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Getting the job when you're overqualified

Which way to management?

The programmer's guide to breaking into management

The transition from command line to line-of-command requires a new mind-set -- and a thick skin

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12 fun, free summer classes for techies

MOOCs from EdX, Coursera, and newcomer Kadenze tackle superheroes, science of cooking, alien worlds, and more

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Can't disconnect on vacation? These IT pros offer their hard-earned tips

More IT professionals are reducing work activity and enjoying their vacation time. But it takes planning and resolve to completely unplug


Morale boosters: 5 proven ways to motivate your IT team

Disengaged teams foster a toxic and unproductive work environment. When motivation slips, here’s what you can do to get staff back on track.

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Spills and misunderstandings: The mystery of the help desk ticket

Troubleshooting user problems is always an adventure, and tech pros never know what they're going to get

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8 ways to jumpstart your career

IT professionals can improve their career prospects by making these tweaks

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Is your company culture driving away women tech workers?

Somewhere around the mid-career point, the number of women in IT plummets. Why? It's the culture, stupid

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The midyear state of the IT job market

The tech market is booming and that's good news for today's tech workers

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Punch it! A hole opens up in a deployment plan

A company's plan to implement RFID cards checks out perfectly back at HQ, but onsite, an unexpected hiccup arises

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What do today's graduates expect in the workplace?

Many 2015 graduates without a job lined up still have high hopes for their careers and a clear vision of what they want from the companies that hire them

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A bad manager's tricks: Mind games and manipulation

A control freak reigns over employees by withholding valuable information and making ridiculous demands

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Voice of experience: What IT newbies should know

Leaving college and entering the job market? Learn from the techs who've gone before

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How to hire for personality and train for skills

Even in a tight IT labor market, finding talent with the right technology skillsets probably isn't your biggest challenge. What's much more difficult is finding talent with the right personality fit

6 hottest IT jobs for new tech grads

6 hottest IT jobs for new tech grads

College graduates are entering the workforce, and interest in STEM and IT careers is reaching new heights

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SaaS migrations put the squeeze on in-house software developers

The number of software developers in the workforce is up from last year, but jobs in enterprise IT may become harder to find as more companies turn to cloud-based services

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7 ways to mitigate age discrimination in your job search

Here's how to make your age an advantage, not a deterrent, to landing a great job in the IT industry

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Annual WITI summit taps into awareness, frustration over lack of women in IT

Next week's Women in Technology Summit will shine a light on the accomplishments women have made in the industry

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Hush! Call that bug 'severe' at your own risk

After an acquisition, the new management team does all it can to play down and whitewash security events

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