Articles By Mary Brandel

IT workers’ Top 4 dream employers

IT workers’ Top 4 dream employers

Companies often talk about their "dream" IT job candidate, the type of worker they'd most like to have on their...

December 22nd, 2011 Mary Brandel
U.S. IT workers: Under pressure and under-paid

U.S. IT workers: Under pressure and under-paid

 Who couldn't use some good news these days? John Arnold, CIO at FedMed, a healthcare financial services organization in Rockville,...

April 6th, 2011 Mary Brandel
Ready for 2020? Advice for every career stage

Ready for 2020? Advice for every career stage

Information technology has always been a fast-changing field. But nothing compares to the expected sea changes in the next decade...

August 26th, 2010 Mary Brandel
Community college surge: IT education on a budget

Community college surge: IT education on a budget

When Bob Kansa graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science almost 40 years ago, a surprise awaited him on...

July 14th, 2010 Mary Brandel
Salaries stall, workloads rise, and IT gets squeezed

Salaries stall, workloads rise, and IT gets squeezed

It's not easy to stay positive in the Great Recession, protracted recovery or whatever phrase du jour is used to...

April 8th, 2010 Mary Brandel
IT centralization is back in fashion

IT centralization is back in fashion

When the economy plummeted at the end of 2008, the Western U.S. branch of The Salvation Army was ahead of...

March 8th, 2010 Mary Brandel
Do you have a cloud computing exit strategy?

Do you have a cloud computing exit strategy?

When the IT world looks back at 2008, it will certainly remember the global financial crisis. But it will also...

March 2nd, 2009 Mary Brandel
Career Strategies Part 5 – Dig into your benefits

Career Strategies Part 5 – Dig into your benefits

Making the most of the benefits your company offers is a great way to earn what some human resources professionals...

November 17th, 2008 Mary Brandel
Career strategies series

Career strategies series

The traditional way of increasing your earning power is to work toward a promotion. In fact, data from Computerworld 's...

November 11th, 2008 Mary Brandel
How to manage brilliant people

How to manage brilliant people

It's a management axiom that the smarter the employees are, the harder they are to manage. Employees with a high...

May 19th, 2008 Mary Brandel