How to move your IT career ahead – your questions answered

Vidya S. ByannaEveryone says project management is a key skill in IT. If I have no project management experience, how do I begin to pick up some basic skills? (I don't want to

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Jamie Eckle

How to forge ahead in a resurgent IT careers market

April's Bureau of Labor Statistics report on unemployment suggests that the lackluster economy may be on the upswing. Although jobs fell by 20,000 and the unemployment rate dipped to five per cent, those

Published on: May 28th, 2008 Jim Lanzalotto

Why Google internships attract the best IT talent

Having an innovative Web site and smooth-running IT operations require up-to-date skills from technology workers. To ensure that they always have a talented and well-stocked pool of future workers from which to choose,

Published on: April 14th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

How to attract more women to IT jobs

Also see:Six simple ways to give the "fair sex" a fairer deal"Generally, women aren't very interested in programming computers," wrote Malcolm McLean, a gaming programmer, in comp.programming on Usenet. He was responding to

Published on: April 3rd, 2008 Esther Schindler

Backstabbers, career breakers, emerging megatrends – what all IT workers should watch out for

Caution: Watch for backstabbers, career breakers and emerging megatrends.That warning should come with each IT job, but it doesn't. As a result, most IT professionals have stories about the ones they never saw

Published on: March 24th, 2008 Mary K. Pratt

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

One of the hottest jobs in IT and how to acquire the skills for it

Job description: In IT circles, the Applications Architect title has become overused in the past five years and a lack of consensus has set in regarding its definition. "It's a very nice sounding

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez