Leadership http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7359/more en Helping Houston Heal — One Small Something at a Time http://thevarguy.com/leadership/helping-houston-heal-one-small-something-time <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Galek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re watching coverage of relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey or Irma thinking, “I want to go help, but I have no idea how,” please read on. Most importantly, if you’re willing and able to actually go help, you abolutely should. I guarantee you will easily find a place to contribute. Let me tell you how. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/helping-houston-heal-one-small-something-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/helping-houston-heal-one-small-something-time#comments Leadership Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:40:00 +0000 109991 at http://thevarguy.com Jennifer Galek STEM Job Tracks Need to Do More to Attract Prospective Students http://thevarguy.com/leadership/stem-job-tracks-need-do-more-attract-prospective-students <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">STEM educational tracks may be the rage in educational circles, but not enough students are being provided with information about exactly what kinds of IT and other jobs they can get if they participate in STEM programs. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/stem-job-tracks-need-do-more-attract-prospective-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/stem-job-tracks-need-do-more-attract-prospective-students#comments Leadership Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:44:00 +0000 109821 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock IT Industry Raises Money & More in Harvey's Wake, Local Partners Focus on 'Human Factor' http://thevarguy.com/strategy/it-industry-raises-money-more-harveys-wake-local-partners-focus-human-factor <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hurricane Harvey has wreaked devastation to the greater Houston area and inspired the whole country to rush to help in any way they can.&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/strategy/it-industry-raises-money-more-harveys-wake-local-partners-focus-human-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/strategy/it-industry-raises-money-more-harveys-wake-local-partners-focus-human-factor#comments Strategy Leadership Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:50:00 +0000 109471 at http://thevarguy.com Associated Press Tech Goes From White House to Doghouse in Trump’s Washington http://thevarguy.com/leadership/tech-goes-white-house-doghouse-trump-s-washington <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Google once had Barack Obama’s ear, served as a revolving door for White House staff and saw its political agenda advance. In Donald Trump’s Washington, some conservatives say it’s gotten so powerful it should be regulated like a public utility.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/tech-goes-white-house-doghouse-trump-s-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/tech-goes-white-house-doghouse-trump-s-washington#comments Leadership Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:13:00 +0000 109111 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock IBM CEO Says Trump Advisory Forum Could No Longer Serve Purpose http://thevarguy.com/leadership/ibm-ceo-says-trump-advisory-forum-could-no-longer-serve-purpose <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty, who had been a member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy and policy advisory group, said the panel was dissolved Wednesday after members determined that it could “no longer serve the purpose for which it was formed.”</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/ibm-ceo-says-trump-advisory-forum-could-no-longer-serve-purpose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/ibm-ceo-says-trump-advisory-forum-could-no-longer-serve-purpose#comments Leadership Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:07:00 +0000 108901 at http://thevarguy.com Getty Images Here's the One Trait that is Key to Channel Success http://thevarguy.com/leadership/heres-one-trait-key-channel-success <div class="node-body article-body">To understand the journey that led Tony Winter to the channel, we have to travel back in time to the early 1970s.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/heres-one-trait-key-channel-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/heres-one-trait-key-channel-success#comments Leadership Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:25:00 +0000 108851 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Trump Lashes Out as Intel Chief, Other CEOs Step Down From Council http://thevarguy.com/leadership/trump-lashes-out-intel-chief-other-ceos-step-down-council <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">President Donald Trump said the CEOs quitting his advisory council aren’t taking their jobs seriously, again taking aim at some of America’s most visible business leaders as the fallout from a weekend of racially charged violence in Virginia mounts. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/trump-lashes-out-intel-chief-other-ceos-step-down-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/trump-lashes-out-intel-chief-other-ceos-step-down-council#comments Leadership Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:13:00 +0000 108831 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Why Liberal Arts Majors May Take Over the Tech World http://thevarguy.com/leadership/why-liberal-arts-majors-may-take-over-tech-world <div class="node-body article-body">We talk a lot about the rapid pace of change in the tech industry, and how it’s resulting in a skills gap that will be challenging for next-gen workforces to overcome. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/why-liberal-arts-majors-may-take-over-tech-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/why-liberal-arts-majors-may-take-over-tech-world#comments Leadership Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:15:00 +0000 108681 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Work Visa Program Benefits the U.S., India, New Study Says http://thevarguy.com/leadership/work-visa-program-benefits-us-india-new-study-says <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The controversial H-1B visa program, widely criticized for costing American workers their jobs, has actually provided economic benefits for both the U.S. and India, according to a new study from researchers at the Center for Global Development and the University of Michigan. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/work-visa-program-benefits-us-india-new-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/work-visa-program-benefits-us-india-new-study-says#comments Leadership Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:55:00 +0000 108551 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Google Fires Author of Divisive Memo on Gender Differences http://thevarguy.com/leadership/google-fires-author-divisive-memo-gender-differences <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet Inc.’s Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, creating a firestorm across Silicon Valley. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/leadership/google-fires-author-divisive-memo-gender-differences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/leadership/google-fires-author-divisive-memo-gender-differences#comments Leadership Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:51:00 +0000 108541 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock