely

You can’t afford to slow down filling necessary positions when your offices are closed.

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5 reasons you need a business relationship manager

To better liaison with the business and bolster IT’s strategic cred, CIOs are increasingly turning to BRMs. Here’s how to locate the right talent and make the most of this hybrid leadership role.

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