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9 Reasons You're Not Getting a Promotion

3 days ago | by Dennis McCafferty

Most people hope to get promoted on a fairly regular basis throughout their career. In fact, nearly four out of five professionals assess advancement opportunities when they're looking for a new job,... Read More



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    When they demonstrate their tech wizardry with mission-critical solutions, data science professionals place themselves in the driver's seat for lofty compensation packages, according to a recent survey from O'Reilly Media. The accompanying "2016...
  • How IT Will Drive the Next Generation of Workers
    The vast majority of them haven't entered the workforce yet, but young people identified as "Gen Z" have already developed strong ideas about how tech will impact their careers, according to a recent survey from Monster. The accompanying report,...
  • What Employers Must Do to Land Tech Talent
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  • What's the Downside of Life as a Contractor?
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  • Why It's Vital to Relieve Work Stress
    Work-related stress is a common ailment for most employees, according to a recent survey from Deloitte. The resulting report, "The Stress Study: Business Chemistry," reveals that a significant number of professionals said they are stressed out often...
  • How to Deal With the Security Talent Vacuum
    Whether a business is large or small, the likelihood is that it lacks the in-house IT security expertise needed to contend with cyber-threats on its own. A recent survey from security software-maker Kaspersky Lab indicates that a lack of security...
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    Bootcamps and coding schools are fine for entry-level tech jobs, but a BA degree is necessary for a broader, deeper knowledge of software development and IT.

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