Top performing employees know the value of a mentor: SAP chief learning officer

Many successful companies use mentoring to address complex workforce challenges such as improving productivity and retaining top talent. Corporate mentoring is on the rise and is being driven more and more these days

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Across the great divide – are the CIO & CMO destined for conflict or collaboration?

A few years back I wrote a story about a dispute between a CIO and the VP of Marketing. The CEO, tired of the fighting between his two executives shows the “wisdom of

Published on: September 24th, 2013 Jim Love

LinkedIn curbs LIONs voracious appetite for contacts

LinedIn has quietly clamped down on a controversial association known as the LinkedIn open networkers (LIONs), a group of LinkedIn members who liberally add contacts - known on LinkedIn as "connections" - even

Published on: September 4th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

How to lose your job and alienate coworkers

A plunging stock market, crumbling budgets, layoffs and restructurings: So much of today's news is bad, so much of it can adversely affect your career, and so much of it is maddeningly beyond

Published on: April 14th, 2009 Mary K. Pratt

Midmarket still recruiting IT workers

The senior vice president of management services at technology services provider Technisource discusses the types of IT skills being sought by his company's midmarket clients. What's the IT recruitment landscape like? The recruitment

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Tech sector job market remains upbeat despite slowing economy

The state of today's economy has triggered many economists, job experts and hiring managers to warn of layoffs and hiring contractions, and tech pros themselves have become skeptical about job security and future

Published on: September 19th, 2008 Jim Lanzalotto

IT job market filled with contradiction

What's the state of IT work? Paradoxical. Here, look: A survey released last week by ChangeWave Research says that 30 per cent of U.S. IT shops are spending less than they planned this

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Frank Hayes

Software as a service may eliminate many IT jobs

Tom Clement has reinvented his career before. In 1984, he realized working in technology would suit him better than his job as a litigator in Texas. "I came home one day from work,

Published on: August 27th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Five practices that will make your IT career soar

It's a good time to aspire to IT stardom.For one thing, there's the growing number of IT leaders who enjoy celebrity status, people like Gregor Bailar (the former Capital One CIO who retired

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Diann Daniel

Working abroad: Seven snapshots of Hong Kong

Although a very small part of the Chinese geography, Hong Kong holds a major position in the country's financial infrastructure, bringing in billions of foreign dollars annually. What's hot: As might be expected

Published on: June 27th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Why interactive corporate Web sites attract the best talent

Companies counting on their Web sites to scoop up the best talent available need to add interactive features that help educate job searchers, but avoid superfluous bells and whistles, according to a new

Published on: May 29th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Why telecommuting upsets some…who don’t do it

Timothy Golden , a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor, talks about the unhappy side of telecommuting.Telecommuting is painted as a boon for workers. Is it? Research suggests teleworkersexperience a number of positive outcomes. But

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Moms get thanks from women in IT

Not just professional athletes and actors thank their mothers for helping them succeed. Women in IT also credit their moms for making them realize they could conquer any career -- even the male-dominated

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Four ways an IT professional can get noticed – in all the right ways

Success is not easy or simple. Even in the best of times, workplaces are fraught with changing conditions, political jockeying and limited room for advancement. And these are not the best times.Yet some

Published on: May 2nd, 2008 Diann Daniel