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HP chairman resigns due to ill health

Ralph Whitworth, who'd been chairman of Hewlett-Packard for just over a year, is resigning from his job for health reasons, HP said on Tuesday.

The top 10 paying IT jobs: IT careers can prove fruitful

IT management positions generally pay quite well, but a new survey finds that so do a lot of other IT jobs.

Like other tech giants, Facebook is very white and very male

Facebook has followed Google and Yahoo in revealing just how diverse its workforce is, and just like the other two tech giants, it's very white and very male.

Former SAP tech chief Sikka to head Indian outsourcer Infosys

SAP's former technology chief Vishal Sikka will head ailing Indian outsourcer Infosys, in a marked shift from his focus at his former company on technology and product development.

Big tech firms plan to pay $324M to settle anti-poaching suit

Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have agreed to pay US$324.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire each others' workers, according to a filing seeking preliminary approval of the settlement.

Samsung offers apology for workers' leukemia

Samsung offered its "sincerest apology" for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, vowing to compensate those affected and their families.

SAP to cut unspecified number of jobs in workforce restructuring

SAP is trimming an unspecified number of workers as part of an effort to restructure its overall skill set.

DOJ reaches settlement with eBay to end no-poach hiring deals

The U.S. Department of Justice would prohibit eBay from entering into agreements with other tech firms to not recruit each other's employees, in a settlement announced by the agency Thursday.

How GAF builds customer ties and gives IT staff business skills

GAF trains IT staffers in people skills and sends them to the field to collaborate with clients.

Ex-Autonomy chief Lynch slams HP, CEO Whitman ahead of shareholder meeting

Hewlett-Packard's November 2012 decision to write off billions of dollars in connection with the acquisition of infrastructure software vendor Autonomy continues to dog the company as it prepares to face shareholders at an annual meeting Wednesday.

Staff Management In Depth

What vacation? Expect to work while you're away

In these lean times, backups aren't what they used to be; it's inevitable that IT staffers will be called to help, especially when an important issue is brewing.

Video: What IT employees want, and what best employers deliver

Organizations looking to attract the best and brightest IT talent find a good salary and decent benefits aren't enough to close the deal anymore. How about free lunch and onsite kickboxing?

The No. 1 small place to work in IT:
Noah Consulting

Every employee matters at this virtual consultancy, which taps the best of technology and leadership to create a vibrant, nurturing environment.

100 Best Places to Work in IT 2014

Looking for hot technologies, abundant training, killer benefits and strong career development? Here's where you want to work.

100 Best Places to Work in IT 2014: Overall Ranking and Sorting Tool

View the rankings and use our sorting tool to find the employers that best suit your needs.

Cloud provider FireHost's security chief brings lessons from the front lines

Jeff Schilling, who joined cloud hosting startup FireHost this week as chief security officer, knows a thing or two about cybersecurity.

Apple's History Offers Insight Into CMO-CIO Relationship

Liz Allen, a former Apple marketing executive, has seen the volatile relationship between CMOs and CIOs evolving over the years. CMOs were worshipped and CIOs despised at Apple, but Allen isn't taking sides: 'If you're at odds, your competition is going to win.'

How to Build a More Diverse IT Workforce

If you're looking for a way to more easily identify talent from underrepresented groups, Entelo Diversity offers a service that it claims leads to a more diverse tech team.

How HR Makes HP a Great Place to Work

HP has been through some tough times, but it's in the midst of a turnaround that's succeeding largely because the company's head of human resources, Tracey Keogh, is making HP a great place to work once again.

Loren Larsen: 4 creative approaches to technical recruiting

With low single-digit unemployment for IT workers and a scarcity of qualified candidates, it's critical for employers to become more effective in their recruiting efforts. Here are four fresh approaches.