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CIO Career Coach: Acing the interview - Part 2

In the latest installment of CIO's Career Coach, blogger Martha Heller digs deeper into the interviewing process, offering tips and techniques to help you land the job.


Why being a data scientist 'feels like being a magician'

What is it like to be a data scientist? Here's what three people currently on the front lines had to say.

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IT moves to open workspaces, but not everyone is happy

In an effort to boost collaboration and attract millennials, even old-school organizations are tearing down their cubicle walls. But is shared space the best environment for serious IT work?

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For work-life balance, these IT jobs are a good fit

Achieving balance between work and home life is an ongoing challenge for professionals across industries, but it turns out the IT world is doing pretty well in helping to make it happen.

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Tight IT job market means employers will pay more

Tech skills remain in high demand and that means well-paying IT jobs are about to pay even better.

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IT Resume Makeover: Don’t downplay your success

It's easy to fall into the trap of downplaying your skills and accomplishments. But on your resume you need to do the exact opposite.

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Investigating Cybersecurity Incidents — a free course

Training provider Logical Operations offers a free online course on how to collect, preserve and analyze evidence from cybersecurity incidents — and prepare for the court case.

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White House to data scientists: We need you

It's been nearly two years since President Obama created the U.S. chief data scientist role, and the man currently in the job had an urgent message Thursday for attendees at Strata+Hadoop World: We need you.

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4 tips to get around resume filtering

Are applicant tracking systems and resume-filtering technologies hindering your job search? Here's how to beat them.

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Career Roadmap: Making a career in DevOps

Variety is the spice of life, and it's part of what makes a career in DevOps both fascinating and challenging. This month, Eric Sigler, head of DevOps for PagerDuty, talks about his career and what gets him out of bed in the morning. ...


LinkedIn Learning puts to work

LinkedIn this week integrated’s vast training library into its main site. The new LinkedIn Learning service is available to all premium subscribers, and the company says an enterprise-focused version is also on the way.

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Free and cheap ways to study for IT certifications

Use these tips for finding inexpensive study resources and getting hands-on experience.

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10 tech skills that will earn you more money

Technology jobs are profitable. But certain skills are growing increasingly in-demand and businesses are willing to pay a premium for them as they embrace digital transformation.


CIO Career Coach: Acing the interview blogger Martha Heller, continues her series on IT careers. This episode is part one of three and looks at what it takes, after you've gotten through the hiring gauntlet, to smash the interview and do your best to impress.

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Big data is already a $46B market, and growing fast

Big data has been a big buzzword for years, and it's got solid numbers to back that up, including $46 billion in 2016 revenues for vendors of related products and services. But the big data era is still just beginning to dawn.

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IT Resume Makeover: Knowing what to showcase

Writing a resume is all about conveying your skills and experience in an easy-to-read format. But sometimes you need a fresh eye to help identify relevant skills and projects you might have overlooked in your career history.

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The IT job hunter's playbook

This comprehensive toolkit contains everything you need to kickstart your IT job search, including detailed salary data, best places to work in IT, in-demand titles and hottest cities for tech pros, and more.

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14 hot networking jobs, skills for 2017

Employers are more willing to negotiate pay rates, reports Robert Half Technology.

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