Every company is an IT company, no matter the industry, company size or scope. That\u2019s one reason why IT professionals were in high demand in 2016, and will continue to be one of the hottest, most lucrative careers paths for the foreseeable future.\nWhat skills, experience and education are needed to survive and thrive in the fast-paced, digital world of an IT professional? We\u2019ve rounded up our 10 most popular articles for IT job-seekers from 2016 to help you navigate your next career move.\n10 most in-demand IoT skills\nThe Internet of Things is ramping up into a billion-dollar industry. Here are the skills you\u2019ll need to succeed as an IoT pro.\n10 Fastest-growing tech skills\nWhat new skills should you add to your r\u00e9sum\u00e9? Research from Dice.com shows which skills are in ascendance so you can ramp up quickly.\n15 tricky job interview questions and how to answer them\nCongratulations! Your skills and experience have landed you an interview. Here are the most common interview questions you\u2019re likely to encounter and how to answer them.\n[ Related story: How blind skills challenges can close the skills gap ]\n20 Hot IT skills that will get you a raise\nIT professionals already are well-compensated. But if you\u2019re looking for an even bigger pay boost, consider adding any of these skills to your r\u00e9sum\u00e9.\nHow to prepare for the IT department of the future\nIn IT, it seems change is the only constant. Here\u2019s how you can prepare yourself for the IT department of the future to ensure your continued success.\n10 best IT jobs in America\nGlassdoor\u2019s annual list of the best jobs in America includes ten careers in IT. Here are the best IT jobs in America for 2016. Is yours among them?\n[ Related story: How older workers can thrive in IT ]\nHow about 10 Things to do before, during and after your performance review\nPerformance reviews can be nerve-wracking, but they also can provide great feedback that can help you take your career to the next level. Here\u2019s how to make sure you\u2019re prepared in advance, open to constructive feedback and ready to take action before, during and after your review.\nDo agile certifications mean anything?\nShould you invest the time, energy and effort to attain one of the hot Agile certifications? What do they involve, and what value do they hold for employers?\nHow to look for a job while you\u2019re still employed\nYou\u2019re actually more attractive to potential employers if you\u2019re currently employed. Here\u2019s how to conduct a job search on the down-low so you can land that great new role.\n[ Related story: 6 tools to help boost your personal brand ]\nHow to crack the coding challenge\nCoding challenge, tech screen, programming test \u2013 no matter what you call it, they\u2019re a nerve-wracking part of most engineers\u2019 or developers\u2019 interview process. And the anxiety level ratchets up if you don\u2019t have a formal degree in computer science. Here\u2019s how to nail that coding challenge.