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As more companies enforce across-the-board pay cuts and unpaid furloughs, a rising tide of IT professionals is seeing its annual compensation decline and must decide whether to switch employers as a result. Among the companies that have instituted broad pay cuts this year are National Public...

Hospitals and medical practices are scrambling to deploy e-medical record and other clinical information systems to meet federal requirements for the more than $20 billion in stimulus incentives included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. And that means many of them are expanding their...

The latest figures from the National Science Foundation confirm what many people in Wisconsin already knew: the UW-Madison is one of the nation's leading research universities. The numbers also underscore the fact that academic research and development isn't confined to the labs and research offices...

It’s imperative that you do your research on a company before you interview with them. Not only does being well-versed in a company’s mission and history help you tremendously when it’s time to ask the interviewer some questions, but it will also help you decide...

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C a Wisconsin law firm with offices in Milwaukee and Madison, has hired Paul J. Eberle to become the Chief Executive of the firm. Eberle a founder and past president and CEO of Milwaukee- based computer reseller, consultant and system's integrator Capital...

While the U.S. economy continues to struggle, there are pockets of strength in the IT labor market. To find the hot spots, both by specialization and by industry, we spoke with the following experts: David Van De Voort, IT workforce specialist, Mercer, Chicago, IL; Dave...

Why is the stress of putting together the board presentation so intense? "What makes board presentations so challenging to prepare for is not the deluge of data that gets assembled for discussion," says Anett D. Grant, president of Executive Speaking, Inc. "Executives at this level are...

Why is your boss like a baboon? Research shows that whether human or baboon, your social or professional rank—your place on the torment or be tormented scale—influences your level of stress and your health, for better or for worse. About two weeks ago I got drawn...

A Rochester Institute of Technology professor argues for the preservation of American technology jobs. The professor also discusses the major trends in moving highly paid jobs in technology across the globe. Cost cutting is the name of the game. But at what price for the country? That...

Wondering how much the top dog in the IT shop makes? KForce, a technology staffing firm with 41 offices across the U.S., asked its consultants for the going rate for CIO base salaries in various cities. Here's what they say about the western portion of...