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Looking for Perfection: Tech Companies Have the Most Rigorous Interview Processes

New study suggests Google isn't the only one with high recruitment standards

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Top 10 States for Tech Workers Willing to Relocate

Are you willing to move for your next position? Using data provided by Dice.com, CIO.com counts down the 10 most desirable states for relocation as told by tech professionals.

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Wanted for Hire: Engineers With Ideas of Their Own

Cambridge Consultants depends on the creativity of its engineers to solve problems for its clients.

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13 Insider Tips for Acing Your Job Interview

Esoteric puzzles, landmine questions, ‘cultural fit’ -- these 13 tips help you navigate the IT interview process with confidence

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Hello World 3.0: Staffing Technology

Hiring, retaining and keeping skills fresh top the recently released list of Educause Top 10 IT Issues for 2015.

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4 Ways Your Competitors Are Stealing Your IT Talent

Savvy companies are shopping for talent in what is arguably the best place to find it -- their competition. As the talent war heats up, poaching tech professionals is becoming increasingly common. Here's how it's done and how to stop...

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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...


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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