IT - Careers

Ghosting: Job Candidates Turn Tables On Employers
Ask The Headhunter, February 4th, 2019


In the February 5, 2019 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader asks about the consequences of ghosting.

Question

"It just happened at work. Someone 'ghosted' their job! A man in his 20s just disappeared without saying goodbye or I quit. For those of us who've been in the workforce longer, this is amazing behavior. Don't these people think the consequences will come back to haunt them? Why do employers put up with this? Looking forward to your comments..."

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"IT security talent is by no means cheap, as with all niche, in-demand talent groups in today's candidate-driven market. But the real question business leaders are starting to ask themselves is whether they can withstand the cost of failing to catch a cyberattack in time because they lacked the qualified talent..."

How To Get The Most Out Of Mentoring
CIO, February 4th, 2019


"Mentoring can be a tricky practice. CIOs from VMware and Rice University share their tips for getting it right.

Mentoring isn't just about bringing talent along so that they understand the workflow and process norms of a company; it's about culture and nuances of learning a profession, communication skills, leadership skills and growth as a professional and as a person. It's also about a building a deeper connection with someone who has 'been there, done that' and lived to tell the tale. The most successful mentoring relationships foster mutual respect, trust, communication and career growth..."

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