Some tech firms welcome Trump’s H-1B reforms

The domestic IT services industry hires U.S. workers and says H-1B restrictions will help them compete IT services firms that hire U.S. workers and don’t offshore work are looking forward to President-elect Donald Trump’s crackdown on H-1B visa use. This includes firms such as Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI), an Atlanta-based domestic software development company. RSI… Read More Some tech firms welcome Trump’s H-1B reforms

Sacked HCSC IT workers to train India-based replacements

The insurer company plans to lay off around 500 IT employees. IT workers in the infrastructure team at Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) were notified recently of their layoff. They expect to be training replacements from India-based contractor HCL. The layoff affects more than 500 IT workers, according to the insurance firm. This familiar IT… Read More Sacked HCSC IT workers to train India-based replacements

DNA testing for jobs may be on its way, warns Gartner

ORLANDO, Fla. — It is illegal today to use DNA testing for employment, but as science advances its understanding of genes that correlate to certain desirable traits — such as leadership and intelligence — business may want this information. People seeking leadership roles in business, or even those in search of funding for a start-up,… Read More DNA testing for jobs may be on its way, warns Gartner

Cisco bolsters Spark collaboration with Worklife acquisition

Cisco today said it bought Heroik Labs which does business as Worklife and sells collaborative software that helps companies more effectively run and manage online meetings. “With the Worklife team onboard, we see an opportunity to build on the virtual meeting experience that the Cisco Spark platform currently provides, and enhance meeting productivity across the… Read More Cisco bolsters Spark collaboration with Worklife acquisition

Rajesh Janey and Alok Ohrie to lead Dell EMC in India

Dell EMC India appoints Rajesh Janey and Alok Ohrie to spearhead the enterprise and commercial business respectively. The senior executives at the helm are Rajesh Janey for the enterprise business and Alok Ohrie for the commercial business at Dell EMC India. Dell EMC under Dell Technologies provides Infrastructure Solutions Group and Services to the end customers. Besides DELL EMC,… Read More Rajesh Janey and Alok Ohrie to lead Dell EMC in India

How to get a job at Apple: What it’s really like working in the Apple Store

Want to get a job working for Apple? The world’s greatest tech company hires many people, and we’ve got some great insights into what it’s looking for in prospective new team members How do I get a job working for Apple? Having Apple on your CV is quite a coup, and it’s no surprise that… Read More How to get a job at Apple: What it’s really like working in the Apple Store

GE CIO Jim Fowler talks collaboration and IT transformation

GE’s Jim Fowler this week spoke with CIO.com to discuss collaboration tools, shifting IT priorities and why the traditional CIO role is going away. General Electric’s (GE) CIO isn’t interested in picking a winner or loser when it comes to collaboration apps. Nor does he want to preclude any of GE’s 333,000 employees from using… Read More GE CIO Jim Fowler talks collaboration and IT transformation