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Video: The real story behind the H-1B visa program

The vast majority of people who work in IT did everything right. This is the story of how the H-1B visa program punished some of them anyway

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Median IT wage is $10K higher for men than women

One in 10 IT workers telecommute, and one in five have at least a master’s degree, Census Bureau data also shows

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Opinion: How the H-1B visa affects American workers

Computerworld national correspondent Patrick Thibodeau has covered the controversial H-1B guest-worker visa for many years. It's a complicated topic, but to understand it, you need to know just one thing: its effect on American IT...

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$39 for 54 Hours of Training with the Linux Essentials Bundle - Deal Alert

These 5 courses will take you from newbie to Linux pro. Complete with two classes designed for Linux beginners, the Linux Essentials Bundle is the first step to a system administrator career, or to making a lateral move to your IT...

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Enough! Project scope creeps past the boiling point

Take a client who asks for more and more, subtract professional boundaries, and you get a stressful project for a young techie

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Top 10 cities for tech workers

A high salary can mean nothing if you're living in a city with a high cost of living, like San Francisco or Boston. But in these 10 cities that are experiencing job growth, you can find a decent salary with a low cost of living

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Mingis on Tech: The future of H-1Bs and the fate of IT

Although the controversial H-1B visa program has gotten some attention on the campaign trail this year, larger issues facing the IT industry are being ignored.

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Bridging IT’s growing generation gap

Deft management skills and a lot of empathy are required to balance the priorities and expectations of millennials, baby boomers and the Gen X-ers stuck between them.

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Oracle says it didn’t ask employee to cook cloud accounts

The software and cloud company claims the employee was terminated for performance reasons

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5 types of toxic team members and how to handle them

Here's how to handle the five worst offenders whose behavior ruins projects and the concept of teamwork for everyone else

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With cyberattacks putting everyone on edge, companies are looking for ethical hackers--IT pros paid handsomely to hack their network, expose security flaws, and fix them before someone else breaks in. Learn the tools of the ethical...

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IT resume makeover: Don’t try to please everyone

Writing a resume means knowing your audience. If you try to please everyone, you’ll only wind up with an unfocused and disjointed document filled with unconnected work experience and accomplishments.

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CIO Career Coach: How to build your brand

CIO.com Blogger Martha Heller shares the secrets to building a brand that highlights what you do best.

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CIO Career Coach: 6 signs it's time to leave your job

CIO.com blogger and executive career strategist Martha Heller explores the reasons IT pros may want to consider moving from passive job seeker to active job seeker.

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The 15 best cities for information security pay

Job site Indeed analyzed salaries and cost of living in top U.S. cities to find where information security jobs really pay the most. The results may surprise you.

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Spelling counts: The case of the stuffed server

A tech pro jumps in to stop the madness when a company's mail servers come to a screeching halt

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85% off Business Intelligence & Data Science Online Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Become Your Office's Data Analytics Hero with These 4 Interactive Courses, discounted 85% for a limited time to just $39.

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Businesses stick with Java, Python, and C

A recent survey found that while developers are into newer languages like Swift, Rust, and Scala, businesses prefer the stalwarts -- and Python can bridge the gap between the two

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