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IT Jobs and Salaries Will Increase in 2017

U.S. CIOs and other tech executives are feeling optimistic about prospects for IT jobs and salary growth in 2017, according to a recent survey from Janco Associates. Thousands of domestic technology jobs are expected to be added every month, findings show. And nearly all levels of IT professionals—from staffers to middle... Read More »

How the Gig Economy Benefits Business and Workers

Businesses are increasing their use of contingent workers, thereby creating momentum for what's called a "gig economy,"  according to recent survey research from EY. The resulting report, "Is the Gig Economy a Fleeting Fad, or an Enduring Legacy?," defines a... Read More »

Tech Supports the Growth of the Freelance Economy

The freelance economy continued to grow this year, fueled, in part, by technology, said a new study commissioned by the freelance website Upwork and the Freelancers Union. Conducted by Edelman Intelligence, the survey, "Freelancing in America: 2016," was produced for the third year in a row. The... Read More »

How Bad Hires Hurt Your Organization

If you're like many CIOs and other executives and managers, you've been saddled with a bad hire at least once in your career. In fact, most companies have to deal with this issue, according to a recent survey... Read More »

Scarcity of Security Pros Advances Automation

A shortage of qualified cyber-security professionals and heavy reliance on manual security are driving companies to use automation to respond to security incidents, according to a survey sponsored by security and automation firm Hexadite. The Enterprise Strategy Group... Read More »

How to Market Yourself With a Winning Résumé

Are you one of the many executives who haven't looked at their résumé in months … or years? Do you think it's not necessary because you're secure and happy with your current company and feel that revising your résumé would be a waste of time? Well, you may want to reassess your thinking, because career experts recommend that you review your... Read More »

What CIOs Must Do to Retain Skilled IT Employees

The majority of CIOs surveyed said they are concerned about retaining current IT staff over the next 12 months, according to a recent survey from Robert Half Technology. Many of these executives said their operations would be adversely impacted if a valued team member left without... Read More »

Security Talent Shortage Hurts Business

Large businesses with few full-time security experts pay three times more to recover from a cyber-attack than businesses with in-house experts, said a new report. In addition, an inability to hire new security talent has a direct impact on the damage caused from cyber-security breaches. The survey, “Read More »

The CIO's Influence in the Business Is Growing

In addition to being perceived as trusted custodians of technology systems, CIOs and other tech leaders said they are becoming change instigators and business co-creators in their companies, according to a recent survey from Deloitte. The accompanying 2016-2017 global CIO survey, "Read More »

Why So Many IT Employees Feel Disengaged

CIOs and other senior executives need to do a better job of addressing disengagement in the workforce, according to a recent survey from Oracle. The resulting report, "From Theory to Action: A Practical Look at What Really Drives Employee Engagement," indicates that organizations are... Read More »

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