Articles 1 to 10 of 214

Job Seeker

Cover Letters (228)
Job Hunting (2626)
Job Interviews (821)
Outplacement (97)
Relocation (89)
Resume Writing (1029)
Salary and Compensation (130)

Employee

Career Issues (2583)
Insurance (3)
Legal Issues (32)
Networking (818)
Personal Development (2329)
Working Women and Family (76)

Employer

Affirmative Action (39)
Human Resources (359)
Legal Issues (57)
Managing (698)
OFCCP (299)
Organization (329)
Recruiting (49)
Training and Testing (146)

Diversity

African-Americans (6)
Asian-Americans (2)
Gay & Lesbian (2)
General Diversity Issues (83)
Hispanics (8)
Mature Workers (74)
Multicultural Issues (23)
Native Americans (2)
People with Disabilities (9)
Veterans (10)
Women (69)

Professions

Accounting/Finance/Banking (7)
Advertising/Marketing (17)
Aerospace/Aviation (3)
Arts/Entertainment (5)
Biotechnology/Scientific (5)
Charities/Social Services (9)
Customer Support (11)
Education (4)
Engineering (3)
Government (3)
Healthcare (14)
Hotels/Restaurant (4)
Human Resources/Recruiting (160)
Information Technology (29)
Legal (8)
Management/Executive (231)
Mining/Gas/Petroleum (2)
Retail (2)
Sales (47)
Transportation (4)

Other

College Students (370)
Disabilities (7)
Self-Employment (79)
Teenage Employment (47)

Resource Request

Let us know

 
    Management Decisions - The Death of the 9-to-5
by Alexandra Levit and Jenna Connour - Apr, 2015
Working flexible hours. Telecommuting. Job sharing. These are all examples of flex schedules, which are becoming increasingly popular for many companies and businesses. In the coming years, as millennials become the predominant age group in the workforce, the traditional 9-to-5 work schedule may soon meet its demise. Instead, flex work schedules are set to become commonplace. To learn more about this topic, Jenna Connour chats...
 
  Get Better at the 5 Hottest IT Skills in 2016
by Alexandra Levit - May, 2016
Want to be marketable? Consider sharpening these in-demand competencies. Computerworld’s 2016 Forecast study has identified the hottest skills for IT professionals. The top five include IT architecture (42 percent of IT hiring managers seek this skill), application development (40 percent), project management (39 percent), big data (36 percent), and business intelligence/analytics (34 percent). And business intelligence and...
 
  Millennial Midmarket CIO's View of Digital Transformation
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
In 2016, millennial IT professionals aren’t working in back offices. Increasingly, they are finding themselves in the CIO role. I chatted with IDC’s Christopher Chute, who is vice president of the SMB Cloud and Mobility Practice, about his recent study assessing how millennial CIOs are investing in digital transformation. Here’s a recap of our conversation. Chris, what does digital transformation mean to millennial CIOs? Cl...
 
  How the 52/17 Model Can Revolutionize Your Productivity
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
Over five years ago, I wrote one of my first posts for the Fast Track blog. The article was about how I was able to hold down four paid jobs in addition to raising a toddler. Fast forward to today, when I am working on at least a dozen paid jobs and am responsible for an additional child. I’m still using the same system, and it’s still working. One of the things I mentioned in the article is how I leave two hours per day fo...
 
  New Job Preparedness Study Emphasizes the Importance of Integrity and Adaptability
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
The Career Advisory Board that I established by DeVry University recently released the fifth annual Job Preparedness Indicator survey. This year’s findings indicate hiring managers are receptive to candidates changing careers, especially if their previous experience can be applied to the new position; but above all else, integrity is the No. 1 trait that candidates should possess. Our annual research surveys 500 hiring mana...
 
  Can Machines Deep Learn Project Management
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
Artificial intelligence has been in the news a lot lately, specifically related to machines’ ability to deep learn, or more closely mimic the actions of a human brain. In the near future, will a computer’s algorithms be able to do the project manager’s job as well as you can? It started in 2011. Stanford professor Andrew Ng holed up at the Google X Lab at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters and initiated a project d...
 
  Following The Money: New Salary Trends for Project Manager
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
PMI’s 2015 Earning Power survey reveals that current project management compensation varies widely. The Project Management Institute’s 2015 Earning Power report, which is based on a survey of more than 26,000 respondents in 34 countries, detailed 12-month salary trends among 15 demographic variables and shares important insights on roles ranging from entry-level project managers to senior executives. Overall, most partic...
 
  PPM: Why Spreadsheets Are Yesterday's News
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
On a recent Gartner webinar, research analyst Teresa Jones explained how the PPM solution market now offers dozens of effective tools to replace the ubiquitous spreadsheet. In 1979, spreadsheets changed the world. VisiCalc (for “visible calculator”) was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers, originally released for the Apple II. According to Wikipedia, it’s often considered the application that turne...
 
  Bimodal IT: A Good or Bad Idea?
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
It’s not easy to be an IT department in 2016, but is bimodal IT the answer? That depends on who you ask. Just when enterprises were starting to figure out their IT infrastructures, along came a slew of connected digital technologies including cloud and mobile computing, big data, and agile development. Before, it was acceptable for constituents to wait a long time for IT to solve a problem. Suddenly, it wasn’t – and IT...
 
  The Rise of Virtual Assistants
by Alexandra Levit - Apr, 2016
Does a human or robot virtual assistant (VA) make knowledge work easier? Human virtual assistance has been a booming business for almost a decade, and now, with the wide launch of Amazon Echo, you can have a robot as well. However, just because technology grows ever more sophisticated doesn’t mean our lives as knowledge workers are getting any easier. We will have a variety of needs that aren’t being met with existing pro...
 
  How to Stand Out in a Sea of Great Project Managers
by Alexandra Levit - Mar, 2016
Brand strategist Scott James of publishing firm Greenleaf Book Group knows something about making a name for yourself in a field where everyone is smart and at the top of their game. He’s come up with the four questions that separate experts from pretenders. Scott James believes there’s a clear line between experts who have built a platform and brand around their expertise and experts who are great at their work but haven’t...
 
 If you know of an article that should be listed here, please let us know.
  
 1 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20   [Next >>]