IT Employment

Get the latest news on IT hiring trends and certifications, as well as resume and interviewing advice.

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    5 things that suck about working in IT (and 5 things that don't)

    Working in IT is one of the world's most challenging jobs -- which is sometimes bad and sometimes good. TechRepublic Editor in Chief Jason Hiner offers five reasons why working in IT can really suck sometimes and five reasons it can be really great.This download is also available as entries...

    Provided By Jason Hiner

  • Downloads // Nov 2010

    The 10 greatest moments of Microsoft-Apple collaboration

    Microsoft versus Apple has long been the marquee rivalry of the technology industry, but the two companies also have a long history as frenemies. Here are their 10 greatest collaborations. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jason Hiner

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Leed-New Construction Project Management

    The LEED rating system has played a major role in catalyzing the green building movement and bringing it to the mainstream. The proof lies in the thousands of buildings that are registered to be certified, the growing number of members in the USGBC organization, the advancement in the products and...

    Provided By McGraw-Hill Professional

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    AppLabs Case Study: Turquoise

    The Turquoise Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) provides electronic execution services to buyers and sellers of pan-European equities. Turquoise wanted to create a venue with more flexibility, competitive prices and better value than the rest on the market but also with faster processing speed - twice as fast as its competitors...

    Provided By AppLabs

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    AppLabs Case Study: University of San Francisco

    In order to support its vision, The University of San Francisco (USF) articulated a strategic priority of deploying technology solutions to enhance learning and improve service. The University needed to use the new registration system at the customary time for registration in the academic calendar; therefore, there was no flexibility...

    Provided By AppLabs

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Take Back Control of Your Active Directory Auditing

    Every organization needs to have management tools that allow them seamless control over all aspects of their Active Directory environment. Uptime is extremely important for every organization and every minute that Active Directory is not functioning properly could cause a financial loss. Administrators need tools that can provide them with...

    Provided By BeyondTrust

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Using SaaS to meet modern business needs

    The modern workplace and the modern worker are both undergoing profound changes. Companies are recognising that to meet the resulting challenges and stay competitive, they must change the way they manage their most valuable resource?their people. Software-as-a-service is providing many of the answers to the flexibility, business requirements, user expectations...

    Provided By Workday

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Backup Technology Case Study: The Bank of Gen Burnie

    The Bank of Glen Burnie is one of the largest Independent Banks in Maryland. They were challenged by increasing amounts of data at its main branch location. They needed a faster method of backing up of data because it was taking more than an entire night to complete all their...

    Provided By IDEALSTOR

  • Webcasts // Jun 2012

    Webinar: The new definition of the CIO

    Five trends are poised to dominate the enterprise this decade -- mobile, social, cloud, analytics, and unified communications -- and they all affect the CIO. In this webinar, Constellation Research CEO Ray Wang and Workday CTO Stan Swete discuss the changing role of the CIO and how Workday solutions...

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Workforce Visibility

    Do you know as much about your employees as you know about your customers, products, or systems? Imagine the organizational transformation that could be possible if HR could provide real-time, actionable insight into the talent of your organization.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Virtualization in the Contact Center

    IT staffs have rapidly adopted server and desktop virtualization to reduce operating and infrastructure costs, improve agility and flexibility, and better support disaster recovery. They seek to extend those same benefits to the contact center, as architects look to reduce hardware footprints, improve the ability of the contact center to...

    Provided By Nemertes Research

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Job Search Success: How To Win In A Behavioral Interview

    What is behavioral interviewing and why is it important to know? Behavioral interviewing is a technique used by an interviewer to elicit true-to-life responses from the job candidate in order to evaluate how that candidate will fit, (or not) into the organization. It has been reasoned that this technique is...

    Provided By Buzzle.com

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Starting A Recruiting Business - How To Start A Recruitment Agency

    Starting and operating a recruitment agency can turn out to be real business. However, there are some points that are needed to be thought upon before starting a recruiting business. This paper gives some tips on how to start a recruitment agency. If you are seriously thinking about how to...

    Provided By Buzzle.com

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Tire Repairer & Changer Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of tire repairer and changer. This tire repairer and changer cover letter shows the hiring manager the applicant's experience in repairing and changing faulty tires.

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    10 ways for road warriors to avoid snags and snafus

    From small aggravations to huge headaches, a lot can go wrong when you hit the road. Veteran globetrotter Brien Posey offers some advice that will help you stay productive when you travel.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Choosing the Best Enterprise CRM for Complex Organizations

    "As many as 85% of companies that buy CRM software to automate sales efforts don't pick the right tools..." Gartner analyst Robert DeSisto Many large companies also underestimate how complex their business and customers are; which leads to an inadequate CRM program. Learn how to easily manage and prosper...

    Provided By Inside CRM

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Oil Well Directional Surveyor Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of oil well directional surveyor. The job seeker in this oil well directional surveyor cover letter makes it clear to the hiring manager that he is qualified to measure sonar, electrical, or radioactive characteristics of the earth formations...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    10 New Year's resolutions for IT pros

    With 2009 about to roll in, this is a good time to look at ways of making your IT organization better. Specific resolutions will be unique to every environment, but these goals make sense for just about any IT group.This download is also available as an entry in our...

    Provided By Rick Vanover

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    10 things you should know about bloggers and blogging

    If you're thinking about taking on a blogging gig, Rick Vanover has some pointers and a look at what you can expect.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Rick Vanover

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Layoffs: Maybe The Best Career Move Ever

    A layoff can be like a kick in the stomach that deflates your ego like a stuck balloon. One minute you're a valued member of the team, then your boss hands you "The letter" and you're suddenly unemployed, shocked, and more than a little angry. There's nothing wrong with you...

    Provided By HELIUM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Telltale Signs Of An Impending Layoff

    Given the current volatility of the economy, many companies are struggling to stay afloat. Often when there is a severe economic downturn, executives must make the decision to layoff employees. Generally the information is held in strict confidence at the highest levels, leaving workers stunned when a layoff is publicly...

    Provided By HELIUM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Surviving Law Firm Layoffs

    Most layoffs simply signal that the place where you reside does not have the clientele or the resources to sustain your profession at the level it should be sustained. It also makes plain that as a professional, you have the knowledge that someone, somewhere needs. This is the mindset you...

    Provided By HELIUM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Is It Good Luck To Survive A Layoff?

    Holding onto your job as your company goes through a layoff has its pros and cons. On the one hand, it can signal that the company values you and wants to keep you as an asset or at least that you fill an important position within the company. Of course,...

    Provided By HELIUM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tips On How To Earn A Living In Times Of Global Layoffs

    Due to global economic crisis, layoffs are massive that leads to an increase in global unemployment rate. Hunger and crimes are starting to be experienced by most downturn countries. People must earn for their living in order to survive. But in times of global layoffs, there still chance for them...

    Provided By HELIUM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Layoffs: What To Do When They Want You Back

    A layoff isn't always considered a permanent move and rarely has to do with job performance. There is no shame on the employee when the employer cuts back on staff. This is usually done by seniority or job title with little regard to individual ability. Because layoffs are often for...

    Provided By HELIUM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Transform your email management ROI

    Mimecast commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying its Unified Email Management solution.

    Provided By Mimecast

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Customer Interaction 2.0: Adopting Social Media as Customer Service Channel

    Since customers first share their problems with a social networking community before directly addressing a company, social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace or Foursquare will be the interface between customer and company. For this reason, it is assumed that social networks will evolve into a common communication channel...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    How To Find Paid Public Speaking Jobs

    Increase your professional speaking success by creating a database of potential clients who may be hiring conference speakers in the future. Contact universities, colleges and professors. You can also try contacting your local speaker bureaus, non-profit organizations, corporations and even libraries. Remember that you can find the people who have...

    Provided By SearchWarp.com

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Enabling Flexible Working - Tomorrow's Workplace: enabling employees to be productive - on any device and in any location

    The workplace is no longer the office. Employees are working on any device and in any location and expecting the same corporate IT experience. Organisations that are not embracing a new way of working and communicating, risk not just impacting productivity but the ability to recruit and retain the next...

    Provided By Logicalis

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Questions For Job Interview

    The questions for job interview issue are one that costs many job seekers a great deal of thought and worry. These candidates want to ask an intelligent question during the job interview, one that displays their suitability for the job as well as the answers they give to the questions...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Secrets To Preparing For A Job Interview

    The goal of preparing for a job interview is to go into the interview with a clear idea of what the interviewer is looking for in a new hire, and to have plenty of convincing evidence that you are exactly that. Knowing what the interviewer is looking for requires a...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Internal Job Interview Secrets

    If you have an internal job interview scheduled, congratulations. That means that your hard work and success within the company is being noticed and that you are being given opportunities to move up within the organization. You can have the confidence that the employer really wants you to succeed in...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Frequently Asked Job Interview Questions

    Some frequently asked job interview questions include questions that probe your experience, job history, your career aspirations, your achieved results and your personal characteristics. One way to learn how to best answer these common questions would be to look at a list of them and formulate an answer for every...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Amazing Ways To Answer Job Interview Questions

    Knowing how to answer job interview questions effectively requires that you possess three elements. First, you must have a sufficient body of knowledge to adequately and convincingly answer the question. Second, you need to know how to organize that information in a way that will best serve the purposes of...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Secrets To Questions You'll Face In A Job Interview

    Asking the right questions in a job interview can be every bit as important as correctly answering questions in a job interview. In both cases, you are trying to prevent yourself from making some sort of error that would make you look unqualified, while also trying to showcase the attributes...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Secrets Of Handling Tough Job Interview Questions

    The secret to handling tough interview questions is twofold. First, do the work ahead of time that would prevent questions from being tough in the first place. Second, create an action plan that you can execute for all interview questions that come your way, one that can turn even the...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Instructional Coordinator Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of instructional coordinator. The job seeker in this instructional coordinator cover letter makes it clear to the hiring manager that he is qualified to direct the sales team and other employees on how to build their clientele, improve...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Geological Data Technician Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of geological data technician. The job seeker in this geological data technician cover letter makes it clear to the hiring manager that he is qualified to measure, record, and evaluate geological data, using sonic, electronic, electrical, seismic, or...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Jewel Grinder Apprentice Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of jewel grinder apprentice. This jewel grinder apprentice cover letter lets the hiring manager know the applicant is familiar with the duties of such a job - learning by working alongside someone who tends a centerless grinding machine...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Urban Planner Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of urban planner. This urban planner cover letter shows the hiring manager that the job hunter knows the profession-which involves figuring out the best way to use the land in cities and neighborhoods for houses, stores, and parks....

    Provided By Job Bank USA