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Survey: With all eyes on security, talent shortage sends salaries sky high

Annual IT Salary Survey shines a light on security hiring and compensation trends. Find out what your peers said about their career outlook and how your salary compares.

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California’s $15-an-hour minimum wage may spur automation

California's plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 could spur a move in the restaurant industry toward automation.

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Male computer programmers shown to be right up there with chefs, dentists on gender pay gap scale

A deep dive into crowdsourced salary data from more than half a million employees shows that the gender pay gap is very real, and that male computer programmers make far more than their female counterparts.

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Employers get creative with compensation

Savvy companies are coming up with new ways to recognize their best employees, according to PayScale's 2016 Compensation Best Practices report.

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11 highest paying tech jobs in America

Software developers, architects rule, according to latest Glassdoor study.

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How high will IT salaries climb?

IT salaries rose 7.7 percent year-over-year in 2015, the largest leap ever. But is this growth sustainable?

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With STEM degrees, it’s not the school that matters

In terms of pay, it may not matter whether you went to a prestigious, top-tier school, middle tier or a local state university if you have a degree in science, technology, engineering or math.

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Tim Cook's 2015 pay package climbs 12% to $10.3M

Cook also gained control of large numbers of Apple stock shares during 2015 as part of a prior award vested.

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Cisco, Microsoft & other big enterprise IT firms miss Best Places to Work cut

It’s not that the biggest names in enterprise IT and networking aren’t good places to work, according to employees submitting reviews to jobs and career marketplace Glassdoor. It’s just that they aren’t “Amazing!” or “Great!” places...

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IT certifications that paid off the most in 2015

As 2016 quickly approaches, we look back to see which IT certifications earned IT pros the most over the past year.

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Could Detroit become the next Silicon Valley?

Detroit might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of technology, but that's changing. Amazon recently announced plans to build corporate offices in downtown Detroit to help an already fast-growing tech industry in...

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Heat map to show where burning need is for cybersecurity pros

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is funding creation of a heat map visualization tool that will show where cybersecurity jobs are open across the country. The first rendition should be out late next year.

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US IT salaries rose by more than 4 percent in 2014

U.S. IT salaries were up by 4.25 percent in 2014, the highest increase in years, according to an IEEE-USA survey.

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How to be prepared for unusual interview questions

You know your strengths, weaknesses and where you see yourself in five years, but then the hiring manager throws you a curve ball. To be ready to hit it out of the park, here are seven questions you probably didn’t prepare for -- and...

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Job outlook: Starting salaries for recent computer science graduates

This infographic based on a survey of recent college graduates demonstrates just how much the job market loves computer science majors

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Top 10 job boards on Twitter

Celebrities, politicians and companies all have a Twitter account today, so why not job boards? Here are 10 job boards that are using Twitter better than the competition.

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Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?

While tech salaries have increased, many organizations are eliminating benefits like tuition reimbursement, awards and telecommuting. What does this mean for IT workers?

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How to get the job when you're overqualified

The idea of being ignored for a job because you’re overqualified may seem counterintuitive, but there are a number of reasons a company might overlook your resume for that exact reason.

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Top 10 cities for IT pros looking to make a move

Business is booming in 2015, and across the country IT organizations are loosening the purse strings and shelling out big bucks for critical IT talent. Here's a look at the 10 hottest cities for IT pay based on percent increase in...

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7 tips to get recruiters to look at your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn profiles equate to the modern-day virtual resume, but what makes a recruiter click on your LinkedIn profile over another? There are a few simple tricks you can use to make sure you get noticed by recruiters and hiring...

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