Paul Heltzel

Paul Heltzel

Contributing writer

Paul Heltzel is a writer and editor, formerly of Discovery News, National Geographic, NPR, and PC World magazine.

Articles by Paul Heltzel

10 signs you’re a weaker leader than you think
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10 signs you’re a weaker leader than you think

When results are mixed, people are leaving, and you’re overpromising to keep up, it’s time to assess any underlying reasons for middling performance and to rethink your leadership approach.
February 23, 2022
Top 7 challenges IT leaders will face in 2022
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Top 7 challenges IT leaders will face in 2022

Facilitating hybrid working environments and ensuring a skills match for future success top the list of tough, ongoing issues IT leaders must navigate this year.
January 11, 2022
8 myths about IT veterans looking for new work
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8 myths about IT veterans looking for new work

Whether you’re hiring or seeking a new gig, the value of veteran IT talent can’t be shortchanged — even in an industry obsessed with the new.
December 13, 2021
5 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick
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5 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

Emerging technologies — and emerging challenges — are introducing new IT roles to the mix, as traditional titles get an overhaul to better reflect business value and career opportunities.
October 18, 2021
The 9 hottest jobs in IT
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The 9 hottest jobs in IT

From machine learning engineer to multi-cloud integrator, these emerging and resurging IT roles may be your best path forward in the years to come.
August 10, 2021
9 ways to tame a bad boss
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9 ways to tame a bad boss

You don’t have to suffer silently under a difficult manager. Here’s how to manage up, enlist help, and offer feedback to make the best of a challenging leadership situation.
May 5, 2021
Top 8 challenges IT leaders will face in 2021
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Top 8 challenges IT leaders will face in 2021

Facilitating the future of work and securing a hybrid working environment top the list of tough, pandemic-inflected issues IT leaders must navigate this year.
January 12, 2021
6 hot IT hiring trends — and 5 going cold
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6 hot IT hiring trends — and 5 going cold

A global pandemic, economic contraction, and calls to end racial inequality have altered the IT hiring landscape. Here’s how companies are adjusting when it comes to IT staffing.
January 5, 2021