IT Management Tips & Advice

Managing an IT department poses unique challenges including staffing, budget management, project management and leadership. Learn IT management skills, strategies, and tips from leading IT experts.

Trouble with recruitment? Try these strategies to attract new hires

You’ve heard all about the employment boom, but those numbers don’t tell the whole story. Hiring and recruitment are more difficult than ever, and that doesn’t seem to be changing soon.

How to prepare your IT department for a natural disaster

No matter where your business is located, you must prepare for natural disasters. As hurricane season continues, making sure your organization, and IT in particular, has solid emergency plans in place should be a priority.

Don’t get ghosted! Tactics to retain employees & hire new ones

You may have heard about the recent dating phenomenon of “ghosting,” but it turns out ghosting can affect more than just your personal life. More organizations are getting ghosted by job applicants and new hires. 

Beyond EHRs: The future of health IT

New technologies are always popping up in the healthcare industry to improve care and streamline processes. 

Got new hires? Make sure they stick around past the first year with these 3 keys

Hiring is an essential part of most IT managers’ jobs, but it can get discouraging if your new hires keep leaving.

Don’t press ‘send’ just yet: 10 things you should never put in writing

You know what should and shouldn’t be put in an email, but your staff may not be as aware of the risks.

Is there such a thing as too much communication? Yes — but here’s how you can avoid it

We know you want to keep your team in the loop about what’s going on, but it’s not always easy.

What to do when an employee makes a mistake – and you have to clean it up

There are many benefits to being a manager, but one of the downsides is that you’re responsible when one of your employees makes a mistake.

Workers stressed out? How to talk to your employees when the going gets tough

It’s inevitable: As a manager, you’re going to deal with employees at their wit’s end.

Got tough news? There are ways to deliver it — without coming off like the bad guy

Sometimes there’s no avoiding difficult conversations, especially as a manager.