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Bernie Sanders wants to raise wages of H-1B workers

Sen. Bernie Sanders, a critic of the H-1B program, also opposes the current system of "binding workers to a specific employer."


What CSOs should do in their first days

In today’s corporate setting, if a CSO enters the building with the intent of doing a gut job in the first few weeks, he most likely will find himself out the door in short order.

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Infosec jobs: Use keywords to boost your LinkedIn ranking

Hiring experts share the keywords you must use to rise to the top of LinkedIn searches for security professionals.

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Microsoft blames layoffs for drop in gender diversity

Microsoft has blamed a drop in its workforce's gender diversity on the thousands of layoffs it made to restructure its phone hardware business.

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10 best jobs in IT and engineering

IT and engineering are two industries that continue to grow and thrive regardless of economic conditions. These are the 10 best jobs in those fields, according to data from CareerCast, PayScale and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Two dozen Disney IT workers prepare to sue over foreign replacements

These employees are making discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, citing in part "hostile treatment in forcing the Americans to train their replacements."

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Imagining a future where new skills are no help

Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's chief economist, said that jobs at risk from automation total about 80 million in the U.S. and about 15 million in the U.K.

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Nearly 35,000 comment on new federal visa rule

The majority of comments received by the U.S. support extending the program, which is not surprising given H-1B demand.

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How to thrive in the coming tech gig economy

The rise of contract and contingent work is shaking up the traditional IT career path. Here’s how to navigate for success

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Help desk hiring is strong as IT gets more complex

In HDI’s most recent survey of 803 tech pros, 28% said they were planning on expanding staff by creating and filling new positions over the next 12 months. Only 4% said they were cutting, and 17% said hiring was frozen -- open...

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How CISOs and CEOs must work together

Information security chiefs continue to fight with C-level executives for more resources, bigger budgets and a greater understanding of the threats their business faces in the online world. But with daily hacks and data breaches now...

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Closing the cybersecurity talent gap -- one woman at a time

The severe shortage of cybersecurity talent is leaving the U.S. vulnerable to attacks. Women, in particular, are key to closing the security skills gap.

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Zig-zagging to success: A career in motion

An accomplished leader in academia, not-for-profits, philanthropy, private equity and boards of directors talks about a surprising career fueled by curiosity, passion, discovery and innovation.


As IT job market heats up, tech stress levels drop

Many IT pros feel more secure today about their career prospects, but some roles are still extremely stressful.

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Jury convicts brothers in H-1B fraud case, jail possible

The two conspirators falsely represented that their H-1B workers had full-time positions and were paid annual salaries, as required by regulation to secure the visas, said the government.

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4 Interview questions for data security analysts

Data security analysts are a hot commodity with a rising salary. Here are four interview questions you can expect hiring managers to ask, plus tips to answer them.

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App companies propose new model for worker benefits

Companies offering services through apps, venture capitalists and worker advocates are proposing a new model for worker benefits that will be "portable" across the number of jobs they do in the new on-demand economy.

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Sens. Grassley, Durbin launch new H-1B fight

Their proposed bill 'explicitly prohibits the replacement of American workers by H-1B or L-1 visa holders,' said the senators, in a joint statement.

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