Rich Hein

Managing Editor

Rich Hein is a Managing Editor for CIO.com, covering IT careers and varied technology 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.

11 Things to Consider Before Going to Work for a Startup

16 of the Hottest IT Skills for 2015

16 of the Hottest IT Skills for 2015

2015 will bring new opportunities for professional growth and development, not to mention more money. But what specific skills will add the most value for your career advancement in the new year.

9 Reasons Good Employees Leave -- and How You Can Prevent It

9 Reasons Good Employees Leave -- and How You Can Prevent It

The average tenure for IT workers is less than 3.8 years, according to Payscale. And while you’ll never eliminate employee turnover, these strategies can help you motivate and ultimately retain your best talent.

Why You Need to Build Career Paths for Nonmanagers

Why You Need to Build Career Paths for Nonmanagers

In competitive markets, such as technology and IT, organizations that don't create career paths for both management and nonmanagement roles risk losing some of their top talent.

8 Free Online Courses to Grow Your Tech Skills

8 Free Online Courses to Grow Your Tech Skills

The cost of learning just got cheaper. CIO.com tracked down these eight free ways to grow your technology skill set.

10 Professional-Development Tips for Programmers

10 Professional-Development Tips for Programmers

Breaking through the glass ceiling as a developer requires more than great programming skills. It requires a commitment to self-improvement and lots of work in other work key areas. To help straighten the learning curve CIO.com asked...

How to Make Yourself a Better Manager

How to Make Yourself a Better Manager

Management theories change as fast as the technology you work with. However, the end goal is always the same: to meet the needs of the business by motivating and inspiring your teams to create the best possible outcomes.

10 Tips to Ensure Your IT Career Longevity

10 Tips to Ensure Your IT Career Longevity

Enjoying a long career doesn't happen by accident. It takes planning and effort. Use these tips to get your head in the game and keep your eye on the future.

7 Free Online Collaboration and Project Management Tools

7 Free Online Collaboration and Project Management Tools

Get the most out of your team and your budget by taking advantage of these free collaboration and project management tools.

How to Ensure a Smooth IT Reorganization

How to Ensure a Smooth IT Reorganization

If you spend enough time in the upper tiers of technology leadership, you will eventually reach a point where you need an IT department reorganization. Here are the key things to consider before you set the wheels of change in motion....

8 Tips to Be a Better Career Negotiator

8 Tips to Be a Better Career Negotiator

Whether its job hunting or asking for a raise, many of us don't like to negotiate. But as professionals it's become a required skill and you may only get one chance to make your case. Learn what it takes to be a confident negotiator.

2014's Hottest IT Certification

2014's Hottest IT Certification

In the world of technology, the certifications and skills that organizations need to keep pace is constantly shifting. To help you find the most valuable certifications to advance your tech career, CIO.com spoke with David Foote,...

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