Articles By Computerworld Staff

Can work be too much fun?

Can work be too much fun?

I'm a fun-loving guy, and very sociable too. I'm also a hard worker, but my manager has made comments suggesting...

June 15th, 2011 Computerworld Staff
Career advice: Why public speaking is a critical skill

Career advice: Why public speaking is a critical skill

My boss wants me to take a course in public speaking, which terrifies me. I also don't see the point....

May 5th, 2011 Computerworld Staff
Career Advice: Selling the idea of work/life balance

Career Advice: Selling the idea of work/life balance

My boss is old school when it comes to issues like work/life balance. We have given him articles on the...

March 17th, 2011 Computerworld Staff
AOL lays off 900 staff after buying Huffington Post

AOL lays off 900 staff after buying Huffington Post

In the wake of AOL buying the Huffington Post, the company said Thursday that it will lay off 900 workers.That...

March 10th, 2011 Computerworld Staff
Downturn hits older tech workers the hardest

Downturn hits older tech workers the hardest

Unemployment rates for older IT professionals have increased faster than they did for younger tech workers since the recession hit...

February 21st, 2011 Computerworld Staff
Career advice: How to keep up with the industry

Career advice: How to keep up with the industry

What is the single best way to keep up with changes in our industry? By being involved. Participation in standards...

February 3rd, 2011 Computerworld Staff
Career Advice: How to catch a hiring manager’s eye

Career Advice: How to catch a hiring manager’s eye

What's the most effective way to get a hiring manager's attention? Be sure to include a cover letter with clear...

January 5th, 2011 Computerworld Staff
Career advice: Running projects across time zones

Career advice: Running projects across time zones

I'm overseeing some projects that are being carried out by a team that's scattered across the country, as well as...

December 15th, 2010 Computerworld Staff
Career advice: Communicate for credibility

Career advice: Communicate for credibility

I'm one of many IT directors in my company. We've been talking a lot about the future direction of IT....

October 7th, 2010 Computerworld Staff
Career advice: Training on the cheap

Career advice: Training on the cheap

Name: Jim FortnerTitle: General managerCompany: Procter & GambleFortner is this month's Premier 100 IT Leader, answering questions about training on...

August 12th, 2010 Computerworld Staff