Should IT Managers Still Give Raises?

As IT managers we use our IT manager skills to spend a lot of time each year conducting performance reviews with each of the members of our team. The reason that we’ve had the IT manager training to do this is so that ultimately the company can evaluate each person and give them a merit … Read more

Video: Oh, Oh — What To Do When You Don’t Get That Promotion

Dr. Jim Anderson takes a look at why IT managers are not getting promoted. Dr. Anderson explains how changes in the stock market have caused baby boomers to hold on to their IT jobs. This is causing problems for everyone else in IT. Dr. Anderson provides suggestions for how to deal with this problem. To … Read more

How Do You Prevent A Staffing Disaster Before It Happens?

The Coming Disaster In Your IT Department What do you think the mood of your IT team is right now? Poor? Downright bad? If your workplace is like most businesses out there right now, your team is still reeling from all of the layoffs, hiring freezes, pay cuts, etc. If nothing else, there has been … Read more

Oh, Oh – What To Do When You Don’t Get That Promotion

Things are tough all over. If you were counting on getting a promotion this year, you might want to scale your hopes back just a bit. A lot of IT Leaders are discovering that their career plans are having to be put on hold. Maybe we should spend some time talking about what you should … Read more