IT Jobs - Infoworld http://images.infoworld.com/t/1977 en For 74 percent, STEM degrees lead to non-STEM jobs http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/74-percent-stem-degrees-lead-non-stem-jobs-246921?source=rss_it_jobs <p>The truth, when it comes to computer employment data, is almost always ugly.</p> <p>For instance, among those with college degrees in computer-related occupations, men are paid more than women ($90,354 vs. $78,859 on average), and African American workers are more likely to be unemployed than a white or Asian worker.</p> IT Jobs IT Training Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:14:46 +0000 admin 246921 at http://images.infoworld.com Midyear jobs outlook: What you need to know about IT hiring, skills, and benefits http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/midyear-jobs-outlook-what-you-need-know-about-it-hiring-skills-and-benefits-246813?source=rss_it_jobs <p>IT staffing firms and employment researchers released a flurry of data as the first half of the year came to a close. The bottom line? The second half of 2014 is looking good for job-hunting IT pros, particularly if they possess coveted skills. IT employment numbers are rising, employers are forging ahead with hiring plans, and CIOs are confident about hiring budgets. Here come the numbers.</p> IT Jobs Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:45:44 +0000 admin 246813 at http://images.infoworld.com Step away from the button! 6 touchy tech disasters http://images.infoworld.com/slideshow/159408/step-away-the-button-6-touchy-tech-disasters-246800?source=rss_it_jobs <!--paging_filter-->It's all fun and games until you bring down the data center with a stray brush of the hand or flick of the finger<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"> It&#039;s all fun and games until you bring down the data center with a stray brush of the hand or flick of the finger </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Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;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/159408 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs IT Management Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 246800 at http://images.infoworld.com Don't give your job search a summer vacation http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/dont-give-your-job-search-summer-vacation-246471?source=rss_it_jobs <p>For most people, summer's the perfect time to relax, take a vacation and operate at a more leisurely pace than during the rest of the year. But if you're a job-seeker, you can't afford to put your search on the back burner. Instead, use the slower pace and longer days to your advantage.</p> IT Jobs Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:19:40 +0000 admin 246471 at http://images.infoworld.com Office tyrant: My way or the highway -- hey, come back! http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/office-tyrant-my-way-or-the-highway-hey-come-back-246265?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/06_DoAsISay.jpg" alt="Office tyrant: My way or the highway -- hey, come back!" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Ben Barbante</p> your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Technology Consulting Tech Support Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 246265 at http://images.infoworld.com Tech unemployment stays down, and demand for consultants soars http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/tech-unemployment-stays-down-and-demand-consultants-soars-246335?source=rss_it_jobs <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/ITJobs440x330.jpg" alt="Tech unemployment stays down, and demand for consultants soars" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Unemployment for technology professionals remains low, with tech consultants particularly in demand, according to jobs site Dice.com's Tech Trends report for the second quarter of this year.</p> Data Center IT Jobs Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 246335 at http://images.infoworld.com Developer jackpot: Salaries and bonuses hit all-time highs http://images.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/developer-jackpot-salaries-and-bonuses-hit-all-time-highs-245903?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/cash_case.jpg" alt="Developer jackpot: Salaries and bonuses hit all-time highs" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Ireneusz Skorupa</p> Application Development The Industry Standard IT Jobs Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bill Snyder 245903 at http://images.infoworld.com Our fault? Read the project audit and weep http://images.infoworld.com/t/technology-consulting/our-fault-read-the-project-audit-and-weep-245794?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/exec_table.jpg" alt="Our fault? Read the project audit and weep" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Daniel Allan</p></em></div> your IT tales IT Jobs Agile Development IT Management Development Environments IT Training IT Strategy Technology Consulting Web Development Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 245794 at http://images.infoworld.com 8 tips for getting your IT career back on track http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-management/8-tips-getting-your-it-career-back-track-244652?source=rss_it_jobs <p>Most of us are trying get ahead in this world, but occasionally we find ourselves in the unenviable career rut. Maybe you realize your current position doesn't align with your long-term goals. Perhaps you received a poor performance review, or were passed over for promotion, and feel like your career has gone off the road.</p> <p>Now what? You've got to get your career back on track -- and fast.</p> IT Jobs IT Management Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 244652 at http://images.infoworld.com You don't need to be in Silicon Valley http://images.infoworld.com/t/application-development/you-dont-need-be-in-silicon-valley-245468?source=rss_it_jobs <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/ITJobs440x330.jpg" alt="You don't need to be in Silicon Valley" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>When I visited Chicago a couple of weeks ago, I met the founder of a small analytics startup. Showing my San Francisco bias, I asked him if it was difficult to find the talent he needed in the Chicago area. Application Development IT Jobs Application Development Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 245468 at http://images.infoworld.com For Node.js talent, it's a seller's market http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/nodejs-talent-its-sellers-market-245505?source=rss_it_jobs <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/ITJobs440x330.jpg" alt="For Node.js talent, it's a seller's market" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>A sure sign a new software technology has arrived is when it shows up in job listings as a required skill. Application Development The Industry Standard IT Jobs JavaScript Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 245505 at http://images.infoworld.com What! Porn in the office? Oh, never mind http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/what-porn-in-the-office-oh-never-mind-245439?