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  • Mama, don’t let your babies grow up to be computer service technicians

    Posted April 24, 2013 - 11:47 am

    According to a new ranking of careers, programming jobs are desirable, but computer support roles not so much
  • Advocating for computer science education

    Posted December 19, 2012 - 11:54 am

    Computer Science Education Week and the Computer Science Education Act aim to make computer science a core subject in American schools
  • Career watch: nww grads are happy in IT

    Posted July 16, 2012 - 9:43 am

    U.K. study was small but showed overwhelming contentment with IT careers.
  • Tech hiring: Best house in a bad neighborhood?

    Posted June 11, 2012 - 1:29 pm

    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data and a recent survey by career site Dice underscore the impact of the shaky economic recovery on tech hiring.
  • Quick tips For easier business trips

    Posted May 5, 2012 - 7:30 am

    Travelling for business can be a headache. Our coach suggests three ways to minimize the stress.
  • Only 50 percent of college graduates get decent jobs

    Posted April 23, 2012 - 11:02 am

    Graduates in technology, science, and health fields do well, but a college degree now means only a 1 in 2 chance of avoiding unemployment or underemployment.
  • If you want to hate your job, IT may be the field for you!

    Posted December 5, 2011 - 9:21 pm

    The most-hated job in the world is director of information technology, according to an analysis of employee-generated reviews.
  • CIOs: The eternal nomads

    Posted March 30, 2011 - 2:06 pm

    In many ways CIOs are like nomads: They might set up camp for a short while, but before you know it they’re off in search of other pastures.
  • Tech job outlook good, better for freelancers

    Posted February 7, 2011 - 3:49 pm

    A couple IT industry surveys indicate that the business is booming for the tech industry. Opportunities are up for both full-time tech positions and for freelance IT jobs, but some of the news may make IT workers want to abandon the "security" of a salaried position and go solo.
  • Senate's H-1B foes begin new attack

    Posted February 1, 2011 - 10:50 am

    With the cap on H-1B visas reached last week, proponents have renewed calls for raising the cap. But two leading critics of the the program may be getting ready to seek new restrictions on the use of foreign labor.
  • CSO resumes: 5 tips to make yours shine

    Posted December 22, 2010 - 2:49 pm

    The current challenges in today's job market didn't stop Phillip Mahan from bouncing back quickly after a setback. Mahan was laid off from his position as manager of information security and risk management at Unisource Worldwide in February. By April he was working again as the business information security officer with ING. There is a reason why he wasn't on the job hunt for very long: He is fanatical about his resume and his career.
  • Career Watch: IT security loses some of its cachet

    Posted December 6, 2010 - 6:10 pm

    Ask a Premier 100 IT Leader: Jinx Walton
  • Offshoring blamed in part for IT's jobless recovery

    Posted December 6, 2010 - 9:33 am

    Data center workers were a big part of the unexpectedly weak U.S. labor report released Friday as TechServe Alliance said only 600 new IT jobs were created in November.
  • Seagate to pay $1.9M in damages to employee hired for phantom job

    Posted November 23, 2010 - 7:02 pm

    An engineer hired for a job that never materialized was awarded $1.9 million by a Minnesota jury after his employer, Seagate, uprooted him from a job in Dallas and then laid him off nine months later.
  • Why U.S. IT jobs aren't coming back

    Posted November 18, 2010 - 6:21 pm

    As the economy recovers, the jobs are going to India and other cheap-labor nations
  • H-1B at 20: How the 'tech worker visa' is remaking IT

    Posted November 17, 2010 - 2:55 pm

    This news analysis is part of our special report on the 20th anniversary of the H-1B visa, which also includes first-person accounts from five IT workers who have been directly affected by the H-1B program and visual and interactive tools to help you analyze H-1B visa data.
  • H-1B: The voices behind the visa

    Posted November 17, 2010 - 2:53 pm

    This article is part of our special report on the 20th anniversary of the H-1B visa, which also includes first-person accounts from five IT workers who have been directly affected by the H-1B program and visual and interactive tools to help you analyze H-1B visa data.
  • Majority plan to work through holiday "vacations"

    Posted November 17, 2010 - 2:46 pm

    Holiday shopping is already underway, but next week the real holiday season begins. Starting with Thanksgiving, employees across the United States and around the world will be taking four-day weekends and extended vacations to celebrate the holidays...sort of. Many will not physically go to the office, but will continue working through the holidays nonetheless.
  • Retired mainframe pros lured back into workforce

    Posted July 10, 2009 - 10:26 am

    Retired mainframe administrators are being offered lucrative deals and better work conditions by businesses unable to replace the experienced workers.
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