Paul Heltzel

Paul Heltzel is a writer and editor, formerly of Discovery News, National Geographic, NPR, and PC World magazine. He lives on the Rappahannock River in Virginia with his wife Deborah and their three kids.

The 9 most difficult IT hires today

The 9 most difficult IT hires today

The IT talent gap is driving up demand for skilled IT pros, but for certain roles and skillsets, finding — and signing — the right candidate can feel a bit like trying to capture a unicorn.

How to future-proof your IT career in the age of AI

How to future-proof your IT career in the age of AI

Worried that artificial intelligence will eliminate tech jobs -- your job specifically? Here’s what you should and shouldn’t focus on in a world of AI.

6 rekrutering trends die de manier waarop IT-talent wordt gevonden veranderen

Een krappe markt voor IT-talent leidt tot een verschuiving in de manier waarop technische professionals worden ontdekt

6 hiring trends that are changing how IT talent is found

6 hiring trends that are changing how IT talent is found

Struggling to fill roles? Here’s how improved employee experience, internal recruiting, and sophisticated use of AI are giving some companies an IT hiring edge.

7 common IT mistakes that can spark future success

7 common IT mistakes that can spark future success

Failing up: IT pros share hard-earned lessons of early-career stumbles that paved the way to long-term career success.

How to avoid collaboration burnout

How to avoid collaboration burnout

While collaboration tools are pervasive in the enterprise, practices for smartly managing the flow of information created by and in them is not. As a result, these tools often lead to overload and burnout.

Top 9 challenges IT leaders will face in 2020

Top 9 challenges IT leaders will face in 2020

From skills shortages to privacy concerns, tech execs will need to overcome a number of hurdles along their digital journeys this year.

Hoe een IT-carrière er over 5 jaar uit zal zien

Dit zijn de ontwikkelingen die experts zien ontstaan voor IT-rollen en hoe IT-werkzaamheden worden uitgevoerd.

8 tips for dealing with IT project pushback

8 tips for dealing with IT project pushback

Technical initiatives are often met with resistance from business leaders, IT pros and end users alike. Here’s how to transform friction into feedback that can help push your project forward.

7 signs you’re being exploited at work — and what to do about it

7 signs you’re being exploited at work — and what to do about it

All too often the reward for good work is more work. Here’s how to know when enough is enough and what you can do to better your situation.

How to combine project management and collaboration

How to combine project management and collaboration

A look at several products that offer both chat and project management in one interface so that conversations can be turned into workflow, milestones, calendar entries and other actionable items.

10 IT-business collaboration mistakes to avoid

10 IT-business collaboration mistakes to avoid

Ignoring conflict, missing out on post-mortems, failing to prioritize trust — here’s what is holding you back when co-creating and collaborating with business colleagues. 

Hoe ziet het IT-werk er in 2030 uit

Het voorspellen van de toekomst van het werk is een risicovolle aangelegenheid

What IT work will look like in 2030

What IT work will look like in 2030

Automation and AI are poised to shake up IT. Early indications suggest a greater emphasis on cross-functional teams, deeper partnerships between AI and IT staff, and deep cuts to middle management.

Hoe een IT-carrière er over 5 jaar zal uitzien

Millennials zullen een grote impact hebben op hoe werkplekken en carrières er in de komende 5 tot 10 jaar uit zullen zien

What an IT career will look like in 5 years

What an IT career will look like in 5 years

Emerging technologies and shifting workplace demands are reshaping the IT career horizon. Here are the changes experts see unfolding for IT roles and how IT work gets done.

10 bad IT hires to avoid

10 bad IT hires to avoid

A bad IT hire can have a crippling ripple effect on team productivity. Here, IT leaders share their IT hiring horror stories — and tips on how they could have been avoided.

9 carrière leugens die IT-professionals zichzelf vertellen

Als je het gevoel hebt dat je op de automatische piloot zit, is het misschien tijd om je carrière uit de neerwaartse spiraal te halen.

9 career lies IT pros tell themselves

9 career lies IT pros tell themselves

Don’t get fooled into thinking your tech career is flourishing, just because you fall prey to your own rationalizations.

The 9 hottest jobs in IT

The 9 hottest jobs in IT

From multi-cloud integrator to cryptocurrency engineer, these emerging and resurging IT roles may be your best path forward in the years to come.

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