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Resume Strategy career tips

IT resumes: lies, half-truths, and embellishments

HR pros and hiring managers encounter candidates of all kinds and any lie on a resume is a definitive red flag. However, all lies are not created equal.

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16 tips for thriving as an IT contractor

Companies continue to supplement their full-time technical ranks with temporary contractors. Here’s how to make it work.

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How-to: Get started with MariaDB

An easy step-by-step guide to setting up a MariaDB database server and phpMyAdmin on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu

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Women in IT: No longer a nice-to-have

As pressure to diversify rachets up, companies are reaching out to lure women into IT. Here’s how to go about it

Data center security in the cloud.

5 techniques for securing your enterprise data

The pros and cons of new techniques and tools, such as cloud access security brokers, adaptive access control and pervasive sandboxing

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12 tips to tune your Wi-Fi network

More and more people are looking for Wi-Fi connectivity, especially at public venues -- on their laptops, smartphones and tablets -- to help conserve cellular data usage.

A closer look at CIO salaries, bonuses, and perks

Median pay among 26 IT leaders is $2.2 million, according to our analysis of CIO compensation

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Apple Swift: A programming primer

Get the scoop on Swift, Apple's new programming language that allows developers -- newbies and veterans alike -- to write OS X and iOS apps in modern syntax

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Do’s and don’ts of using social media in your job search

Social media can be a great tool for job searches, but if used incorrectly, it can hurt your chances of getting hired

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IT resume makeover: How (and when) to break the rules

The ironclad rule of resume writing is to highlight your career in reverse chronological order – all the time, every time, right? Wrong. Resume expert Donald Burns explains why

Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

iOS 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 both up the ante for mobile management, but iOS 8 also raises questions beyond MDM tools' capabilities

Betting big on the 'SMAC stack'

The notion of combining social, mobile, analytics and cloud into one integrated architectural pipe is gaining traction

11 signs you've been hacked Deep Dive

11 signs you've been hacked -- and how to fight back

Redirected Net searches, unexpected installs, rogue mouse pointers: Here's what to do when you've been 0wned

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Consumerization of IT: How IT should manage personal technology at work

The sheer ubiquity of consumer tech as a workplace staple means it’s better to embrace it now instead of be pushed aside later

Review: For a sweet desktop, try Mint with Cinnamon

Linux Mint 17 offers long-term support; emerges as open source alternative for Windows XP users

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Digital Spotlight: Cloud Security

The scalability of cloud computing depends on sharing resources that were never shared before, creating a new set of risks and demanding a new set of security best practices

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Download InfoWorld's Consumerization of IT special report

Gorgeous, user-friendly gadgets like smartphones and tablets have ushered in a trend that IT can't hope to stop. But IT can turn consumerization to its advantage

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Download the Cloud Monitoring Deep Dive Report

A new generation of monitoring systems addresses the challenges of large-scale applications and more dynamic infrastructures

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