What should a CIO get paid, what are they usually paid, and how can individuals best negotiate their compensation package.
Mon, April 08, 2013 - While the economy as a whole remains slow-moving, 2013 is actually shaping up to be a year of growth, innovation and opportunity in the tech sector. That means that IT workers have good reason to be optimistic about their job prospects, and the 2013 Computerworld Salary Survey supports that: The percentage of respondents who said that the job market is poor or offers few opportunities decreased from 36% last year to 27% this year.
Mon, April 08, 2013 - A year and a half ago, David Collins was trying to move from contracting work to a full-time position in IT. With rampant downsizing and a flood of new graduates, the job market was looking bleak in central Ohio, where he lives. "I knew of candidates with 20 years of experience and master's degrees who were taking entry-level positions just to get back into the industry," he says.
Thu, March 28, 2013 - Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you really know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between getting a job from a great company and heading down the wrong path.
Tue, March 26, 2013 - IT pros with skills in Microsoft Dynamics project management and architecture can look forward to healthy raises this year, according to a survey of more than 10,000 respondents worldwide.
Wed, March 20, 2013 - The field of IT is notorious for being persistently male-dominated, but that doesn't mean women still suffer from a gender gap when it comes to pay.
Wed, March 13, 2013 - IBM CEO Ginni Rometty earned a $16.2 million pay package in 2012, while her predecessor, Sam Palmisano, made more than double that for his role as chairman and senior adviser to IBM.
Tue, March 05, 2013 - Young technologists have a variety of undergraduate degrees that they can pursue at the collegiate level. But which degree is going to produce the most job offers and the highest starting salaries? Should college students major in computer science, software engineering, IT or some other niche in order to snare the top prize four years from now: a six-figure starting salary, perhaps with stock options?
Tue, January 22, 2013 - Average salaries for tech pros climbed 5.3% to $85,619 last year, up from $81,327 in 2011. It's the largest salary jump in more than a decade, according to career site Dice, which specializes in jobs for tech and engineering professionals.
Mon, January 14, 2013 - Despite raising Tim Cook's salary 55% and awarding him a $2.8 million bonus, Apple says its CEO's overall compensation for the year was still down 99% compared to 2011 levels.
Mon, January 14, 2013 - With 2013 comes hope for a better year. If you work in the IT field and are hoping for a salary increase the news isn't all that bright-unless you're a CIO or other IT executive.
Wed, January 02, 2013 - Apple raised CEO Tim Cook's salary by 55% for 2012 and awarded him a $2.8 million bonus, but said the chief executive's pay was still "significantly below the median" of comparable firms.
Wed, December 05, 2012 - Despite information technology's ever increasing role in the economy, IT wages remain persistently flat. This may be tech's inconvenient truth.
Thu, November 29, 2012 - IT pros are divided when it comes to bonus expectations, according to tech jobs site Dice.com, and most believe company performance determines bonus payouts, not individual performance.
Thu, November 29, 2012 - There is a difference in the way U.S. and Indian IT firms report their headcounts, and it tells a lot about globalization.