IT Pros Aren’t Missing the Office

Hybrid, remote, or on-premises? Now that the risk profile for COVID-19 has changed, organizations and their workforces are facing the following questions: Do we go back to the office or were we just as productive when we were remote? Do we compromise with a hybrid schedule, and if so, who sets the terms of that … Read more

InformationWeek Salary Survey: What IT Pros Earn

Is your salary as high as you think it should be? Are you making what your peers are making? Should you be looking for a new job in order to get that salary boost this year? If these are the questions you are looking to answer, we’ve got some insights for you. InformationWeek checked in … Read more

Bridging the Digital Dexterity Skills Gap

In January, 2022, Salesforce issued its Global Digital Skills Index. The results for digital readiness of corporate workforces were sobering. After surveying 23,000 employees across 19 countries, Salesforce found that nearly three out of four respondents said that they weren’t equipped with the resources needed to learn digital skills and only 31% of Gen Z … Read more

Remote Work Jobs Still Growing, Particularly for Tech Pros

Big tech vendors like Microsoft, Google, and Apple may be laying out plans to bring their workforce back to the office, at least on a hybrid basis, but according to a new report from Ladders, the momentum for positions that are 100% remote hasn ‘t slowed down at all. In fact, it is continuing to … Read more

Return-to-Office Moment Drives Discord

“Bet your dog is missing you.” That was the message on one of the poster boards in the lobby of a Toronto office building in March 2022 to welcome workers back to the office. But for office workers who spent the past two years working from home during a pandemic and maybe adopted a dog … Read more

What Amazon’s Pay Cap Increase Means to the Tech Pro Job Market

In a sign of the times, last week Amazon raised the maximum base pay for its tech and corporate employees to $350,000, more than doubling it from its previous cap of $160,000. But what does that really mean for tech workers at Amazon and elsewhere? Will it drive other tech giants to raise their rates … Read more

A Guide to Careers and Team Building

[Editor’s note: This curated guide was updated in February 2022 to reflect new trends today and to include our most recent content.] The lengthy wish list from upper management, the corporate board, customers, and employees for new, digital projects is woven with a common thread — the work of the data science team. It’s data … Read more

How IT Managers Can Retain Talent in Today’s Job Market

Whether you call it the Great Resignation or something else, after two years of a pandemic, many markets are experiencing a shortage of qualified workers for many positions. The pain is everywhere, including in IT departments. Job openings in the Information sector doubled to 217,000 on the last day of December 2021 compared with 109,000 … Read more

Tech Decentralizes Out of IT

At a tipping point for IT organizations and CIOs, more technology workers are being employed by business units than are being hired by IT departments, according to new Gartner research. This shift will have major ramifications for IT budgets, the influence of CEOs, and the roles of IT leaders as future-oriented organizations where technology underpins … Read more

Information Security Analyst Tops List of 2022 Top Jobs

We’ve always known that information technology has been a great career, and this year’s US News & World Report seems to agree with us. The post just named Information Security Analyst the number one spot on its list of the best jobs for 2022. Furthermore, two other tech jobs also took the top ten in … Read more