Career advice for IT professionals, including job search tips, interview techniques, project management, IT-business alignment, outsourcing, and vendor management.
  • Wireless broadband targets home, home-office users

    Posted April 19, 2001 - 2:45 pm

    BROADBAND2WIRELESS (BB2W) THIS week launched a wireless broadband service that charges a flat fee of $49.95 a month and allows users to access the Internet at speeds of as much as 1.5Mbps.
  • How to use your contacts to land a job

    Posted April 19, 2001 - 10:53 am

    There is a thin line between successfully using your network of friends, acquaintances and referrals to scope out unadvertised job opportunities and abusing those contacts.
  • Lands' End Offers Catalog of Family Perks in Rural Setting

    Posted April 19, 2001 - 9:06 am

    What it's like to work at clothing retailer Lands' End.
  • Dear Career Adviser:

    Posted April 19, 2001 - 9:02 am

    Computerworld's Career Adviser, Fran Quittel, answers readers' questions about opportunities in software development for quality assurance pros, the health of the ASP job market and whether turnarounds and restarts are high-risk job moves.
  • Federal government eyes more IT outsourcing

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 5:46 pm

    If the Bush administration has its way, an increased amount of federal services may soon be outsourced. IT, which accounts for some $44 billion in federal spending, is considered a prime candidate for outsourcing.
  • Dot-coms juggle options to retain employees

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 5:37 pm

    Free-falling dot-com share values have driven some online companies to re-issue now-worthless employee stock options in an effort to keep morale up amid the market downturn.
  • Judge might order H1-B recruiter to pay legal fees

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 5:29 pm

    A company that recruits workers to the U.S. under the H-1B visa program might have to pay the legal fees of an employee it recruited from India. The employee sued the company when it tried to make him pay tens of thousands of dollars in fees and expenses for breaking his employment contract.
  • REGION SNAPSHOT: Washington, D.C.

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 4:58 pm

    With federal government needs and a strong private sector, IT job prospects remain positive in the nation's capital and surrounding area.

  • Nipping failure in the bud

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 2:44 pm

    What can you do to remedy cracks in the telework program?
  • Keeping Workers Revved Up During Tough Financial Times

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 11:20 am

    Craig Muller, an expert in consumer and employee motivation, talks about how to keep workers revved up about their jobs despite the layoffs and sinking profits that often cripple corporate environments.
  • Valley Gains A Presence in The White House

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 11:13 am

    Floyd Kvamme's background indicates he understands the IT business, start-ups and the areas where government can make a difference. He'll need all that as co-chairman of President Bush's Advisory Committee on Science and Technology.
  • CTO of CIA matches technology to the mission

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 11:02 am

    IN 1977, WHEN the Cold War was still hot and Bill Gates was still just a Harvard dropout with an uncertain future, Bob Flores decided to join the CIA.
  • Education group to take reins of .edu Web domain

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 9:47 am

    A nonprofit education group called Educause has been named by the Commerce Department to be the new manager of the Internet's .edu top-level domain, which is used by colleges and universities.
  • Acxiom workers line up for voluntary pay cuts

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 9:14 am

    About 2,000 employees at the Arkansas-based software company accepted two-for-one stock options in exchange for pay cuts after Acxiom warned of lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and earnings.
  • Executive Track

    Posted April 18, 2001 - 8:45 am

    List of professional moves within the IT industry
  • Laid-off tech managers mull pay cuts, demotions

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 5:01 pm

    IT workers with management experience are considering taking pay cuts and demoted titles to find jobs, which recruiters and economists say is a good move.
  • Relief is here: Demand for IT talent remains high, but supply is greatly improved

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 4:56 pm

    The job market has loosened up, or so it seems. At the least, managers today no longer have to compete with fresh-faced dot-coms waving lots of stock options.
  • Dear Career Adviser: Are professional services companies still hiring?

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 4:52 pm

    Plus Computerworld's career adviser Fran Quittel answers questions about job opportunities in business development and how to evaluate the financial health of a potential employer
  • Secure funding for e-commerce projects

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 4:33 pm

    Getting senior management to sign off on big-ticket e-commerce projects is no gimme when times are tough. Here are a few approaches that shrewd CIOs have taken to get the go-ahead on key projects.
  • IT-Business Engagement Starts With Top Execs

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 4:03 pm

    To get IT and business-unit professionals working together, start by leaning on the executive team to send a message on the importance of teamwork.
  • Are you a software linguist?

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 3:52 pm

    Lou Coglianese majored in French language and literature while pursuing his initial college degree. That training has served him well as a senior software architect, which he says is primarily about language and expression.
  • Benefit Fringe

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 2:01 pm

    Water Works

  • Raytheon moves quickly to fill CIO post

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 1:44 pm

    The defense contractor and aircraft maker appointed a new CIO from within the company just one day after confirming the sudden departure of former IT leader James Infinger.
  • Leadership Pipeline

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 1:40 pm

    The New the Hot the Unexpected
  • Can Ford clone leadership DNA?

    Posted April 17, 2001 - 12:50 pm

    Ford injects thousands of managers with leadership training.
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