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News Scan: AT&T sued by FTS for restricting 'unlimited' plans; CompTIA A+ hits 1 million certified; More

The top news stories for Oct. 29, 2014.

Shortage of mobile app developers reaching critical point

Several recent IT staffing surveys have pointed to a growing skills gap, and one area being especially hard hit is mobile app development. This is bad news for IT hiring managers, as mobility is one of the fastest growing areas in IT this year and heading into 2015.

Lack of advancement opportunities number one complaint in IT

The issue that most frustrates IT workers today is a lack of advancement opportunities, reveals new research from staffing firm Robert Half International, which offers advice on how CIOs can best keep workers happy, and on the job.

Digital transformation changing the recruiting, job seeking process

IT managers and professionals alike must undergo dramatic change in the next few years in how they recruit new hires or perform on the job, says research firm Gartner.

News Scan: Sprint cuts 452 IT jobs at Kansas headquarters; most firms unable to detect, deter or predict insider threats; More

The top news stories for Oct. 21, 2014.

Expect to pay solid, but realistic, IT salaries heading into 2015

There has been some disagreement in recent salary surveys on what the year ahead holds on the salary front. FierceCIO spoke with Jack Cullen, president of the IT staffing firm Modic, about its recent 2015 Salary Guide and what IT managers should expect.

News Scan: Microsoft to place new focus on equal pay, diversity hiring; IT budgets not increasing at the pace many IT managers expect; more

The top IT news stories for Oct. 20, 2014.

New Dice study reveals where IT pros most want to work

California has emerged as the place IT workers would most like to live and work, according to a new study by staffing web site Dice, which looked at which markets draw the most out-of-state applicants.

Oracle the latest tech firm hit with wage-theft suit

The Silicon Valley wage suit picture got further complicated this week, with word that a former employee of Oracle has sued the company for allegedly conspiring with Google to prevent the hiring of certain IT professionals from each other.

News Scan: Latest wearables hit the runway; WITI issues CEO challenge to review gender pay rates; More

The top news stories for Oct. 16, 2014.