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7 Tips for Landing a Job at a Coding Competition

You don’t have to win the top prize to take away something arguably more valuable.

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4 Ways Your Company Is Contributing to the IT Skills Gap

As the adage says, if you aren't part of the solution, you're part of the problem -- and so it goes with IT organizations that talk about the skills gap but do nothing to help themselves.

Military Vets Excel in IT, Companies Find

Hiring veterans isn't just the patriotic thing to do, these companies say -- it's very good for the IT talent pool.

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IT Hiring Edges Up: Why? Take Your Pick

Whenever IT hiring picks up, as it did last month, the default explanation from analysts is this: The economy is improving.

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The Second Machine Age Will Make Everything You Know Obsolete

Think you're prepared for the economy of tomorrow? Unless you're ready to replicate something that Google build at 2 percent of the cost, willing to accept new robot overlords and able to affect U.S. economic, immigration and...

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The IT Freelance Economy is Growing, But Not at Large Firms

The type of company you work for may have a lot to do with whether you're a full-time employee or a contract worker.

Sen. Hatch Calls High-Skilled Worker Shortage ‘A Crisis’

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) this week outlined the Republican tech agenda for the next Congress, and called for raising the cap on H-1B visas.

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How to Fish for (and Land) IT Talent

CIOs need to be deeply involved in writing IT job postings -- not just leave it to the HR admin -- to lure great hires.

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5 Non-Traditional Hiring Tips for InfoSec

The majority of companies surveyed – 70 percent – says their IT security departments were understaffed.

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BMC Turnaround a Lesson in Corporate Leadership

When most companies are in trouble, they clean house or sell off assets. BMC has done neither. So far, it's working. Other firms would be wise to follow CEO Bob Beauchamp's example.

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Life as an IT Contractor

The upside of life as an IT contractor is alluring. You get to be your own boss, accept only the jobs you want, and work flexible hours. With each assignment comes the opportunity to learn new skills and gain exposure to different...

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Despite Recent Gains, the Best Year for Tech Employment Remains 2001

Tech industry employment reached 6.3 million in the first half of this year, up just 1.9% from a year earlier.

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The Coming War for Developers

The emergence of next-generation social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology has sparked a war for developers able to continue the fast pace of innovation. Enterprises that want to remain in business tomorrow would be wise to make...

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Women in IT: No Longer a Nice-to-Have

As pressure to diversify rachets up, companies are reaching out to lure women into IT. Here’s how to go about it.

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Former Infosys Recruiter Says He Was Told Not to Hire U.S. Workers

A lawsuit alleging that outsourcing firm Infosys favored hiring Indian workers over U.S. workers now includes an account from a recruiter about the alleged practice.

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States Worry About Ability to Hire IT Security Pros

The biggest challenges are money -- and not enough people in the pool.

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IT Resume Makeover: How (and When) to Break the Rules

The ironclad rule of resume writing is to highlight your career in reverse chronological order – all the time, every time, right? Wrong. Resume expert Donald Burns explains why.

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LinkedIn Is the New Letter of Recommendation

Due to the universal acceptance of LinkedIn in all matters employment the traditional reference letter has been relegated to the analog dust bin.

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