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How to get the job when you're overqualified

The idea of being ignored for a job because you’re overqualified may seem counterintuitive, but there are a number of reasons a company might overlook your resume for that exact reason.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

A look at California's effort to build an H-1B firewall

California lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it difficult for state-regulated utilities to replace U.S. workers with H-1B workers. It may be one of the most significant anti-offshoring measures in years.

IT GOVERNANCE

Spotting vulnerabilities takes many eyes

Vulnerabilities can take many forms, and you can't expect to uncover them all unless you have a diverse portfolio of tools to help you in the hunt.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

'The best CIOs will be the CEOs of tomorrow'

They are the CIOs using the 'Internet of Data' to get a 360 degree view of the business, says Basil Botoulas of Hitachi Data Systems.

LEGAL

The Takeaway: How California plans to rein in H-1B visa use

With federal action on H-1B visas lacking, the state of California is stepping up to try and slow the use of foreign workers to replace their U.S.-based counterparts. Call it the Southern California Edison effect.

OUTSOURCING

A look at California's effort to build an H-1B firewall

California lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it difficult for state-regulated utilities to replace U.S. workers with H-1B workers. It may be one of the most significant anti-offshoring measures in years.

PROJECT MGMT

NHS IT: Another project over budget, late and with a functionality shortfall

The public sector spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, has slammed the NHS for signing off and paying for a £40 million IT system that was not fit for purpose, that was delivered late and which still cannot provide the public service intended. The Department of Health's GP Extraction Service is more than twice over budget and with the NHS estimating it will deliver less than two years' service instead of the expected five.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

3 steps to digitising your work for maximum productivity

From legacy documents to the lowly receipt, taking a digital-first approach to your work stuff will bolster collaboration and increase productivity.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Chicago taxes cloud and streaming services

The City of Chicago has implemented sweeping new tax regulations that target the use of streaming and cloud computing services, the law firm ReedSmith says.

DATA CENTER

Config error at Boston-area hosting company takes down Reddit, others

A Boston-area hosting provider briefly knocked several large services and websites dependent on Amazon and AWS offline on Tuesday night, thanks to a configuration error.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Epson Malaysia shows off tech in award-winning theatre projector

The KL International AV Show 2015 includes a display of some of Epson's enhancement technologies.

INDUSTRIES

Toyota, Nissan and Honda to back hydrogen fuel cell infrastructure

Japan's big three automakers hope to push toward "a hydrogen society".

INTERNET

How a burglar can make a copy of your door key, from a Facebook picture

Place a key on the table and bring out the smartphone camera. It clicks and the screen shows a razor-sharp photo of the key. The photo is all you need to print a perfect copy of the key.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Barclays extends mobile cheque imaging service to Android users

Innovative service will also be available to iPad users for the first time.

NETWORKING

Little Snitch keeps an eye on your Mac's Internet connections

Although, we're focused on incoming connections here, shouldn't we also be concerned about outgoing connections as well? This seems especially important where there are data caps or outrageously expensive cellular data plans being used.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Hands-on: Windows 10's latest build feels close to finished

With just a month left until Windows 10's public launch, Microsoft's next OS seems on track for completion.

SECURITY

How a burglar can make a copy of your door key, from a Facebook picture

Place a key on the table and bring out the smartphone camera. It clicks and the screen shows a razor-sharp photo of the key. The photo is all you need to print a perfect copy of the key.

STORAGE

M-Disc optical media reviewed: Your data, good for a thousand years

You're done with optical discs as a means of data and media delivery, or soon will be. But when done right, as it has been with Millenniata's M-Disc, optical has a particular advantage--longevity.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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