Rich Hein

Senior Managing Editor

Rich Hein is senior managing editor and writer for CIO.com. He has worked in technology publishing since 2000. Most recently, Rich was Digital Web/SEO Specialist for the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, serving as the liaison between the organization's marketing and IT departments. Previously, he was a Managing Editor at Internet.com/Quinstreet, where he ran several sites (including Developer.com and CodeGuru.com) during his 12-year tenure there.

9 tips for dealing with toxic coworkers

9 tips for dealing with toxic coworkers

Negative people in the workplace can take a toll on both your sanity and health. But before you point fingers ensure you've done you're part to build a healthy relationship. Here experts discuss techniques for dealing with difficult...

7 places you’ll be surprised to learn are still using Windows XP

7 places you’ll be surprised to learn are still using Windows XP

More than a year after Microsoft ended support for the aging OS, some high-profile organizations are still using Windows XP – and putting themselves at risk.

The midyear state of the IT job market

The midyear state of the IT job market

The tech market is booming and that's good news for today's tech workers. Employers, CIOs and IT leaders, however, are facing many challenges. We spoke with David Foote, from Foote Partners, to help companies identify, avoid and ...

Top tech salaries in 6 industry verticals

Top tech salaries in 6 industry verticals

Using data from a recent salary survey, CIO.com takes a look at how compensation stacks up in government, education, healthcare and other key industries.

10 tips to help college tech grads enter the workforce

10 tips to help college tech grads enter the workforce

You’re about to graduate with a tech degree – now the real work begins. Here’s how to make sure your job search ‘toolbox’ is filled and that you’re ready to enter a competitive marketplace.

IT consulting: Is moving out on your own the right move?

IT consulting: Is moving out on your own the right move?

Is it time to give up the work a day world and start your own consulting business? Experts weigh-in on the pros of cons of going your own way.

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

You want to work where you are inspired to do your best and appreciated by your colleagues and manager. However, that kind of fit doesn’t happen by chance. Find out what it takes to target the right job, company and culture.

Hot IT skills that will get you hired and well-paid

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.

Top 10 oddball tech job interview questions

Top 10 oddball tech job interview questions

What’s that got to do with the job? That’s what you’ll be thinking after looking through this list of oddball interview questions published by Glassdoor.

How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

Is DevOps the flavor of the month or the competitive advantage you’ve been looking for? We ask experts what they think of the trend, where to find talent and how IT workers can break into this emerging field within IT.

How to Lead When Working Through Layoffs

How to Lead When Working Through Layoffs

As an IT manager, one of your many jobs is to keep your team productive and its morale high through a layoff process. That, of course, is no easy task, so we asked tech leaders and career experts what you can do to ease fears and keep...

IT Certification Hot List 2015: 10 That Deliver Higher Pay

Certifications abound in the IT industry, but they are not all equal. To help you find the ones that will result in the most financial gain, twice a year we look at which certifications are poised for the biggest growth.

10 Best Tech Jobs in America

10 Best Tech Jobs in America

Find out which tech jobs offer the most job satisfaction, average salaries and growth opportunity, according to data from Glassdoor.

Why Improving Emotional IQs Makes for Better IT Leaders

Why Improving Emotional IQs Makes for Better IT Leaders

Hiring and retaining talent is becoming a priority as CIOs struggle to find and retain top talent. Raising the emotional IQ of your IT leaders is one big step towards creating a culture where people want to work.

7 iOS Apps for Developers on the Go

7 iOS Apps for Developers on the Go

Today’s developers need to be mobile to be efficient because problems don’t go away when you’re out of the office. This list of iOS apps promises to keep you connected and able to handle tasks regardless of where and when they come...

8 Key IT Hiring Trends to Watch for in 2015

8 Key IT Hiring Trends to Watch for in 2015

Which technology skills will be in the biggest demand in 2015? CIO.com talked to Foote Partners to find out what IT leaders need to be on the lookout for in the months ahead.

11 Things to Consider Before Going to Work for a Startup

11 Things to Consider Before Going to Work for a Startup

Tech startups are unlike other workplaces you have encountered. They sound exciting and glamorous —and perhaps some of them are —but if you haven’t worked for one before and you’re considering giving it a go, there are some things to...

16 of the Hottest IT Skills for 2015

16 of the Hottest IT Skills for 2015

2015 will bring new opportunities for professional growth and development, not to mention more money. But what specific skills will add the most value for your career advancement in the new year.

Why You Need to Build Career Paths for Nonmanagers

Why You Need to Build Career Paths for Nonmanagers

In competitive markets, such as technology and IT, organizations that don't create career paths for both management and nonmanagement roles risk losing some of their top talent.

8 Free Online Courses to Grow Your Tech Skills

8 Free Online Courses to Grow Your Tech Skills

The cost of learning just got cheaper. CIO.com tracked down these eight free ways to grow your technology skill set.

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