How to become a CIO: Essential career tips for getting a job as a CIO

We share some tips on ways to develop a career in enterprise IT

The role of a CIO means handling a wide range of responsibilities and there are a number of skills worth having - both strategic and technical - that will help you get promoted to the coveted position.

Read on for some essential tips to help those interested in becoming a CIO.

(See also: CIO interview questions | 49 tough interview questions for CIOs | How to prepare for a CIO job interview)

The majority of tips link through to an in-depth feature that offers further advice on how to develop your career.

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