Careers articles

  • In a society where women still face many obstacles in their quest for professional and personal fulfilment, a woman’s work to develop her skills and abilities is never done. Colleen Guy explains why.
  • Experienced IT practitioners, including current chief information officers (CIOs), must target 2008 to begin acquiring at least one or two years of non-IT business unit management experience if they wish to viably pursue new CIO opportunities opening in 2009 or 2010, according to Gartner.
  • The employee of the future may not be a young man or woman sitting at a desk from nine to five. Future workspaces may be made up of meeting spaces, with the concept of having your own desk at work no longer existing.
  • Technology graduates could more than double their salaries in the first five years of their careers by adding some of the IT industry's most common technology certifications to their CVs.
  • For many, the thought of attending a networking event brings back the childhood fear of being the odd one out - the 'Billy no-mates' left standing alone round the edge of the room looking forlorn while everyone else has a great time.
  • A new international workplace survey by one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies, has revealed that over a third of those working in the IT sector have no confidence that their CV presents them in a positive light to an employer.
  • Interviewees are still confused about what a potential employer can - and cannot - ask them during the recruitment process, according to Which?
  • Before you head off out the door of your university take the time to speak to your institution's careers service, it will only benefit you in the long run. Joan Newton, head of careers service at the Anglia Ruskin University Essex Campus explains.
  • Three quarters of IT professionals believe over 40s have positive career prospects according to some research from IT recruitment agency The IT Job Board.
  • It's nearly that time of year when we think up resolutions to improve the way we live our lives. If you have a lot on your plate then these top tips from Computeach might be just what you need.