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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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How automation could take your skills -- and your job

Nicholas Carr's new book, The Glass Cage, examines the idea that businesses are moving too fast to automate white collar jobs, sophisticated tasks and mental work, effectively dumbing down workers.

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Free and cheap ways to learn about network administration

These nine self-taught labs give you hands-on experience with various networking tasks -- and most don't cost anything.

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11 ways to re-energize your IT career

Mid-career blues, begone. Here are 11 actionable items tech pros can tackle to keep moving on up in IT.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella backs off 'karma' advice to women about pay

140 characters weren't enough space for Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to backpedal from comments he made at a women-in-computing conference today, so he took to his company's website.

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Millennials choose enterprise IT -- really!

Millennials forgo startups to work in corporate IT.

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Steve Wozniak: Engineering matters

Steve Wozniak's love of engineering appears to be as bright today as it was when he built Apple's first systems.

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The future of artificial intelligence: Will computers take your job?

Intelligent machines will increasingly replace knowledge workers in the near future, a group of AI experts predicted.

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Career advice: Young and willing to move for a good job

Premier 100 IT Leader Fernando Gonzalez also answers questions on updating the job hunt and moving into project management.

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