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Petition on OPT program ruling draws thousands of names

A petition on the White House's "We the People" site urging a quick response to a court ruling affecting STEM students on student visas is fast gaining signatures.

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Silicon Valley's 'pressure cooker:' Thrive or get out

People working in Silicon Valley may cry at their desks and may be expected to respond to emails in the middle of the night, but that's the price to work for some of the most successful and innovative tech companies in the world,...

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Cracking the code: 5 tips for hiring software developers

Hiring programmers is hard, but these tips from companies trying to improve the process just might help you to better identify, recruit and evaluate coding talent.

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Millennials in the workplace: 3 tips for making a lasting hire and 5 ways to make them stay

Millennials are known for job-hopping, making them risky hires. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 8 ways to cultivate a dedicated workforce.

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7 tips to get recruiters to look at your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn profiles are a visual representation of your professional brand, but what makes a recruiter click on your LinkedIn profile over another? Here are a few simple tricks you can use to make sure you get noticed by recruiters and...

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Working STEM students may be forced to leave U.S. next year, says court

A federal judge made a ruling this week that could force tens of thousands of foreign workers, many of whom are employed at tech companies on student visas, to return to their home countries early next year.

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Apple, Intel cite gains in hiring women and minorities

Apple and Intel are both making progress in their efforts to hire more women and minorities, according to figures released by the companies this week.

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Top 10 cities for IT pros looking to make a move

Business is booming in 2015, and across the country IT organizations are loosening the purse strings and shelling out big bucks for critical IT talent. Here's a look at the 10 hottest cities for IT pay based on percent increase in...

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As it sets IT layoffs, Citizens Bank shifts work to India via Web

Citizens Bank in Rhode Island has offered its IT employees solid middle-class wages and good benefits, but this slice of the America Dream is ending for many of them. Bank IT employees are training replacements in India to take over...

Star Power: Lessons in recruiting from the world of sports

You can’t attract the real stars without a personal approach.

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Up your coding game with these 7 habits of great programmers

Experienced software engineers share their thoughts on what differentiates great programmers from good programmers and what it takes to up your coding game.

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Top 10 job boards on Facebook

Today’s job search has gone social, with job boards now reaching out to job seekers on popular social media sites like Facebook. Here are the 10 job boards that are using Facebook better than the competition.

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Free Course: The dark side of technology careers

In partnership with tech training provider PluralSight, CIO.com offers a free online course to help you learn about the bad things that can happen in tech careers and how to avoid, overcome or survive them.

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Best vacation spots for the techie who wants to unplug….or plug in

Here are some vacation options that fall into two opposite camps: For the IT pro who wants to unplug, or for the IT pro who wants a tech-focused getaway.

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With H-1B visa, diversity doesn’t apply

There's a dramatic difference where tech H-1B workers come from, depending on whether India-based outsourcers are involved.

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Just what can’t computers do?

They drive cars and play chess better than us. But it’s really the wrong question. As technology takes over more and more spheres of our lives, the question to ask is what it is that humans must do.

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IT Resume Makeover: How to give yourself some space

In this month's edition, resume expert Caitlin Sampson helps an IT management consultant expand on his extensive experience while narrowing his focus -- and the move lands him his dream job.

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