Keyword: career development
The topic of age discrimination is uncomfortable and, at times, even hard to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt. However, recent cases of age discrimination in the US and abroad have proven that there is at least a perception that age matters in employment, especially in the IT field.
Predictive analytics has primarily been used to determine the future of the market, consumer trends and demands, and how products might fare in the industry. Now companies could be turning predictive analytics on its axis to force the scope inward as they look to use big data in hiring and firing.
Joe Townsend writes on problems involving the quality and quantity of IT professionals in the United States, as detailed in a survey by the Technology Councils of America. Perhaps the key to these issues resides in our education system, as Joe explains.
As a manager, you should be providing a learning environment, coaching when it's wanted, and building trusting relationships. You should dedicate yourself to the employees, and you need time to meet with them often. This can be hard to do if you're managing too many people. What's the right number?
Mobile phones have evolved from being the result of great business to becoming the starting point for joining a great business. According to reports, more than half of job seekers are using mobile devices in their job searches. Read more to discover how mobile can enhance the recruiting process.
In recent years there has been an increased demand among MBA graduates to find jobs in the technology sector. Technology MBAs are becoming popular and offer students excellent employment options to pursue their programs. Rajini Padmanaban looks at this increasingly popular marriage of two fields.
Lifelong learning is a necessity of those in technical professions. As technologists, we have two full-time jobs: perform the tasks required by our employer and enhance our technical knowledge. Eric Bloom highlights the six general areas on which technologists need to focus.
Bad writing isn’t a trivial matter. Aside from appearing unprofessional, it can actually cost your company money if you communicate the wrong ideas. Don't confuse (or tick off) your coworkers. Look out for these common grammatical errors, crucial punctuation marks, cliches, and other word traps.
CSM certification has become popular, but it is not without controversy in agile circles. There has been not only debate about whether it's just a moneymaker for trainers, but also questions about the validity of the title and what it says about actual ability. Where do you stand in the debate?
Is climbing a ladder the best analogy for how you manage and plan your career? Anuj Magazine looks at different ways you can view career planning: climbing a ladder, navigating an obstacle course, and building a pyramid.