IT’s long hours take their toll on workers

Some professionals like to complain about their nine-to-five jobs. But for many in IT, that kind of regular schedule sounds almost like a dream come true. 

A third of companies are hiring in IT: Survey

Looking for help in your IT department? If so, you’re not alone. 

5 soft skills every tech must master

IT has never been strictly about technology. At least half the job is communicating effectively with users, higher-ups and others. But as most IT pros know, this is generally one of the areas that techs struggle with the most. 

IT managers’ 3 worst nightmares – and what to do about them

IT managers have a lot on their minds right now. Here are the top three concerns keeping most IT pros up at night, according to one recent survey. 

Most IT employees will work on vacation

Companies are now deep into the annual vacation season, when a lot of employees are out of the office. But, at least in the IT department, most of the employees that aren’t present are still doing work. 

The Best System Administrators Use Checklists

Everyone needs help staying organized. In this guest post, Evan Daniels offers advice on a simple tool system admins can use to stay on top of their work. 

Survey: Half of your IT employees want to quit

Despite a lack of confidence in the market, many IT pros plan to search for a new job in the second half of this year. What can companies do to help keep them on board? 

What do IT employees want the most from their employers?

As more companies start hiring for tech-related positions, a lot of IT managers face the challenge of hanging on to their top workers even when competitors offer more. But a recent survey has some good news for those managers: 

5 ways to keep IT staff working as a team

Like any group of people, members of an IT staff don’t always get along. In this guest post, workplace expert Jennifer Michelle has some advice for when trouble brews. 

5 keys for overhauling your organization’s IT security program

Often the hardest part about overhauling an organization’s IT security program is knowing where to begin. In this guest post, security pro Ryan Halstead has some advice on getting started.