Rich Hein

Senior Managing Editor

Rich Hein is senior managing editor and writer for 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, where he ran several sites (including and during his 12-year tenure there.

How to use social networking to succeed in business

In the current business climate, networking is at the nexus of technology, the customer, and true innovation, and it's about time you put your heart and soul into it. In short, it's time to get on board with social or get left behind....

How to prepare for tough interview questions

We spoke with industry experts to get the advice that will help you craft better answers to what are some of the most common, and difficult, interview questions.

How to Become a Better Leader

In the world of tech and non-tech managerial roles, if you want a seat at the big table or you have aspirations of greatness, then certain leadership skills are necessary to take you to the next level. But how can you actualize...

11 tips for working with IT recruiters

IT recruiters can be valuable matchmakers, connecting talented technology professionals with companies in need of their skills and experience.

How to build trust as a new IT executive

Making the move to a management position is a tricky transition with many pitfalls that have sent many good IT pros back to the drawing board. Here are some tips for making the transition.

ASUS Transformer T100

If the price of the Surface Pro and other similarly equipped tablets has been preventing you from buying a Windows 8 tablet then the recent update to the Intel Atom processor may be your cue to make your move.

IT leadership lessons you can learn from failure

Failure doesn't have to be a negative. With the right attitudes and processes in place it can be educational, informative and sometimes transformative.

Why the Chief Digital Officer role is on the rise

The digital age is here and as more companies get onboard with the task of converting old school business into the digital world, the need for a seasoned technology and business veteran to tie all things digital together is growing.

Why you need an IT career coach

Consistently moving forward in your career is a challenge and the IT field is particularly daunting. Because it includes so many facets, you must be constantly learning and growing -- and doesn't leave much time for professional...

16 traits of great IT leaders

While there a number of different leadership styles, the best leaders share these common traits.

15 common IT job search mistakes

Searching for a new IT position in a competitive market can be an uphill battle. One little mistake could cost you the opportunity. Read on to make sure you aren't making one of these commonly seen blunders in your job search.

IT Resume Makeover: Corporate IT to IT Consulting and Back

In our ongoing series, career coach and strategist Donald Burns shows technology executives how to better transition from IT consulting back to corporate IT as he works with a client who's feet are planted firmly in both worlds.

10 tips to prepare for a video job interview

Video interviews, while not new, are becoming an increasingly mainstream option in IT as companies look for ways to shorten the hiring cycle and lower costs.

IT resume makeover: How to showcase your strengths

Your resume needs to be more than a description of the roles you previously held. It needs to tell the story of you. Learn what it takes to showcase the skills that will get you hired.

IT job search tips for Baby Boomers

You have 25 years of experience as an IT professional, you made it through the dot com boom and the housing bubble. So why is it you can't seem to find a new position in your chosen technology field?

How to prepare for (and ace) the technical interview

As developers and IT pros you need to do all the things everyone else does to prepare for a job interview such as update and focus your resume as well as work on your communication and presentation skills. However, you also have the...

Top 10 States for Tech Jobs Growth

The IT job market has slowly and steadily been growing overall, but these 10 states have shown the most growth within the tech jobs sector. We talk to industry experts to find out what's driving the trends in these thriving markets.

9 ways to ace the IT executive interview

Your networking and resume work has paid off. You finally landed an interview for your dream job as an IT executive and you couldn't be more excited. The only thing that stands between you and the executive washroom is the interview...

IT Resume Makeover Homepage

Creating or updating your resume can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. That said, IT is a competitive job market, and companies and recruiters can get hundreds of responses from job postings. The amount of time you...

9 Ways Ace the IT Executive Interview

Your networking and resume work has paid off. You finally landed an interview for your dream job as an IT executive and you couldn't be more excited. The only thing that stands between you and the executive washroom is the interview...

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