IT’s dirty seven: the worst jobs and true stories from the field

Working in IT isn't always pretty. After all, we can't all work on the cutting-edge technologies all the time. Some of us have to get dirty -- in some cases, literally. Unfortunately, dirty jobs

Published on: March 11th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Top four reasons why job searches fail

Too often, job seekers ignore the warning signs indicating that their search tactics aren't getting them anywhere. Ignorance is bliss, right? Wrong. The longer you wait to take corrective action, the longer you'll

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Lynne Sarikas

Canadian IT companies need to bone up on business ethics according to analysts

Cultivating a corporate code of conduct can help a business thrive but a considerable number of Canadian IT firms are failing to promote business ethics within their organization, according to industry experts.By developing

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Using talent management tools to drive high-impact business results

While the market for talent management suites (TMS) is poised for rapid growth, there appears to be a disconnect between what vendors are offering and what users want.Talent management (or human capital management)

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IT workers aplenty – but true talent “lacking”

It's something that has intrigued me for years. I can't remember the last time I spoke with an IT executive who didn't list recruiting and retaining workers as one of his top five

Published on: February 5th, 2008 Don Tennant

Today’s hot IT skills and five tips for acquiring them

The Web 2.0 phenomenon and developments in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) space will trigger a demand for a new set of IT skills.Technology headhunters and industry insiders say IT professionals should be

Published on: January 31st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Eight signs that yell ‘get a new job’

Short of being handed your walking papers, there are often telltale signs that it's time to look for a new job. You haven't been promoted since the Clinton administration. The most exciting assignments

Published on: December 20th, 2007 Thomas Hoffman

Emerging workforce require different tools and IT policies

Chris Scalet realized that the next generation of workers will likely require drastically different IT tools and policies as he watched his 20-year-old daughter studying for college classes recently.Scalet, senior vice president and

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

Finding skilled IT workers – a CIO priority

What's on the minds of Australia's banking and finance CIOs as 2008 approaches? Finding skilled and talented people to work for them, effective communication with the other business leaders, and, of course, going

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Rodney Gedda

Get the job you want

Results from Computerworld's recent jobs survey and the Q3 results from the Yoh Index of Technology Wages are a must-read for anyone in the IT industry. The surveys show some common trends, in

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Jim Lanzalotto

‘Good vibes’ stem the tide of talent turnover

The growing importance of interactive online marketing is causing some upheaval in the job market but companies that know how to keep workers happy should have no cause for worry.“During the last Internet

Published on: November 9th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Process trumps technology for HR departments

Technology-based human resources (HR) systems are important to businesses but when it comes to talent management, organizations place top priority on process design, according to a recent survey.In fact the use of HR

Published on: November 6th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

The road to hiring IT professionals gets longer:

“If you had said to me in 2001, ‘I've got a C++ developer,' the guy could have walked on water and he'd have been struggling to get a job because all the development

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Kathleen Sibley

CIOs face critical talent shortage

The latest evidence comes from CNC Global which released its “2006 in Review: IT Staffing Requirements in the Canadian Market,” a compilation of national statistics including year-end numbers that confirm the demand for

Published on: January 31st, 2007 EDGE Staff