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Tech's highest paid CEOs

Analysis of 50 tech CEO pay packages shows Apple chief Tim Cook getting one of the biggest raises and newcomers John Chen of Blackberry and Satya Nadella of Microsoft earning the most.

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Inside CEO paychecks

Who got raises, who took cuts, and who knocked Larry Ellison off his perch as highest paid tech CEO.

Career Watch: Where the gender pay gap is narrowest

Two IT-related careers make the list of 25 occupations where the pay gap between men and women is narrowest.

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Salaries for STEM jobs in decline

PayScale's Q1 2015 Index shows wages for STEM jobs flat or in decline after almost a decade of growth.

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In hot jobs market, IT workers call the shots

With salaries up, unemployment down and open positions galore, it's a great time to be in IT. But both job seekers and hiring managers should consider their options carefully.

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IT salaries: How does your pay stack up?

Use our Smart Salary Tool to compare your compensation with that of IT workers with similar jobs and experience levels across the U.S. or broken out by region.

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IT salaries 2015: Cash is back!

Companies that desperately need hot IT skills are ratcheting up salaries and bonuses to lure talented tech workers. Here's how to grab your fair share.

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Hottest jobs, industries and cities for IT pay in 2015

Find out which industries, metro regions and job titles are seeing the highest wage increases this year, and see how a sampling of IT salaries compare in various industries.

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Revenge of the Nerds: Starting salaries for Class of 2015 techies top $100K

Tech colleges report skyrocketing demand for computer science and other software-related majors.

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For marketing pros, digital equals dollars

Marketing professionals who bring skills in areas such as SEO, social media, Web design and analytics can demand top dollar. (Includes infographic.)

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In the IT talent wars, businesses need to sweeten the pot

CIOs worried about getting and keeping top IT talent may have to boost compensation and other enticements.

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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.

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The Power of an Accomplishment is in Its Net Present Value to Your Employer

You go to work and you do a great job. Or so you think. It is in the eyes of your supervisor whether or not you are delivering value and results to the organization. (Serialized from Rick Gillis' just-published "PROMOTE!")

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Bill Gates is the World's Richest Man, Yet Again

Forbes magazine ranks Gates the world's richest man again for 2015, although the list now includes executives from Uber and Snapchat.

Discovering Your Accomplishments that Made a Difference

When you build your resume list of accomplishments, call your friends, your family, your former coworkers and your old bosses. Your actions may have gone deeper than you ever knew. (Serialized from the soon-to-be published, "PROMOTE!")...

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How Much Salary Transparency Is Right for Your Business?

Everyone talks about greater transparency and openness in business, but when it comes to making salary information transparent, each organization must decide for itself just how much to reveal.

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Quantify Your Value and Earn More

You were hired because someone believed you would produce more value for the organization than you would cost it. (Serialized from the soon-to-be published "PROMOTE!")

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Tech Salary Guide for 2015

From CIO to PC technician, salaries for technology-related jobs are on the rise. This IT salary guide covers pay increases for more than 80 positions in 12 categories. And if you work in the Silicon Valley, the news is even better.

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