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Looking for a new job? Today is your lucky day

Contrary to conventional wisdom, most job-seekers aren't active on weekends. Tuesday is the 'magic day' for hiring.

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Mobile worker guilt hits most young workers

Smartphones and smartwatches make it easier to do work at home and vice versa, and that can lead to guilt.

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Are retail employees second class members of the Apple family?

Much is made of Apple’s team spirit and appreciation of its employees. But do Apple's retail employees get the same treatment as its corporate employees?

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IT consulting: Is moving out on your own the right move?

Is it time to give up the work a day world and start your own consulting business? Experts weigh-in on the pros of cons of going your own way.

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Revenge of the Nerds: Starting salaries for Class of 2015 techies top $100K

Tech colleges report skyrocketing demand for computer science and other software-related majors.

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How developers can profit from the Internet of Things

Developers who have the right mix of Internet of Things skills and experience will soon command big bucks, but the time to start acquiring those skill is now.

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Why you can't trust job search experts over (or under) 30

Get the take on job search from someone who has been "in the trenches," and at the same time learn the latest, greatest techniques available to you. Explore the value in both ways before going all in.

Tata gives employees anniversary bonus, cuts into profits

India's largest outsourcer said its business had grown well in the first quarter

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6 ways to boost your personal brand

Your personal brand is more than just a buzz phrase -- it's the set of unique talents, skills and personality that makes you exactly the right fit for your dream job. Here are six tips to build your brand.

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For marketing pros, digital equals dollars

Marketing professionals who bring skills in areas such as SEO, social media, Web design and analytics can demand top dollar. (Includes infographic.)

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How data analytics can drive workforce diversity

Best known for driving hiring decisions and identifying skills gaps, data analytics can also deliver the visibility, workforce intelligence and employee engagement needed to improve gender, ethnic and racial diversity of IT teams.

Microsoft brings DelBene back for strategy and planning

Formerly president of the Office Division, DelBene helped oversee Healthcare.gov

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4 ways to jumpstart your career for less than $1,000

Is there anything better than putting on a jacket you haven’t worn in a while and discovering $20 in the pocket? Well, we’ve pushed that small pleasure up a notch and added a twist: If you suddenly had a spare $1,000, and wanted to...

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More real-world oddball tech job interview questions

Cisco, Microsoft, HP and Apple put candidates through the ringer

The first woman CEO to appear in a Google Images search is ... CEO Barbie

The results reflect a male-dominated corporate culture

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Are you prepared for the leadership gap?

Fewer employees are aspiring to C-level roles, preferring to use their leadership skills to make a direct impact on their organizations and colleagues from their current positions. What does that mean for the future of your business?

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In the IT talent wars, businesses need to sweeten the pot

CIOs worried about getting and keeping top IT talent may have to boost compensation and other enticements.

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How to tell if a company’s culture is right for you

You want to work where you are inspired to do your best and appreciated by your colleagues and manager. However, that kind of fit doesn’t happen by chance. Find out what it takes to target the right job, company and culture.

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