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Future-Proof Your IT Career: 8 Tech Areas That Will Still Be Hot in 2020

It’s prudent for IT pros to cultivate skills that are in high demand. Even better are skills that will stay in demand. Here are eight key technology areas that show no signs of falling out of favor.

Samsung will freeze workers' pay in South Korea

Samsung will still issue bonuses and performance incentives as it negotiates a challenging business environment

Discovering Your Accomplishments that Made a Difference

When you build your resume list of accomplishments, call your friends, your family, your former coworkers and your old bosses. Your actions may have gone deeper than you ever knew. (Serialized from the soon-to-be published, "PROMOTE!")...

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12 Ways to Avoid Job Search Burnout

Searching for a job takes an emotional toll on candidates, regardless of their experience level or how long they've been on the hunt. Here are expert tips for how rookies and seasoned job-seekers alike can avoid burning out during the...

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Interns Loving Life at Facebook, Google & Apple

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple are among the highest rated tech companies for interns to work for, according to Glassdoor ranking

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Is LinkedIn Killing the Traditional Resume?

Though the LinkedIn profile is more important than ever to job seekers and hiring managers, it's a different tool than the traditional resume, which is here to stay, according to recruiters and career consultants.

DHS to allow H-1B spouses to work in US

The agency will begin taking employment applications from H-4 visa holders in late May

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10 Best Tech Jobs in America

Find out which tech jobs offer the most job satisfaction, average salaries and growth opportunity, according to data from Glassdoor.

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On-Demand Economy: Creating Entrepreneurship or Exploitation?

Companies like Uber, FancyHands, Airbnb and Snagajob are flourishing, driven by technology, a slow economic recovery and consumer demand. But what does that mean for today's workers?

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Attention, Rockstar Developers: Get a Talent Agent

High demand, large workloads, and the changing nature of programming work have some developers seeking reps to help them land new gigs

Facebook, other tech firms face pressure from drivers over work conditions

The increased unionization of drivers reflects unease about growing inequality in Silicon Valley

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You Can't Tell Your Boss What You've Done If You Don't Know What You've Done

The first step in developing your personal Accomplishments Inventory and Statement is to compile an exploratory list of those things you are proud to have achieved. (Serialized from the soon-to-be published, "PROMOTE!")

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15 Cities That Are Hidden Gems for Tech Job Seekers

San Francisco and New York City may offer the glam factor, but they also bring high costs of living to go with it. If you dig a little deeper, there are many lesser-known cities that offer good pay and good quality of life.

IBM's Robert LeBlanc has his head in the cloud

The newly appointed exec is tasked with putting Big Blue ahead in the cloud race

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Why Improving Emotional IQs Makes for Better IT Leaders

Hiring and retaining talent is becoming a priority as CIOs struggle to find and retain top talent. Raising the emotional IQ of your IT leaders is one big step towards creating a culture where people want to work.

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How to Help Millennials Shine in the Workplace

Millennials already make up a large part of the workforce and in 10 years they are expected to represent the majority of workers. In order to uncover this generation's full potential, businesses need to better understand its traits...

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Quantify Your Value and Earn More

You were hired because someone believed you would produce more value for the organization than you would cost it. (Serialized from the soon-to-be published "PROMOTE!")

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The 10 Most Overused LinkedIn Buzzwords

LinkedIn recently released a list of the most overused buzzwords in its users' profiles. CIO.com's Matt Kapko suggests a number of creative and effective ways to avoid the buzzwords, polish your profile and stand out to hiring...

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