What should a CIO get paid, what are they usually paid, and how can individuals best negotiate their compensation package.
Mon, November 18, 2013 - Compensation awarded to the top five executives at Microsoft, including current CEO Steve Ballmer, fell in fiscal year 2013, the first time in the last four years that it's declined, according to a filing with the SEC.
Wed, October 16, 2013 - Searching for a new IT position in a competitive market can be an uphill battle. One little mistake could cost you the opportunity. Read on to make sure you aren't making one of these commonly seen blunders in your job search.
Tue, October 15, 2013 - Twitter revealed its biggest earners as it prepares for its IPO. CEO Dick Costolo netted $11.5 million last year, and Christopher Fry, SVP of engineering, raked in $10.3 million.
Wed, October 09, 2013 - It pays to be CIO -- millions, in some cases. Take Filippo Passerini. He joined Procter & Gamble in 1981 as a systems analyst in Italy and rose through the techie ranks. Today Passerini is CIO and leads the company's global business services organization -- a dual role that netted him $5 million last year.
Fri, October 04, 2013 - Microsoft's board of directors reduced outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer's bonus for the 2013 fiscal year, citing poor performance of Windows 8 and the $900 million Surface RT write-off, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - Cisco CEO John Chambers saw his compensation nearly double this year, topping $21 million. His salary more than tripled, and the value of his stock awards doubled.
Mon, September 30, 2013 - Microsoft handed out nearly $60 million in stock grants to eight executives on the same day it filed papers with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announcing that the board had authorized special incentives to keep senior management from jumping ship.
Thu, September 19, 2013 - When the former head of Nokia returns to Microsoft sometime next year he will have pulled down $31.7 million from Nokia just for coming and going, according to regulatory filings.
Tue, September 17, 2013 - Among computer science grads, alumni from University of California, Berkeley, led the pack with a median mid-career salary of $141,400, PayScale says.
Tue, September 17, 2013 - PayScale ranked 129 college majors based on earning potential. Engineering, math, science and technology fields dominated the rankings.
Tue, August 27, 2013 - It's a common belief that men are paid more than women for the same job in the tech field. However, based on two recent salary surveys, that belief turns out to be less accurate than you might think. However, that doesn't mean significant gender career issues don't exist.
Mon, August 12, 2013 - A survey of nearly 1,200 SAP professionals in the U.S. has produced some interesting details about what they are paid, where they work, how many use visas, and what their job expectations are.
Thu, August 08, 2013 - A survey of cybersecurity workers reveals a profile of a highly compensated profession whose members say the integrity of their employer matters most.
Mon, July 08, 2013 - IT employment increased in first half of this year; salaries are flat or slightly higher, analysts say.