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Your guide to top tech conferences 2017

CIO.com's sortable, searchable directory of technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a convention center near you (or ones worth a trip out of town).

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10 most in-demand Internet of Things skills

The internet of things is a multi-billion dollar industry and with it comes demand for employees with IoT skills. However, insufficient staffing and lack of expertise is hampering the IoT market, which means more opportunities for...

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5 tips to uncover a company's culture before accepting a job

Company culture varies among employers, but it's important to have a good sense of what you want in a working environment before you accept a job offer.

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7 tips for engaging millennials in tech companies

Technology companies are infamous for high turnover and rapid burnout. Why is this, and how can senior leaders navigate a rapidly evolving talent market?

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Class of 2017 may be in for a rude awakening

New research shows a major disconnect between what recruiters and hiring managers expect from entry-level IT talent and the skills and experience new grads actually have.

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CIO Career Coach: Changing the culture in IT

If you don't own your organization's culture, one will manifest itself. And changes need to come from the top. CIO.com contributor Martha Heller discusses the challenges IT leaders face when shaping the culture.

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Why white men must lead the push for diversity

It turns out that white men should take the lead in advocating for diversity, because they're the only ones who aren't punished for doing so.

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How a job candidate’s experience affects your brand

New research reveals that how candidates are treated in the job search process directly impacts how they view your company as consumers.

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4 tips to help you wait for a promotion or raise

The wait for a promised promotion or raise can be agonizing, but the reality they rarely happen overnight. Here's what you can do while waiting for the details to be finalized.

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The one sales skill you must master as a leader

Leadership is about sales. To lead, you must win over people to a shared vision. You must influence them to consider situations and possible paths forward. Ultimately, you must close the deal and get them to take action, to support...

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Salaries for storage, networking pros continue to rise

The annual salary survey from Dice.com shows tech salaries stagnating slightly, but certain in-demand skills did see increases in 2016.

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Decoding banks digital customers’ expectations

Digital has become the pulse of banking customers’ interactions, and it continues to strongly influence their behavior, expectations and needs. Yet, banks are still vulnerable as the new digital customers still find difficulties in...

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How tech activists harness purchasing power to bring about change

Activists launch collective actions with Twitter, Facebook, Google Apps and YouTube. Grab Your Wallet and SleepingGiant show how online campaigns can bring about change.

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How IT can foster a spirit of ‘intrapreneurship’

Corporations don't have to look outside for fresh and innovative ideas. Instead, businesses can foster intrapreneurship by encouraging better communication between IT and other departments.

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Why human interaction is the 'killer app' for recruiters

In an age of automation, recruiters must focus their energy on higher-value, high-touch activities that emphasize personal connection to help attract and retain the best talent.

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Shattering remote worker stereotypes

Contrary to popular beliefs, remote workers are more empathetic, desire human connection and pick up the phone more than their in-office counterparts.

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How politics is impacting your company's productivity

A survey from Wakefield Research and BetterWorks suggests political discourse is starting to affect workplace productivity as a result of the 24 hour social-media news cycle. Here's what you can do about it.

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6 soft skills employers should be looking for in tech talent

LinkedIn's Jennifer Shappley shares how she sources for soft skills and what to look for in your own candidates.

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