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Who's the Best-Paid CIO in the Land?

Was HP's CIO the best paid in the country in 2012? Maybe. Full Story »
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Working-at-Home a Win-Win for Employers and Employees

Marissa Mayer's infamous policy for Yahoo aside, telecommuting remains an important tool for reducing employee stress and increasing operational efficiency. Follow these tips to do it right.

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H-1B Loophole May Help California Utility Offshore IT Jobs

Southern California Edison is outsourcing part of its IT operations, and the jobs may be going overseas.

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IT Leader or IT Manager? How to Be the Best of Both

The best leaders aren't necessarily great managers and great managers aren't always the best leaders. A company needs both types of personalities to be competitive. Here's a look at the separate skills and traits associated with each, so you can be the best leader and/or manager for your IT team.

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6 Social Media Mistakes That Will Kill Your Career

Just because you're not posting drunken selfies doesn't mean you've got this social networking thing down. There are a number of more subtle social media mistakes that could hurt your career. Here are six to avoid.

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CIOs to Become In-House Brokers -- and That's a Good Thing

In their new role as brokers and consultants, CIOs will be in an even more powerful position. According to a new survey, two-thirds of C-level executives and business unit leaders expect the IT department to have more influence on technology decisions in the future.

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An Unnecessary Path to Tech: A Bachelor's Degree

Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Edward Snowden all launched tech careers without four-year college degrees, and that may be true for a large percentage of techies.

How To

Job Search Tips for 2014 College Grads

In an increasingly competitive tech job market, graduates of the Class of 2014 should begin their job search today -- but yesterday would have been better. Follow these steps to kickstart your career.

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App Invasion: Keep Your Caffeine Addiction Under Control with Up Coffee

Jawbone's Up Coffee tells you when to put down the latte so you can go to bed on time.

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Airline Hopes Gamification Can Make its Oracle ERP Users Soar

WestJet's initial gamification project focuses on expense reporting

Advice & Opinion

Why 2014 is the Year to Become an Independent IT Contractor

There's never been a better time to explore opportunities as a technology contractor. The potential payoffs can benefit both workers and companies.

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IT Salary Survey 2014: Who's Hot, Who's Not

A shortage of workers with both technical and business skills has employers scrambling and (some) IT pros smiling.

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The 'Always-On' IT Culture: Get Used to it

Thanks to factors ranging from BYOD and flexible work arrangements to the global economy, a broad range of IT roles demand around-the-clock accessibility. IT professionals say it's part of the territory and are devising strategies to cope.

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What Do IT Workers Want?

Smart employers know the score: Take-home pay still matters, but so do company culture, praise and challenging work.

Advice & Opinion

The Benefits of an Unstructured Career

Too often we make self-limiting assumptions about position, status and the need to rigidly follow a career path.