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How Low-Wage Imported Workers Affect Your IT Career

by Howard Fosdick   May 2019 The market for IT labor is a worldwide market. Foreign competition affects your salary – and even whether you can get a job. The laws our government passes pertaining to this foreign competition shape your career. These laws frequently change and can impact your work life big time. They might

In Your 20s? Seize Control of Your IT Career NOW!

by Howard Fosdick   May 2019 Your twenties is your best life in IT. You’ve got your degree and snagged a good job. It pays well, and though it comes with its share of hassles and too much overtime, you’re pretty darn glad you didn’t major in theater or history or English. Those poor unfortunates are

Is There Life After Programming? What Will You Do Next?

by Howard Fosdick   May 2019 Today you’re a successful programmer, developer, programmer-analyst, or web developer. But where will you be in ten or twenty years? Look around most IT organizations and you’ll see few, if any, techies in their forties or fifties doing your job. As I argued in my related article, regardless of how