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8 essential sites for researching your next employer

Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between...

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5 productivity hacks you'll be thankful for

Here are five productivity hacks that can help cut through the chaos and make the most of your work time this holiday season.

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5 email helpers you need to install right now

Email overload is a fact of daily business life. Or is it? While plenty of applications promise to help you manage the morass of messages munging up your mailbox, these five may actually deliver on those promises.

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7 wireless charging solutions

The world of wireless charging is about to get a lot more electric. CIO.com's Al Sacco presents several wireless charging options that make great, affordable holiday gifts for the techie on your list.

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7 reasons tech internships pay off

In today's competitive market, college students need to make sure they have a leg up on the competition when it comes time for their job search. Here are seven reasons to get an internship in tech before graduation.

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Why Logitech's K811 keyboard beats Apple's new Magic Keyboard

Apple's new Magic Keyboard doesn't cut it compared to Logitech's K811 keyboard. The K811 keyboard offers easy Bluetooth switching and back-lit keys for a slightly lower price.

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You moved to the cloud ... the Internet's down. Now what?

Major connectivity issues are bound to happen sooner or later. Will your employees be able to keep working, or is an Internet outage a prelude to sending everyone home for the day?

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14 rules for creating a bring-your-dog-to-work policy

Think the 'D' in BYOD applies only to 'Device'? Think again. Pet-loving business owners, as well as dog (and cat) experts, share their advice on allowing dogs and other pets at the office.

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10 (more) ways to be productive at work

Staying productive and energized at work can be a challenge, but these 10 tips can help you stay at the top of your game and power through that to-do list.

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Matching students with their dream career (before college)

Can a quick personality test help match you with a career that will play to your strengths and interests? CareerBuilder says it can.

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CareerLabs offers deeper dives on potential employers

A new job search site claims to offer information on a company's work-life balance, financial health, political affiliations and culture -- everything you really need to know about a potential employer but didn't know where to look. ...

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12 ways to be more productive at work

Do you hit that mid-afternoon slump every day? Rather than making a Starbucks run or pounding a couple of Red Bull energy drinks, follow these 12 natural ways to boost your energy and your productivity.

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How the Internet of Things shakes up jobs, improves efficiency

Energy and utility systems may be among first to show IoT success, but some IT executives remain skeptical.

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Who does IT really serve?

CIOs are grappling with the shift in IT that takes control away from them to the business consumers (end users) to set the agenda. What are the implications of this shift and how can CIOs and enterprise IT adapt?

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