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If you’re considering a career in IT — or looking to make a career change — there’s no better time than now. With salaries well above average and companies grappling with a talent shortage, you’ll be well-compensated and your skills will be in high demand for years to come. Over the past year, CIO.com’s Career Roadmap series has taken an in-depth look at some of the hottest IT careers out there so you can get a behind-the-scenes view at careers in this field. Here are our top 10 Career Roadmap stories from 2016. Read More
Are you finding yourself snubbed by prospective employers? Your résumé could be the culprit. Tech pros need a fresh style to grab the attention of recruiters and hiring managers who are tired of reading the same old stuff. “My contacts at major tech firms such as Facebook and Google say they’re looking for tech pros who take a different approach to their work and bring different perspectives,” explained Amy Gies, who creates résumés for tech pros in Silicon Valley as founder of Capstone Résumé Services. Read More
IT pro’s 2017 revitalization guide Before 2017 comes at us hard, take a moment to restock your your intellectual reserves with our most insightful tech-management articles and videos. No matter how long you’ve been in IT, it’s always a good idea to pause periodically and take stock of your professional and personal progress. Why not take a few moments to read through the best of Computerworld‘s management and career coverage? Scroll down to browse the complete list or click a link to skip directly to your chosen topic. Read More
Growth is tricky. Just ask 70 percent of all failed startups, since that’s how many fail due to premature scaling. There’s an art to it, and when you hit the stage at which you’re looking for new employees, you’ll need to be on top of your social media game in order to land the best. As with any issue that faces businesses, there’s a research report to help. “Inside Social Media: Course corrections ahead” is a paper released this year from our friends at Universum Global. Here’s a quick look at the highlights from the study…Read More
Technical interviews are a notoriously stressful part of the job-application process. Is there anything in a candidate’s background that will predict how well they’ll do when confronted with a whiteboard and a difficult problem? Interviewing.io is an organization that helps tech pros practice technical interviews (and interview anonymously with top tech firms). Aline Lerner, its co-founder and CEO, recently crunched data from those interviews and discovered that certain aspects of a tech pro’s résumé may…Read More
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