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Developers: Show off your work!

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While those in more traditional roles can rely on LinkedIn and traditional resumes to advertise their experience and showcase themselves for potential new work, programmers and developers more often use demonstrative (and honestly, fun) ways to show their competencies and potential.  In this article, we’ll discuss some of the best ways to show your work, […]

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The Big Bucks for CIOs Seem To Be in Los Angeles

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Looking to boost your salary as a CIO? One study claims the big money comes on the West Coast in Los Angeles. CIOs there report earning 45 percent higher than the national average. As FierceCIO.com reports, “CIOs are now averaging an annual salary of $156,266. But that is just an average. Location and level of […]

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Demand for Linux Skills Continues to Grow

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The Linux job market is “unstoppable” in the eyes of a major annual industry report. Why the demand? Because it’s “today’s defacto choice for everything from open cloud operating systems like OpenStack to product innovations like Tesla automobiles.” That’s according to the 2015 Linux Jobs report. It’s produced annually by The Linux Foundation. It proclaims […]

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A Blueprint for Becoming a CIO

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Looking to advance your career and become a chief information officer either in your organization or another? There are certain steps you should be taking to making becoming a CIO a reality. Dennis Hodges, CIO, Inteva Products, wrote a blog post for Heller Associates, a professional search company. Right up front he makes the statement […]

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9 Certifications With Average Salaries Above $100k

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CIOs are you looking for the best and brightest? Granted that’s a dumb question because nobody searches for mediocrity unless they’re hiring on a curve. But seriously, Global Knowledge, a leading IT and business skills training provider, has come up with its Top 9 certifications making over $100,000 in salary. The list could help you […]

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CIOs Need To Understand CEOs to Succeed

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Sure you can manage the data and the people driving the technology at your corporation. But can you manage an ongoing strong relationship with the man or woman at the top? As a recent expert advice article at CIOInsight.com points out, successful CIOs need to know the differences between them and their CEOs. It could […]

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Advice for CIOs Looking for New Challenges

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Arun Manansingh is the author of “A CIO’s Voice,” considered one of the Top 30 must-read blogs for CIOs to read. He’s also in search of a job, which makes his blog an interesting read for CIOs looking for a new role. Manansingh was CIO for The Judlau Companies. Previously, he was senior vice president […]

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Are You Really a Chief Digital Officer?

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Tell most folks you’re a chief information officer, or CIO, and they’ll have a grasp of what you do for a living. However, are you really a chief digital officer, or CDO? It’s an issue worth considering as your role evolves. What’s the best way to determine if you are a CDO vs. a CIO? […]

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How To Become a Hired Gun CIO

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Peter High, a contributor at Forbes.com, typically focuses his column, “The First 100 Days” on CIOs settled in at corporations. He turned things around recently with an interview with the man he calls the “Greatest CIO for Hire in History.” That’s quite an accolade, but High argues that Charlie Feld, one of the “first outstanding […]

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Are CIOs really Martians Compared to CMOs?

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So, we’re all familiar with the classic relationship book, “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus” but does the same apply to CIOs and CMOs? Are CIOs really Martians and CMOs from Venus? That’s the belief of Rich Karlgaard, author of the new book, “The Soft Edge: Where Great Companies Find Lasting Success,” published […]