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And have a nice weekend!

It's crunch time for this software development team, with major deadlines fast approaching. But there are ways to handle mandatory overtime -- and ways NOT to handle it.

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How to give resumes a third dimension

SkillGigs, an auction-based recruiting and hiring marketplace, uses technology to deliver a more well-rounded picture of would-be hires.

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Out of focus: The multitasking dilemma

Just about everyone is doing it, but no one does it well.

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Robotics, automation play a big role in Gartner's top 10 predictions

According to Gartner's annual top-10 list of strategic predictions, robots, robotic systems and automation will have an expanding role.

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7 agile certifications to take your career to the next level

The agile methodology has changed the face of software development and project management. It’s also increased demand for professionals with agile skills. Here are seven Agile-focused certifications to benchmark your knowledge.

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Ch-ch-changes: Gartner’s top 10 emerging trends

The top issue facing IT departments today is nonstop demand, according to Gartner. But IT shops face a lot of challenges.

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Robots will create robots (and other Gartner predictions)

Gartner's vision for the future is either very exciting -- or the stuff of nightmares.

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Q&A: <i>The Martian</i> author talks programming, getting to Mars

The author of the book The Martian, which opens as a movie on Friday, said he doubts NASA will reach its goal of sending astronauts to Mars by the 2030s.

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Increasingly, U.S. IT workers are alleging discrimination

Seven IT workers at Disney are pursuing, or plan to pursue, federal and state discrimination administrative complaints over their layoffs.

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How to ace the CISO interview: Be ready for the tough questions

The final hurdle to top information security jobs is the interview, or as one executive put it, “interviews” -- as many as a dozen. Successful candidates have to be prepared for the questions that are designed to see if they can be a...

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Companies want to hire IT pros – fast

While demand was down slightly, businesses still report a need for IT professionals in Q4. But candidates need to move fast, because companies are eager to fill these positions as soon as possible.

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4 ways MOOCs are changing professional development

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, offer a powerful platform for enterprise training, education and development – at big cost savings and with greater efficiency.

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8 ways to find legit freelance work

If you're looking for more freedom in your work schedule or you want to make some extra cash, you are probably considering freelance or IT contract work. But there's a lot of competition out there. Here are eight sites that can help...

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6 ways to blow your technical job interview

If you're looking for a job in IT, it's a safe bet a technical interview, a coding test or other skills assessment will be part of the job search process. Here's what not to do.

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New social network aims to find news tech pros really care about

Exclusive social sharing site Quibb gives technology professionals a space to connect with likeminded users to find, share and comment on industry-specific content.

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IT Resume Makeover: How to start from scratch

Twenty-five years of successful consulting gigs left Malcolm Greene with a list of accomplishments a mile long and a reputation as someone who could solve impossible problems. But when this veteran IT pro decided to make a move into...

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20 IT jobs slated for biggest raises next year

Recruiting and staffing specialist Robert Half Technology released its annual guide to U.S. tech salaries, which finds wireless networking engineers are in line for the biggest pay hike.

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HP to cut up to 30,000 jobs, mostly in services

HP is expecting to make some new hires to offset this reduction as it "reshapes" its workforce, but is not divulging exact numbers.

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