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5 interview tips for winning over job candidates

In a tight talent market, the job interview cuts both ways. Here’s how to ensure, as an interviewer, you don’t lose a strong could-be colleague.

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Estonia CIO outlines country’s plan to embrace AI

Enterprises can learn from Estonia’s just-do-it approach to AI and investment in skills development.

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Career momentum: Step back to move ahead

You can move your career forward by sharing responsibility, letting go and focusing on the future.

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Top HRIS certifications to boost your career

Certification is a great way to benchmark skills and prove value for organizations. Here are the best-known HRIS certifications available.

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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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Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management plays a crucial role in enabling companies to transform business and execute strategy effectively. Here is a look at project management and all the key elements that have made it a necessity for businesses of every...

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2019 update: Fastest growing tech skills that are already earning high pay premiums

Cash pay premiums for these non-certified skills are well above average and still growing in market value.

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15 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on the right path for a career in data science.

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The coming IT job apocalypse: Rise of the machines

AI and process automation are taking on tech jobs once thought untouchable. Will you be replaced by a robot?

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What is a business relationship manager? A key role for bridging the business-IT divide

Business relationship managers help integrate IT into the organization by fostering inter-departmental communication and collaboration in service of business goals.

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Top 14 data engineer and data architect certifications

Data engineers and data architects are in high demand. Here are the certifications that will give your career an edge.

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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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Everything is improv!

Creativity, innovation and disruption rule business today. So, the idea of incorporating improvisation – or improv as it’s popularly known – as a potential engine for creativity into tech organizations makes sense.

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Measuring the value of the business analyst role

Once we see a business analyst in action, we can see the value. But how do you quantify soft skills of an enabler that helps others be more successful and deliver greater value? Let’s consider some metrics and ways to approach...

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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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Asurion reskills around cloud and DevOps for digital push

Asurion’s move to the cloud and DevOps consumption and development models necessitated a major reskilling effort by CIO Daniel Curling. Here’s how he did it.

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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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