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Sharpen your vendor management skills

The changing vendor landscape means IT must forge tighter partnerships with service providers and third-party vendors. Here are the skills you should have in your back pocket.

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Degree-free IT: Can college-skippers thrive in tech?

With college costs sky high and the IT job market red hot, some techies are skipping the sheepskin and heading straight to work. Is that a smart move or short-sighted?

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At CES: Wearable tech for training your successor

Consumer technology is often bold and audacious, but some companies at this show are aiming their products at businesses, if not exclusively, such as eyewear that includes a camera and sensors.

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IT pro's revitalization guide 2015

Happy New Year, tech pros! Why not take a moment to recalibrate your personal and professional goals with some of our most insightful IT management articles?

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Now on CIO: Today’s tech managers need to know what’s in a name

More than ever, CIOs need to be out among the people. But your networking strategy will backfire if you can't remember anyone's name. Here are some pointers to help you master this underrated leadership skill.

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Now on CIO: Are personality assessments effective hiring tools?

Businesses often use personality assessments to gauge a candidate's degree of cultural fit. CIO.com looks at what workplace personality tests really tell employers.

Can IT-oLogy make today’s soccer moms tomorrow’s IT moms?

A South Carolina-based organization, IT-oLogy, has developed a framework for promoting the growth of Information Technology talent by engaging local businesses, K-12 schools, universities, media and government. IT-oLogy provides ...

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Now on CIO: 16 of the hottest IT skills for 2015

What specific skills will add the most value to your career advancement in the new year?

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5 myths and 5 mistakes job-hunting coders must know about

The things you need to know after you’ve made it through coding boot camp.

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Full-time IT hiring is gaining ground, finally

As 2014 winds down, the odds of success in the job hunt appear to be improving for IT pros with certain skills.

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Silicon Valley's H-1B immigration position has some holes

As Silicon Valley lobbies for reforms to H-1B visa policies, it's time to ask: Is there really a tech worker shortage?

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Now on CIO: 11 job search mistakes that can kill your chances

Even the most savvy job seekers can fall prey to a fatal error or two that can cost them their dream job. Our experts identify the top 11 mistakes and offer advice on how to avoid making them.

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Pew: Internet is ignorant; Internet: pewpewpew

Pew Internet 'Web IQ' survey finds that Internet users know little about technology or the Web, based on questions that didn't address either one

How to pick the right MOOC

Hundreds of free online classes from the world's leading instructors are at your fingertips. Here's what you need to get started.

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Court OKs IT worker lawsuit over student visa work program

A federal court gave a green light last week to a lawsuit by a union and IT workers challenging a student visa work program.

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Now on CIO: 5 top-paying IT jobs for every stage of your tech career

Whether you're entry level, mid-level or C-level, here are the highest-paying IT roles in each of these categories.

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7 great MOOCs for techies -- all free, starting soon!

To keep up in the world of high tech, IT pros must be constantly refining their existing skills and picking up new ones along the way. These seven free online courses can help.

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Career advice: When that job you want requires a security clearance

Premier 100 IT Leader Srini Koushik also answers questions on selling yourself as a quick learner and connecting with a boss on social media.

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