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11 signs your career may be off track

Feel like you’re not moving up? Here’s how to tell whether you’ve hit a standstill in your current role — and how to steer your career out of the rut.

Written by Paul Heltzel05 March 18 22:00

The 12 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

Written by Paul Heltzel08 Jan. 18 22:00

20 ways to kill your IT career (without knowing it)

In the fast-paced world of technology, complacency can be a career killer. So too can any number of hidden hazards that quietly put your career on shaky ground — from not knowing your true worth to thinking you’ve finally made it.

Written by Paul Heltzel04 Dec. 17 22:00

7 hot IT career trends — and 7 going cold

The growing IT skills gap and demand for data pros and hybrid roles are disrupting the traditional IT career path. The following heat map of career trends with help you cash in and avoid dead ends.

Written by Paul Heltzel23 Oct. 17 21:00

7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

From CIoTO to automation architect, new IT roles are rising to fill emerging needs. Some may fizzle, but others may have a long future thanks to underlying IT trends.

Written by Paul Heltzel15 Aug. 17 06:59

7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

From CIoTO to automation architect, new IT roles are rising to fill emerging needs. Some may fizzle, but others may have a long future thanks to underlying IT trends.

Written by Paul Heltzel14 Aug. 17 20:00

9 forces shaping the future of IT

New technologies and approaches will free IT leaders to cut costs, save time and let machine intelligence do the heavy lifting.

Written by Paul Heltzel11 July 17 20:00

The 7 hottest jobs in IT

These emerging and resurging IT roles may be your best path forward in the years to come

Written by Paul Heltzel05 June 17 20:00

The road to success: Tech leaders tell all

To get to the top of the org chart, you'll need more than basic dev skills. Today's head honchos offer their wisdom on getting ahead

Written by Paul Heltzel28 March 16 21:00

The programmer's guide to breaking into management

Software development, like any career, is divided into leaders and producers. You're either Steve Jobs, or you're Woz. Two completely different approaches, and yet both can lead to great success.

Written by Paul Heltzel01 July 15 02:49

Attention, rockstar developers: Get a talent agent

You've heard the timeworn advice: Leverage LinkedIn, post code to GitHub, bone up on the latest buzzy tech. But a little-known career trick is giving some of today's top developers an edge: Hire an agent to find work for you.

Written by Paul Heltzel24 Feb. 15 06:34
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