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By Stacy Warden ⋅ May 20, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
With the tech job market more competitive than ever, it’s crucial knowing what matters and what doesn’t in an interview. What should you wear? How much tech speak should you throw out? Get the answers to these questions and other vital tips.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ May 17, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
What’s a key thing you need to know to get a job in healthcare IT? The answer might surprise you. TrainSignal customer Mark Latham shares what he’s learned in eight years in the business, including how to stay relevant and learning to love your job.
By Sean Wilkins ⋅ May 16, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Check out a great outline for the best IT certifications that are most valued for government IT jobs including security, networking and project management.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ May 15, 2013 ⋅ 2:10 ⋅ Post a comment
Get some career advice from Microsoft Technical Evangelists Rick Claus and Joey Snow. We sat down for an interview with them to ask about how to find success in a technology career while weathering today’s IT climate.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ May 13, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Struggling with the job hunt? We’ve got a new solution for you. 10xmanagement offers a unique, new Hollywood style hiring service for IT professionals and we give you all the details.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ May 8, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
With end-users and non-IT management becoming more tech savvy, it’s increasingly important that IT pros know how to speak to the business side of things. Should you get an MBA to adapt to the changing IT landscape? A Microsoft pro says “yes.”
By Phoummala Schmitt ⋅ May 7, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
IT is a challenging field, and it’s not just because you need to work long hours or stay on top of the latest technologies. It’s about the people you have to deal with. Meet 10 personalities that will make or break an IT pro’s day.
By Abhinav Kaiser ⋅ May 3, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
What’s the ultimate perk for an employee? No, we’re not talking about a major pay raise. How about working from home? Find out which IT positions are most likely to afford you this luxury.
By Abhinav Kaiser ⋅ May 1, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If you’re hunting for a job but not having any luck, maybe you’re applying for the wrong positions. We discuss why it’s important to be strategic when applying to positions and, in doing so, we teach you step-by-step how to read an IT job posting.
By Greg Stuart ⋅ April 26, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
There are so many IT conferences out there and they’re not cheap, so how do you know which ones are worth your time and money? These three offer the most for your investment and can truly impact your career for a variety of reasons.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 26, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Working at a startup isn’t for everyone. They typically breed high-stress, fast-paced environments, but if you can handle it, hiring trends are in your favor. We breakdown a new report to show you where the jobs are and who’s getting hired.
By Phoummala Schmitt ⋅ April 24, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
In nine years of being a woman in IT, Phoummala Schmitt has gotten some advice that would make most HR people squirm. But the fact is, it’s worked. She’s learned what it takes to be accepted and noticed in a field that can often feel like a boys’ club.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 24, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If you’re ever feeling down about your IT career, at least you’re not a journalist, which landed at the bottom of a new study of the 200 best/worst jobs. Find out where IT positions fell among the rankings and how the roles fared in work environment, stress and more.
By Ken Mauldin ⋅ April 19, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Not feeling completely fulfilled in your career but love IT? We’ve outlined 6 tips to get you back to a happy relationship with your career.
By Stacy Warden ⋅ April 16, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Fitting in with the boys is overrated. Or is it? In a field dominated by men, IT can be tricky waters to navigate as a woman. Follow these tips to make the most of your situation working in what can often feel like a boys club.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 15, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Find out how your pay stacks up compared to your peers by using an interactive tool from Computerworld that breaks down 2013 salaries across industries, job level and geography.
By Greg Stuart ⋅ April 11, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
There are traditional ways to enter the IT field (think get a computer degree and then work at a help desk). But then there are the not-so-traditional career beginnings, and those can make for entertaining stories. We share three of these tales from IT pros and want to hear yours!
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 5, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
It can be hard to shake off a bad career fair experience. And there are plenty of those out there. Uncubed, which bills itself as a recruitment and thought-leadership party, isn’t one of them.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 2, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Does your job end when you walk out of the office every day? Chances are if you work in IT, you’ve answered “no.”
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ March 27, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
In IT, a lot changes in a year when it comes to technology. The industry’s career trends, on the other hand, have more or less remained consistent from 2012-2013, according to a new report. See which positions are earning the highest salaries this year and how job satisfaction stacks up.