Salary Trends

Should You Accept a Counteroffer? Three Pros and Cons

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In this competitive hiring environment, many employers continue to find it challenging to hire the technical professionals needed to achieve their technology objectives. So when faced with a surprise resignation, their staffing challenges may be magnified. Frequently, an employer’s natural reaction is to try to keep a top performer who plans to leave. But should you accept a counteroffer? 


The Skills You Need to Become a Database Administrator

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Not only does this year look bright for database administrator (DBA) jobs, but so do the coming years: The position ranked as one of the top career choices in U.S. News & World Report, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects over 11 percent job employment growth through 2024.