Rich Hein

Senior Managing Editor

Rich Hein is senior managing editor and writer for CIO.com. He has worked in technology publishing since 2000. Most recently, Rich was Digital Web/SEO Specialist for the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, serving as the liaison between the organization's marketing and IT departments. Previously, he was a Managing Editor at Internet.com/Quinstreet, where he ran several sites (including Developer.com and CodeGuru.com) during his 12-year tenure there.

The midyear state of the IT job market

IT consulting: Is moving out on your own the right move?

IT consulting: Is moving out on your own the right move?

Is it time to give up the work a day world and start your own consulting business? Experts weigh-in on the pros of cons of going your own way.

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

You want to work where you are inspired to do your best and appreciated by your colleagues and managers. That kind of fit doesn’t happen by chance. Find out what it takes to target the right job, company and culture.

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

You want to work where you are inspired to do your best and appreciated by your colleagues and manager. However, that kind of fit doesn’t happen by chance. Find out what it takes to target the right job, company and culture.

How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

Is DevOps the flavor of the month or the competitive advantage you’ve been looking for? We ask experts what they think of the trend, where to find talent and how IT workers can break into this emerging field within IT.

8 key IT hiring trends to watch in 2015

8 key IT hiring trends to watch in 2015

Which technology skills will be in the biggest demand in 2015? Here's what IT leaders need to be on the lookout for in the months ahead.

8 key IT hiring trends to watch for in 2015

8 key IT hiring trends to watch for in 2015

Which technology skills will be in the biggest demand in 2015? CIO.com talked to Foote Partners to find out what IT leaders need to be on the lookout for in the months ahead.

11 things to consider before going to work for a startup

11 things to consider before going to work for a startup

Tech startups are unlike other workplaces you have encountered. They sound exciting and glamorous —and perhaps some of them are —but if you haven’t worked for one before and you’re thinking of giving it a go, there are some things to...

9 reasons good employees leave -- and how you can prevent it

9 reasons good employees leave -- and how you can prevent it

The average tenure for IT workers is less than 3.8 years, according to Payscale. And while you’ll never eliminate employee turnover, these strategies can help you motivate and ultimately retain your best talent.

Why you need to build career paths for nonmanagers

Why you need to build career paths for nonmanagers

In competitive markets, such as technology and IT, organizations that don't create career paths for both management and nonmanagement roles risk losing some of their top talent.

How to ensure a smooth IT reorganization

IT reorganizations are costly both in terms of resources and productivity. Here are the key things to consider before you set the wheels of change in motion.

Tips for measuring and improving employee engagement

Companies that do the work to build a positive culture will reap the benefits and increasing employee engagement is a big part of that.

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