• How to hire telecommuters: 7 must-ask questions

    Posted July 15, 2013 - 7:07 am

    Hiring remote workers can be tricky business. Here are some questions you should ask would-be telecommuting employees -- and some red flags to look for in the answers.
  • Career Watch: Thinking outside the box during a job interview

    Posted November 5, 2012 - 11:50 am

    It might help to do the unexpected at your next job interview.
  • Pair programmers wanted; week-long audition required

    Posted September 10, 2012 - 9:20 am

    If you want to work for Hashrocket, you’ll need to provide a resume, references and a week of your time.
  • How to address failure in a job interview

    Posted June 28, 2011 - 4:55 pm

    IT failures that occurred on your watch don't have to kill your chances of landing a new job. You just need to know how to discuss them in job interviews. Here are five tips.
  • How to ace a CIO job interview

    Posted April 5, 2011 - 6:13 pm

    In a CIO job interview, you must prove three things: that you'll help the hiring company achieve its business objectives, deliver the desired leadership abilities and fit in with the senior management team. Here's expert advice on how to nail all three.
  • The best questions to ask an interviewer

    Posted March 1, 2010 - 2:25 pm

    By asking the right questions, you distinguish yourself as a candidate who's interested in a mutually beneficial working relationship.
  • Subtle tips for standout job interviews

    Posted February 8, 2010 - 10:16 am

    While most IT professionals are well versed in interview basics, many overlook the finer points of these meetings. Here's some advice to help job candidates fine-tune their approach to interviews with potential employers.
  • Send that job interview thank you card ... and soon!

    Posted December 11, 2009 - 9:45 am

    You don't forget to send a thank you card after a job interview, right? Following up is what gets results.
  • Job Seekers: Get Ready for the 'Character' Interview

    Posted June 26, 2009 - 12:45 pm

    Employers are still focused on making sure candidates have the right experience, of course, but that's only the beginning. Now employers are looking hard at a candidate's character to break ties among equally qualified candidates.
  • CIO Seeks Pros Who Remain Positive Amid Adversity

    Posted May 18, 2009 - 4:19 pm

    Since Joe Eckroth joined the car rental company in June 2007 as its CIO (and now also senior vice president of global customer care), the IT department has gone from 1,100 employees to 500. He outsourced infrastructure management and application development maintenance to focus the core IT team on technology innovation. Here Eckroth discusses the changes he's made to Hertz's IT department and offers IT professionals on both sides of the interview table his advice for improving one's interviewing skills.
  • If you want to land the right position, ask the right questions

    Posted May 18, 2009 - 3:24 pm

    It was slow in coming, but it finally dawned on me that it wasn't enough that a prospective company wanted me. Not even close, actually, if I wanted a better match to my expectations. I had to ask some probing questions during the interview.
  • Tactics for today's job search

    Posted May 12, 2009 - 11:31 am

    The days of circling newspaper ads and printing your résumé on fancy stationery may be long past, but many IT professionals still cling to other outdated job-seeking habits that can undermine their efforts. Here are some tactics for updating your job search.
  • Job Seekers: How to Tell Stories to Stand Out

    Posted May 11, 2009 - 9:33 am

    One way job seekers can stand out from the job search competition is to tell stories that illustrate their professional experience, says Katharine Hansen, the creative director and associate publisher of the website Quintessential Careers and author of eight career management books.
  • Dos and Don'ts for Security Job Interviews

    Posted May 4, 2009 - 9:51 am

    Hiring managers have plenty of candidates to choose from in the current economic climate. If you get a call that you've got a shot at a job interview, every move counts. How can you have an edge over other candidates angling for the same position? Experts weigh in on important steps to excel when you get your chance to wow a possible new employer.
  • How Gen Y job seekers can stand out in the job market

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 11:33 am

    Thanks to the recession, these young workers are competing not only with each other, but also with older, more experienced candidates. Here's how Gen Yers can fill the gaps in their resumes to put them on more equal footing
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