Everything you need to know about… Tech Careers
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Everything you need to know about… Tech Careers

From how to best train for a career in tech, to how to succeed in that career, and then how to find the top-level jobs once you’re climbing the ladder, the questions surrounding tech careers are many. And what about the IT skills gap? The stereotype of the IT geek? And does it even all matter if all our jobs are going to be stolen by robots anyway?? With the latest IT salary survey, and a peak into the future...


Here’s everything you need to know about tech careers.


IT skills and training

Tech careers: A coding bootcamp vs. a computing degree

As bootcamps gain popularity we look at their value in comparison to a computer science degree.

Google & Coursera team up to fight IT skills gap

We talk to Leah Belsky, VP of Global Enterprise Development at Coursera about the new cloud computing training offered in collaboration with Google.

Female tech leader suggests girls must be pushed into STEM

Entrepreneur, Monica Eaton-Cardone, believes education holds the key to eliminating tech’s gender bias.

Data science needs a place on the STEM curriculum

TIBCO’s Mark Palmer argues that data science must be included in STEM.

Could military veterans stop the cybersecurity skills shortage?

A look at why ex-military professionals may be the future of cybersecurity.

Q&A: Mainframe skills just as important as AI talent

We speak to Chris Ducker from Sungard Availability Services about why companies still aren’t providing IT staff with the level of training they need.

Critical lack of skills could be the biggest security challenge

How the industry is gradually responding to the cybersecurity skills shortage.


Making your career work for you

Expert advice on how to succeed in your tech career

Exclusive ebook offering practical advice from c-suite professionals on how to progress your career in the technology industry.

Three things (potentially) holding back your IT career

These recurring career issues hinder many IT professionals.

The rise of the introvert: Is there an IT personality?

IDG Connect looks beyond the cliché of the ‘introverted’ IT geek…

Four hot IT growth areas to guarantee a big salary bump

The latest Computerworld salary guide includes average salaries across the industry and shows which are the hottest areas to get into.

IT Careers: Success vs. bullying

We discuss the link between rampant careerism and workplace bullying.

Carl-Manuel Brachet wants to find jobs for CEOs

CEO of new cloud service Hyper, Carl-Manuel Brachet, aims to make it easier for the C-Suite to find roles.


Looking ahead: Workplace of the future

Office 2021: Why robots won’t end drudgery or steal our jobs

How the automated office of the future may lead to robot colleagues and more baristas but not fewer jobs.

What will the workplace of 2026 look like?

In this short online report we collate the views of experts to discover how workplaces are likely to change over the next decade.


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