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LinkedIn's Trending Storylines aims to broaden users' news horizons

LinkedIn wants to be its users’ professional news feed, and the company just launched a new feature aimed at providing them with a broad set of perspectives on relevant business news.

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How the internet of things is disrupting tech staffing: Part 2

Tech labor and skills acquisition challenges are interfering with businesses eager to capitalize on IoT's many benefits. Here's what to know if you're going to come out a winner.

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How to get started as an IT consultant

Ready to strike out on your own? Here’s how three IT consultants landed their first clients.

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Recruiters: Coding talent needed; degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

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10 steps to becoming a truly horrible IT boss

Good-bye, programming peers; hello, power to abuse at your whim

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How microcertifications work for IT job seekers and employers

Microcertifications are gaining popularity as a way for IT job seekers to quickly and affordably prove their skills, and organizations are coming around to the idea.

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Fears arise that Trump has dropped ball on H-1B reform

Some say that even if President Trump doesn't fulfill his campaign promises with changes in the law, some companies will outsource less just to avoid getting on his bad side.

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What the top 5 metro areas pay for hot IT jobs

Live in or around one of the five largest metro areas in the U.S.? Here’s what you can expect to make in three of the hottest IT roles around.

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IMF moving IT jobs to offshore firm

The International Monetary Fund's IT work is being taken over by India-based IT managed services provider L&T Infotech; the change was announced to the staff last year.

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Mingis on Tech: Videoconferencing arrives, and the reality behind 'digital transformation'

As companies become more decentralized, collaboration becomes more important. So it's good that videoconferencing tech makes that easier than ever. And just what does 'digital transformation' mean?

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Lifelong learning is no longer optional

Organizations need to encourage employees to continue acquiring new skills throughout their careers.

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How pay transparency and equity help employers retain workers

PayScale's 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report shows that to build more trusting relationships with their workforce, more organizations are emphasizing pay transparency and pay equity.

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The top 3 reasons why employees quit

A new report studied the factors that predict whether an employee will stay with their current employer or quit.

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How the internet of things is disrupting tech staffing: Part 1

IoT introduces enormous "people" challenges that are testing even the best employers. To succeed, these are non-negotiable workforce disruptions that must be conquered.

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How A.I. could affect the world of corporate training

Artificial intelligence is slowly influencing every industry. When it comes to corporate training and intelligence, how do robots and computers compete with humans?

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Career advice: Work is like 'Game of Thrones,' minus dragons

This month's Premier 100 IT Leader also answers questions on the need for programming skills in QA and conflicts between security and IT ops.

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U.S. immigration data is on paper and a mess, says report

Data is inadequate and recorded in an inconsistent manner across federal agencies, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.

Not the kind of commitment she was looking for

This recently hired IT pilot fish gets called on the carpet by his boss, who wants to know why fish was unreachable the evening before until almost 9 p.m.

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Trump’s revised travel ban may still hurt tech

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, released Monday, ensures that H-1B visa workers from banned countries won't have problems -- as long as they stay in the U.S.

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U.S. suspends fast-track H-1B processing, blames backlog

The White House decision to suspend premium processing for H-1B visa holders is being blamed on a visa backlog. It will affect some people seeking visas who may have used this fast-track system.

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