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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

Surviving the Technical Interview

SWatch Reader Favorite! It seems there is no quicker way to strike terror in the heart of an IT professional (or aspiring IT pro) than to speak those ominous words: 'First, you'll need to pass a technical interview.'
Tags: jobs, interview, staffing, career advancement, technical interview

The 5 People You Meet in the Data Center

Whether you're a sys admin who needs physical access to a server in the data center or a business owner moving your data center to the cloud, it is important to meet the people who support and maintain your data center.
Tags: security, data center management, system administrator, staffing, data center facilities management

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

The Importance of Being Multilingual -- in OSes

Whether it seems trivial or obvious, being schooled in only one OS is detrimental to your career.
Tags: Linux, Windows, careers, staffing, Hiring

IT Workers Optimistic About Data Center Job Growth

A recent survey from Harris Interactive reveals a 'sharp rise' in technology employees' confidence related to the economy and the IT jobs market.
Tags: careers, staffing, staff management, data center jobs

25 IT Job Sites to Kick Start Your Job Search

Get the most out of your search for your IT dream job by starting with one of these sites.
Tags: IT jobs, careers, staffing, staff management, IT Jobs Board

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

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

The ROI of That Data Center Management Job IT

It's a long-held belief that investing in employees yields no ROI. It's time to debunk that myth.
Tags: data center management, ROI, training, staffing, 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

7 Questions to Help Land Your Dream Data Center Job

Got questions? Here's what to ask and what to keep to yourself when interviewing for a data center job.
Tags: careers, interview, staffing, 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

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

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

4 Tips for Leading Employees Through a Turnaround

How you manage your team during the economic recovery is critical. Here are some cost-free ways to keep staff members motivated and committed.
Tags: recession, change management, recovery, staffing, staff management

When Frugality Hurts: The Pain of Cutting Resources to the Quick

Cover Your Assets: How do you know when you've trimmed too much budget, too much staff and consequently, too much profit? Because it hurts when you do that.
Tags: careers, frugality, staffing, staff management

Leadership Means Taking the Lead

Being a leader requires more than simply sitting behind a desk reading reports.
Tags: management, careers, staffing, staff management, leadership

4 Trends Every IT Hiring Manager Needs to Know

The market is not as one sided as you might think -- employees still have some say in their destinies.
Tags: careers, staffing, staff management, employee retention, Hiring

The Secret to a Successful IT Job Hunt

Career & Staffing: By following a few simple best practices, it is possible to land that IT dream job.
Tags: job, jobs, careers, staffing

Developers vs. Corporate: Why Can't We All just Along?

Career & Staffing: At the intersection of budget and software development, quality sometimes takes an unfortunate turn. It doesn't have to be that way.
Tags: developers, careers, staffing