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Lawmakers headed to Silicon Valley to push tech companies on diversity

Recent data released by tech companies show low representation in their workforce for women, Hispanics and blacks

Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

The incoming chief could bring in more than $16 million in his first year


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Is your careers site driving away candidates?

A pleasant job applicant experience is your best chance of making a great first impression on candidates. Is yours up to par?

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Do these 5 things before you start your IT job search

Even in a hot job market, taking the next step in your career requires thought, planning and patience. Here are five steps experts say you need to take before you begin your job search to better position yourself for your next career...

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Can better job descriptions close the IT skills gap?

The skills gap is real, but debate over its root causes continues. IT executives blame a shortage of skills, but IT professionals looking for work say exaggerated requirements are the issue. Could a simple tweak in the way you...

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Job Hunting tips for the IT Pro

Martha Heller, an IT executive recruiter, offers up career advice for IT professionals at the recent IT Roadmap in Boston. Should executives job jump or build tenure? How much social media should they do? Heller offers up her...

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7 social media mistakes job seekers must avoid

If you aren't hearing back from recruiters and hiring managers, it might be time to take a good look at your social media presence. Industry experts explain how you may be turning off potential employers.

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8 most in-demand IT security certifications

High-profile security breaches (such as this week’s hack of Ashley Madison) have highlighted the need for skilled security professionals. The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote...

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Woman recruited by Google four times and rejected, joins suit

There was something about Cheryl Fillekes that Google really liked. Over a seven-year period, Fillekes was contacted by Google recruiters four different times for jobs. In each case, she did well enough in the phone interviews to get...

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IT Resume Makeover: How to use charts and graphs

Let's get visual. Charts and graphs can bring an eye-catching edge to your resume, especially if you're an IT sales or marketing pro looking to highlight your revenue-generating skills. Here, expert resume writer Jennifer Hay explains...

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6 tips for re-entering the workforce and competing with millennials

Re-entering the workforce after time off can feel overwhelming. If you’re looking to get back into a career after some time away -- and you’re feeling outnumbered by a swarm of millennials -- here’s how to improve your chances of...

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How to find career happiness: Stop chasing the money

Do you think career happiness is all about the money? Columnist Rob Enderle doesn’t. He says focus on happiness as your main goal and let cash play a supporting role.

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Bringing the Outside In

Innovation makes the unlikeliest of bedfellows

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Top 10 job boards on Facebook

Today’s job search has gone social, with job boards now reaching out to job seekers on popular social media sites like Facebook. Here are the 10 job boards that are using Facebook better than the competition.

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Top 10 job boards on Twitter

Celebrities, politicians and companies all have a Twitter account today, so why not job boards? Here are 10 job boards that are using Twitter better than the competition.

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Reddit chief Ellen Pao resigns amid vitriol, protests

Pao leaves after the company's firing of a key employee sparked a user revolt

OPM director resigns after unprecedented data breach

Katherine Archuleta stands down a day after scale of the massive breach was made clear

Uber argues in court that drivers want independence, flexibility

The ride-hailing company received support from over 400 drivers and a law professor

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 9

NYSE down but it's no cyberattack... Microsoft slims down phone business again... IBM makes world's smallest chips

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Rebuilding Trust in IT

Jay Ferro, CIO of American Cancer Society, on his four tenets of IT leadership

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