Careers and Hiring Strategy

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Using mentor programs to play finders, keepers

With IT hiring on the rebound, retention and career development are especially important this year. One of the best tools to help hang onto newly-acquired IT talent is to form a mentoring program.

The mainframe turns 50--Who will power the next 5 decades?

As the mainframe marks its 50th anniversary, Michael Madden reflects on the experiences, skills and attitudes needed by the next generation of mainframers.

IT's Hottest Jobs: Information security analyst

Staffing expert Rona Borre examines the role of the information security analyst, one of the most in-demand jobs in IT today.

How GE Capital finds young IT talent--and keeps it

Finding IT talent is a battle in itself. But developing and keeping that talent is a whole other ball game. GE Capital's Information Technology Leadership Program, or ITLP as it is commonly referred to, is one example of how a company recruits, trains--and helps develop and promote--IT talent.

The new IT jobs: Who are these people?!

CIOs say they will increase hiring and salaries this year. But the emergence of several new IT management and professional level job roles will make the job of determining proper experiences, and competitive salaries, very challenging.

News Scan: The way to an IT pro's heart is through the stomach; Is global warming impacting your remote workers?; more

The top news stories for April 10, 2014.  

Summer IT hiring: 6% more money, double that in pain

Prepare to dig deep into your pockets if you're looking to hire IT's top talent this summer, with 73 percent of IT managers looking to increase headcount.

2 CIOs on their not-so-secret weapons for self-improvement

Phil Komarny tweets. Tom Catalini blogs. Both say they're better CIOs for it.

Inside the H-1B program: One employer speaks out

Few topics in IT are more polarizing than that of the H-1B program, which allows foreign workers to take tech jobs in the U.S. Kayak's Giorgos Zacharia discusses that company's experience as one of countless small H-1B employers.

News Scan: Silicon Valley wage case heads to court; Europe leads US in embracing the cloud; more

The top news stories for April 4, 2014.