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The 5 qualities of a thought leader

If everyone’s a thought leader, then no one is. Here are 5 talents to look for when you’re recruiting.

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10 bad IT hires to avoid

A bad IT hire can have a crippling ripple effect on team productivity. Here, IT leaders share their IT hiring horror stories — and tips on how they could have been avoided.

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LinkedIn Talent Solutions: 10 tips for hiring your perfect match

Looking for the perfect candidate? LinkedIn Talent Solutions offers powerful tools and services for leveraging real-time data and machine learning to find your match.

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7 ways to make IT operations more efficient

Chances are your enterprise's IT operations could use some improvement. Here are tips for getting key services on the fast track to higher performance and cost savings.

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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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Are tech/business evangelists necessary to ensure your company stays relevant?

Most executives and sales/marketing pros believe they are effective communicators. It’s the people to whom they’re communicating that “just doesn’t get it.” Every company, regardless of size, should hire a technology/business...

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6 ways to deal with the great data scientist shortage

Rather than wait for want ads to go unfilled, organizations should rethink, retrain, reorganize and reach out to fill the data science talent gap.

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Does anyone have a talent win? Anyone?!

By regularly asking for talent wins -- employee achievements, team accomplishments, etc. -- you’ll create an environment where successes become a dominant part of the culture.

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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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Cross-functional teams: A new strategy for business success

With business-IT collaboration key to digital transformation, forward-thinking IT leaders are breaking down silos to develop blended startup-like teams focused on key business initiatives.

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H-1B visa cap fills quickly — and tech talent looks elsewhere

USCIS reports the H-1B visa cap has been reached on April 5, only four days after the application period opened.

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How to create team building activities your IT department won’t hate

Team building is critical to establishing a winning culture. Here’s how several IT organizations are strengthening staff bonds both inside and outside work.

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DXC takes open badge approach to team-focused AI training

DXC is leveraging Open Badge Academy to help individuals and organizations gain cutting-edge skills with an emphasis on teamwork.

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Filling the digital transformation skills gap

Success in the digital era requires the right blend of business, IT and soft skills. IT leaders are rethinking their hiring and training strategies to truly transform.

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How a former CIO leads Georgia State University program to train future IT professionals

GSU's Capstone program gives CIS seniors a chance to work on real projects to hone both their technical chops and their soft skills, both of which will accelerate their value in the job market. A Q&A with John Martin, co-director of...

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Can coding boot camps fix Silicon Valley’s gender equality problem?

Science isn’t a sport where men can run faster than women, but we need solutions to help women enter the race.

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5 cybersecurity jobs with the highest salaries in 2019

Why cybersecurity is one of the highest paid specialization areas in tech…and the five highest paid cybersecurity roles for 2019.

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12 ways to ruin a new hire

In a tight tech talent market, a poorly planned or executed onboarding process can quickly inspire a new hire to jump ship to another offer.

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How H-1B changes will impact U.S. IT

Many IT employers rely on foreign national talent with H-1B visas to fill thousands of technical roles. New and proposed changes have many tech companies worried about the consequences.

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Stopping workplace violence is everyone’s responsibility

Tech companies have a social responsibility to help stem the tide of hatred and violence.

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