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  • How to get the job when you're overqualified

    Most job-seekers worry about being under-qualified for a position, but what if you're overqualified? You may decide to apply for jobs for which you are overqualified for a variety of reasons. You might be looking for a change of pace, you might want to get more hands-on experience with new technology, you could be looking to spend more time with family or you may want to pursue a new degree. Oftentimes, it's because people have climbed the corporate ladder and are looking to step out of the corporate rat race, according to Jon Mazzocchi, managing director at WinterWyman.

    Written by Sarah K. White02 July 15 00:55
  • How to Break Bad News About Shipping Software

    Imagine you're working on a major project such as Healthcare.gov. Suddenly, you realize there's no way the software will be done on time -- or even work. What do you do? Hear how veteran testers, project managers and developers tactfully handle such situations.

    Written by Matthew Heusser23 Jan. 14 19:36
  • How to Create an Effective Business Continuity Plan

    Natural and manmade disasters underscore the challenges of seamless disaster recovery in the real world. Having a comprehensive business continuity plan isn't just an IT concern; though. Nothing less than the survival of your company is at stake.

    Written by Ed Tittel and Kim Lindros14 Nov. 13 13:45
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  • 6 things you MUST do after a job interview

    After a few sluggish years, the economy is finally making strong gains. While this is generally great news for job seekers, the long-awaited hiring thaw means stiffer competition for available roles. Making your resume stand out in a crowded field is critical to gaining an edge over the growing field of job seekers; fortunately, it's not as difficult as you'd think.

    Written by Sharon Florentine07 May 15 01:07
  • CIOs and CMOs must partner on 'insight teams'

    Arms flailing in an ocean of customer data, panicky marketers need the CIO to throw them a life line. That is, they need to know what to do with the data.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige30 April 15 04:23
  • Are Personality Assessments Effective Hiring Tools?

    Cultural fit is critical to maintaining an engaged, productive and satisfied workforce. To ensure that match, businesses often use personality assessments to gauge a candidate's degree of cultural fit in the hopes it will translate into loyalty and lower turnover. But are these assessments accurate and how much do they really reveal?

    Written by Sharon Florentine23 Dec. 14 06:56
  • Shootout at the TCO Corral

    A few weeks ago VMware released a blast at Amazon's recently released total cost of ownership (TCO) bake-off model that compared AWS cloud services with the on-premise vSphere suite of virtualization products. VMware called the AWS online tool "biased and inaccurate."

    Written by Bill Kirwin13 Aug. 14 23:28
  • Microsoft scrambles to simplify its licensing

    Microsoft is pledging dramatic improvements to its notoriously complex enterprise licensing, but experts are skeptical about the potential impact of the plan.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez19 March 14 13:30

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