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Learning experience

These two college students have one final requirement to finish for their college degrees in computer programming: an internship to get some real-world IT experience.

Doing the math

Pilot fish is interviewing for an IT job when he learns that many of the company's top technical staffers are actually consultants -- and that seems a little odd.

Not the timesheet issue we were expecting

Pilot fish is new to IT consulting, and he does exactly what the senior consultant tells him to do. So why is he getting grief about how he fills out his timesheet?

About Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT

Find out about Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT program, including eligibility, survey contents, deadlines and more.

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Back pay payback

This IT staffer is hoping his pay will go up after his annual performance review, but that depends on his manager actually doing the review -- and even that isn't enough.

Where THAT consultant came from

This IT consultant isn't exactly well thought of as a technical professional -- but that doesn't stand in the way of a long and varied career at a big consultancy.

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IDG CMO Perspectives: Loren Jarrett, Chief Marketing Officer, Progress

Loren Jarrett, CMO of Progress, has assembled a team of “doers” to help create the “best-next” experience for customers. In a conversation with Rob O’Regan, global content director with IDG Communications, Loren details how her team...

Self promotion

It's the early 1970s, and a new intern turns out to be extremely interested in the strategic planning model this pilot fish is writing -- on punch cards in Fortran.

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CIO Leadership Live with Dick Daniels, CIO of Kaiser Permanente | Ep 14

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Dick Daniels, CIO of Kaiser Permanente, about the forces shaping the healthcare industry, and how the healthcare consortium is taking on the tasks of improving IT productivity and...

Useful, redefined

Intern ends up in an engineering group that's writing software for embedded systems, and his presence is not appreciated -- until they see he has a set of useful skills.

The Intern Experience

This company makes software for people movers, and it hires dozens of interns every summer from local colleges -- whether they're ready for the real world or not.

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IDG CMO Perspectives: Jim Jackson, Chief Marketing Officer, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

The role of Chief Marketing Officer has grown increasingly complex. But to Jim Jackson, CMO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the key to success is remaining focused. In a conversation with Rob O’Regan, global content director with IDG...

Why we (don't always) love the squeaky wheel

IT contractor pilot fish's project at a big company is winding down, so the company cuts him loose -- but also offers him a job doing the same thing he was doing before.

There are great interns, and OK interns, and then...

IT shop hires a summer intern who comes from a decent university and interviews well enough, but when he gets his first relatively simple assignment, it doesn't go well.

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CIO Leadership Live with Cathie Kozik, CIO at PSAV | Ep 13

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Cathie Kozik, senior vice president and CIO at PSAV, an events space provider, about aligning tech projects to business goals, tapping into employees for innovative ideas and using...

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IDG CMO Perspectives: Gil Levonai, Chief Markerting Officer, Zerto

Gil Levonai did not follow the typical marketer’s path to his current role as CMO of Zerto. Gil has a degree in aeronautical engineering and spent his early career as a software project manager before pivoting to the marketing...

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