Full-time IT job growth may be relatively stagnant, but online freelance marketplace company Elance says IT contract gigs are going like gangbusters. Elance reported this week that the number of job posts for IT workers increased...Read More
A lot of people would pay to see a movie called "Dr. StrangeBoss: Or, How I Learned to Stop Whining and Manage My Toxic Supervisor." One in ten workers say they have bad bosses, and one-third of these employees say they can't quit b...Read More
We all know that some Hollywood-ready plots unfold in real life - the Bay of Pigs, for example, or Watergate - even as less realistic scenarios maintain their grip on the public fancy. Here are eight lesser-known stories that may be difficult to believe - but that actually took place:
Social media are a must for business, but getting projects right takes some work. Camden Consulting's Kris Girrell offers these tips (adapted from her recent article, Web 2.0: Leading the Brave New World.
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Information may want to be free, but a lot of governments feel otherwise. Internet censorship is a global issue with huge ramifications for business, political speech, and personal li...Read More
On the surface, the Corleones were a close-knit family that sold olive oil and occasionally whacked a trouble-maker. But look a little deeper, and the Godfather trilogy reveals insight and strategies that can help your IT career thrive.
Seeking a double-digit growth market? Who isn't? Online retail sales is the place to be, according to Forrester Research Inc. Here's what to expect in the U.S. and European Union over the next five years.
Employment firm Robert Half Technology has released an IT Hiring Index and Skills Report indicating that technology professionals could see a bump in demand for their skills during second quarter. The employment firm interviewed more than 1,400 CIOs in order to deliver its findings.
Are you a prime target for cybercriminals and online fraudsters? If you live in one of these 10 U.S. cities, you might be. Symantec's Norton unit commissioned Sperling's BestPlaces to research how cities rank in terms of risky on...Read More
Apple's latest game-changer is on the way, but what is the iPad's utility for businesses? Zogby International surveyed almost 2,500 U.S. consumers about their motivations for using a tablet computer. A majority cited doing business as their main reason for using an iPad, but other motivations could hinder productivity.
Testing software is no simple proposition. Tiny errors can result in bugs, breakdowns and irate customers. Enterprise infrastructure and application services firm Keane developed a best practices approach to ratcheting up software quality analysis and squashing defects.
Six out of 10 Americans are satisfied with retirement. Money is a big part of the equation, and you don't have to be an upper-level exec to end up a millionaire. There are 6.7 million U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more...Read More