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Do IT Workers Lie About Tech Certifications?

A surprising minority of CIOs and other IT leaders actually check to see if their staffers' claims of tech certifications earned are actually true, Read More »

How IT Tools Can Avoid BYOD Overpayments

With bring-your-own-device (BYOD) adoption expected to increase significantly over the next six to 12 months, organizations are struggling to accurately distinguish between their employees' personal usage expenses on their devices and business-related costs, according to a recent survey from Syntonic. The resulting report reveals... Read More »

How Tech Teams Help Overworked Employees

Most employees feel overworked or overstressed, to the point where a notable share have had to take a leave of absence to get away from these constant pressures, according to a recent survey from Staples Business Advantage. The resulting report, titled "Workplace Index 2016: The Guide to Keeping... Read More »

How Outdated Tech Wastes Billions of Dollars

Unwieldy technology in the workplace hinders productivity and results in hidden, large financial losses for U.S. businesses, according to a recent survey. Why? Technology does not fit an organization's needs, and mundane tasks that could be automated, such as password reset requests, new employee onboarding, contract review and approval, could be automated. "The findings clearly show that... Read More »

Ten Tips for Recruiting IT Talent

The IT industry, like so many others, has seen its share of ups and downs. After weathering numerous bubbles and one Great Recession, however, things have been on the upswing. The IT industry is hiring more and CIOs are finding that they have the budgets to add staff. It's a good thing for IT professionals and an even better thing for companies that want to extend the overall success of... Read More »

How Better Planning From IT Can Prevent Problems

The majority of IT managers' departments are operating in a chaotic state when it comes to IT service delivery, according to a recent survey from TeamQuest and Kelton. The resulting "Read More »

What to Expect From Millennials in the Workplace

If you decide to hire and train Millennial IT employees, you should be aware of some of the unique challenges involved in managing members of this generation. Millennials are generally defined as those born between 1982 and 2004. One of the biggest mistakes many organizations and CIOs make when hiring Millennial IT employees is not recognizing how different their attitudes toward their jobs... Read More »

Why Securing Privileged Accounts Is a Must

A new study reveals security gaps in how organizations manage and secure their privileged account passwords and network access. “The 2016 State of Privileged Account Management Report” by Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM), and Cybersecurity Ventures, a research and market intelligence firm. The survey includes responses from 500 IT security professionals... Read More »

Why Good Workers Leave Bad Managers

Many employees do not feel super engaged at work, according to a recent survey from Appirio. The resulting report, titled “The Human Touch for Tech Talent: Employee Retention Could Be as Simple as ‘Thank You,’ ” sheds light on how bad bosses fall short in... Read More »

How to Lose a Good Job Candidate

Do you ever wonder why promising IT job candidates lose interest in joining your department after you've interviewed them? Maybe it's because you've unintentionally given them "the silent treatment," i.e., you waited too long to either give them a status update or make a hiring decision after the... Read More »

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