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Top 10 states for software jobs

Based on data from BSA and The Software Alliance, here are the best states for software careers

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2016 college grads: Prepare for a cutthroat job market

The quarterly U.S. Hiring Trends Report reveals that new graduates should prepare for some serious competition

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IT Resume Makeover: How to show employers the real you

In this installment, a senior security system administrator's resume is reworked to show his qualifications for a career in security or cloud management

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Clinton’s tech plan defers student loans for risk takers

The proposal, aimed at millennials, seeks to make it easier for recent college graduates to form startups

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Clinton wants to ‘staple’ green cards on STEM grads' diplomas

The move, part of a larger tech agenda, means advanced degree grads would have an immigration path

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3 tips for negotiating the salary you deserve

Successfully negotiating a starting salary or for a raise comes down to being able to prove three things: your accomplishments, your achievements and your value

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Tech pros share advice for new computer science graduates

Tips, lessons learned, and advice for computer science graduates entering the workforce

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IT job stress is dropping, but so is job satisfaction

Working in IT can be a stressful career, but a new survey shows the pressure's easing for many tech workers. But is career satisfaction dropping, too?


8 reasons why your security awareness program sucks

Most awareness programs are just very bad and, like with all security countermeasures, there will be an inevitable failing

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7 habits of highly effective developers

Writing solid code doesn't take as many hours as you may think. Here's how the best get it done (hint: being lazy is a good start)

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MCP, MCSE, and more: Training options for Microsoft admins

There are many paths -- too many, in fact -- to keeping your skills up to date, so here's a guide on how to get the right training

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By the numbers: Cyber attack costs compared

Not all cyber attacks are created equal. Infographic shows what are the most expensive cyber attacks, how costs are distributed, and where organizations are putting their money

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Open source job market booming

The demand for open source talent is high, according to a new report from and The Linux Foundation

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10 most in-demand Internet of things skills

The Internet of things is ramping up into a multi-billion dollar industry and with it goes demand for employees with IoT skills. Here we look at the skills that employers want

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Want to boost your salary? Learn Scala, Golang, or Python

Scala, Golang, and Python, along with big data tech like Apache Spark, reliably bolster your paycheck, according to salary-tracking site PayScale

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IT resume makeover: Breaking through tech jargon

In this resume makeover, the candidate didn't need a complete remodel. Instead, he needed to shift the overall focus

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Where to cut corners when the security budget gets tight

Security pros provide advice on where to focus your efforts when money is unexpectedly short on supply

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How the skills shortage is transforming big data

As the field of data analysis matures, jobs are growing more specialized

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