Sunday, April 11, 2021

David Southgate

Managing Employees Like Widgets

The dot.com era may be over but the hangover from hiring and firing so many employees, so quickly still lingers. By applying some SCM principles to your...

The H1-B Quagmire?

With hidden costs, rising government fees, and increased regulation around hiring foreign workers, IT executives should beware. The H1-B employment visa for foreign nationals is often characterized as...

The Devil You Know …

More technology executives stay in their current jobs out of fear, not loyalty, and this ungrounded apprehension may be holding back many executives from otherwise promising careers....

Creating Diversity in Your IT Staff

Can your IT operations be at their peak without diversity? Compared to other industries, IT's record with race-bias lawsuits might not be the worst, but if CIOs aren't...

Getting Your Game On

For IT executives wanting to be at the top of their game, executive coaches can be a tremendous tool for enhancing job performance. In the eyes of their...

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Being the boss is tough enough but when subordinates are also friends, the working relationship may suffer unless you take a few basic steps to avoid the...

Is Any Job Better Than No Job?

When an unemployed IT manager looks at the career path ahead, a poor personal financial situation might force him into the first job that comes along --...

Layoffs Slow For Fourth Month Straight

August marked the fourth consecutive month when companies announced fewer than 100,000 layoffs for U.S. workers, a trend not seen since 2000 and one that might point...

Turn a Job Interview Into a Contract

Trying to land a job interview these days can sometimes feel like a game of poker. Even if you've gotten lucky, with so many competing players, the...

‘Certified’ MBA Arrives Amid Controversy

Techies wanting to obtain IT management executive positions sometimes turn to graduate school and MBAs as means of scaling the career ladder. But as the degree...

Case Study: ASP Model Streamlines Recruiting Process

While staffing up its new virtual administrative assistant services, Chicago-based Virtual Consulting Corp. encountered a corporate nightmare. Office telephones were ringing constantly with as many as...

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