Information Technology Careers - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/1973 en Hurts so good: 20 ways to torture developers http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/145404/hurts-so-good-20-ways-torture-developers-238881?source=rss_information_technology_careers <!--paging_filter-->From switching frameworks to turning 23 years old, developers suffer mightily in hopes of the momentary rush that comes from a beautiful algorithm in a few lines of code<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From switching frameworks to turning 23 years old, developers suffer mightily in hopes of the momentary rush that comes from a beautiful algorithm in a few lines of code </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/145404 </div> </div> </div> Application Development Information Technology Careers Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 238881 at http://www.infoworld.com Because they can: 10 curious side projects of tech's rich and famous http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/142646/because-they-can-10-curious-side-projects-of-techs-rich-and-famous-237434?source=rss_information_technology_careers <!--paging_filter-->In their spare time and with copious amounts of cash, these tech giantsindulge in obsessions from space travel to cheating death<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In their spare time and with copious amounts of cash, these tech giantsindulge in obsessions from space travel to cheating death </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ITworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/142646 </div> </div> </div> Data Center Information Technology Careers Sat, 01 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 admin 237434 at http://www.infoworld.com Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/boom-or-bust-the-lowdown-code-academies-235812?source=rss_information_technology_careers <p>Located on the top floor of a five-story brick building in the heart of San Francisco's downscale Tenderloin district, <a href="http://www.hackreactor.com/" target="_blank">Hack Reactor</a> is as far removed from the ivy-clad walls and rolling lawns of top-tier universities as you're likely to get.</p> Application Development IT Jobs Application Development IT Training Information Technology Careers Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 235812 at http://www.infoworld.com Is your pay measuring up? The 2014 tech salary guide http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/138315/your-pay-measuring-the-2014-tech-salary-guide-235417?source=rss_information_technology_careers <!--paging_filter-->If you want to see where you fit on the tech pay scale, this IT salary guide covers every tech job from CIO to help desk professionals<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you want to see where you fit on the tech pay scale, this IT salary guide covers every tech job from CIO to help desk professionals </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> cio.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/138315 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs Information Technology Careers Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 admin 235417 at http://www.infoworld.com 7 simple rules for hiring great developers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/7-simple-rules-hiring-great-developers-234440?source=rss_information_technology_careers <p>The war for developer talent is <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/tech-boom-the-war-top-developer-talent-231709">hotter than ever</a>. Whether you're trying to build mobile apps, redesign the user experience on your public website, or keep business-critical applications on the cutting edge, everyone needs code.</p> <p>"Engineers are king right now," notes Sam Schillace, senior vice president of engineering at cloud storage and collaboration company Box. "Coders are superimportant to everyone."</p> Application Development IT Jobs IT Management Application Development IT Training Information Technology Careers Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 234440 at http://www.infoworld.com Silicon Valley's 'meritocracy' hides a discriminatory streak http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/silicon-valleys-meritocracy-hides-discriminatory-streak-234313?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/fired2.jpg" alt="Silicon Valley's 'meritocracy' hides a discriminatory streak" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Steve Cole</p></em></div> The Industry Standard Misadventures Information Technology Careers Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Bill Snyder 234313 at http://www.infoworld.com Better angels: 7 tech tycoons who gave very, very generously http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/better-angels-7-tech-tycoons-who-gave-very-very-generously-232981?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/pennies_hand_charity.jpg" alt="Better angels: 7 tech tycoons who gave very, very generously" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> The Industry Standard Information Technology Careers Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Bill Snyder 232981 at http://www.infoworld.com Should everyone learn how to code? http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/should-everyone-learn-how-code-233038?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/code_scrutiny.jpg" alt="Should everyone learn how to code?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Federico Caputo</p> Application Development Application Development IT Training Information Technology Careers Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 233038 at http://www.infoworld.com 15 tips for success as an independent software developer http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/132544/15-tips-success-independent-software-developer-232603?source=rss_information_technology_careers <!--paging_filter-->Here's how to cut your corporate ties and transform your programming chops into a thriving business<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Here&#039;s how to cut your corporate ties and transform your programming chops into a thriving business </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/132544 </div> </div> </div> Application Development Information Technology Careers Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 admin 232603 at http://www.infoworld.com Tech boom! The war for top developer talent http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/tech-boom-the-war-top-developer-talent-231709?