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  • IT jobs outlook: High demand, higher salaries

    By Paul Krill | 27 January, 2015 22:05

    With the hot job market for technology professionals, it is not surprising that salaries are up, too  though only a bit.

  • 5 minutes a week to advance your career

    By Paul Glen | 20 January, 2015 05:31

    The New Year is always a good time to reflect on your career: where you've been, where you're heading, and where you'd like to go. It's also the traditional time for people like me -- industry analysts, pundits and consultants -- to tell you what hot skills you'll need to develop to advance your career in the next year. Of course, if developing your career were really that simple, every reader would be the CEO of a company by now.

  • Full-time IT hiring is gaining ground, finally

    By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 December, 2014 08:52

    The end of the year is sometimes seen as an ideal time to find a new job. You pick up your year-end bonus, enjoy the holiday parties, and then plot your exit for something new.

  • How automation could take your skills -- and your job

    By Patrick Thibodeau | 11 November, 2014 05:59

    Nicholas Carr's essay IT Doesn't Matter in the Harvard Business Review in 2003, and the later book, argued that IT is shifting to a service delivery model comparable to electric utilities. It produced debate and defensiveness among IT managers over the possibility that they were sliding to irrelevancy. It's a debate that has yet to be settled. But what is clear is that Carr has a talent for raising timely questions, and he has done so again in his latest work The Glass Cage, Automation and Us (W.W. Norton & Co.)

  • IT hiring edges up: Why? Take your pick

    By Patrick Thibodeau | 08 November, 2014 08:25

    Whenever IT hiring picks up, as it did last month, the default explanation from analysts is this: The economy is improving.

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