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Microsoft skills: What's hot and what's not?

SQL Server, Azure, SharePoint, and .Net are among the Microsoft skills most in demand

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IT job growth slows, but pay is up for specialists

According to Foote Partners, IT job growth in January 2016 was the worst in nearly a year and a half, but extra pay inched up at the end of 2015


You went where? School rivalry bleeds into boardroom

A project lead puts in the work, does the research, and makes the case before the board, but the ultimate decision comes down to a surprising detail

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The 10 best IT jobs in America

Anonymous career review and job search site Glassdoor recently released its annual Best Jobs in America list for 2016, and 10 of the top 25 roles are in IT


Judge gives breathing room to 34,000 foreign workers

The Optional Practical Training program, criticized as a back-door H-1B visa, gets 90-day reprieve to get its act together

The printer’s possessed! Hit the panic button

A printer prank works a little too well, and a joke almost brings the office to a standstill

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Hiring a data scientist? You're doing it all wrong

Businesses and technology leaders have learned a lot about the importance of data and the need for data scientists, but do they understand what the role of a data scientist should entail?

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8 tips for recruiting cyber security talent

Finding cyber security talent isn't easy, but it's even harder if you use the same methods that work for other IT talent specialties. Here's how to get it right

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How to win the war for IT talent

The battle to hire IT pros is only going to get more brutal in 2016, and even heavyweights like Adobe and Facebook are exploring unorthodox methods for sourcing and screening

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Data scientists have the hottest job in America

In a new report on the best jobs in the U.S., 10 of the top 25 were jobs in the technology industry

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From IT hero to IT zero: The tale of a typo

All eyes fall on IT when a program goes awry. Now it's up to the techie to work out the solution, down to the tiniest detail

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IT careers: How to put your career on the fast track

Many IT professionals say they would go all-out to land the best jobs, with the best benefits at the best companies. All it takes is up-to-the-minute skills and a whole lot of drive

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10 reasons to encourage workplace distractions

Face-to-face interactions aren't a waste of time, but are increasingly important in a digital world and can positively impact your business

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IT salaries, job market hit a speed bump

Janco Associates survey finds a mere 1.39 percent increase in salaries and waning demand for IT professionals in the past year


Get a job or get a refund: Udacity's promise

Graduates of Udacity's Nanodegree Plus courses will get their money back if they're not gainfully employed within a year

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Going home, IT guy? Not so fast

For one tech pro, the reward for a successful migration is an extended and unexpected stay in the office

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HackerRank Jobs mobile app values skills tests over resumes

The app matches developers with companies based on demonstrated ability and offers a guaranteed response time

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IT job growth slowed at the close of the year

Sluggish hiring in November and December dragged down the overall growth numbers for 2015

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