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Q&A: How to create workplace culture in a time of remote work

Many organizations fall into the trap of equating office perks with company culture. Workplace culture expert Jessica Kriegel shares her tips for creating an engaged, productive workforce regardless of employees' location.

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Raises for some IT pros could jump 8% in 2023, exceeding inflation

The ongoing shortage of qualified IT pros, an improving economic picture, and inflation pressures could push salaries up by 8% for some tech workers this year, according to a new report from business consultancy Janco Associates.

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The best remote tech jobs for 2023

The top five IT positions in demand now have some of the highest rates of allowing workers to work fully remote, according to a new report. Remote roles also affect pay.

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Low-code development platforms to grow 25% in 2023

As organizations look to be more agile, automate business processes, and create new web and mobile apps to meet consumer demand, tools that automate development are becoming key — especially as a dearth of IT talent continues.

Reframing our understanding of remote work

Remote work is not a place but a skill set. Successful companies and employees are learning those skills. Are you?

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Best Places to Work in IT 2023

Workplace flexibility, diversity, and opportunity prevail at the top employers in our 29th annual Best Places to Work in IT report.

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MetroStar’s ‘fast and fearless’ IT culture is fueled by upskilling

The No. 1 small company on the 2023 Best Places to Work in IT list emphasizes continuous learning and community engagement as part of its strategy for finding and keeping diverse talent.

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The new way to hire tech workers: from the bottom up

As a dearth of tech talent continues to plague business, companies are getting more creative in how they find and train workers to fill key roles. Apprenticeships are among the fastest growing trends in discovering hidden talent.

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What Amazon, Twitter, Meta, and others got wrong with layoffs

The flurry of high-profile tech layoffs in recent months belies the fact that the unemployment rate for tech workers is around 2.3%. What those companies got wrong — their hiring strategy.

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How intelligent automation will change the way we work

Incorporating cognitive technologies with business process automation can bring significant gains in efficiency, revenue, and customer satisfaction — if it’s done right. Here’s how companies should approach automation and how workers...

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Q&A: RPI president says CHIPs Act will spur quantum computing, next-gen tech

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's new president, Martin Schmidt, believes new investments by the US government will bolster efforts to reshore chip development and production, and generate new, bleeding-edge processors.

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Q&A: Expedia CTO details return-to-work program for workers who come back

Expedia Group recently graduated its first group of former employees from a 16-week internship program aimed at reacquainting them to the technology workforce after having been away for two or more years. Anyone who took two or more...

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Q&A: Chase CIO offers top interview tips for tech job seekers

If you want an edge, first educate yourself on the industry and organization in which you're seeking employment, advises Chase CIO Gill Haus — and don't be afraid to be yourself.

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Why more than half of IT leaders may be looking for new jobs

Two new surveys indicate that more than half of IT decision makers and leaders are job hunting because they lack of voice in the C-suite, see few training and advancement opportunities and feel pressures from a lack of IT staffers to...

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Workers with two jobs — is this really a problem?

Canopy CEO Davis Bell recently canned two employees who worked at his company and had side jobs, saying they were effectively stealing. Not so!

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The best states in the US for tech jobs

While the states with the most tech jobs remained largely unchanged in September, many saw slippage in the number of job postings. At the same time, states usually considered outliers gained ground with the rise in remote work.

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Coming soon — a resume-validating blockchain network for job seekers

A foundation that includes several big-name software vendors and tech services has launched a self-sovereign identity service where workers can store verified credentials to use when applying for jobs. In turn, employers get instant...

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Workday expands service that surfaces employee skills

Workday has expanded the sources it can access to determine employee skill sets, which enables employers to search worker profiles to shepherd them toward the most critical areas of their business.

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