4 critical skills for the IT manager of the future

Everyone in IT knows that the field is changing. In this guest post, David Walker lists some of the critical skills IT managers will need to stay successful. 

3 cloud computing skills in high demand now

Initially, many observers in IT worried that cloud computing would eliminate IT jobs as companies put more parts of their operations in the hands of service providers. However, right now it seems that the trend has simply created a demand for new types of IT skills.

4 skills everyone in the IT sector should have

All IT jobs are different and require different sets of skills. But in this guest post, blogger Katie Belliveau lists some skills that can benefit everyone working in IT. 

5 keys for successful IT training programs

IT training is a valuable tool businesses can use both to improve operations and provide an additional benefit to IT staff. How can IT managers make sure training is effective in meeting both of those goals?

3 mistakes that lead to bad IT hires

IT departments are growing as companies are finding new funding available to hire technology professionals. When organizations add IT staff, it’s critical to make the right hire the first time. 

Report: IT training helps companies save money

Most IT departments are being pressured to control costs whenever they can. But there’s one IT budget item organizations should be wary about cutting: 

Top 7 reasons IT pros quit their jobs

Employees quit their jobs for a variety of reasons. Where should IT managers focus their retention efforts? 

These 2 IT skills will earn big raises, new opportunities in the long term

Overall, the IT job market is favorable for job seekers. But the field is constantly changing, and IT pros must keep current to stay successful. Here are two sets of IT skills that will put techies in demand now and ensure plenty of opportunities in the future: 

9 soft skills IT pros need

As IT departments focus on working more closely with other sections of the organization, soft skills are becoming increasingly important for IT pros. Here are some of the most important soft skills needed to succeed in IT. 

7 IT certifications that will boost your career

The IT job market is crowded right now, with many opportunities available but also many applicants vying for those positions. One tool hiring managers use to make sure they’re bringing in the right applicants: IT certifications.