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  • Is an MBA Worthwhile or Worthless for Tech Pros?

    Once seen as a valuable differentiator for career advancement, the intrinsic worth of an MBA degree is now a hotly debated subject in the enterprise.

    Written by Sharon Florentine27 Jan. 14 18:58
  • How to Avoid 5 IT Career Missteps

    Even if you aren't currently looking for a job, both errors of omission and errors of commission can come back to haunt when you are looking for a new position or gunning for that promotion. Here are five common career-limiting mistakes IT pros make.

    Written by Sharon Florentine21 Jan. 14 17:15
  • IT: Don't let the CEO wonder what you do all day

    If there's no catastrophic system failure or major software deployment to work on, CEOs might wonder what IT does all day. Here's how to make sure your contributions aren't undervalued when things go smoothly.

    Written by Minda Zetlin18 Nov. 13 11:34
  • IT hiring goes multimedia

    IT job seekers embrace social media, video and graphics to enhance their resumes and set themselves apart from other job applicants.

    Written by Mary K. Pratt04 Nov. 13 10:05
  • Gartner's dark vision for tech, jobs

    Science fiction writers have long told of great upheaval as machines replace people. Now, so is research firm Gartner. The difference is that Gartner is putting in dates and recommending immediate action.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 Oct. 13 21:11
  • IT Recruiters Mine Social Media for Hidden Tech Talent

    Dice.com's Open Web tool, currently in beta, lets recruiters harness the power of the social Web to target candidates, even if they're not actively looking for a job.

    Written by Sharon Florentine25 Sept. 13 19:53
  • How to Improve Your IT Job Prospects by Volunteering

    Unemployed? Don't sit at home and wait (and hope) for an opportunity. Volunteering your IT skills is a way to keep current and show potential employers your business and technical acumen, your character and your drive.

    Written by Sharon Florentine23 Sept. 13 13:38
  • Utility sets IT department on path to self-destruction

    Northeast Utilities has told IT employees that is considering outsourcing IT work to India-based offshore firms, putting as many as 400 IT jobs at risk.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau and Jaikumar Vijayan23 Sept. 13 10:08
  • How Developer Evangelists Build Community, Engagement for Software Firms

    If youre looking for a career that combines your passion for software development with your communications skills, becoming a developer advocate may be the job for you. And if youre a software development manager, you may want to consider adding an evangelist to your team to spread the word about your tools and services.

    Written by Sharon Florentine12 Sept. 13 13:41
  • At last! HR pros who understand IT

    Gone are the days of the clueless HR rep. These pros know and understand IT's needs, helping tech departments make better, faster hires.

    Written by Mary K. Pratt09 Sept. 13 10:10
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