IT Jobs - Infoworld http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/1977 en The care and feeding of a rockstar developer http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/the-care-and-feeding-of-rockstar-developer-249224?source=rss_it_jobs <p>Developers rule in the current tech landscape and have their choice of prime positions at any number of major companies. They appear to be on a promised path, with companies fighting for their services. The world is their oyster, so it seems.</p> Application Development The Industry Standard IT Jobs Application Development IT Training IDG Insider Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 uphan 249224 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Linux Foundation's certification sets new benchmark for admins http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/linux-foundations-certification-sets-new-benchmark-admins-249172?source=rss_it_jobs <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/Linux_Desktop_hp.jpg" alt="Linux Foundation's certification sets new benchmark for admins" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>At LinuxCon last week, the Linux Foundation announced a <a href="http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-media/announcements/2014/08/linux-foundation-announces-new-linux-certification-program" target="_blank">new certification sche</a></p> Data Center Open Source Software Linux Foundation certification sysadmin training IT Jobs Linux IT Training Systems Management Tech Support Open Source Software Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 249172 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Get a job: The top 10 hottest IT skills today http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/get-job-the-top-10-hottest-it-skills-today-249305?source=rss_it_jobs <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_jobs_hp.gif" alt="Get a job: The top 10 hottest IT skills today" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>It's time for a fall tune-up, not for your car, but for your career.</p> The Industry Standard IT Jobs Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bill Snyder 249305 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Back to basics: 5 baffling tech support tales http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/back-basics-5-baffling-tech-support-tales-249211?source=rss_it_jobs <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/09_SearchImpairedSally.jpg" alt="Back to basics: 5 baffling tech support tales" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Ben Barbante</p></em></div> Your IT Tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Tech Support Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:08:45 +0000 Anonymous 249211 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Free beer! Now Amazon has cloud developers' attention http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/free-beer-now-amazon-has-cloud-developers-attention-249085?source=rss_it_jobs <p>You know the hunt for developers is getting tough when free beer enters the equation. Amazon.com will reopen a "pop-up loft" in downtown San Francisco this fall to <a href="http://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-popup-launch-will-return/" target="_blank">give developers a place to learn more about Amazon Web Services</a>.</p> Cloud Computing IT Jobs Application Development Cloud Computing Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 249085 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com 8 tips to be a better career negotiator http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/8-tips-be-better-career-negotiator-249077?source=rss_it_jobs <p>During a job search and negotiating for salary are often the most critical times where you have to speak up for yourself -- because no one else will. Most of us negotiate all the time outside of work, like when buying a car or a home for example. Preparation, confidence, and thoughtfulness are all required to build the right negotiating strategy, and the good news is that, like with any skill, the more you do it the better you will get.</p> IT Jobs Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:29:24 +0000 admin 249077 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com How far will businesses go to lure developers? http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/how-far-will-businesses-go-lure-developers-248765?source=rss_it_jobs <p>From sign-on bonuses to long-term equity bonus incentives to perks such as paying for the lease on a new Tesla, firms are upping the ante to attract and hire elite software development talent in a tight market.</p> <p>Most of these specialized performance programs are relatively new, says Dice.com President Shravan Goli. Sixteen percent of 700 employers' hiring managers <a href="http://media.dice.com/?p=2397" target="_blank">surveyed by Dice</a> noted that such programs were a new addition in 2014, and 26 percent of respondents say similar programs launched in 2013.</p> Application Development IT Jobs Application Development Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:04:03 +0000 admin 248765 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Are you experienced? Not for this IT job http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/are-you-experienced-not-it-job-248704?source=rss_it_jobs <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/employment_history.jpg" alt="Are you experienced? Not for this IT job" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Your IT Tales Internet IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Network Management Tech Support Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 248704 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com 2014's hottest IT certifications http://podcasts.infoworld.com/slideshow/161879/2014s-hottest-it-certifications-248455?source=rss_it_jobs <!--paging_filter-->David Foote, chief analyst and research officer with Foote Partners, lists the certifications that are on fire in today's IT market<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"> David Foote, chief analyst and research officer with Foote Partners, lists the certifications that are on fire in today&#039;s IT market </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.cio.com/slideshow/161671 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs IT Training Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 248455 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Cisco slashing up to 6,000 jobs http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/technology-business/cisco-slashing-6000-jobs-248353?source=rss_it_jobs <p>Cisco Systems will cut as many as 6,000 jobs over the next 12 months, saying it needs to shift resources to growing businesses such as cloud, software, and security.</p> <p>The move will be a reorganization rather than a net reduction, the company said. It needs to cut jobs because the product categories where it sees the strongest growth, such as security, require special skills, so it needs to make room for workers in those areas, it said.