The ball has dropped and 2016 is officially underway. In the ever-evolving world of technology, one year can make a world of difference. With new techniques and trends emerging constantly, it’s important to stay up to date with the industry.
So before you get too far ahead of yourself, take a moment to look back at 2015. We compiled our readers’ favorite posts from the past year to give you a taste of what we’ve been up to. Whether you’re a loyal follower or you’re just stumbling upon our blog for the first time, we’re confident there’s something for everyone in this highlight reel.
What Can You Do With a Computer Science Degree?
When it comes to the future, there are few guarantees. But you’re not likely to find a career path with a more optimistic outlook than computer science careers. But you still want to know what your options will be after graduation. We analyzed more than 560,000 job postings to determine the most common positions for computer science degree holders. Familiarize yourself with the top ten options!
7 Reasons a Career Change from Business to Technology Makes Perfect Sense
Making a career change can be daunting. But there are certain industries that are so intertwined, it’s not that big of a jump. Believe it or not, it’s perfectly plausible to change careers from business to technology. Don’t believe us? We enlisted some experts who’ve made the jump themselves to explain how your business experience can be seamlessly transferred to the tech world—and even help you stand out!
The Surprising State of IT Salaries: IT Expert Explains the Phenomenon
A recent report lists IT salaries rising at an average rate of 5.7 percent this year. This sounds too good to be true, so you’re wondering, “What’s the catch?” More importantly, you want to know how you can get in on these enticing IT salaries. We spoke with one IT expert to get his insight on why this is happening and how you can capitalize on it!
14 Best Programming Languages Based on Earnings & Opportunities
There are a lot of programming languages out there. So how do you know which ones are worth adding to your arsenal? You don’t want to invest time and money into learning something that won’t pay off. We analyzed more than 18 million technology job postings to identify the top programming languages based on earning potential and job opportunities. Whether you’re more concerned with earning potential or job availability, this chart has all the info you need to pinpoint the best programming language for you to master.
5 Fascinating Infosec Jobs that Help Combat Cybercrime
In a world where everyone has information that is important to protect, safeguarding that data has become a BIG business. The information security (infosec) field is incredibly important and in dire need of qualified professionals to join its ranks. In fact, infosec jobs are expected to increase by 37 percent through 2022. Learn about five in-demand infosec jobs that will allow you to capitalize on this opportunity.
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