Articles By Mary K Pratt

How to be a fantastic CIO

How to be a fantastic CIO

Don R. Riley knows what it takes to run a profitable business. So during the past several months, as his...

December 18th, 2008 Mary K Pratt
Great career advice I ignored

Great career advice I ignored

Climb the corporate ladder. Keep your eye on the ball. Pay your dues. A lot of the conventional wisdom about...

October 15th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
Career suggestions to take with a grain of salt

Career suggestions to take with a grain of salt

How should you evaluate well-intended career advice? Researchers, career coaches and recruiters weigh in with these thoughts -- Look inward....

October 15th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
Nobody’s perfect, but you can still ace the interview

Nobody’s perfect, but you can still ace the interview

Somebody may be perfect for the job, but chances are it's not you. Don't despair. Hiring managers know that finding...

September 24th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
Fed-Ex IT managers swap jobs for fun and profit

Fed-Ex IT managers swap jobs for fun and profit

IT managers at FedEx find that the company's six-month job-rotation program sharpens their skills, provides invaluable perspective, builds networks, breaks...

September 11th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
Picking up the pieces

Picking up the pieces

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe news just kept getting worse. We now know that more than 45 million credit and debit...

June 17th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
10 tips on how to build a better Web experience

10 tips on how to build a better Web experience

The wonderful world of the Web has driven a lot of business to printing outfit My1Stop LLC, from Fort Scott,...

May 27th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
Spice up your job evaluation

Spice up your job evaluation

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEPerformance reviews are the fruitcake of management. Nobody really wants to give them because everybody knows that...

April 26th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
Wanted

Wanted

Godfrey Pinto has great credentials. He has three master’s degrees, including an MBA, and a bachelor’s in economics. He has...

February 18th, 2007 Mary K Pratt
And I say to myself ‘what a dangerous world’

And I say to myself ‘what a dangerous world’

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe IT folks at Louisiana State University have had some tough tests lately. They survived Hurricane Katrina...

January 1st, 2007 Mary K Pratt