InfoWorld 2009 IT career survival guide

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The 2009 IT career survival guide
Economic uncertainty, offshoring, and increased pressure on IT require tech workers to take control of their destinies

2009 IT career survival guide: What employers want
IT leaders are still hungry to recruit .Net programmers, desktop support technicians, and VoIP project leaders. But ethics and morals as the traits they most desire.

2009 IT career survival guide: How to change tech tracks
Although changing careers in tech is not easy, it can be done, career pros say

2009 IT career survival guide: How to get a new job
There's at least one short-term benefit to making a move to a new job if you can: a higher salary

2009 IT career survival guide: Salary survey methodology
An Internet survey of more than 7,200 Computerworld readers provides insight into salary and career trends for IT pros

How to keep your tech career afloat
As outsourcing and downsizing continue, find out what skills and certifications will make you an IT survivor

For a promising IT career, go east, young techie
The U.S. and Europe are slowing down, but hot tech jobs beckon in China, India, and Eastern Europe

Tech workers: Ready to be a free agent?
Having the right technical skills is only half the battle for an IT contractor in tough economic times

The 30 skills every IT person should have
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Recession-proof IT jobs
Believe it or not, some tech jobs are still in demand. Find out which ones employers need to fill

Looking for job security? Try Cobol
As long as there are mainframes, there will be Cobol. Learn the language and the culture and you might land a job that that lasts until retirement

2009 IT career survival guide: How to change tech tracks
Although changing careers in tech is not easy, it can be done, career pros say

2009 IT career survival guide: Dig into your benefits
Making the most of the benefits your company offers is a great way to earn what some human resources professionals call a "hidden paycheck"

2009 IT career survival guide: Bump up your bonus
As companies continue to slash costs, bonuses are also getting whacked. But there are steps you can take to get that extra cash.

2009 IT career survival guide: Get the right certificate
Tech certifications can give you an edge in the tight job market -- but beware that many credentials aren't all that useful

2009 IT career survival guide: Is IT a dead end?
Is a career in IT worth pursuing? Two opposing views as to whether the nexct generation should look for careers in tech.

2009 IT career survival guide: Make a referral
Companies may be slowing or even stopping the flow of bonuses, but many are happy to award cash to employees who make successful referrals

2009 IT career survival guide: Go back to school
There's no question that the higher the degree, the higher the paycheck; a downturn may be a great time to get an advanced degree

2009 IT career survival guide: Salary survey methodology
An Internet survey of more than 7,200 Computerworld readers provides insight into salary and career trends for IT pros

2009 IT career survival guide: IT salaries take tiny leaps
Even small raises are hard to get now, but many IT workers happily accept a small raise if that means keeping a job

2009 IT career survival guide: Be a top performer
Changing departments within your company can increase your salary

2009 IT career survival guide: How to get a new job
There's at least one short-term benefit to making a move to a new job if you can: a higher salary

2009 IT career survival guide: Where the job demand is
Security, wireless, and -- surprise! -- infrastructure remain key areas for IT investments and thus for tech careers

2009 IT career survival guide: Hoping for equality
African-Americans remain underrepresented and IT, and there's no sign of change

2009 IT career survival guide: Arrange flextime
If you're planning to approach your manager about a flexible work schedule, the good news is that your boss may beat you to the punch

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