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What it really takes to land a software engineering job

This is the business-focused skill set that today's software engineering grads need to land a job in today’s market

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Career road map: Making a career in devops

Eric Sigler, head of devops for PagerDuty, talks about his career and what gets him out of bed in the morning

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AI and robotics could replace 6% of U.S. jobs by 2021

Those same systems could also create new jobs, Forrester report says

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Outdated and ill advised: How not to do email security

You've probably heard of security by obscurity, but one company's email policy takes it to the extreme

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H-1B bill advances in House -- as does anxiety about it

The House Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Wednesday on $100,000 wage minimum for H-1B-dependent firms

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University of California’s outsourcing is wrong, says U.S. lawmaker

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) wonders how to encourage young people to go into STEM-related fields when these jobs are being given to foreign workers

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Too many cooks whip up a networking mess

Cheap bosses and bad decisions add up to a networking disaster, and one tech pro has to undo the damage

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10 tech skills that will earn you more money

Technology jobs are profitable, but certain skills are growing increasingly in-demand, and businesses will pay a premium for them


Big data salaries set to rise in 2017

Data scientists are in line for the biggest pay hikes among data/data administration pros

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IT Resume Makeover: Knowing what to showcase

Writing a resume is all about conveying your skills and experience in an easy-to-read format. But sometimes you need a fresh eye to help identify relevant skills and projects you might have overlooked

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A little help here! Execs ignore overworked tech team

When a crucial department at a growing company is starved of resources, employee stress and sickness mount

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At HP, baby boomers allege age discrimination

Federal lawsuit points to CEO's own statements about firm's hiring goals

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How to look for a job while you're still employed

Ready for a new job, but not quite ready to let go of your current one? Here's how to conduct a job search while still gainfully employed

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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


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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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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