, Senior Writer
Rich Hein is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT careers and developer topics. He has worked in technology publishing since 2000. Most recently, Rich was Digital Web/SEO Specialist for the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, serving as the liaison between the organization's marketing and IT departments. Previously, he was a managing editor at Internet.com/Quinstreet, where he ran several sites (including Developer.com and CodeGuru.com) during his 12-year tenure there.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Healthcare IT is becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the job market as health service providers rush to get compliant and adopt new technologies.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - In a perfect world promoting internally is a good way to lower costs, create a talent pipeline and build morale. However, in the real world, you must weigh those benefits against the need to get the right skillset for the job.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - Just because you're not actively looking for a job is no reason to neglect your resume. In a fluctuating market the rug can be pulled out from under even the most skilled IT pros, so it's always good to be prepared.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - Recognizing where you fall short in your management style and then developing a plan to strengthen those areas can mean the difference between being a boss and being a leader. It can also make a difference in how far you advance in your IT management career.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - In a competitive job market like IT, it's tempting to accept an offer as soon as a company makes it. However, at this crossroad careful deliberation is what's in order. Choose unwisely and you may wind up back at square one.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - Everybody wants to be the boss, but do you really have what it takes to be a CIO? We talked to the experts and peeked into this year's CIO Executive Council's Ones to Watch awards nominations to home in on what it takes to succeed as a CIO.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - Whether you think your company uses the information or not, self-evaluations are a necessary device for professional development. Learn how to get the most out of this often-maligned process.
Monday, April 8, 2013 - Creating an effective IT cover letter can mean the difference between getting the job or your resume getting trashed. These tips from IT career coaches and insiders will make your cover letter stand out.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - In our most recent resume makeover, IT career expert Jennifer Hay demonstrates how to organize and condense years of accomplishments and skills into an easy-to-read document that tells your story.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - Is being considered a job hopper the kiss of death for job seekers or is it the new norm? It all depends on the underlying reasons and how it's presented.