Articles By Katherine Spencer Lee

Strategies to land an IT job interview in a difficult market

Even when the economy is thriving, landing interviews for IT positions can be daunting. Under today's challenging conditions, it may feel like a distant possibility. While market realities have indeed made it more

Published on: January 7th, 2009 Katherine Spencer Lee

Seven great techniques that will help you get promoted

Uncertain economic conditions have led many employers to focus on making the most of their existing IT staffs. Consequently, skilled IT professionals may find ample opportunities to take on new challenges and advance

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

Six ways to revitalize a dull job

You know the feeling: It was fun while it lasted. You used to look forward to coming to work every day, but now you drag yourself in. You gladly took on challenging technology

Published on: August 19th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

5 Ways to Make Your Company Gen-Y Friendly

Also known as Millennials, this group consists of nearly 80 million individuals born roughly between 1979 and 1999. They are the workforce of the future. But what will it take to attract and

Published on: June 29th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

A Gen-Y guide to communicating effectively with your boss

Like every generation, Gen Y is subject to its share of myths and stereotypes as it enters the IT workforce. Sometimes painted as privileged, technology-obsessed individuals who avoid face-to-face interaction, Millennial workers actually

Published on: April 29th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

Web 2.0 skills that advance your career and where to get them.

"Web 2.0" is a phrase that's been around for a few years, but it still has some uncertainty around it. Is it just marketing hype, or does it represent a substantial change in

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

IT salaries are expected to go up in 2008

It's been a good year for IT workers. Computerworld's annual salary survey shows IT pay is on the upswing, and, equally encouraging, salaries are expected to continue to climb in 2008. The just-released

Published on: November 14th, 2007 Katherine Spencer Lee