Articles By Merideth Levinson

How to overcome new job jitters

How to overcome new job jitters

Starting a new job creates anxiety in even the most collected, experienced professionals. It's not uncommon for people to worry...

July 7th, 2011 Merideth Levinson
How to address failure in a job interview

How to address failure in a job interview

For CIOs who experience some kind of enterprise IT failure in the course of their careers-whether a high-profile security breach,...

July 7th, 2011 Merideth Levinson
CIO resume makeover: Before and after edition

CIO resume makeover: Before and after edition

James Jordan had been trying to fund his own healthcare technology company with the profits from his independent IT consulting...

June 23rd, 2011 Merideth Levinson
How to argue with the CEO — and win

How to argue with the CEO — and win

Arguments with the CEO are an inevitable aspect of the CIO role, whether they're knock-down-drag-out battles or civil attempts to...

June 14th, 2011 Merideth Levinson
Why your IT department needs data scientists

Why your IT department needs data scientists

Load the term "data scientist" into Dice.com's and Monster.com's search engines, and you'll get eight and seven responses respectively. Clearly,...

June 8th, 2011 Merideth Levinson
Project management training improves success rates

Project management training improves success rates

Project managers seeking training funds have new evidence that training improves project success rates, thanks to a survey that links...

June 1st, 2011 Merideth Levinson
U.S. IT pay creeps up after two-year downward spiral

U.S. IT pay creeps up after two-year downward spiral

After two years of pay cuts and stagnating wages, IT salaries are once again on the rise, driven by demand...

May 12th, 2011 Merideth Levinson
Social networks: Hotbeds for hiring-discrimination claims

Social networks: Hotbeds for hiring-discrimination claims

Social networking websites are fast becoming a staple of corporate recruiting. Depending on which studies you read, anywhere from 39...

May 5th, 2011 Merideth Levinson
Why your negative outlook is killing your career

Why your negative outlook is killing your career

All of us cynical, sardonic, too-smart-for-our-own-and-everyone-else's-good IT professionals who think we can get ahead in our careers based purely on...

May 5th, 2011 Merideth Levinson
How to quit your job the right way

How to quit your job the right way

Given signs that the IT job market is finally thawing, IT professionals are actively searching for better career opportunities. Who...

March 30th, 2011 Merideth Levinson