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Good tech talent is still hard to find (how to bridge the gap)

Companies have big plans for digital transformation, but the lack of skilled IT talent remains an obstacle. Here’s how to cope.

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10 tech certifications that pay the highest and are still growing in value

While pay for tech certifications has been declining overall, these certs are bucking the trend more than most.

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At SUSE, mentoring helps shape the future for women in tech

Melissa Di Donato’s first priority as CEO of SUSE was to implement a mentoring program to uplift women in their tech careers.

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6 tips for an effective IT internship program

A well-run internship program can provide a talent pipeline, help build your brand, and even jumpstart business innovation. Here’s how to ensure your interns are engaged, productive, and singing praise.

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7 factors women look for in an IT employer — and how to address them

Trying to improve diversity in your hiring pipeline? Here’s what will make your organization attractive to women and other minorities.

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7 ways to spot and help overwhelmed IT staffers

When workloads go over the top, employee performance can sink. Identifying and supporting beleaguered staffers can help you boost productivity and stem turnover.

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23 LinkedIn tips for job seekers

What’s the the best time to post on LinkedIn for maximum visibility? Should you hire a professional photographer to take your LinkedIn profile pic? LinkedIn experts share their secrets for job hunting success.

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Sponsorship vs. mentorship: Which is best for your career?

While seemingly similar, mentorship and sponsorship offer distinct differences as workplace support and provide unique benefits for your career.

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How to avoid a knee-jerk hiring strategy

If need is driving all of your recruiting decisions, you may be compromising.

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LinkedIn Talent Solutions: 10 tips for hiring your perfect match

Looking for the perfect candidate? LinkedIn Talent Solutions offers powerful tools and services for leveraging real-time data and machine learning to find your match.

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Ending white dominance in tech starts with white women

When white women fail to see the access and privilege afforded them, the “women in tech” narrative will continue to be characterized by the white woman’s perspective, thus erasing the experience of black women and other women of...

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What women want in the IT workplace: 6 key factors for hiring and retention

Women are exiting IT in droves, as companies struggle to hire and engage these valuable employees. The first step to change? Listening to what women want.

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6 important steps businesses can take to monitor and support mobile workers

Keeping team members connected to tools, resources, and information in a virtual work environment is of course, essential for success, but without the tools and your virtual environment can easily fall apart or become too overwhelming...

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Emphasis on diversity and inclusion helps Avalara scale globally

Automated sales tax software firm Avalara relies on diversity to ensure growth and engagement.

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6 tips for recruiting college IT talent

Don’t fear the FAANG: A targeted recruiting approach focused on establishing relationships and showing candidates their future can help any IT organization succeed on campus.

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Looking to improve IT operations? Try IBM’s ‘Pyramid of Pain’

IBM CIO Fletcher Previn has focused IT on fulfilling a hierarchy of core user needs to drive efficiency and promote IBM as a great place to work.

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How to prepare tomorrow’s workforce? Focus less on devices and more on digital thinking

Improving a person’s digital literacy can help them work, think and communicate more effectively in a world driven by technology innovation, notes the CIO at Clemson University. And it all starts by re-thinking traditional approaches...

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What employers look for when they Google you (3 key takeaways)

Insider Pro reached out to recruiters and HR pros to find out how they research job candidates online, what they’re looking for and what they think if a candidate has no online presence.

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