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10 cities where IT pros aren’t paid what they’re worth

Though tech careers are lucrative, research from Paysa shows many organizations struggle to keep up with market rates for tech skills. Here are the 10 cities where tech talent is most likely to be underpaid.

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IT Resume Makeover: Find focus by building a theme

The longer your career, the more difficult it can be to pull out the right details to create a focused resume. Finding a common theme that runs through your experience can help guide the process.

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4 high-growth tech fields with top pay

Salaries are rising for most IT jobs, but four specialties in particular stand out. Fortunately, these areas represent an enormous breadth of opportunities for IT professionals looking to advance their careers and boost their...

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Highlights

Key findings from Computerworld's survey of nearly 2,800 IT professionals, including salary trends, hot skills, job satisfaction, career outlook, biggest concerns and more.

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How the internet of things is disrupting tech staffing: Part 2

Tech labor and skills acquisition challenges are interfering with businesses eager to capitalize on IoT's many benefits. Here's what to know if you're going to come out a winner.

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How microcertifications work for IT job seekers and employers

Microcertifications are gaining popularity as a way for IT job seekers to quickly and affordably prove their skills, and organizations are coming around to the idea.

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What the top 5 metro areas pay for hot IT jobs

Live in or around one of the five largest metro areas in the U.S.? Here’s what you can expect to make in three of the hottest IT roles around.

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Lifelong learning is no longer optional

Organizations need to encourage employees to continue acquiring new skills throughout their careers.

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How the internet of things is disrupting tech staffing: Part 1

IoT introduces enormous "people" challenges that are testing even the best employers. To succeed, these are non-negotiable workforce disruptions that must be conquered.

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Comparing Agile project management frameworks

Agile frameworks like scrum, lean or kanban are widely used across many industries. Each has its own focus, features, process, benefits and drawbacks. Here is a quick comparison to help you decide which will work best for your next...

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IT job spotlight: Data scientist

Data scientists are in demand and handsomely paid. Here's what you need to know about this hot IT job.

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7 leadership traits of successful CIOs

These seven leadership characteristics are increasingly important as IT executives become ‘agents of change’ in the business.

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Salesforce skills in high demand in 2017

From developers to project managers to marketing, Salesforce has emerged as one of the hottest skills for IT and business professionals.

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How to fix 3 common resume mistakes

Have you made any of these common resume errors? If so, it’s time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

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Why learn C?

The C programming language is hard to learn, its popularity is waning and demand is shifting. Is there any point in learning C?

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13 tech jobs that pay $200k salaries

Which IT roles earn the biggest salaries? Thirteen tech jobs can pull in salaries of $200,000 or more, according to new data from IT staffing firm Mondo.

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14 best tech jobs in America

Glassdoor's annual Best Jobs in America report shows data scientists, DevOps engineers and data engineers rank among the best jobs overall in America's current job market.

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10 ways tech pros can take charge of their professional development

CompTIA, the technology industry’s leading trade association, has identified 10 abilities it believes IT professionals will need to be successful in the technology world to come.

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