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The Two-Way Street of Hiring Top Data Center Talent

Interviewing candidates for a top IT gig? Don't forget, your organization is being interviewed as well. Learn how to present your company in the best light.
Tags: interview, career, staffing, technical interview

7 Sources, 6 Steps -- Your Guide to Riding the Career Wave

If you want to move up the IT ladder, it is critical to keep an eye on up and coming trends. Here's where to look and how to interpret what you see.
Tags: CIO, career, career advancement, career development, CIOUpdate

4 Big Data Center Migration Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

If you can avoid these four major mistakes when moving your data center, you'll avoid downtime for both your servers and your career.
Tags: data center management, career, staffing, career development, data center move

IT Salary Survey: Truth or Fiction?

A recent Internet-based survey from Glassdoor compiles salary data from 90,000 companies, but how reliable is it?
Tags: developer salary, salary, IT salaries, career, staffing

8 Head-Scratching IT Help Desk Requests

Think all help desk tickets are IT-related? Here are eight that will leave you wondering whether everyone with a PC understands how to power it on or off.
Tags: career, staffing, staff management, staffing levels, help desk

Listen Up, Data Center Managers!

You can ask 'can you hear me now?' of your data center managers, but the real question to ask is 'are you listening?'
Tags: data management, careers, career, staffing, career advancement

IT Firms See Blue Skies for Second Half 2010

A recent survey finds many IT firms anticipate revenue during the second half of 2010 will outpace the first six months of the year. Will hiring follow suit?
Tags: IT career, career, IT budget, staffing levels

5 Tips for Navigating the Current IT Job Market

The most desirable IT hires are those who continuously sharpen their skills, build their networks and keep themselves visible to employers. Here's how to do that.
Tags: jobs, career, staffing, staff management

Is Overspecialization Bringing the IT Department to Its Knees?

The sysadmin of yesteryear, who knew where everything was and how it worked, is no more. Now, teams dominate the data center, and significant knowledge gaps are taking a toll.
Tags: data center management, Sysadmins, career, IT staff

Remaining Relevant, Steps to Take to Keep Your Data Center Job Secure

It's not enough simply to do your data center job done well. It is also critical to establish yourself in an IT leadership role.
Tags: career, staffing, staff management, data center jobs

Software Sector Sees Brighter Tomorrow

Survey says cloud computing, hardware refresh cycles and general optimism about the overall economy will bring good news to the software industry in the form of increased sales, profits and employment.
Tags: cloud computing, software, career, staffing, software-as-a-service

Fewer Data Center Jobs Mean Technology Delays for Enterprises

Many IT departments lack the staff and skill sets to upgrade their enterprise's technology infrastructure.
Tags: career, staffing, staff management

Outsourced Data Center Jobs -- Perception vs. Reality

Outsourcing and its impact on data center jobs is a contentious topic. Oftentimes it's difficult to separate myth from truth.
Tags: outsourcing, career, staff management, staffing levels, data center jobs

Motivated Employees Make for a Successful Company

Most execs know that having a loyal, motivated staff is critical to a company's success, but when business conditions are rough, it's hard to put that into practice.
Tags: data center management, career, staffing, staff management, data center jobs

Salaries for Data Center Jobs Stay Flat

Too many potential employees and too few data center jobs equals a market filled with salary stagnation.
Tags: IT salaries, surveys, career, salaries, data center jobs

5 Employees Every Data Center Needs

With staffing budgets remaining tight, here are five employee types that help ensure all those jobs in the data center get done.
Tags: careers, career, staffing, staff management, data center jobs

Second Quarter Looks Bright for Data Center Jobs

A recent survey finds most CIOs optimistic about staffing for data center jobs next quarter, particularly for positions that employ networking, database and security skills.
Tags: career, staffing, staffing levels, data center jobs

10 Things Not to Do When Interviewing for Your IT Dream Job

Have a pair of flip-flops you think matches perfectly with your interview suit? Thinking of asking the interviewer to join you for a drink after? Think these things haven't been done? In all three cases, you'd be mistaken.
Tags: careers, interview, career, staffing, staff management

Companies Slow to Hire IT Staff

When it comes to hiring for an IT job, diverse skill sets are in demand, as are the usual suspects.
Tags: careers, career, staffing, Hiring, skills in demand

3 Areas Where It's Critical to Think Like a CFO

The secret to getting your project approved is to evaluate it the way the CFO will.
Tags: CIO, CFO, career, CIO management, CIO success

2010 Salaries Revealed

Results of Datamation's survey of 2010 salaries are in. Find out what you can command on the open market.
Tags: salary, career, system administrator, staffing, 2010 salaries