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Is your future boss a scumbag? Trust your gut

An IT pro gets bad vibes at a job interview and later learns there's good reason for those suspicions

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Impossible! Management listens -- and hires more people

A dedicated and hard-working IT team is finally rewarded for its loyalty after a new CEO acts on the results of an internal audit

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Top 10 project management certifications

No matter what your IT role, a project management certification can add depth, breadth, and value to your skills. Here are the top 10 project management certifications, their requirements, and their cost

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7 things every new programmer should know

Veteran software developers share the lessons they’ve learned over the years about how to successfully navigate the professional coding business

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How to fix the tech talent shortage

There is a frightening shortage of IT skills in the United States today. Why is the shortage of skilled developers so threatening? Because failure to capitalize on digital trends and transform can result in lost competitive...

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Enough freaking tests! Just get on with the interview

How many tests are too many? An IT job seeker simply seeks face-to-face interaction after a battery of lonely exams

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IT job gains: Not as bright as they appear

IT job growth for July is softened by revised Bureau of Labor Statistics figures for the last couple of months

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Free course: The dark side of technology careers

In partnership with tech training provider PluralSight, CIO.com offers a free online course to help you learn about the bad things that can happen in tech careers and how to avoid, overcome or survive them.

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The real dirt on programming certifications

Code alone might not be enough to land you that top job

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9 ways you're sabotaging your job interviews

Your resume's in great shape, and you're even landing interviews -- but none of them lead to offers. Are you wrecking your chances without knowing it?

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Top 10 technology schools

Interested in going to one of the best colleges or universities to study technology? Here are the top 10 schools known for their computer science and engineering programs.

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Three months, one degree, $100K salary: Is this the future of IT training?

Crash courses in coding may be a launchpad for careers, but can they deliver developers that really get it?

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Do you work here? Ex-exec taxes tech support

No one knows why the retired exec continues to hang around the office, but they know to expect extra tech support questions from him

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How to ask for a raise: 7 things your boss wants you to know

Asking for a raise can be a nerve wracking experience -- especially if you’re not sure what to expect. Here are seven things CIOs and hiring managers want you to know about asking for a raise so you can better position yourself for...

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8 free tools that teach kids how to code

It’s never too soon to teach kids to code. After all, they are already growing up surrounded by technology and are naturals when it comes to tablets, smartphones and computers. Here are eight websites and apps you can use to get your...

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Is your careers site driving away candidates?

A pleasant job applicant experience is your best chance of making a great first impression on candidates. Is yours up to par?

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Micromanagement and mistrust ruin a dream job

A tech pro lands an ideal position -- aside from the demanding, second-guessing boss

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Cyber security job market to suffer severe workforce shortage

The shortage of experienced talent -- expected to reach 1.5 million by 2019 -- may explain why a cyber security software engineer earns more than a CSO

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