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How Much Does It Pay to Jump Tech Jobs?

Nick Kolakowski, Dice Insights August 8, 2022 How much does it actually pay to switch jobs? That’s a key question, especially at a moment when so many technologists are debating whether to pursue other opportunities. According to a new study by consulting firm McKinsey & Company, 40 percent of workers plan on quitting their current jobs […]

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5 forces shaping the future IT workforce

From political and social issues to the four-day workweek, forces beyond the pandemic are reshaping the IT work landscape. By Stacy Collett, Contributing Writer CIO AUG 1, 2022 Gerd Altmann Concerns about a looming recession have not derailed the booming IT job market. In the first half of this year, 115,000 new IT jobs were added, […]

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Don’t Want to Return to the Office? Here’s How to Negotiate.

Leslie Stevens-Huffman, Dice Insights July 25, 2022 If you’re considering pushing back on your company’s return-to-office (RTO) plans, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey, three in five hybrid or remote technologists say they’re not interested in returning to full-time in-person work.  Since employees generally do not have the right to refuse to return to the […]

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4 new IT workforce realities

Does the “battle for talent” have to be a forever war? By Thornton May, Columnist, CIO  JULY 18, 2022 Thinkstock Every day the headlines remind us just how fragile/broken the human supply chain is. At the height of the pandemic we discovered severe shortages of truck drivers, meat packers, and emergency room nurses. As we limp through […]

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What Percentage of Developers Work Remote or Hybrid?

Nick Kolakowski, Dice Insights July 12, 2022 If you’re a technologist, chances are very good that your workplace offers either all-remote or hybrid work (i.e., the ability to work from home for a few days per week). For companies that insist on all workers coming into the office for the full workweek, this trend could […]

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Tech Execs Share Job Hunting Advice for the Rest of 2022

Leslie Stevens-Huffman June 27, 2022 Yes, tech unemployment ticked up (slightly) in May. However, technologists with in-demand skills and a strategic approach to the job-hunting process still have a great chance of landing an amazing job. Tim Crawford, CIO strategist and advisor for AVOA, says what we’re seeing in the marketplace is a “Great Reshuffling,” which actually […]

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The 10 biggest issues IT faces today

Economic, market, and worldwide turbulence continue to reshape the CIO agenda as priorities shift mid-year. By Mary Pratt Contributing writer, CIO  JUNE 20, 2022 MangoStar Studio / Getty Images CIOs are used to rapid change. New technologies hit the market, existing ones evolve, business needs change on a dime, staff comes and goes. All that together, though, […]

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The do’s and don’ts of negotiating a raise

The following seven tips, tactics, and strategies will help you get your employer to yes when you ask for your next increase in pay. By Christina Wood, Contributing writer, CIO  JUN 13, 2022 Shutterstock / fizkes These are turbulent times. More than 40 million people left their jobs last year. And they did not sail off into the […]

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Will the Great Resignation Drive Jobs to Drop College Requirements?

Nick Kolakowski, Dice Insights May 31, 2022 Some technologists don’t go to college, for a variety of reasons ranging from cost to scheduling. But will that harm their ability to get a tech job? New data suggests that companies are adjusting their requirements for new positions, often focusing on skills and experience in place of […]

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How to Tell If a Potential Employer Shares Your Career Values

Leslie Stevens-Huffman Dice Insights May 23, 2022 The latest Dice Salary Survey shows that technologists not only value salary and benefits when evaluating a job offer, but also values that are harder to pin down, such as creativity, meaningful work and work-life balance.  How do you know when a prospective employer shares your values? And why does […]

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