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7 IT recruiting predictions for 2017

In 2016, IT recruiters continued to grapple with an evolving job market. Here's what to expect in 2017.

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The CSO guide to top security conferences

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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Will Trump's policies increase IT employment?

The number of IT jobs shrank in 2016 compared to the year before, most analysts believe, although they differ on specifics and the reasons why. This year's IT jobs outlook varies widely.

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14 tips to land the job you want in 2017

If finding a new job is one of your New Year’s resolutions, these 14 tips will help you make your career goals a reality.

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Amazon commits to hiring 100,000 U.S. workers

While many of the jobs will be in warehouses, Amazon said the company will be looking for engineers and software developers in such areas as cloud computing and machine learning.

It IS a small world, after all!

This IT contractor pilot fish is working on a big bank's data warehouse project, and one manager he keeps bumping into seems familiar. But from where?

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U.S. workers beware: Japanese insurer to replace humans with A.I.

A Japanese insurance company reportedly is replacing 34 workers with an artificial intelligence system, and industry analysts say the same could start happening in the U.S. this year.

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Why France’s new ‘right to disconnect’ law matters

France recently implemented a law giving workers "a right to disconnect" from email, messaging and calls after work. Here's why it's important.

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Outgoing presidential IT advisers offer Trump 10 tips to succeed

There'll be a to-do list from the IT department in the president's "in" tray when Donald Trump enters the White House later this month.

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IT Resume Makeover: Focus on results that matter

In the latest IT Resume Makeover, expert J.M. Auron helps our candidate transform his resume to highlight his key skills.

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New GOP H-1B bill appears to fall short of Trump’s goal

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is looking to win support for a controversial H-1B reform bill, but the measure is narrowly tailored.

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Labor Dept. sues Google over wage data

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Google, with the company's ability to win government contracts at risk.

You TRY to be unprofessional, but...

IT pilot fish is working on a migration project when, most of the way through, the team's layoffs are announced -- and fish isn't happy about it.

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IT pro's revitalization guide 2017

Before 2017 comes at us hard, take a moment to restock your intellectual reserves with our most insightful tech-management articles and videos.

Old holiday tradition, meet new holiday tradition

This IT pilot fish's colleague REALLY likes fruitcake -- and not just during the holidays, but all year 'round. Still, this fruitcake turns out to be more than he can handle.

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Why soft skills outweigh hard skills for IT-business collaboration

There's a growing demand for more cross-collaboration with IT and other departments, which means IT workers not only need technical skills, but also the soft skills to serve as the authority on all-things-tech.

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10 companies with employee benefits you won't believe

Tech companies keep upping the ante to attract new talent and keep current employees happy, and in the process, they've managed to change how businesses approach benefits.

There's a time to brag, and...yeah, this is it

It's job-interview time for this IT pilot fish who's very experienced -- and has a few extra qualifications too.

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