25 per cent of CIOs sacked for poor performance

Perhaps we can't retire the old saw that "CIO" stands for "career is over" just yet. Nearly one in four CIOs gets let go for poor performance, according to a new survey by

Published on: April 20th, 2009 Kim Nash

Five steps to save your business from layoff backlash

A senior corporate executive leaves the company, taking with him his framed family photographs, his prized gold pen-and-pencil set -- and the passwords of several hundred employees. One of your firm's most experienced

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Julia King

Eight strategies for an effective and satisfying job search

Being laid off can be a traumatic experience – for some as devastating as a divorce, or even the death of a loved one.Fears of being unable to financially support your family, anxieties

Published on: February 18th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Big Blue’s gonna “help” fired staffers relocate to India!

Meet Sam Palmisano, bozo of the month. We diss IBM's CEO for allowing some management numbskull to suggest that the thousands of Big Blue employees who have been fired recently should consider a

Published on: February 6th, 2009 Bill Snyder

10 statements you should absolutely avoid in e-mails

The following 10 phrases draw more attention to your surreptitious e-mail activity than they do to conceal it, and though they seem harmless, they could put your job and career in jeopardy, especially

Published on: December 9th, 2008 Meridith Levinson