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Why you should invest in training your IT team

Posted July 8, 2014 - 4:05 pm

"The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is to not train them and keep them." -- Zig Ziglar

How do I Become a CIO?

Posted July 8, 2014 - 6:39 am

I’ve been in IT for about four years as an individual contributor and would like to be a CIO one day. How do I get there?

Is work-life balance a myth?

Posted July 7, 2014 - 3:47 pm

The emergence of mobility, 24/7connectivity and globalized business has made the concept of a 'work-life balance' obsolete.

Bankers beware: Technology is going to get you (and none of us will care)

Posted July 7, 2014 - 1:21 pm

Technology is about to take a big slice of the traditional banking business. Bankers have been slow to see what's coming, but they're starting to realize what's at stake.

Google buying Songza is great news for Google Music users

Posted July 4, 2014 - 6:15 am

Earlier this week we learned that Google is buying playlist-oriented streaming music service Songza. As a Google Music subscriber I couldn't be happier.

Gain insight into your time and effort with Toggl

Posted July 2, 2014 - 6:00 am

You might think that you’ve got a general idea of how you spend your time and effort at work, but tracking such things is usually more effort than it’s worth. With Toggl, they’ve reduced the friction to recording time so much that it’s barely any effort at all and you have a lot to gain.

The soldier who got an Army medal for programming

Posted July 1, 2014 - 6:00 am

One veteran shares his tale of being recognized for using his coding skills to make his military unit more efficient

Lenovo/IBM deal in danger due to politics

Posted July 1, 2014 - 1:56 am

The spy accusations between the US and China are screwing up the deal.

What (not) to wear on an IT job interview: 6 real-life examples

Posted June 30, 2014 - 9:47 am

With the help of a few brave volunteers, we examine how that dress or suit really comes across. It’s IT meets career meets fashion police -- practical and also fun.

10 tips for successful a phone interview

Posted June 28, 2014 - 3:48 pm

Help! My resume looks great, my job experience is right on target, and I have great references. My problem is whenever I do a phone-based interview or job screening, they never call me back. How can I improve my phone-based interviews?

Advice for college students seeking a tech career: Turn to internships

Posted June 27, 2014 - 1:34 pm

When Katie Smith interned with Capital One, she expected to spend the summer fetching beverages for her manager -- instead, she started on a career path that led to a full-time IT job at the banking and financial services company.

Microsoft's "with Gold" program is off to a crummy start on Xbox One

Posted June 27, 2014 - 6:05 am

One of the perks that comes with your annual $60 Xbox Live Gold subscription is access to Games With Gold and Deals With Gold, but the programs are a bit anemic on the Xbox One

Prepare to grovel, cord cutters [CARTOON]

Posted June 27, 2014 - 6:00 am

If you gave up cable TV in favor of Aereo, get ready to make it up to your cable guy

Apple TV gets ABC News, PBS Kids and others; Chromecast gets Dailyburn, Stevie and more.

Posted June 25, 2014 - 6:03 am

It seems like the selection of content accessible via our streaming devices improves every week.

Programmers make beautiful code with a piano

Posted June 25, 2014 - 6:00 am

Some developers have turned to MIDI devices, for fun or relief, to write software

IT Resume Makeover: How to avoid selling yourself short

Posted June 24, 2014 - 9:25 pm

Resume expert Cheryl Lynch-Simpson helps an early career project manager develop her personal brand in this month's resume makeover.

12 characteristics of successful IT professionals

Posted June 24, 2014 - 5:29 pm

My daughter just graduated college with a degree in Computer Science and landed a job with an insurance company in their IT department. What makes an IT person successful?

Why software builds fail

Posted June 24, 2014 - 6:00 am

New research into the reasons for software compilation errors at Google helps to reveal ways to improve developer productivity

12 tips to help college grads land their first IT jobs

Posted June 23, 2014 - 8:53 pm

Technology and HR pros, as well as IT recruiters, share their advice on how recent graduates and those still in college can best position themselves for a technology career.

9 signs you should jump ship to a new job

Posted June 23, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Poor teamwork, little experimentation, no clear career path -- your employer may be sending unmistakable signals of career stagnation. Don't miss them.

The best place to work in IT: Quicken Loans

Posted June 23, 2014 - 12:38 pm

A new in-house training program and strong corporate values help IT employees thrive in an atmosphere of accelerated growth.

How to raise a tech entrepreneur

Posted June 23, 2014 - 7:54 am

Not everyone can grow up with a parent who launches new tech companies, but those who do have some lessons to share with the rest of us.

5 Tips on Changing Jobs Into and Out of IT

Posted June 19, 2014 - 12:30 pm

I am an accountant with over eight years experience in banking financial control and wish to change my career and move into IT. I just do not know exactly where to begin the journey.

8 tips for getting your IT career back on track

Posted June 19, 2014 - 11:42 am

You need to get your head in the game. Here's where to start.

5 ways to make telecommuters and remote workers feel included

Posted June 19, 2014 - 11:29 am

Making remote workers feel like part of the team is one of the trickiest parts of management. However, by focusing on the right technology and on effective communication and personal interaction you can create a productive remote work scenario.
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