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The Intern Experience

This company makes software for people movers, and it hires dozens of interns every summer from local colleges -- whether they're ready for the real world or not.

Why we (don't always) love the squeaky wheel

IT contractor pilot fish's project at a big company is winding down, so the company cuts him loose -- but also offers him a job doing the same thing he was doing before.

There are great interns, and OK interns, and then...

IT shop hires a summer intern who comes from a decent university and interviews well enough, but when he gets his first relatively simple assignment, it doesn't go well.

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We need to talk about Steve Jobs

It's time for much deeper insights into the character of Steve Jobs

Welcome to your new career!

It's July when this IT pilot fish and a co-worker are sent to a customer's site to deal with an issue-plagued system -- but they'll be home by Christmas, right?

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Brush up on your IT skills with this comprehensive CompTIA training bundle

This bundle covers content ranging from entry-level A+ and Network+ certifications training all the way up to advanced certifications like CySA+ and CASP.

...And never come back!

Database programmer retires at this conservative, family-owned company, and he goes out with a bang -- and is forever banned from the plant. Then he's needed again.

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Mingis on Tech: What makes a 'Best Place' to work in IT?

The organizations that make Computerworld's annual list go far beyond competitive salaries and healthcare benefits to woo, and then retain, employees. Here's what they're doing right.

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Good work, and good works, at Cloud for Good

2018 Best Places to Work in IT: For many of the employees of this Salesforce partner, the mission is a big part of why it’s a great place to work.

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Pariveda Solutions: Everyone has a path to VP

2018 Best Places to Work in IT: A transparent expectations framework and an emphasis on continuous learning are aimed at encouraging employees to reach their fullest potential. 

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Workday is a great place to work, and it wants to stay that way

In a fast-growing company, it takes vigilance to hold on to the values that helped place it on Computerworld’s 2018 Best Places to Work in IT. 

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Plante Moran: One firm, one focus on innovation

2018 Best Places to Work in IT: Without chargebacks and other organizational constraints, IT is free to focus on innovation and creating value for the business. 

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Dignity Health: Compassionate patient care and passionate IT

2018 Best Places to Work in IT: A mix of innovative assignments and a focus on community and personal engagement is this health care provider’s prescription for transformative IT. 

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Best Places to Work in IT 2018

These 100 U.S. employers attract top tech talent with stellar benefits, challenging projects and plenty of opportunities for growth.

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This hospital's IT department lets employees shadow people in other groups to see how the whole department operates -- or at least that's how it's supposed to work.

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Why finding blockchain talent is hard, and what to do about it

There’s a blockchain skills shortage, but companies can fill the gap if they know how.

Smarter than you thought

Newly hired systems analyst doesn't really grasp systems, but she does knows how to throw lots of jargon around at managers -- and how to finesse an impossible situation.

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Blockchain moves into top spot for hottest job skills

Blockchain development is now the hottest skill in the freelance job market, growing more than 6,000% since this time last year and putting it on pace to be the new “cloud” of the 21st Century, according to a new report.

And we're guessing EVERYBODY is happier now

Annual performance review time at this company has come and gone, and one database admin who's at the bottom of the IT-shop pecking order has reached the end of his rope.

Those who can, do. Those who can't, have roommates.

Flashback to 1971, when this future IT pilot fish has one final assignment to finish in order to graduate: write a program to make change for a purchase from a $5 bill.

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