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January 9, 2012  7:00 AM

December IT Job Additions Didn’t Keep Up With Overall Job Increases



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
consulting, employment, Foote, government, growth, Hybrid IT

As regular readers of this blog know, I often quote Foote Partners research, whose most recent report says that in December, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that only 5500 jobs were created in the Management and Technical Consulting Services...

December 6, 2011  12:06 PM

Once Again, Foote Partners Says IT Is a Great Field To Be In



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
Data Processing, discouraged workers, employed, employment, engineering, hosting, hybrid jobs, Information Industry, IT, jobless, medicine, part-time, teaching, Technical Services, telecommunications, unemployed

"In an analysis of Friday’s release of the November 2011 U.S. employment numbers by the Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL/BLS), Foote Partners reports a net gain of 9,600 jobs in two IT services job sectors -- Management and Technical...


October 10, 2011  1:35 PM

Hybrid IT + Business Technology = Job Opportunities for You



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
Business Technology, cloud, computing, consulting, discouraged workers, employed, employment, Hybrid IT, management, network, promotion, staffing

cloud computer

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May 23, 2011  5:00 PM

Lots of IT Job Growth Despite Fewer IT Jobs



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
accounting, analyst, cross-training, data, education, employment, engineering, experience, hybrid, IT, jobs, marketing, programmer

How can this be? Simple, according to David Foote, CEO of respected IT research firm Foote Partners, LLC: most of the new "IT jobs" don't carry IT titles. They're jobs with titles like "accounting analyst" or "research journalist." In April, 2011, Foote...


May 9, 2011  8:08 AM

“I’m From the Government and I’m Here to Help You Find a Job in Health Care IT”



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
CalHIPSO, California, clinic, computers, doctors, education, employment, government, health, hiring, HIT, hospital, implementation, information, IT, jobs, technical support, technology, trainer, training, workforce

This may sound like a joke, but in this case it's not. California now has a state agency that helps people like you find jobs in the


May 4, 2011  9:28 AM

Six Web Pages That Will Help You Write an Effective Resume



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
career, college, employment, federal jobs, graduate, high school, IT, jobs, resume, student, U.S., write

In my most recent post, titled Why You Need ‘Social Media Versions’ of Your Resume, I promised to give you a list of links to online resume-writing guides. Here it is:


May 2, 2011  3:12 PM

Why You Need ‘Social Media Versions’ of Your Resume



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
career, employment, Facebook, IT, job, job hunt, LinkedIn, programming, resume, search, Twitter

Resumes are important job-finding tools, even if you look for a job by calling friends instead of listing your talents at Dice, Monster, and other big-time employment mills. But today, you will probably use social media more...


April 25, 2011  4:01 PM

Five IT Career Ideas From IBM Executive Bruce Douglass



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
career, computers, electric cars, employment, ethics, EV, health care, IT, programming, real time, work

Bruce's imposing title is Chief Evangelist, Rational Software, IBM. He's given us a list of five IT career fields you may not have thought about checking out -- and that others, too, may have overlooked -- but are likely to display massive...


April 20, 2011  5:44 PM

SugarCRM is Looking for 46 New Employees



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
California, Cupertino, employment, engineers, hire, hiring, IT, jobs, management, marketing, sales, SugarCRM, work

I don't know if you're familiar with SugarCRM. It is a company based in Cupertino, Calif. that develops open source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.


April 5, 2011  2:14 PM

How GNU Telephony Can Make Your Job More Secure



Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
admin, employment, IT, open source, pbx, promotion, telephone, telephony

GNU Telephony is not a single program, but a whole group of GNU programs that can be used to create a free (as in freedom) and very low (financial) cost


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