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8 most in-demand IT security certifications

High-profile security breaches (such as this week’s hack of Ashley Madison) have highlighted the need for skilled security professionals. The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote...

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5 digital talent shifts every IT leader should know

Talent shifts are not just about technology skills. It is critically important to consider how digital is altering the organizational landscape from top to bottom and right to left. It's time to take a more focused look at digital's...

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6 etiquette rules for office communications

Corporate communication has taken a decidedly casual turn, with texting, messaging and even emoticons becoming a standard in the office. Here's how to navigate the tricky etiquette of the new communications frontier.

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How to find career happiness: Stop chasing the money

Do you think career happiness is all about the money? Columnist Rob Enderle doesn’t. He says focus on happiness as your main goal and let cash play a supporting role.

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U.S. employees are happy, but burnt out

A new research report reveals that U.S. employees are overworked and burnt out on the job, but surprisingly, most are happy -- for now. What can savvy businesses do to address burnout before their employees fade away?

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6 ways to give millennials the mentorship programs they want

Traditional corporate mentorships just don't cut it for today's millennial workers. Younger employees seek meaningful and time-efficient relationships with senior colleagues. These six expert tips can help organizations understand...

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Top 10 job boards on Twitter

Celebrities, politicians and companies all have a Twitter account today, so why not job boards? Here are 10 job boards that are using Twitter better than the competition.

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How to use video to improve IT recruiting

Video may have killed the radio star, but it's reinvigorating tired and time-consuming hiring practices to increase efficiency and boost the quality of IT talent.

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Reddit chief Ellen Pao resigns amid vitriol, protests

Pao leaves after the company's firing of a key employee sparked a user revolt

OPM director resigns after unprecedented data breach

Katherine Archuleta stands down a day after scale of the massive breach was made clear

Uber argues in court that drivers want independence, flexibility

The ride-hailing company received support from over 400 drivers and a law professor

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 9

NYSE down but it's no cyberattack... Microsoft slims down phone business again... IBM makes world's smallest chips

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5 shocking examples of H-1B visa program abuse

The H-1B visa program was designed to encourage highly skilled foreign workers to put down roots in the U.S. and spur innovation. However, many IT firms are twisting the intent of the program, and using it to hire inexperienced...

Microsoft pulls back from phone business, announces 7,800 layoffs

Microsoft will write off the entire value of the smartphone business it acquired from Nokia

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What to do when employee performance feedback goes wrong

Managers can read books, get trained, practice and plan, and still your employee may toss you something you don't anticipate. But you can handle it. The key is asking good questions and really listening.

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Healthcare needs more IT security pros – stat

Technology is bringing amazing changes to the healthcare industry, but it’s also bringing the need for more IT security professionals. What’s causing this lack of talent and if you’re a security pro, how can you land a job in this...

Microsoft said to plan more staff layoffs

The new layoffs will affect the company's hardware group and other businesses

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Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?

While tech salaries have increased, many organizations are eliminating benefits like tuition reimbursement, awards and telecommuting. What does this mean for IT workers?

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