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Tech Resume Makeover 101: How to move forward with your job search

Each month, CIO.com pairs a job-seeking reader with a tech resume professional in order to help them tell the right story to advance their careers. Here is a look back at some recent makeovers to help you craft a resume that jumps off...

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How to land the job you want

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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IT Resume Makeover: Focus on results that matter

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

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7 tips for better security awareness training sessions

At their worst, security awareness training sessions are boring wastes of time, both for employees and the IT people responsible for them. At their best, however, they are interactive, discussion-driven, and genuinely helpful...

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10 roadmaps to IT career success

Looking to start a new career in 2017, but want to get a feel for what different roles actually entail? We've rounded up our Career Roadmap series from 2016 so you can get a behind-the-scenes look at 10 hot IT career options.

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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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What fake news means for IT—and how IT security can help fight it

The debate over fake news is roiling the political world, but elements of it look very familiar to tech veterans—and represent a potentially new attack vector that IT needs to worry about.

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Reshaping the project manager role for the digital age

IT organizations need to rethink how they source and build project management talent as they adapt to new digital demands.

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4 historic security events of 2016 and what they teach us [Infographic]

From the massive data breaches at Yahoo to the election hacks, history will look back on 2016 as a very instructive year indeed.

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Facts and figures for the year ahead in IT

All the facts worth knowing about IT leaders' tech budgets, spending plans, hiring priorities and strategic initiatives for 2017.

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4 tips to help you resign without burning bridges

Leaving an executive position will require more than just two-weeks' notice. The process can take months. But these four tips will help you resign without burning any bridges.

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How to maintain security while employees are out of the office for the holidays

As workers are enjoying time away from the office for the holidays, hackers are viewing this slow down as an optimal time to attack corporate systems. To avoid having your organization turn into this holiday’s victim, security...

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CIO Career Coach: How to resign your executive position

CIO.com blogger Martha Heller explains what it takes to resign from your executive technology role without burning any bridges.

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Businesses looking to hire candidates willing to collaborate

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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Cybersecurity skills aren’t taught in college

Cybersecurity threats are increasing each year, but businesses report shortage of qualified candidates coming out of undergraduate programs. Preparing the next generation of cybersecurity experts won't be a quick fix, so business will...

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Systems admin role isn’t dead

Despite dire predictions, the role of the system administrator is far from obsolete. Nick Bush is a prime example of how the role continues to evolve and change while remaining critical to IT.

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4 tips for job searching this holiday season

Leveraging the holidays in your job search might mean landing a new gig for the new year. Here are four tips on how to use the holidays to your advantage.

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What the rise of social media hacking means for your business

While it might be easy to dismiss sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as harmless diversions for employees, they reveal a wealth of actionable intel to a hacker.

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