& cplSiteName &
Video

Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

7/24/2014
50%
50%
Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View        ADD A COMMENT
pcharles09
50%
50%
pcharles09,
User Rank: Light Beer
7/28/2014 | 10:14:34 AM
Re: Good to hear some positive news
@SReedy,

Much cheaper and quicker turnaround time since a lot of organizations also offer incentives to get additional certifications.
Liz Greenberg
50%
50%
Liz Greenberg,
User Rank: Light Sabre
7/24/2014 | 7:44:40 PM
Re: Good to hear some positive news
I'm with you @MarkC73 staying on top of the latest technology is a lot of fun.  What is interesting is those is stay employed because they are experts at the old technology that new folks don't know and that companies can't get rid...my brother-in-law has been employed this way by a major Pittsburgh bank for years.  Definitely a market for both skill sets...the old that can't go away and the up and coming.  Just stay away from the here today, gone tomorrow trends.
MarkC73
50%
50%
MarkC73,
User Rank: Light Sabre
7/24/2014 | 7:06:34 PM
Re: Good to hear some positive news
I've always looked at ways to make my current function obsolete so I can move on to newer things.  Well, maybe not as harsh as that but fundamentally, looking at a constantly changing technology, you gain the neccessary skillsets to function in an enviroment that what's hot today could be tomorrow's old news.  Plus its fun, given the correct environment...  Glad to see the trend is what it is.
Ariella
50%
50%
Ariella,
User Rank: Light Sabre
7/24/2014 | 1:47:05 PM
Re: Good to hear some positive news
"when they are technologies focused on automation and efficiency, they don't necessarily lend themselves to more hiring." yes, that's the downside of certain innovations.
Ray@LR
50%
50%
Ray@LR,
User Rank: Blogger
7/24/2014 | 7:09:28 AM
Good to hear some positive news
It's refreshing to hear about positive trends in teh midst of news about job losses at companies such as Microsoft.

And interesting to hear about impact of new techs -- good insights Sarah!
Featured Video
From The Founder
The 'gleaming city on a hill,' Steve Saunders calls it. But who is going to take us from today's NFV componentry to the grand future of a self-driving network? Here's a look at the vendors hoping to make it happen.
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
September 28, 2017, Denver, CO
October 18, 2017, Colorado Convention Center - Denver, CO
November 1, 2017, The Royal Garden Hotel
November 1, 2017, The Montcalm Marble Arch
November 2, 2017, 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, UK
November 10, 2017, The Westin Times Square, New York, NY
November 30, 2017, The Westin Times Square
All Upcoming Live Events
Infographics
With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
Hot Topics
Could the Connected Car Help Prevent Terrorism?
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/15/2017
Cities Slam FCC on Broadband Proceedings
Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/15/2017
Could 5G Have Found Its Glass Ceiling?
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/20/2017
Apple's New iPhones: No Gigabit LTE for You!
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/14/2017
1 Million Pirate Set-Top Boxes Sold in the UK
Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 9/20/2017
Animals with Phones
Live Digital Audio

Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.

During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.

She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.

Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed