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7 factors women look for in an IT employer — and how to address them

Trying to improve diversity in your hiring pipeline? Here’s what will make your organization attractive to women and other minorities.

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7 ways to spot and help overwhelmed IT staffers

When workloads go over the top, employee performance can sink. Identifying and supporting beleaguered staffers can help you boost productivity and stem turnover.

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23 LinkedIn tips for job seekers

What’s the the best time to post on LinkedIn for maximum visibility? Should you hire a professional photographer to take your LinkedIn profile pic? LinkedIn experts share their secrets for job hunting success.

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Sponsorship vs. mentorship: Which is best for your career?

While seemingly similar, mentorship and sponsorship offer distinct differences as workplace support and provide unique benefits for your career.

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How to avoid a knee-jerk hiring strategy

If need is driving all of your recruiting decisions, you may be compromising.

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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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Ending white dominance in tech starts with white women

When white women fail to see the access and privilege afforded them, the “women in tech” narrative will continue to be characterized by the white woman’s perspective, thus erasing the experience of black women and other women of...

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What women want in the IT workplace: 6 key factors for hiring and retention

Women are exiting IT in droves, as companies struggle to hire and engage these valuable employees. The first step to change? Listening to what women want.

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6 important steps businesses can take to monitor and support mobile workers

Keeping team members connected to tools, resources, and information in a virtual work environment is of course, essential for success, but without the tools and your virtual environment can easily fall apart or become too overwhelming...

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Emphasis on diversity and inclusion helps Avalara scale globally

Automated sales tax software firm Avalara relies on diversity to ensure growth and engagement.

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6 tips for recruiting college IT talent

Don’t fear the FAANG: A targeted recruiting approach focused on establishing relationships and showing candidates their future can help any IT organization succeed on campus.

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Looking to improve IT operations? Try IBM’s ‘Pyramid of Pain’

IBM CIO Fletcher Previn has focused IT on fulfilling a hierarchy of core user needs to drive efficiency and promote IBM as a great place to work.

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How to prepare tomorrow’s workforce? Focus less on devices and more on digital thinking

Improving a person’s digital literacy can help them work, think and communicate more effectively in a world driven by technology innovation, notes the CIO at Clemson University. And it all starts by re-thinking traditional approaches...

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What employers look for when they Google you (3 key takeaways)

Insider Pro reached out to recruiters and HR pros to find out how they research job candidates online, what they’re looking for and what they think if a candidate has no online presence.

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Hiring STEM OPT employees: What businesses need to know

Everything you need to know about the DHS’s STEM Optional Practical Training program — and what is required to hire and employ STEM OPT student workers.

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How to attract and retain top female tech professionals

How gender diversity within your workforce impacts your organization’s ability to innovate and drive revenue...and 4 strategies to not only attract but retain top female tech professionals.

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How TIAA invests in women in IT

With an innovative group mentoring program and local and global networking events, the financial service company's IT Women’s Council helps women grow into leadership positions.

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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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Is it even possible to overcome built-in AI/ML bias?

As artificial intelligence and machine learning permeate every facet of our lives, machines are coming closer and closer to acquiring human-like language capabilities. Research has uncovered that, without intention, business and moral...

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As cognitive technologies take hold, preparing your workforce for change is key

Enabling technologies like AI, machine learning and RPA will eliminate jobs and open doors to new opportunities. Here are one IT leader’s tips on what you can do today to prepare people for a new era of human-machine interaction.

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