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.

The midyear state of the IT job market

Top tech salaries in 6 industry verticals

Top tech salaries in 6 industry verticals

Using data from a recent salary survey, CIO.com takes a look at how compensation stacks up in government, education, healthcare and other key industries.

10 tips to help college tech grads enter the workforce

10 tips to help college tech grads enter the workforce

You’re about to graduate with a tech degree – now the real work begins. Here’s how to make sure your job search ‘toolbox’ is filled and that you’re ready to enter a competitive marketplace.

IT consulting: Is moving out on your own the right move?

IT consulting: Is moving out on your own the right move?

Is it time to give up the work a day world and start your own consulting business? Experts weigh-in on the pros of cons of going your own way.

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

You want to work where you are inspired to do your best and appreciated by your colleagues and manager. However, that kind of fit doesn’t happen by chance. Find out what it takes to target the right job, company and culture.

Hot IT skills that will get you hired and well-paid

Hot IT skills that will get you hired and well-paid

Where are you going to invest your professional development resources in 2015? Security and big data skills top the list of the fastest growing tech skills, according to recent data from Dice.

Top 10 oddball tech job interview questions

Top 10 oddball tech job interview questions

What’s that got to do with the job? That’s what you’ll be thinking after looking through this list of oddball interview questions published by Glassdoor.

How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

Is DevOps the flavor of the month or the competitive advantage you’ve been looking for? We ask experts what they think of the trend, where to find talent and how IT workers can break into this emerging field within IT.

How to Lead When Working Through Layoffs

How to Lead When Working Through Layoffs

As an IT manager, one of your many jobs is to keep your team productive and its morale high through a layoff process. That, of course, is no easy task, so we asked tech leaders and career experts what you can do to ease fears and keep...

IT Certification Hot List 2015: 10 That Deliver Higher Pay

Certifications abound in the IT industry, but they are not all equal. To help you find the ones that will result in the most financial gain, twice a year we look at which certifications are poised for the biggest growth.

10 Best Tech Jobs in America

10 Best Tech Jobs in America

Find out which tech jobs offer the most job satisfaction, average salaries and growth opportunity, according to data from Glassdoor.

Why Improving Emotional IQs Makes for Better IT Leaders

Why Improving Emotional IQs Makes for Better IT Leaders

Hiring and retaining talent is becoming a priority as CIOs struggle to find and retain top talent. Raising the emotional IQ of your IT leaders is one big step towards creating a culture where people want to work.

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