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A look at trends in workers' job and pay satisfaction, along with their job security and stress levels.

Salaries are up, but pressure is too, as employees hustle to keep current. Read how the long-awaited resurgence in the IT industry holds both promise and peril for the tech workforce.

IT is hiring again, but after years of stalled projects and training cuts, tech workers worry their skills aren't worthy.

Rising healthcare costs and shrinking benefits and bonuses leave IT workers running hard to stay in place.
Instead of searching for the perfect hire, who likely doesn't exist, be open to candidates who show promise but need training, urges Modis' Jack Cullen.

When higher compensation isn't an option, motivate employees with more strategic assignments and fewer keeping-the-lights-on tasks, says TEKsystems' Rachel Russell.

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