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As usual, everything we know is wrong

During a job interview, this IT pilot fish is surprised to be told that one reason he made the short list was the excellent cover letter with his resume. But he's puzzled -- WHAT was so great about that letter?

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Mingis on Tech: Hot tech skills for 2017

Research from our exclusive Tech Forecast 2017 shows what IT skills will be most in demand in the year ahead. But the picture isn't necessarily rosy for everyone.

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Mingis on Tech: Hot tech skills 2017

What IT skills are hiring managers most looking for in the new year? We run down the list of what's hot and why.

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Top 10 most popular companies for job seekers

Job search site Indeed.com analyzed click-through rate for its IT job listings to determine the most popular companies among IT job seekers.

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10 hottest tech skills for 2017

Are your assets bankable in 2017? Hiring managers say they'll seek out these skills most in the New Year.

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Trump’s plan for protecting IT jobs raises hopes, fears

President-elect Trump is threatening tariffs and promising H-1B visa reform, but may be offering carrots as well, namely tax incentives.

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CMO Perspectives - Karen Walker of Cisco | Part 2

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Karen Walker, CMO of Cisco, sat down for a three-part IDG CMO Perspectives series with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to...

That's not what they should be learning from you!

This server vendor also offers system administration classes to customers, complete with a nice certificate at the end of the class. But that's not the only thing one of the instructors is teaching people.

See? Now everybody's happy...almost

IT consultant happens to learn that his company has jacked up the rate it's charging clients for fish's work. He's not happy that his paycheck hasn't gotten bigger too -- and he understands how to say no.

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CMO Perspectives - Clint Oram of Sugar CRM

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Clint Oram, Co-Founder and CMO of SugarCRM, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on using...

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What’s in store for tech in 2017

It's the time of year for tech predictions. We've rounded up a slew of ideas from industry watchers who track IT budgets, cybersecurity, hiring, infrastructure management, IoT, virtual reality and more. Here are their predictions,...

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IT Resume Makeover: Presenting an executive image

Looking to land your first tech executive role? Here’s how to overhaul your resume to catch a recruiter's eye and demonstrate your qualifications.

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Some tech firms welcome Trump’s H-1B reforms

IT services firms that hire U.S. workers and don't offshore work and are hopeful about President-elect Donald Trump's planned crackdown on H-1B visa use.

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Mingis on Tech: Getting a bead on tech trends for 2017

So what's keeping IT execs up at night as 2016 winds down? Our exclusive Tech Forecast 2017 special report has the answers -- along with info on the disruptive forces gathering on the horizon.

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25 tech certifications earning the highest cash premiums right now

Is it any secret that employers value info/cybersecurity and architecture the most when it comes to paying their workers extra cash for certifications?

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Interview: Robson Grieve, CMO, New Relic

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Robson Grieve, Chief Marketing Officer at New Relic, Inc., sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his...

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Sanders launches new attack on offshore outsourcing

Former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce legislation to discourage companies from relocating jobs offshore.

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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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