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  • How to tell if a company's culture is right for you

    CIO has covered almost every aspect of the job-search process from acing the technical interview to getting past applicant tracking systems to networking your way into your next job, but how do you figure out if a company's culture is the right fit before you accept a job offer? We asked recruiters, CIOs and career coaches to share advice to help you decide for yourself if an organization is one you'll flourish in or one you should pass on.

    Written by Rich Hein08 April 15 06:44
  • 8 Ways to Create a Successful Multichannel Customer Experience

    Consumers today want it all. They want the convenience of shopping online but they crave the visual, emotional and physical experience of touching and trying on (or out) items, which they get by shopping in store.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff24 Feb. 15 08:09
  • 7 Ways You Can Help Your Sales Team Be More Effective

    Every organization wants its salespeople to be successful -- that is, close more sales. Yet ask many salespeople and they will tell you that their organization often makes it difficult for them meet their quotas, requiring them to do lots of administrative work (e.g., enter data into a CRM system) or not providing them with mobile tools.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff20 Nov. 14 03:56
  • How to Prepare for Tough Interview Questions

    We spoke with industry experts to get the advice that will help you craft better answers to what are some of the most common, and difficult, interview questions.

    Written by Rich Hein08 May 14 23:54
  • 8 Tips to Deal With Liability When Outsourcing to Multiple IT Vendors

    Parceling out an IT services portfolio among a number of vendors is the new normal for IT outsourcing. However, these multi-sourcing arrangements are complicated -- if things go wrong there's no single provider to blame. Here are eight steps you can take to manage liability in a multi-sourced environment.

    Written by Stephanie Overby21 Feb. 14 19:41
  • How to Prepare Your Small Business for Tech Success

    Take some time in the early days of 2014 to improve the computer setup in your home office or small business. These security, networking, storage and productivity tips will help you work faster once you get back to business as usual.

    Written by Paul Mah14 Jan. 14 13:49
  • How to Overcome Small Business Data Recovery Challenges

    Data recovery has mattered ever since businesses started relying on PCs in the workplace. Today's common storage options for small businesses all present some disaster recovery challenges. Here's what your organization should do to address them.

    Written by Paul Mah19 Sept. 13 12:45
  • How to Tell Whether an IT Vendor Sells 'Solutions' or Just Products

    There's a subtle but important difference between IT products and IT solutions. Both have their rightful place, but buying a product when you need a solution--and vice versa--can be costly. Unfortunately, product-pushers aren't always easy to spot.

    Written by Rob Enderle09 Aug. 13 15:42
  • How to Announce Your Job Departure on Social Media

    Don't leave your network in the dark when you leave a job. Here are the dos and don'ts for announcing a career change on LinkedIn and other social networking sites.

    Written by Kristin Burnham26 June 13 18:22