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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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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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Why every tech pro should learn to code

You might think the need for coding skills applies only to programmers, but that is far from the case. This popular STEM skill has found its way into nearly every industry and is quickly becoming a skill

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Want happier, more productive employees? Be flexible

Research from PricewaterhouseCoopers highlights the growing demand for flexibility and autonomy at work. Embracing independence might be the only way for companies to succeed

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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?

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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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