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How Employers Really Benefit from Those “Best Employer” Rankings

Several entities compile data and publish annual “best employers to work for” studies. In addition to bragging rights, there are many other valuable benefits the employers on those lists stand to gain—and also some lessons for organizations hoping to get on the lists. Read on.

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Mukesh Sharma
Why We Should Get Rid of Bonus-Based Pay

There are several problems with basing a knowledge worker's pay on a bonus. In a team-based organization, management often doesn't know who did exactly what work; people concentrate on their own objectives rather than working together; and whether some targets are hit depends on too many factors.

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Johanna Rothman
What You Can Expect from a Configuration Management Career

Whether you are a seasoned veteran or just breaking into the field, a career in configuration management (CM) can be both rewarding and challenging. This story will guide you through the questions you may have, what you can expect from a CM career, and some of its pros and cons.

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Joe Townsend
How to Ask for a Raise

We’re trained from childhood not to discuss money. Still, if you don't ask for a raise, you could be cheating yourself out of a bigger paycheck. So, if you’re doing your job and believe you deserve more, the smart thing is to ask.

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Naomi Karten
Developers on the Auction Block: The New Job Search Market

Are you a developer looking for a great salary? How about a signing bonus? Have you ever considered putting yourself up for auction? Do companies bid on salaries to land the best talent? Read on, and you'll discover that these are just some of the realities in today’s developer job search market.

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Noel Wurst