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  • Traps that can derail your career

    When you take on a new CIO role you expect to succeed. You’ve climbed the rungs of leadership and have been vetted, tested and proven through much of your career.

    Written by De'Onn Griffin30 May 18 14:53
  • Govt to pilot 457 fix for tech talent

    ​The government to pilot visa scheme to make it easier for big business and tech start-ups to hire overseas talent for highly skilled roles.

    Written by George Nott19 March 18 10:09
  • Last of the mainframers: Big Iron's Big Crisis

    Despite the mainframe's central and enduring position in the enterprise – or perhaps because of it – new blood is not joining the specialist workforce.

    Written by George Nott26 Feb. 18 11:34
Features about skills
  • Hire for Cultural Fit, Train for the Right IT Skills

    Hiring for the right cultural fit can be more important than focusing on technical skills alone and can help companies improve employee retention, engagement and loyalty.

    Written by Sharon Florentine03 April 14 00:17
  • Think Tank: Managing the talent pool

    Think of talent management and we immediately think of managing bright, high potential employees. But although ‘star talent’ individuals are important in any business, just managing stars is not enough. A high performing team means managers must understand the performance and contribution from all the team and manage the talent pool.

    Written by Hemant Kogekar13 July 11 09:04
  • Tap the wisdom of employees -- and boost the bottom line

    When it comes to solving pressing business problems, the conventional wisdom is that two heads are better than one. With the advent of collective-intelligence tools, enterprises are realizing that thousands of heads are even better still.

    Written by Linda Rosencrance25 Feb. 10 09:49
  • IT Contracting: How to Get Started on Elance, oDesk

    Nathan Wenneker joined Elance, an online freelance marketplace, in August 2008 because he wanted to become a self-employed IT contractor. The web application developer had no interest in a traditional full-time IT job; he wanted control over when he worked, how much he worked and the kind of work he did.

    Written by Meridith Levinson16 Dec. 09 06:16

Whitepapers about skills

  • Third Platform demands special attention from candidates and recruiters

    This IDG Connect white paper explores the effect of how third platform technologies are affecting workers at all levels of IT. <p> The current expansion of the Third Platform presents a wealth of job opportunities for IT professionals with skills and ambition in mobile computing, social networking, the cloud and big data analytics. Based on interviews of 100 IT decision makers working for organizations in Australia, Canada and the US, this IDG Connect white paper from Randstad explores how third platform technologies are affecting workers at all levels of IT.