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IT workers brace for outsourcing, layoffs at health insurer

Major health insurer Health Care Service Corporation is planning to outsource part of its information technology operation in what employees fear could lead to a major layoff in the IT department.

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15 tricky job interview questions and how to answer them

Congratulations. Your killer resume and impeccable credentials have landed you an interview. Here's how to nail it.

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Tech jobs that will get you the biggest raise next year

Starting salaries for newly hired IT workers are forecast to climb 3.8% in 2017

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Clinton dodges H-1B question, but Trump wants changes

Clinton and Trump are as divided as night and day on H-1B reforms. One issue, perhaps, is Clinton's base of support in Silicon Valley.

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WayUp connects students & recent grads with jobs & internships

WayUp is an online marketplace that helps brands find great young talent, and helps college students and recent graduates find jobs and internships.

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$29 for This Premium 4-Course Training on Amazon Web Services- Deal Alert

Make yourself invaluable to any company reliant on AWS with The AWS Mastery Bundle, now just $29 for a limited time only.

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H-1B bill pulled from House committee vote amid complaints

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee backed away from its plan to take up an increasingly controversial H-1B bill today.

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25 CIO pay packages revealed

Familiar companies pay healthy bonuses, stock awards and executive perks to their top tech leaders

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Want to boost your CIO pay? Switch jobs

CIO pay packages show the power of negotiation by incoming and outgoing tech leaders

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H-1B bill advances in House -- as does anxiety about it

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday will vote on H-1B legislation aimed at closing a loophole that's made it inexpensive to replace U.S. workers with visa holders.

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Being pushed out of your comfort zone can make your IT career

Vanguard CIO John Marcante was working his dream job as the head of the company’s software development team. However, things were about to change.

How to start an indie dev business -- without quitting your job

Start an indie dev business -- without quitting your job

There’s a new, lucrative path to career development, and it starts in your spare time

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Why not taking a lucrative layoff package is brain-dead stupid

What should you do if you are offered a lucrative layoff package? Columnist Rob Enderle writes that the answer is a no brainer: Take the money and run.

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University of California’s outsourcing is wrong, says U.S. lawmaker

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) wonders how to encourage young people to go into STEM-related fields when these jobs are being given to foreign workers.

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50 years of <i>Star Trek</i>: Boldly inspiring generations of scientists

For many science, technology and space researchers today, the original Star Trek fueled their passions.

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14 tips for working with recruiters

If you’re a job seeker, follow this list of tips to make the most of your relationships with recruiters.

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University of California hires India-based IT outsourcer, lays off tech workers

Other IT groups in the 10-campus university system may follow suit, though none has announced plans.

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4 tips to get around resume filtering

Are applicant tracking systems and resume-filtering technologies hindering your job search? Here's how to beat them.

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