Mashable recently examined the 10 biggest talent gaps in the tech sector, highlighting positions hirers have difficulty filling.

Many of these careers offer salaries exceeding six-figures, and all have favorable employment outlook opportunities. But high pay ties directly into the advanced skill sets necessary, which also explains talent gaps.

The value of in-depth tech knowledge in today's marketplace cannot be ...

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As a new class of college graduates enter the workforce, engineering proves to be a winner.

"Engineering, overall, is always near the top in terms of demand," University of Tulsa director of career service Shelly Holly says. "And, right now MIS (Management Information Systems) is an area where there's just not enough grads for all the jobs."

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Timing is everything. Five years ago this month, I drafted an article for IEEE Spectrum on the need for thousands of new engineers in the U.S. auto industry, as many of its white-collar employees approached retirement.

Then the industry went off a cliff. Years of mismanagement and the severe impact of the Great Recession led to the 2009 bankruptcy and ...

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If you're a programmer, these are good times. Jobs in the segment are projected to grow 8% over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you're a hotshot coder, you can make up to $300 an hour or more.

Those at the high end of the pay scale have mastered the languages that are ...

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Software engineers are the most in-demand employees in the technology industry and, arguably, anywhere in the working world. The CareerCast IT Network jobs database has more than 1,600 listings for software engineers at present, and with good reason: There are simply not enough of them to go around. From senior iOS engineers to Python full-stack generalists, software engineers generally have ...

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There’s still a strong demand in Europe for engineers, despite high unemployment in the overall workforce, and ongoing economic uncertainties globally.

And while there appears to be fewer job openings posted this year than in the past for American companies with facilities in Europe, human resource professionals of European-based companies complain that there’s not enough “talent” to go around.

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Four companies—doxo, Boeing, Redfin, and Microsoft—break through some myths and uncover truths about what's considered appropriate interview attire in the local tech industry. Their answers may surprise you.

Appropriate interview attire differs, depending on company culture, size, job type and level.

Smaller tech companies in the region tend to have more relaxed attire expectations.

"I'm not a stickler for any ...

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