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How to fix 3 common resume mistakes

Have you made any of these common resume errors? If so, it’s time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

New York State cybersecurity rules and the skills shortage

New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) rules mandate comprehensive and ongoing training for cybersecurity professionals. Right direction, long way to go.

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AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving

The AARP, a nonprofit organization that advocates for Americans over 50 years of age, has launched its search for nominees for its Innovation Champion Awards to recognize providers of technology-powered products and services that...

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Culture key to attracting and retaining tech talent

Finding and hiring top tech talent is management's greatest concern for the fifth year running. To stay competitive, IT leaders are emphasizing culture and exciting work.

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14 best tech jobs in America

Glassdoor's annual Best Jobs in America report shows data scientists, DevOps engineers and data engineers rank among the best jobs overall in America's current job market.

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Millennials can thrive by adding mainframe skills

Mainframe technology continues to play a vital role in IT, and as baby boomers leave the workplace companies are turning to millennials to drive innovation on legacy systems.

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7 job boards that focus on remote tech jobs

If you want to work wherever you can find Wi-Fi, then check out these seven websites to find your next work-from-home job.

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How AI is stopping criminal hacking in real time

Almost every day, there’s news about a massive data leak -- a breach at Yahoo that reveals millions of user accounts, a compromise involving Gmail phishing scams. Security professionals are constantly moving the chess pieces around,...

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Computing conference to celebrate 50 years of Turing Award

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced it will celebrate 50 years of the A.M. Turing Award -- dubbed the "Nobel Prize of Computing -- with a (tech) star-studded conference in San Francisco this summer.

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25% off Logitech Professional Presenter R800, Presentation Wireless Presenter with Laser Pointer - Deal Alert

Logitech Professional Presenter R800 gives you powerful control for high-impact presentations. The brilliant green laser pointer is easy to see, even on flat panel displays, projection screens, and in brightly lit rooms. Manage your...

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10 IT skills that employers need in 2017

Here are the IT skills that will be in high demand for 2017.

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AI isn't just for the good guys anymore

Criminals are beginning to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to get around cyber defenses

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3 labor market trends all IT leaders need to respond to

Organizations need to respond to and capitalize on shifts in the IT labor market to overcome recruiting challenges in 2017.

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IT Resume Makeover: Gaining a new perspective

After over a decade with the same company, jumping back into the job search process can be overwhelming. And sometimes the process requires writing your resume from an entirely new perspective.

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Why IT innovation follows failure

What kind of leaders actively encourages failure? The good ones.

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How to eliminate insider threats

Mike McKee, CEO OF ObserveIT, lists some tips to help organizations quickly jump on any irregularities that come from within your company’s network.

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Compliance focus, too much security expertise hurts awareness programs

Security awareness teams aren't getting the support they need to be successful, according to the SANS Institute. But some unexpected factors can cause programs to fail as well, including a focus on compliance -- and too much security...

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11 ways company politics can thwart your projects

Politics is an unfortunate reality in many workplaces, but there are steps you can take to reduce the pervasiveness and impact to projects.

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