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Job Satisfaction Grows, but Work Issues Persist

A majority of workers are satisfied with their job, according to a recent survey from the Conference Board. The accompanying "Job Satisfaction: 2017 Edition" reports that even though the majority is just over the 50 percent mark, it's still significantly higher than it was at the start of this decade. And a number of influential workplace happiness factors—such as relationships with... Read More >


What to Do—and Not Do—During Phone Interviews

For both job candidates and employers, a phone interview is a great way to get acquainted. It gives both parties a timely, efficient way to sense whether the job seeker is a good match for the company ... and vice versa. However, before the conversation, many job applicants fall into the trap of thinking that the less-formal phone interview allows candidates to under-prepare, lapse into casual... Read More >


Self-Defeating Behaviors of Job Candidates

The majority of employees feel they have "just a job" instead of a career, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder, and many actually hate what they do. So it's not surprising that many of these workers are looking for a new employer. And, perhaps in a fit of desperation, a few have used the following bizarre tactics in an effort to stand out from the crowd. Clearly, job seekers should... Read More >


How to Build a Better DevOps Model

Establishing a DevOps strategy and putting it into motion can prove extremely challenging. Success depends on factors such as technology, processes and culture. Read More >


ITSM Professionals Are Bracing for a Rocky Road

IT service management employees believe that their company's ITSM practices aren't keeping up with the pace of technology and business changes, according to a recent survey from ManageEngine. The resulting "IT Service Management Future Readiness" report indicates that ITSM's lack of full involvement with their organization's DevOps' activities and ambitions is contributing to the issue.... Read More >


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