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ITJobs440x330.jpg" alt="Tech boom! The war for top developer talent" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>It isn't everyone who gets to walk through the Oval Office on their way to work. You could be the President of the United States. Or you could get a job at GitHub's new San Francisco headquarters.</p> Application Development IT Jobs IT Management Application Development Information Technology Careers Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 231709 at http://www.infoworld.com 6 dirty secrets of the IT industry http://www.infoworld.com/t/technology-business/6-dirty-secrets-of-the-it-industry-229416?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/it_secrets_hp_0.jpg" alt="6 dirty secrets of the IT industry" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>IT pros usually know where the bodies are buried. Sometimes that's because they're the ones holding the shovel.</p> Information Technology Careers Technology Business Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 229416 at http://www.infoworld.com Developers are just family guys, study reveals http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/developers-are-just-family-guys-study-reveals-228180?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/vintage_man.jpg" alt="Developers are just family guys, study reveals" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Application Development Application Development Information Technology Careers Fri, 04 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 228180 at http://www.infoworld.com Fatal distraction: 7 IT mistakes that will get you fired http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/fatal-distraction-7-it-mistakes-will-get-you-fired-226151?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/fired2.jpg" alt="Fatal distraction: 7 IT mistakes that will get you fired" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Steve Cole</p> </em></div><p>It's hard to get a good job in IT these days, but it's all too easy to lose one.</p> IT Management IT Training Misadventures Information Technology Careers Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 226151 at http://www.infoworld.com 10 defining moments in tech-labor history http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/117920/10-defining-moments-in-tech-labor-history-226080?source=rss_information_technology_careers <!--paging_filter-->Contract labor abuse, offshoring, H-1B misuse -- the events, innovations, lawsuits, and layoffs that shaped today's tech-labor tensions<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Contract labor abuse, offshoring, H-1B misuse -- the events, innovations, lawsuits, and layoffs that shaped today&#039;s tech-labor tensions </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/117920 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs Information Technology Careers Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 226080 at http://www.infoworld.com 10 hard-earned lessons of a lifetime in IT http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/116989/10-hard-earned-lessons-of-lifetime-in-it-225919?source=rss_information_technology_careers <!--paging_filter-->Hotshot young techies take heed: Here are 10 things I wish I knew before starting my career in IT<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hotshot young techies take heed: Here are 10 things I wish I knew before starting my career in IT </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/116989 </div> </div> </div> Information Technology Careers Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 225919 at http://www.infoworld.com The two guys most likely to succeed Steve Ballmer http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/the-two-guys-most-likely-succeed-steve-ballmer-225493?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Steve-Ballmer-HP.jpg" alt="The two guys most likely to succeed Steve Ballmer" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>The general consensus on <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/microsoft-ceo-steve-ballmer-retire-in-12-months-225486">Steve Ballmer's imminent departure</a> is that the Windows 8 fiasco spurred it. The Industry Standard Information Technology Careers Fri, 23 Aug 2013 16:39:37 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 225493 at http://www.infoworld.com 6 technologies you should learn this year http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/6-technologies-you-should-learn-year-225344?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/list_1-2-3.jpg" alt="6 technologies you should learn this year" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Technology moves fast!</p> Application Development GitHub Application Development Information Technology Careers Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 225344 at http://www.infoworld.com Telecommuting from paradise http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/telecommuting-paradise-223585?source=rss_information_technology_careers <p>Nine years ago, Francie Tanner was working at a technology consulting company in Dallas when she received an email that began, "Dear Sir or Madam, I manage a bank in the country of Anguilla..."</p> <p>She hit "delete."</p> Information Technology Careers Mon, 29 Jul 2013 13:15:39 +0000 admin 223585 at http://www.infoworld.com Why talent for tech is different than skill http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/why-talent-tech-different-skill-223484?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 190px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/3d-screen.jpg" alt="Why talent for tech is different than skill" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Colin Anderson</p></em></div> Data Center IT Jobs Data Center Information Technology Careers Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 223484 at http://www.infoworld.com The open source job market is booming http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/the-open-source-job-market-booming-223463?source=rss_information_technology_careers <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/open_source_future_hp.jpg" alt="The open source job market is booming" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Apparently, the notion of free software has not killed off job opportunities in the software space.</p> Open Source Software Application Development Open Source Software Information Technology Careers Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:49:49 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 223463 at http://www.infoworld.com