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IT Resume Makeover: Presenting an executive image

Looking to land your first tech executive role? Here’s how to overhaul your resume to catch a recruiter's eye and demonstrate your qualifications.

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What’s in store for tech in 2017

A look ahead at IT security, hiring, business transformation, IoT and more

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5 apps to gamify your personal and work lives

Being productive can be a challenge some days, but these five apps are designed to turn your to-do lists, habits and chores into a role-playing game.

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4 ways tech will shape workforce management in 2017

What lies ahead for workforce management next year? Here's what experts in their field are saying.

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10 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

Burning Glass scoured more than 40,000 job posting websites over the last year to find out which tech roles are most challenging to fill.

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U.S. says cybersecurity skills shortage is a myth

The U.S. government has released what it says is myth-busting data about the shortage of cybersecurity professionals.

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How career mobility programs improve retention

Enterprises are experimenting with internal career mobility programs that allow workers to test drive new roles in the hopes of boosting engagement and productivity.

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Who has the most impact in driving security advancement?

Advancing security in the enterprise doesn't happen without the right people getting on board

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3 ingredients of a successful attack

What we mean when we talk about method, opportunity and motive.

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In tech recruiting, playing it safe is risky business

To land the best and brightest talent, HR and recruiters have to be willing to take risks. But that doesn't mean what you think it does.

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Security basics for the holiday season, and the year to come

Consumers face, and willingly accept, a moderate amount of risk when they shop online or out in their local neighborhoods. This holiday season is no different, but the risk is elevated some, because criminals are looking for easy...

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Top 5 cities for workplace diversity in IT

Diversity in tech is a high-profile issue, and although tech-giants have vowed to change things, there are still some cities that are leading the way in diversity for the industry. Here are the five most diverse American cities for...

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7 reasons cloud migrations fail (free online course)

This course from training provider Logical Operations will prepare your organization for a move to cloud computing. The vendor-neutral class covers common reasons cloud migrations fail — and how to manage those risks — plus offers...

On the nature of 'IT' projects

Confusing IT projects with business projects is common – and the results are often catastrophic. Unfortunately, managers, end users and even IT professionals frequently fail to understand the distinction.

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Fight the talent shortage with citizen developers

You might not need a degree in computer science to become a software developer. Some businesses are turning to coding hobbyists and enthusiasts to fill the need for tech talent.

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10 resume do’s and don’ts for developers

Recruiters and hiring managers reveal what makes a candidate stand out -- or fall flat

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IT Career Roadmap: IT project manager

Behind every successful IT project is a great project manager. Here's what a career as a PM looks like and what it takes to get there.

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New tech jobs in top demand in 2017

Virtual reality, augmented reality and cognitive computing engineers head the list

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