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  • How to thrive in the coming tech gig economy

    The rise of contract and contingent work is shaking up the traditional IT career path. Here’s how to navigate for success

  • Q&A about SunTrust’s cooperation clause

    The bank is asserting that the clause it's using in its severance deal with IT workers is being misconstrued. The full clause is offered for readers to make up their own minds.

  • The 33 worst lines ever said by tech recruiters

    Tech recruiters say the darndest things. How many of these cringeworthy pronouncements have you heard?

  • Tech pros make the most of the 'gig economy'

    Younger IT workers are increasingly choosing independence over full-time employment. Is the 'open talent economy' right for you too? Three 20- and 30-somethings share their experiences working for everyone from giants like Microsoft and Google to nonprofits and startups.

  • Clouds ahead: What an IT career will look like five years out

    IT infrastructure is increasingly giving way to the cloud. Here's how to remain relevant in the years ahead

  • Impossible! Management listens -- and hires more people

    A dedicated and hard-working IT team is finally rewarded for its loyalty after a new CEO acts on the results of an internal audit

  • Silicon Valley's 'pressure cooker': Thrive or get out

    People working in Silicon Valley may cry at their desks and may be expected to respond to emails in the middle of the night, but that's the price to work for some of the most successful and innovative tech companies in the world, according to industry analysts.

  • Will the White House disappoint on H-1B displacements?

    A top White House official told House lawmakers this week that the replacement of U.S. workers by H-1B visa holders is troubling and not supposed to happen. But it is hard to tell whether the administration will do anything about it. The signals are mixed.

  • Can't disconnect on vacation? These IT pros offer their hard-earned tips

    We've all done it. Sworn to stay completely uncoupled from the office during a vacation, only to check email and get drawn into a work issue -- going from relaxed to tensed up in minutes.

  • Hot skills alert: Tips for landing a plum project manager's job

    Karen Klein had a typical entrance into the project management profession, evolving into the role after working her way up the IT ranks.

  • MEDJACK: Hackers hijacking medical devices to create backdoors in hospital networks

    After the Office of Personnel Management breach, medical data was labeled as the "<a href="">holy grail</a>" for cybercriminals intent on espionage. "Medical information can be worth 10 times as much as a credit card number," reported Reuters. And now to steal such information, hospital networks are getting pwned by malware-infected medical devices.

  • Six entry-level cybersecurity job seeker failings

    When it comes to hiring, enterprise security teams can use all of the help that they can rally. But when it comes to hiring entry-level talent, that's not as easy as it may seem.

  • Six failings common to entry-level cyber security job seekers

    When it comes to hiring, enterprise security teams can use all of the help that they can rally. But when it comes to hiring entry-level talent, that's not as easy as it may seem.

  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Jay Ferro

    When Jay Ferro, 46, joined the <a href="">American Cancer Society</a> as CIO three years ago, he was given a herculean task -- to transform the nonprofit's 12 independent divisions and corporate headquarters into a single entity, beginning with IT.

  • Awareness on the cheap

    You don't have to spend a lot of money on some information security initiatives. Take <a href="">security awareness</a>, for example. You can get huge returns with small investments.

  • IT jobs market booming in the Southwest

    <strong>2015 IT Salary &amp; Jobs Regional Report: The Southwest</strong>

  • Signs that IBM may be preparing for a round of job cuts

    IBM tries to keep its layoffs out of the public eye as much as possible, although it fails miserably at this. The company took the unusual step of denying that it was on the cusp of a gigantic layoff amid reports of a possible new round of job cuts that may begin this week.

  • Degree-free IT: Can college-skippers thrive in tech?

    Mike Samaras has worked steadily in IT for a decade, starting when he was 17 and fresh out of high school.

  • Four ways for IT to connect better with customers

    If you walk by an IT office these days, the only sounds you're likely to hear are the dull whir of laptop fans and the gentle hum of servers -- barely a warm body to be found. The IT staff is on the loose.

  • Recruiting challenges spur higher salaries, better perks

    Skilled job seekers are in an enviable position in the simmering tech industry, as hiring managers compete for talent, boost job offers, and improve on-the-job perks to keep existing employees from looking elsewhere.