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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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Inspiring crazy loyalty: A leadership workshop

Chris Laping, author and former Red Robin CIO, discusses the challenges of being a change agent and in leading the charge through digital business transformation. He offers practical advice to help CIOs enable the right conditions to...

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How to get more from annual performance reviews

Though some organizations are doing away with the annual performance review, the majority of companies are sticking with the standard. Here's how to get the most out of your yearly performance review.

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Real-life examples test whether you are prepared for a cyberattack

Use the following tabletop exercises -- based on today’s most disconcerting threats -- to update your response plan for live action.

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VR, machine learning drive tech job market

Demand for virtual reality experts and machine learning engineers is spiking as enterprise adoption of these technologies grows.

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How to get your network and security teams working together

Your network and security teams may have different goals and objectives, but as networks grow more complex, it’s time to get these two teams on the same page to help avoid miscommunication around security threats.

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How to look for a job while you're still employed

Ready for a new job, but not quite ready to let go of your current one? You don't have to. In fact, you're more attractive to potential employers if you're already working. Here's how to conduct a job search while you're still...

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Why liberal arts degrees are valuable in tech

Think having a STEM degree is the only way to succeed in the technology industry? Think again.

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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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90% off Become an Ethical Hacker With This Complete eLearning Bundle - Deal Alert

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: Tips for putting together a great resume

CIO.com blogger Martha Heller shares her tips for creating a resume that will get you noticed by potential employers.

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