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How to break into Salesforce development

Hot job alert: Become a Salesforce coder

Making the switch to Salesforce’s ecosystem can prove lucrative for biz-savvy programmers.

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IT pilot fish joins a carpool to cut his commuting costs, but riding in a nine-seater van turns out to be a good way to get to know his co-workers too.

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4 signs it's time to look for a new job

Don't wait until it's too late. Here's how to determine if it's time to polish up your résumé and start your job search.

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Use our Digital Downloads library to Get Smart!

Whether you’re looking for top-level IT management strategies, insider info to boost your career, or hands-on tutorials for everything from R to Windows PowerShell, you’ll find it in our collection of free downloads.

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Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Rep. Darrell Issa has rolled out a bipartisan bill that would make two key changes to the 1998 H-1B visa law.

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Anyone can point and shoot a camera, but few have what it takes to go pro. For $19.99, you can pick up the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification and learn the skills used by industry pros to take beautiful shots...

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IT career roadmap: Research scientist

Amanda Stent's interest in music has helped advance her career as a research scientist as much as her mathematics and computer science background has.

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IT career checkup part 4: Face-to-face interviews -- the 'eyes' have it, then the ears

Like judges for the TV show, Dancing with the Stars, IT recruiters, hiring managers and their teams want a great performance. The difference for IT? Don't dazzle your audience so much as put it deftly at ease.

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Why engineers make great IT leaders

If you're looking to cultivate new IT leadership, consider promoting from the ranks of your engineers and developers.

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Rep. Pascrell's H-1B bill is a message to Democrats

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced an H-1B reform bill that, he said, has little chance of being enacted this year. He said he proposed the bill to make the case for reform of the controversial visa.

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The H-1B positions of Clinton and Trump

With the political conventions about to get underway, it's a good time to take stock of where the major candidates stand.

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Packed with over 100 hours of instruction, this bundle will help you dive into Linux, the popular open-source operating system, and is currently on sale over 90% off its typical price.

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Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year's end

The U.S. government is trying to improve the recruiting and retention of cybersecurity professionals.

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Clinton: It's 'heartbreaking' when IT workers must train H-1B replacements

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday criticized the replacement of U.S. IT workers by foreign labor but did not offer a plan to fix it.

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After 12 years seeking H-1B reform, Rep. Pascrell tries again

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has been pushing for H-1B reform for a dozen years. He's still at it.

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Google aims to train 2 million app developers in India

India’s large number of software developers has top smartphone vendors like Google and Apple trying to coax them to work on their operating systems.

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Lessons for leaving

The parting of employees and employers can be a revelation about what each values.

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