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/peekaboo.jpg" alt="What! Porn in the office? Oh, never mind" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> your IT tales Internet IT Jobs IT Management Network Monitoring Tech Support Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 245439 at http://images.infoworld.com IT salaries are up this year, but not by much http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/it-salaries-are-year-not-much-245307?source=rss_it_jobs <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/money_and_business_hp.jpg" alt="IT salaries are up this year, but not by much" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>If you work in IT, odds are you enjoy a salary that's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/report-paints-bleak-picture-it-jobs-in-2014-236124">above average</a> for this economy. The Industry Standard IT Jobs Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 245307 at http://images.infoworld.com IT résumé makeover: How to avoid selling yourself short http://images.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/it-resume-makeover-how-avoid-selling-yourself-short-244966?source=rss_it_jobs <p>There's a time and a place for modesty and humility -- your <span>résumé</span> isn't one of them. That's what Cheryl Lynch-Simpson, executive career coach and <span>résumé</span> expert with <a href="http://executiveresumerescue.com">Executive Resume Rescue</a>, saw when she looked at Susan Toomey's (not her real name) <span>résumé</span> -- a talented, highly skilled project management professional who was selling herself short.</p> The Industry Standard IT Jobs IDG Insider Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 244966 at http://images.infoworld.com How to use social media to recruit IT talent http://images.infoworld.com/d/applications/how-use-social-media-recruit-it-talent-244901?source=rss_it_jobs <p>With word of mouth outpaced by tweets, shares and likes, CIOs looking for fresh IT talent must know how to use social media to recruit the best job candidates. That means having a coherent strategy for each popular social network while not overlooking the basics of good recruiting.</p> Applications The Industry Standard IT Jobs Social Networking IDG Insider Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 uphan 244901 at http://images.infoworld.com 12 tips to help college grads land their first IT job http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/12-tips-help-college-grads-land-their-first-it-job-244854?source=rss_it_jobs <p>According to <a href="http://www.burning-glass.com/research/stem/" target="_blank">research conducted by labor market analytics and consulting firm Burning Glass</a>, the future is looking bright, or brighter, for college students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) -- especially if they are looking to go into healthcare, IT, or engineering &amp; advanced manufacturing. Indeed, according to Burning Glass's findings, STEM graduates have access to twice as many entry-level jobs as non-STEM graduates -- and the pay is better too, $66,123 compared to $52,299.</p> IT Jobs Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:09:32 +0000 admin 244854 at http://images.infoworld.com 9 signs you should jump ship to a new job http://images.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/9-signs-you-should-jump-ship-new-job-244674?source=rss_it_jobs <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/ITJobs440x330.jpg" alt="9 signs you should jump ship to a new job" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>If leading job indicators are to be believed, many tech workers are enjoying high demand for their services these days, making this the prime time to assess whether your current employer is a good fit for your career goals.</p> IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Information Technology Careers Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 244674 at http://images.infoworld.com Minding the gap: 7 tips for old programmers joining startups http://images.infoworld.com/slideshow/157168/minding-the-gap-7-tips-old-programmers-joining-startups-244694?source=rss_it_jobs <!--paging_filter-->Developers of all ages weigh in with advice for seasoned vets taking jobs with companies full of young workers<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"> Developers of all ages weigh in with advice for seasoned vets taking jobs with companies full of young workers </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.itworld.com/slideshow/156812 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 244694 at http://images.infoworld.com Tech job seekers holding out for higher pay, better positions http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/tech-job-seekers-holding-out-higher-pay-better-positions-244587?source=rss_it_jobs <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/ITJobs440x330.jpg" alt="Tech job seekers holding out for higher pay, better positions" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Tech hiring has perked up over the last several months, but those scouted for tech positions are demanding better pay and being pickier about the positions they're asked to fill.</p> The Industry Standard IT Jobs Technology Business Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:13:49 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 244587 at http://images.infoworld.com Paging IT: Please report to the emergency room stat! http://images.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/paging-it-please-report-the-emergency-room-stat-244502?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/49OPreality_hp.jpg" alt="Paging IT: Please report to the emergency room stat!" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>As tech pros, we know to never, ever overlook the basic root causes for a tech problem. your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Tech Support Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 244502 at http://images.infoworld.com