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  • 4 IT Skills That Will Make You A Hot Prospect

    4 IT Skills That Will Make You A Hot Prospect

    By Scott Skinger, CEO and founder of TrainSignal There are around 4.16 million information technology professionals working in the U.S. today, and that number is expected to rise by 22 percent through the year 2020. Even now, IT expertise is becoming an integral part of business strategy and decision making... Continue Reading

  • How Anyone Can Learn Anything In 20 Hours

    How Anyone Can Learn Anything In 20 Hours

    Better-paying jobs need better skills. Rather than plunking down thousands of dollars for, say, a degree in computer science, what if you could learn much of what you needed in 20 hours? What if you could stay ahead of the competition by learning every new gadget, software and technical skill in just 20... Continue Reading

  • This Resume With Errors Led To A Job Of A Lifetime

    This Resume With Errors Led To A Job Of A Lifetime

    Career and job-search experts often caution job seekers to proof their resumes and make sure there aren't any typos. But recently, Marco Arment (pictured, right, at a laptop), who was Tumblr founder David Karp's first hire, posted to his blog the resume that he used back in 2006 to get a job at the microblogging... Continue Reading

  • Starting Pay For IT Jobs Expected To Jump 5.3 Percent

    Starting Pay For IT Jobs Expected To Jump 5.3 Percent

    By Robert Half Technology The ability to recruit and retain skilled information-technology employees is crucial for almost any organization today. Companies that can't secure enough qualified IT professionals to support their business needs risk not being able to operate effectively, let alone pursue new... Continue Reading

  • March Madness At Work: Employers Threaten To 'Throttle' Video Feeds

    March Madness At Work: Employers Threaten To 'Throttle' Video Feeds

    Brian Prescott, The Breeze Every year, there is the same debate about whether March Madness hurts office productivity. While some experts say the office pools and chatter around the NCAA's basketball tournament is a morale booster, just as many insist that it's a productivity drain. According to a survey by... Continue Reading

  • 5 Hot Tech Careers

    5 Hot Tech Careers

    The tech sector has steadily been adding jobs during the last year, but can the trend continue? Continue Reading

  • How To Turn Your New Year's Career Resolutions Into Reality [VIDEO]

    How To Turn Your New Year's Career Resolutions Into Reality [VIDEO]

    If you follow through on all your new year's resolutions, you might never have to make any the... Continue Reading

  • 7 Industries That Are Losing Jobs

    7 Industries That Are Losing Jobs

    October's employment report released earlier this month showed continued steady improvement in the job market. But hiring remains sluggish; a number of employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. As the Labor Department reported Tuesday, job openings... Continue Reading

  • Shockingly High Salaries At Tech Startups

    Shockingly High Salaries At Tech Startups

    The word "startup" for many people conjures up images of a newly formed tech company filled with young, not-too-well paid staffers who are hoping their stock options might be worth something someday. But that's changing -- at least in tech hotspots, such as Silicon Valley, according to a new online... Continue Reading

  • Is Your Boss Spying On You? Probably

    Is Your Boss Spying On You? Probably

    Whether or not you realize it, your company may be monitoring what you are doing on your work computer. Even if you think certain personal Web surfing or emails are innocent, if you're on a company-owned machine or network, that activity may be grounds for dismissal. Especially in this economy, where some... Continue Reading

  • 'Nerdy' Jobs Pay More, Offer More Job Security, Report Finds

    'Nerdy' Jobs Pay More, Offer More Job Security, Report Finds

    Jobs in engineering and computer technology have long had the stigma of being "nerdy" professions -- boring, and not particularly high-paying either. But that was before Facebook's first programmer, Dustin Moskovitz, became a billionaire, and Facebook and other tech companies began paying their interns... Continue Reading

  • Cool 'Tech' Jobs: 5 New, Fast-Growing Careers That Pay Well

    Cool 'Tech' Jobs: 5 New, Fast-Growing Careers That Pay Well

    If you're like many Americans lately, you've probably struggled to find a job. But there are some cool, interesting and high-paying jobs in technology that offer lots of opportunities. In fact, many employers complain that they're having difficulty filling these jobs. Why? In large part it's because some of... Continue Reading

  • 7 IT Jobs Employers Need To Fill

    7 IT Jobs Employers Need To Fill

    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... Continue Reading

  • Blue Collar vs. White Collar: Where Are Wages Recovering Fastest?

    Blue Collar vs. White Collar: Where Are Wages Recovering Fastest?

    There's always been a rivalry between the blue-collar and white-collar workers of the world. Which ones have better job opportunities? Which are better paid? And more recently, whose wages are recovering faster, post-recession? Certainly, both blue- and white-collar workers saw wages plummet during the... Continue Reading