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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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IT Jobs Outlook: High Demand, Higher Salaries

Technology professionals are not only enjoying better job prospects, they're netting -- slightly -- bigger paychecks for their work

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Tim Cook's 2014 Pay Package Dwarfed by New Hire Ahrendts'

Apple CEO Tim Cook's total 2014 compensation of $9.2 million, while more than double his pay package the year before, was dwarfed by the $73.4 million awarded to a subordinate, retail chief Angela Ahrendts.

Career Advice: Asking for a Raise

Premier 100 IT Leader Sashi Edupuganti also answers questions on closing up a one-man consulting shop and choosing a career direction.

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Recruiting Challenges Spur Higher Salaries, Better Perks

Climbing salaries, more voluntary departures, and flexible work options are signs of a challenging IT hiring environment that favors job seekers.

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15 Job Titles Getting Big Salary Boosts in 2015

The average starting salary for new IT hires is expected to climb 5.7% in 2015, according to Robert Half Technology. Here are 15 positions with the biggest raise potential.

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Microsoft Shareholders Approve Nadella's Mega-Millions Pay Package

Microsoft's shareholders on Wednesday approved CEO Satya Nadella's multimillion-dollar pay package but by a margin much smaller than similar votes in the past.

IT Outsourcer Fujitsu Services Loses Pay Disclosure Battle With Union

Fujitsu Services (Engineering Services) Limited (FSEL) will have to reveal its pay structure

Apple Hands 8 Execs Stock Awards Worth Up to $27M

Apple recently awarded eight executives stock grants worth almost $13 million each at Thursday's closing price, with another $14 million potentially up for grabs.

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Cook Trounces Nadella in 2014 Tech Pay Package Tussle

Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's $84.3 million pay package made news Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook has already blown past his rival in compensation for the year.

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Nadella's 2014 Comp Package Tops $84M

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may have been on the job only eight months, but his compensation package for 2014 topped $84 million, according to regulatory filings Monday.

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Microsoft's Nadella Walks Back Comment On Women's Pay Raises

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella retracted a comment he had made earlier at a tech conference, where he said women shouldn't ask for pay raises as they would be paid back in good karma.

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