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What Does It Take to Build a Winning Work Culture?

A strong, vibrant workplace culture nearly always leads to high employee engagement, while a weak one usually results in poor morale, low productivity and high turnover. Why do some organizations' cultures thrive while others fail? A recent survey from CultureIQ provides some insight. The resulting report, "Building a High-Performance Culture: Key Lessons from Top Cultures for 2017,"... Read More >


CompTIA Advances the Careers of Tech Pros

After acquiring the AITP, CompTIA has been focusing on advancing the careers of IT professionals in ways that go beyond training materials and certifications. Read More >


What IT Pros Do—and Would Rather Do—at Work

Tech employees are seeing a significant gap between what they aspire to accomplish on the job and what they actually end up doing, according to a recent survey from Carbonite. The accompanying report, "A Portrait of the IT Professional," reveals that IT professionals spend the majority of their time troubleshooting, assisting users, conducting routine IT maintenance and documenting tickets. Not... Read More >


IT Pros Spend Much of the Day Handling Emergencies

It's no secret that IT professionals have to cope with many unexpected situations during the workday. Unpredictability comes with the territory as digital enterprises become more sophisticated and complicated. But what might be surprising is the amount of time those unplanned activities consume every day: almost one-third of working hours. That's among the key findings of "The 1E 2017 IT Incident... Read More >


IT Salaries Are Going Up—but Not Enough

The average salary for U.S. technology professionals has risen significantly over the last five years, but IT employees' satisfaction with their paychecks has declined slightly over the same period of time, according to a recent survey from Dice. The resulting "Dice Tech Salary Survey" reports that merit raises and internal promotions are helping to drive up compensation levels. In fact, systems... Read More >


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