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Top IT hiring trends for recent grads

Curious if your STEM degree will keep you from having to move back home after college? Check out these hiring trends to find out how you stack up against the competition.

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Healthcare records for sale on Dark Web

A clinic in Baltimore is just one example of a healthcare provider having its records stolen, only to find them on the Dark Web for less than one cent per record.

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Why AI will both increase efficiency and create jobs

There are legitimate concerns around AI and how it will impact the job market. But the real impact will depend on how businesses leverage and implement AI tools to support employees, rather than replace them.

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Salaries for storage, networking pros continue to rise

The annual salary survey from Dice.com shows tech salaries stagnating slightly, but certain in-demand skills did see increases in 2016.

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Detecting insider threats is easier than you think

Security experts weigh in on stopping the danger from your own employees. Access and security awareness training are the main themes to finding the danger that is within your own walls.

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Despite political uncertainty, employers bullish on hiring

U.S. employers are optimistic about the second quarter, despite political uncertainty, according to the most recent ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.

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Cisco targets digital business transformation with new certifications

Cisco has rolled out new certifications and training for networking professionals looking to bolster their digital networking skillsets.

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How IT can foster innovation from within

Corporations don't have to look outside for fresh and innovative ideas. Instead, businesses can foster intrapreneurship by encouraging better communication between IT and other departments.

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Email security appears grounded as attacks continue to take flight

With clever cybercriminals finding creative new ways to get to users, has email security lost the battle to protect.

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IT Resume Makeover: Transitioning from IT pro to IT leader

Making the move from IT professional to IT leader takes a different set of skills. The same type of pivot is necessary with how you approach your resume.

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Cloud Foundry Foundation launches developer certification

There’s a shortage of developers skilled in digital technologies. The Cloud Foundry Foundation plans to change that with its Certified Developer program.

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Study finds devices are not wiped properly

The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) found in a recent study that 40 percent of the devices that bought from secondhand markets had PII on them.

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Automation rolls on. What are you doing about it?

Automation technology is driving a new wave of change, making many rote operations tasks that we’ve performed manually for decades a thing of the past.

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6 soft skills employers should be looking for in tech talent

LinkedIn's Jennifer Shappley shares how she sources for soft skills and what to look for in your own candidates.

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Bitcoin rise fuels social media scams

The price of a single Bitcoin passed that of an ounce of gold for the first time this month, and scammers were quick to get in on the action with Ponzi schemes and phishing sites spread via social media.

Build candidate personas to help you hire the right talent

Learn how using candidate personas can improve the diversity of your candidate pool when sourcing and recruiting.

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5 tips to ace your next tech interview

Not sure what to expect from your next job interview? These five tips will help you prepare so you can land your dream tech job.

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How AI, machine learning will impact tech recruiting

You're already reaping the benefits of AI and machine learning when you watch TV, get a ride to the airport or shop for clothing -- here's how the technology can help you recruit hard-to-find IT talent.

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SREcon17: Brave new world of site reliability engineering

Site reliability engineers run some of the largest websites on the planet—and are inventing a new field of expertise while they do it.

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More than a third of tech workers are underpaid

New research from Paysa reveals that many tech workers are undercompensated. Here’s how you can address it.

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