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Don’t use general recruiters in salary negotiations

In part 1, I addressed why firms struggle to find quality information security staff. In this segment, I’ll discuss how recruitment can help or hinder that, and get insights from noted information security recruiter Tracy Lenzner.

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Heat map to show where burning need is for cybersecurity pros

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is funding creation of a heat map visualization tool that will show where cybersecurity jobs are open across the country. The first rendition should be out late next year.

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Could Detroit become the next Silicon Valley?

Detroit might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of technology, but that's changing. Amazon recently announced plans to build corporate offices in downtown Detroit to help an already fast-growing tech industry in...

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Network jobs are hot; salaries expected to rise in 2016

Wireless network engineers, network admins, and network security pros can expect above-average pay gains.

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CSO salaries expected to sky rocket

Recent report says CSO salaries could reach a quarter of a million dollars.

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Microsoft board shrinks Nadella's 2016 stock award

The SEC filing didn't explain why the drop, but other top Microsoft execs also saw their stock awards take a hit.

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20 IT jobs slated for biggest raises next year

Recruiting and staffing specialist Robert Half Technology released its annual guide to U.S. tech salaries, which finds wireless networking engineers are in line for the biggest pay hike.

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Best cities for tech workers ready to make a move

If you're an IT pro with a strong resume and a bit of wanderlust, check out the 10 metro regions that offer the best potential.

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Tech pros make the most of the 'gig economy'

Younger IT workers are increasingly choosing independence over full-time employment. Is the 'open talent economy' right for you too? Three 20- and 30-somethings share their experiences working for everyone from giants like Microsoft...

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US IT salaries rose by more than 4 percent in 2014

U.S. IT salaries were up by 4.25 percent in 2014, the highest increase in years, according to an IEEE-USA survey.

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STEM fields dominate ranking of college majors

Science, technology, engineering and math alumni rank among highest paid graduates, according to PayScale

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Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings

Payscale uses alumni post-grad pay to rank 187 colleges and universities with computer science programs.


How to ask for a raise: 7 things your boss wants you to know

Asking for a raise can be a nerve wracking experience -- especially if you’re not sure what to expect. Here are seven things CIOs and hiring managers want you to know about asking for a raise so you can better position yourself for...

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It pays to be CIO: Median pay for 25 Fortune 500 CIOs tops $2.4M

How much do CIOs really make? To find out, we scoured the proxy statements of the 500 largest U.S. companies and found 25 that disclosed CIO pay.

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How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed

Compensation for CIOs includes cash, equity, perks.

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Job outlook: Starting salaries for recent computer science graduates

This infographic based on a survey of recent college graduates demonstrates just how much the job market loves computer science majors

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Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?

While tech salaries have increased, many organizations are eliminating benefits like tuition reimbursement, awards and telecommuting. What does this mean for IT workers?

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Top 10 cities for IT pros looking to make a move

Business is booming in 2015, and across the country IT organizations are loosening the purse strings and shelling out big bucks for critical IT talent. Here's a look at the 10 hottest cities for IT pay based on percent increase in...

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