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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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How to Attract Agile Development Talent

The agile framework for software development brings speed, flexibility and efficiency to IT-focused organizations. But finding and hiring agile talent requires that you shift your outdated mindset and change your hiring practices. ...

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IT Crucial as Feds Respond to 'Perfect Storm' Labor Squeeze

Government agency leaders urged to embrace digital services and mobile work strategies to improve citizen services amid hiring freeze.

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6 Hot New IT Roles for 2015

The breakneck pace of change in the IT industry is forcing you to change the way you think about attracting and hiring skilled workers. Here are six new IT roles for 2015 and advice on how to find talent to fill them.

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The Mobile Revolution Will Reshape Hiring and Onboarding

There's no better time to educate employees about how mobile devices are used within the organization.

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Job Solicitations Multiply for Tech Talent

Even happily employed IT workers consider jumping ship. Tech pros receive, on average, 34 solicitations per week, according to IT staffing provider TEKsystems.

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Tech Industry Job Boom Fuels IT Recruiter Shortage

While companies scramble to fill vacant and newly created tech roles, a shortage of recruiters is adding to the crunch -- making it a good time to become an IT recruiter.

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8 Leadership Lessons From Steve Ballmer

No one will forget Steve Ballmer's tenure at Microsoft. As he steps down from the board to bring his unique energy to owning the L.A. Clippers, here's a look at eight leadership lessons you can learn from the colorful former CEO.

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Government CIOs Urged to Hire IT Workers With Soft Skills

As the federal IT operation shifts to a service-oriented model, CIOs need to staff up with managers with diverse backgrounds and the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse array of customers and providers.

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New Hospital CEOs Tend to Be Outsiders, Were Rarely CIOs

Look at the hospital C-suite moves made so far in 2014 and you'll see that facilities tend to hire outside candidates for CEO and promote the COO if they do look internally. They all but ignore the CIO when filling the corner office...

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How to Identify Soft Skills in IT Job Candidates

As IT departments are called upon to play larger, more public roles in today's businesses, the skill set of the ideal IT employee has changed. How can companies identify whether a job candidate has the 'soft skills' to bridge the gap...

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How Far Will Businesses Go to Lure Developers?

IT departments are getting creative to attract and retain elite software development talent. Is this just a temporary bubble or a sustainable hiring practice?

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