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Career advice for IT professionals, including job search tips, interview techniques, project management, IT-business alignment, outsourcing, and vendor management

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IT Resume Makeover: Highlighting transformational leadership

To move up the ladder, focus your resume on your strongest traits — and back up those assertions with actionable results you’ve achieved at each step along your career trajectory.


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The one major downside of employee referrals

While it’s true that employee referrals often result in more loyal and productive hires, companies targeting innovation or growth should beware the unwanted impact referrals can have on your workforce.

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13 emerging IT certifications for today’s hottest skills

From the cloud, to cybersecurity, to data analytics — these new and emerging IT certifications are growing in popularity and demand, according to a report from Global Knowledge.

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5 keys to improving your hiring process

What to find the best fit for your open positions? Strong, open communication with recruiters and hiring managers help make sure your job listings attract the best talent.

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Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.

Pay attention to the technology malady of our time. It's making your employees miserable — and unproductive.

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5 ways your recruiting process is broken — and how to fix it

Effective recruiting practices are vital in a tight job market. Here's how to improve your hiring process and ensure you're attracting the right talent for the job.

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Stack Overflow adds developer IQ scores to profiles

Developers can test—and publicize—their proficiency across 63 categories

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7 reasons CIOs quit (or lose their jobs)

From false promises to role changes, CIOs exit when their ability to execute their strategy or grow their careers hits a road block — a trend that may be accelerating, thanks to the rise of digital transformations.

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7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2018

Demand for tech talent will continue to outpace supply in the year ahead, while the mix of skills necessary to remain relevant in IT will undergo a significant shift.

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The 6 employee benefits job candidates want most

Looking to hire great talent quickly? There are certain benefits and perks job candidates truly want that can speed up time-to-hire.

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Developers prefer learning over money, but still want money

An Accenture survey also shows that most platforms are poor at providing good content

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The future of work: How to thrive through IT’s latest revolution

A seismic shakeup of the workplace is under way, as emerging technologies and employment dynamics are reshaping workforces and organizations alike. Here’s how to keep ahead of the changes.

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The 7 most in-demand tech jobs for 2018 — and how to hire for them

From data scientists to data security pros, the battle for the best in IT talent will wage on next year. Here’s what to look for when you’re hiring for the 7 most in-demand jobs for 2018 — and how much you should offer based on...

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10 Best Places to Work in 2018

Looking for a better workplace? Here are the 10 best companies you can work for, according to Glassdoor.

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10 under-the-radar cities with great tech career opportunities

Just off the well-trod IT path are 10 smaller metro areas that offer incredible job opportunities, short commutes, lower cost of living and amazing quality of life.

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The 11 most difficult IT hires today

The IT talent gap is driving up demand for skilled IT pros, but for certain roles and skillsets, finding — and signing — the right candidate can feel a bit like trying to capture a unicorn.

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Employers want JavaScript, but developers want Python

Employers also want developers skilled in React.js, Angular, and Node.js—but fewer developers have those skills

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Want a more diverse workforce? Hire bootcamp graduates

Coding bootcamps are producing more than double the number of graduates as the U.S.’s largest traditional CS programs, and those graduates are far more diverse.

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What is penetration testing? Ethical hacking basics and requirements

Penetration testing, or ethical hacking, is an in-demand skill for evaluating an organization’s defenses. Here’s what it entails and tips for breaking into the role.

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