Leading from a Distance: What Managers Need to Know

In a market fraught with uncertainty, many companies have focused on cutting expenses and increasing productivity and efficiency as a way to stem market share losses and reverse downward sales trends. This often

Published on: December 10th, 2009 carl eidson

The truth about CIO tenure

Conventional wisdom has long held that CIOs should never say "Wait until next year," because that year often doesn't come for them. Everyone knows that CIO stands for Chief Information Officer, but in

Published on: December 10th, 2009 Thomas Wailgum

There’s some security in security

Recessions can be merciless, and the one we’re going through is showing little mercy for any job category. For while chief information officers like to say that information technology is the heart of

Published on: November 25th, 2009 Howard Solomon

Experts fear mass IT exodus following recovery

IT professionals asked to do more work for less pay and fewer benefits might be able to forgive their employers' financial choices, but industry watchers say high-tech workers won't soon forget being treated

Published on: November 19th, 2009 Denise Dubie

Curiosity fills the IT forensics expert

Last year, when UCLA Medical Center announced the firing of 13 workers and disciplined several others for snooping into the electronic medical records of pop star Britney Spears, it was IT forensics work

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Julia King

A painful lack of IT security jobs

We can blame it all on this dastardly economy, but even in good periods, qualified individuals find it difficult to land a job as an executive.Just recently, I applied for a job as

Published on: October 16th, 2009 Anonymous

Job losses slow as online want ads rise

Three studies released this week indicate that the job market may be stabilizing. Although job losses continue to mount, the pace is slowing, according to one study. According to another, job opportunities are

Published on: September 3rd, 2009 Meredith Levinson

Five IT layoff survival lessons

 Sitting on the plane coming back home to the U.S. from our head office in Europe, I had a good deal of time to reflect upon my current employment situation and, consequently, what

Published on: July 16th, 2009 Anonymous

Google Chrome OS boosts IT jobs

 Demand for IT professionals with strong Linux skills will surge as a result of Google's upcoming release of the Chrome operating system, according to recruitment agency CV Screen.Chrome OS, which will be built

Published on: July 16th, 2009 Computerworld UK staff