Articles By Jamie Eckle

Career advice: Do certifications matter?

Career advice: Do certifications matter?

I'm a network administrator who is committed to keeping current with technology. Lately, though, I've been hearing negative things about...

March 22nd, 2012 Jamie Eckle
Career Watch: In job interviews, watch your body language

Career Watch: In job interviews, watch your body language

Let's say I've prepared a presentation for a large group of colleagues. I've mastered the material and run it by...

January 26th, 2012 Jamie Eckle
Career Watch: A CIO’s hiring criteria

Career Watch: A CIO’s hiring criteria

What qualities do you look for when hiring for your team? The ability to work with others is a key...

January 12th, 2012 Jamie Eckle
Career Watch: IT workers are upbeat about the future

Career Watch: IT workers are upbeat about the future

What qualities have you sought in recent hires? Recently, we have been hiring motivated, self-aware individuals who are dedicated to...

December 7th, 2011 Jamie Eckle
Career watch: Calling in sick on the holidays

Career watch: Calling in sick on the holidays

'Tis the Season to Call In SickHere's a shocking piece of news: Employees aren't always telling the truth when they...

November 24th, 2011 Jamie Eckle
Career watch: The IT jobs outlook

Career watch: The IT jobs outlook

Are there a lot of IT job openings right now? IT workers have experienced their share of layoffs during the...

November 10th, 2011 Jamie Eckle
Career Watch: Combatting doublespeak

Career Watch: Combatting doublespeak

What are some of the most egregious examples of doublespeak you have encountered in the business world lately? There are...

October 26th, 2011 Jamie Eckle
What does an EBT CIO do?

What does an EBT CIO do?

Forrester Research figures that CIOs currently spend 60% of their time as "chief maintenance officers" -- that is, they have...

October 13th, 2011 Jamie Eckle
Career Watch: Hot careers for data scientists

Career Watch: Hot careers for data scientists

What is a data scientist? A data scientist is someone who analyzes an organization's big data to discover actionable trends...

October 13th, 2011 Jamie Eckle
Career Watch: When the CIO isn’t part of the team

Career Watch: When the CIO isn’t part of the team

Our CIO is always stressing how important it is that we, his direct reports, work together as a team, but...

August 25th, 2011 Jamie Eckle