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Priorities, realigned

One of this pilot fish's co-workers is a very Type-A IT manager, putting in the extra hours and making high demands of her staff -- until she goes on maternity leave.


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7 strategies to avoid CSO burnout

After a while the pressures take their toll, and many security professionals burn out, or choose to change careers. To help you avoid that fate, we’ve assembled seven strategies every manager should consider.

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Qualcomm agrees to pay $19.5M to settle charges of bias against women

Qualcomm has agreed to pay $19.5 million to settle a gender discrimination class action lawsuit that alleged that women at the company get lower pay and have lesser chances of promotion under its current programs.

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Why every tech pro should learn to code

You might think the need for coding skills applies only to programmers, but that is far from the case. This popular STEM skill has found its way into nearly every industry and is quickly becoming a must-have.

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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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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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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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