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Computerworld Tech Forecast 2017 - Hottest Tech Skills for 2017

10 hottest tech skills for 2017

Are your assets bankable in 2017? Hiring managers say they'll seek out these skills most in the New Year.

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Playing cyber defense is not enough to win

Where to draw the line when it comes to offensive cyber attacks

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6 tips for negotiating a better executive IT offer

Negotiating a compensation package is nerve-wracking for anyone, but as an executive, there are additional complexities. Here's how to get it right.

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IT Resume Makeover: Presenting an executive image

Looking to land your first tech executive role? Here’s how to overhaul your resume to catch a recruiter's eye and demonstrate your qualifications.

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What’s in store for tech in 2017

It's the time of year for tech predictions. We've rounded up a slew of ideas from industry watchers who track IT budgets, cybersecurity, hiring, infrastructure management, IoT, virtual reality and more. Here are their predictions,...

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5 apps to gamify your personal and work lives

Being productive can be a challenge some days, but these five apps are designed to turn your to-do lists, habits and chores into a role-playing game.

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4 ways tech will shape workforce management in 2017

What lies ahead for workforce management next year? Here's what experts in their field are saying.

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10 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

Burning Glass scoured more than 40,000 job posting websites over the last year to find out which tech roles are most challenging to fill.

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How career mobility programs improve retention

Enterprises are experimenting with internal career mobility programs that allow workers to test drive new roles in the hopes of boosting engagement and productivity.

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Who has the most impact in driving security advancement?

Advancing security in the enterprise doesn't happen without the right people getting on board

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3 ingredients of a successful attack

What we mean when we talk about method, opportunity and motive.

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In tech recruiting, playing it safe is risky business

To land the best and brightest talent, HR and recruiters have to be willing to take risks. But that doesn't mean what you think it does.

Which job-related factors alienate cybersecurity pros?

Cybersecurity professionals become dissatisfied when security is considered an afterthought, their pay isn’t on par with the industry, and they don’t have opportunities for skills development.

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Top 5 cities for workplace diversity in IT

Diversity in tech is a high-profile issue, and although tech-giants have vowed to change things, there are still some cities that are leading the way in diversity for the industry. Here are the five most diverse American cities for...

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Security basics for the holiday season, and the year to come

Consumers face, and willingly accept, a moderate amount of risk when they shop online or out in their local neighborhoods. This holiday season is no different, but the risk is elevated some, because criminals are looking for easy...

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7 reasons cloud migrations fail (free online course)

This course from training provider Logical Operations will prepare your organization for a move to cloud computing. The vendor-neutral class covers common reasons cloud migrations fail — and how to manage those risks — plus offers...

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Fight the talent shortage with citizen developers

You might not need a degree in computer science to become a software developer. Some businesses are turning to coding hobbyists and enthusiasts to fill the need for tech talent.

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10 tech skills that will boost your salary

Looking for a pay increase in 2017? Add one or more of these hot skills to your resume and watch your earnings soar.

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