Articles By Meridith Levinson

Unemployed? 10 Ways to Fight Depression in Your Job Search

Unemployed? 10 Ways to Fight Depression in Your Job Search

Job loss and unemployment hit their victims hard. When people lose their jobs, they also lose a significant component of their...

March 29th, 2010 Meridith Levinson
Are hiring managers checking you out?

Are hiring managers checking you out?

  Whoooooosh!That's the sound of your résumé entering the black hole known as the recruiter's inbox. When job seekers don't...

August 20th, 2009 Meridith Levinson
IT pros want job security not high-fives

IT pros want job security not high-fives

A survey conducted by IT research firm Gartner earlier this year pinpointed the staffing conundrum facing CIOs today:It's hard to...

August 13th, 2009 Meridith Levinson
Trusting instincts in business decisions

Trusting instincts in business decisions

When CIOs discuss the worst candidates they've ever hired for jobs, as they often do in CIO.com's Hiring Manager Interviews...

April 6th, 2009 Meridith Levinson
Exit strategy – negotiating a severance agreement

Exit strategy – negotiating a severance agreement

The moment you find out you're being laid off, when your boss tells you that your position is no longer...

April 1st, 2009 Meridith Levinson
Eight signs you need a career coach

Eight signs you need a career coach

With unemployment at a 16-year high of 7.6 per cent and job opportunities very scarce, what job seeker wouldn't want...

February 16th, 2009 Meridith Levinson
5 steps to recession-proof yourself

5 steps to recession-proof yourself

Layoff fears are sending a shiver through the workforce as the U.S. economy lurches toward a full-blown recession. And no...

November 23rd, 2008 Meridith Levinson
5 reasons why Gen Ys are more likely to survive recession

5 reasons why Gen Ys are more likely to survive recession

You'd think Generation Y professionals would be the least equipped to weather a recession and layoffs. After all, this is...

November 3rd, 2008 Meridith Levinson
The problem with metrics

The problem with metrics

ARE PROJECT METRICS REALLY THE GOOD THING THEY’RE CRACKED UP TO BE? Not according to a new report from Forrester...

August 31st, 2008 Meridith Levinson
When the new suit doesn

When the new suit doesn

For many IT executives, the CIO title isn’t the end-all and be-all; they aspire to executive roles like COO and...

June 30th, 2007 Meridith Levinson