</p> Cisco Systems IT Jobs Technology Business Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:22:18 +0000 admin 248353 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com A do-nothing CFO gets the upgrade he deserves http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/do-nothing-cfo-gets-the-upgrade-he-deserves-248199?source=rss_it_jobs <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/37OPrecord_hp.jpg" alt="A do-nothing CFO gets the upgrade he deserves" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Money smarts do not necessarily equal tech smarts, which can be a disaster for many companies.</p> Your IT Tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Tech Support Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 248199 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Texas, Florida, North Carolina lead IT job growth in first half of 2014 http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/texas-florida-north-carolina-lead-it-job-growth-in-first-half-of-2014-248198?source=rss_it_jobs <p>U.S. technology professionals searching for jobs may want to look in states not normally considered IT hot spots.</p> <p>The three states with the highest percentage of IT job growth for the first half of 2014 were Texas at 5.99 percent, Florida at 5.64 percent and North Carolina at 3.8 percent, according to a report from IT job site Dice.</p> IT Jobs Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:48:36 +0000 admin 248198 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Is the robot revolution going to put us out of work? http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/the-robot-revolution-going-put-us-out-of-work-248067?source=rss_it_jobs <p>Most of us have experienced the "career creepies," those moments of intense anxiety about our place in the work world. I had one of those a few months ago when t<em>he Associated Press</em> said it would use <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2014/07/automated_insights_to_write_ap_earnings_reports_why_robots_can_t_take_journalists.html" target="_blank">computer-generated stories to supplement its coverage</a> of corporate earnings announcements. Yikes! If a writer isn't safe from automation, who is?</p> IT Jobs Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:27:08 +0000 admin 248067 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Who's paying for your tech certification? http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-management/whos-paying-your-tech-certification-247910?source=rss_it_jobs <p>Businesses looking to improve employee engagement and retention are focusing on continuing education and professional development, including certifications, both to help cultivate the tech skills needed for competitive advantage and to reduce turnover. For that reason, many companies are willing to pick up the tab.</p> <p><strong>Career Development Fuels Retention</strong></p> IT Jobs IT Management IT Training IDG Insider Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 247910 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Overpromised, underdelivered -- and the joke's on them http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/overpromised-underdelivered-and-the-jokes-them-247728?source=rss_it_jobs <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/computer_executive_fire_hp.jpg" alt="Overpromised, underdelivered -- and the joke's on them" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The rock-bottom bid price should've raised a red flag. The database issues should've made our company reconsider. Instead, we soldiered on, but no Band-Aid could save this IT project.</p> Your IT Tales IT Jobs IT Management Application Development IT Training Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 247728 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com 6 job search hacks that will get you hired http://podcasts.infoworld.com/slideshow/160635/6-job-search-hacks-will-get-you-hired-247380?source=rss_it_jobs <!--paging_filter-->These six tricks can help you set yourself apart from other candidates and put you on the path to land your dream job<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"> These six tricks can help you set yourself apart from other candidates and put you on the path to land your dream job </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.cio.com/slideshow/160119 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 247380 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Take home more! The best cities for 6 top tech jobs http://podcasts.infoworld.com/slideshow/160479/take-home-more-the-best-cities-6-top-tech-jobs-247274?source=rss_it_jobs <!--paging_filter-->We drill into IT salary data to help uncover hidden hot spots that pay top dollar for your IT skill set<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"> We drill into IT salary data to help uncover hidden hot spots that pay top dollar for your IT skill set </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/160479 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 247274 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com It's a seller's market for IT professionals http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/its-sellers-market-it-professionals-247339?source=rss_it_jobs <p>While 70 percent of hiring managers plan to hire more IT pros in the second half of 2014, candidates are showing they're not willing to accept just any offer. In fact, 32 percent of hiring managers and recruiters said in a recent <a href="http://news.dice.com/2014/06/17/june-dice-hiring-survey/" target="_blank">Dice.com survey</a> that their offers were being rejected, and a majority (61 percent) of respondents said candidates were asking for higher compensation than they did as recently as six months ago.</p> IT Jobs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:58:12 +0000 admin 247339 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Career advice for recent college graduates looking to advance in IT http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/career-advice-recent-college-graduates-looking-advance-in-it-247252?source=rss_it_jobs <p>When Cathy Lee started working at New York startup <a href="http://www.faithstreet.com/" target="_blank">Faith Street</a> last year, she quickly learned a lesson that could benefit other recent college graduates who want to advance their IT careers -- soft skills like being flexible, taking on new tasks and asking questions matter a lot.</p> IT Jobs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:06:13 +0000 admin 247252 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Company Casanova leaves trail of broken hearts, busted servers http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/company-casanova-leaves-trail-of-broken-hearts-busted-servers-247249?source=rss_it_jobs <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/heart_circuitboard.jpg" alt="Company Casanova leaves trail of broken hearts, busted servers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Svitlana Pidburtna</p> Your IT Tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Tech Support Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 247249 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com