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Why your application tracking system may be killing your recruiting efforts

Applicant tracking systems get a bad rap for a reason -- many are clunky, hard to use and difficult to calibrate. But that doesn't mean you should ditch them entirely. Here’s how to improve your ATS.

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6 outsourcing questions to ask during an M&A

Merger and acquisition activity is at record levels, requiring selling companies to renegotiate outsourcing arrangements for their divested entities.

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Laid-off IT workers muzzled as H-1B debate heats up

IT workers in the U.S. are challenging their replacement by foreign visa holders. Lawsuits are on the rise. Lawmakers are being called. And yet many of those most directly affected by outsourcing aren't allowed to fully tell their...

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Forget Super Bowl 50: Let's crown the cabling Installer of the Year!

It's time to roll up your sleeves, de-fog your goggles, climb your ladder and get ready for the 9th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge next week in Orlando, where the Installer of the Year will be crowned and awarded a $5K prize...

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VMware, Cisco SDNs Bring Home the Bacon

Both play key roles in food processor SugarCreek's data centers


Judge gives breathing room to 34,000 foreign workers

A U.S. judge is giving the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) an additional 90 days to get its act together on the Optional Practical Training program.

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Juniper acquires packet optical company

BTI Systems will augment end-to-end service provisioning

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Comcast rolls out Wi-Fi management toolset

Comcast’s new WiFi Pro service, the company announced today, attempts to build advanced network monitoring and management features into a product designed for small business and branch office use.

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Why OpenStack needs to be easier to adopt

OpenStack is one of the more hotly debated technology initiatives of our time. A new survey seeks to wrap some empirical data around the debate.

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Big Switch frees up its SDN

Base fabric software to be offered at no cost as inducement for commercial products

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Disney IT workers allege conspiracy in layoffs, file lawsuits

Disney IT workers laid off a year ago are accusing the company and the outsourcing firms it hired of engaging in a "conspiracy to displace U.S. workers."


Bloomberg champions limitless H-1B visas

As a third-party presidential candidate, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg could become a tech industry favorite.

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9 hidden talents of devops ninjas

The secret to devops success begins with an open, flexible, and lazy approach to systems and code

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Why did Docker acquire container company Unikernal Systems?

Docker, the business (as opposed to the eponymously named open source project) is all about articulating a future of disposable infrastructure. Their acquisition of Unikernal Systems is all part of the plan.

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HPE and Affirmed have lassos to herd virtualized services

Companies unveil products to manage NFV environments

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The real cost of unused software will shock you

A new study shows that, on average, each computer in every office around the world has about $259 of unnecessary, unwanted or unused software on it. That’s a lot of shelfware – and it’s costing companies big-time.

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Trump unleashes his anger about Apple and tech

“We're going to get Apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country instead of in other countries,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said in a campaign speech this week.

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SDN pioneer Big Switch lands big round, big names

$48M in funding and Warmenhoven, Morgenthaler on board; Plexxi attracts Google

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