By Susan Ricker
In a memorable episode of "Star Trek," Gandalf said, "Use the force, Harry." Whether or not you're a nerd, you most likely know that four separate movies and TV shows contribute to that joke. "Nerd" used to be a negative social label, but now it can be used to describe anybody with an... Read More »
As Americans' lives are increasingly filled with technology, careers in information technology are expected to grow significantly through the end of the decade.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that many IT jobs are expected to grow faster or much faster than average through 2020. What's more,... Read More »
One way to get a foot in the door of a desirable employer is to get hired as a temp. This year, 40 percent of employers plan to hire temporary and contract workers, compared to 36 percent last year, according to an annual forecast by CareerBuilder (an AOL Jobs sponsor). Of these companies, 42 percent plan to... Read More »
By Liz King
There was a time when basic computer skills like "email" and "Excel" were rare and in demand. You could even list "typing" or "telephony" on your resume and expect it to get some attention.
Not anymore. Read More »
By Robert Half Technology
When you started your search for an information technology position, you were optimistic. People you knew seemed to have no problem landing great tech jobs, or they were telling you about other people who had just been hired. But now that you've sent out many résumés... Read More »
By Tom Krisher
DETROIT -- General Motors is opening a new computer center in Austin, Texas, where it plans to hire up to 500 people.
The automaker said Friday that it will hire software developers, project managers, database experts and business analysts to run the first of several information technology... Read More »
By Lori Michelle Ryan
Which fields are growing and offer well-paying jobs? STEM careers - those that focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics - require special skills and training and professionals are in high demand now and will be in the future.
In the new edition of his book, 150 Best... Read More »
By Eric Presley, chief technology officer, CareerBuilder
With nearly 14 million unemployed workers and about five applicants for every job opening in the U.S., job seekers can't help but feel they're in an employer's market. While the job market is definitely competitive, one industry continues to be the... Read More »
State of the Union speeches provide a chance for the president to look forward. Given the great recession of the last two years, President Obama had more-than-average reasons to focus his speech squarely on the future, particularly in the area of jobs creation.
With unemployment still stubbornly above 9... Read More »
The year 2010 saw both the bottoming out and the strong return of the tech sector, reports Bloomberg Business Week. Leading the comeback kids has been Oklahoma City which has been trying to take on Silicon Valley.
How does the tech sector look now? According to Moody's Analytics, the tech sector added 47,000... Read More »
Silicon Valley companies are going through a hiring blitz, driving the recovery in California, reports John Shinal in IT-jobs.fins.com.
Thanks to jobs being created in technology, California unemployment plunged in October to 10.7 percent from 11.2 percent in September. Last year at the same time, the rate... Read More »
It is no secret that getting a degree in information technology can make a lot of sense for those entering college or making a career change. What is maybe hidden beneath the surface are the number of doors an information technology degree can open.
I graduated with a degree in information technology... Read More »
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow 17 percent during the 2008-'18 decade, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected to be the fastest in computer systems design establishments, software publishing... Read More »
Over my career I have come into contact with thousands of people who do great things at work every day. But you would never know it if you looked at their resumes. People can usually articulate what they do, but they generally don't convey why what they do is important or who derives value from their actions.... Read More »
Why would a high-achieving, heavy hitter leave the money and perks that go with a job at a brand-name IT firm to work two part-time jobs that offer a fraction of the money and almost none of the recognition? It comes down to work-life balance.
Encore careers–second careers that folks typically choose later... Read More »
Just found this cool new job posting with Major League Baseball Advanced Media Group in New York! What could be more fun than iPhones and baseball? Check out the description below.
The Senior iPhone Engineer will work with a group of engineers responsible for mobile client applications on... Read More »