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5 tips to train like an Olympian for your next job interview

Trying to land a new job? Take a cue from Olympic athletes: Apply some hard work, preparation and dedication and you're sure to land that dream role.

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Top 10 states for software jobs

The software industry has an enormous impact on the U.S. economy, GDP and employment nationwide. Based on data from a BSA - The Software Alliance's survey, here are the top 10 states for software jobs.

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9 best technology jobs in the U.S.

Looking to start or change your technology career? US News & World Report offers its ranking of the nine best technology jobs.

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With cyberattacks putting everyone on edge, companies are looking for ethical hackers--IT pros paid handsomely to hack their network, expose security flaws, and fix them before someone else breaks in. Learn the tools of the ethical...

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4 signs you're a victim of ransomware

The word ransomware conjures images of kidnappers and ransom notes. But that doesn't quite capture the reality of PC ransomware.

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IT career roadmap: The journey to certified scrum trainer

Angela Johnson took the long and winding road to her current career, but her varied experience and love for teaching opened up limitless possibilities as a certified scrum trainer.

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CIO Career Coach: How to build your brand

CIO.com Blogger Martha Heller shares the secrets to building a brand that highlights what you do best.

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IT resume makeover: Don’t try to please everyone

Writing a resume means knowing your audience. If you try to please everyone, you’ll only wind up with an unfocused and disjointed document filled with unconnected work experience and accomplishments.

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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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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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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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16 in-demand jobs for digital and creative pros

Staffing firm Onward Search lists the 16 most in-demand digital roles of 2016, along with median salary and the top three U.S. geographical markets for each position.

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MOOCs put a new spin on professional development

MOOCs can bring agility and efficiency to enterprise IT training and skills development.

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Beach reads for techies 2016

IT pros share their reading plans for the summer and recommend their all-time favorite books for technologists.

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IT Resume Makeover: How to show employers the real you

In this installment of our Resume Makeover series, Andrew Ysasi took a senior security system administrator's resume and reworked it to show his qualifications for a career in security or cloud management.

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2016 college grads: Prepare for a cutthroat job market

The quarterly U.S. Hiring Trends Report from talent acquisition solutions provider iCIMS reveals that new graduates should prepare for some serious competition in the job market.

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Clinton’s tech plan defers student loans for risk takers

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's tech policy agenda includes a proposal to make it easier for recent college graduates to start businesses.

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