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  • H-1B reform debate pits tech firms against veteran IT workers

    Many U.S. tech companies are pushing hard this year for an increase in the number of high-skill immigrants allowed into the country, but many veteran IT workers question their motives for wanting to increase the number of visas under the controversial H-1B program.

    Written by Grant Gross03 May 13 13:02
  • Tech salaries jump 5.3%, bonuses flat

    Average salaries for tech pros climbed 5.3% to $85,619 last year, up from $81,327 in 2011. It's the largest salary jump in more than a decade, according to career site Dice.

    Written by Ann Bednarz22 Jan. 13 19:09
  • 2012 looking ripe for disgruntled IT pros to switch jobs

    Are you underpaid, underappreciated and overworked in your IT department? Cheer up, because 2012 looks like an opportune time for IT professionals to look for new, higher-paying jobs.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan14 Dec. 11 22:35
  • Need Linux skills? 12 places to learn online

    As more and more companies turn to Linux for mission-critical operations, making sure IT staff have the necessary skills is becoming more important than ever.

    Written by Katherine Noyes11 Nov. 11 08:17
  • 7 'MBA preferred' IT jobs

    Among the 84,000 open tech positions currently listed on Dice.com, there are roughly 1,400 job listings that say a master's of business administration is preferred, and they come from a variety of industries, says Tom Silver, senior vice president, North America, at the tech jobs site.

    Written by Ann Bednarz14 Oct. 11 06:35
  • Microsoft .Net skills in demand, job site reports

    Many IT pros in the past have shied away from specializing in .Net application development, out of fear of choosing too narrow a specialty and limiting future job opportunities. Now that it's clear the Microsoft development platform is sticking around, there's a shortage of .Net talent in every area of the U.S., according to Dice.com.

    Written by Ann Bednarz06 Oct. 11 06:43
  • 5 surprising IT skills that hiring managers want now

    Ever wonder which up-and-coming tech skills are catching the attention of IT hiring managers? Careers site Dice.com keeps track of the most popular terms that employers search for, and it also notes when emerging skills start appearing in keyword searches with greater frequency.

    Written by Ann Bednarz03 Aug. 11 07:25
  • Job experts: Fresh skills key for a return to IT

    With no definitive measure of how IT hiring fared during the recession, job experts hold conflicting opinions about the residual effects on that sector.

    Written by Fred O'Connor09 July 11 01:12
  • Five signs that your techies are being poached

    With IT hiring on the rise, CIOs need to worry about an issue that hasn't cropped up in years: how to prevent their most talented employees from being poached by rivals.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan14 March 11 21:44
  • Four emerging positions CIOs need to fill

    As someone with a mild-to-moderate addiction to Bare Escentuals cosmetics, I have to admit that my heart skipped a beat while reading Kim Nash's cover story ("Four Kinds of IT Professionals CIOs Need to Hire Now").

    Written by Maryfran Johnson25 Feb. 11 06:08