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IT Hiring in India Outpaces U.S.

While the U.S. IT labor market is showing signs of stabilization and modest growth, it has not yet approached the rate of growth reported by India. Three of India's...

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Six Hottest Skills For 2010

U.S. business executives recently responded to a Computerworld survey about the availability of information technology jobs and what skills will be in demand in...

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The Best Jobs For It Compensation

When there simply aren't enough qualified applicants to fill all available IT opportunities, the imbalance often leads to compensation higher than firms anticipated...

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Obama Warns Against Turning Away the 'best and the Brightest'

At the recent White House jobs summit, President Barack Obama addressed the need to admit foreign students into the United States. Obama said the intellectual...

H-1b Demand Spike May Signal Improving Outlook For Skilled Pros
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H-1b Demand Spike May Signal Improving Outlook For Skilled Pros

Demand for H-1B visas has risen sharply over the past six to eight weeks, and the number of companies planning to increase college hiring is also rising, indicating...

How to Prepare For a Performance Review
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How to Prepare For a Performance Review

Dave Willmer, executive director of Robert Half Technology, suggests a few practical steps that jobseekers can take to prepare for a half-year or annual performance...

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It Employment May Be Stabilizing After Loss of 250,000 Jobs

After nearly 12 months of steady job losses, the IT labor market may be finally stabilizing, according to Virginia-based industry group TechServe Alliance. Since...

Solving the It Graduate's Dilemma
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Solving the It Graduate's Dilemma

The World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) new global information technology (IT) education-focused body used the WE Rock event at Australian Web Week to learn what...

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Industry Body Forming to Address It Graduate Skills

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is creating the Open Web Education Alliance (OWEA), a new body designed to help ensure that educational institutions around...

Why High Tech Needs Women Executives
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Why High Tech Needs Women Executives

Joyce Brocaglia, founder of the Executive Women's Forum, takes a closer look at the opportunities available for women in high tech and explains why gender diversity...

Tech Ed: Women in It
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Tech Ed: Women in It

Microsoft developer Catherine Eibner recently hosted a Women in IT workshop at the annual Microsoft Tech Ed IT Forum in Queensland, Australia. It was the first...

Enlisting in It: Free Certifications Help Vets Fight Unemployment
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Enlisting in It: Free Certifications Help Vets Fight Unemployment

Military veterans are making the transition into civilian technology careers with the help of free IT certifications. Instead of retiring, these veterans are starting...

The Grill: Jane Margolis
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The Grill: Jane Margolis

The convergence of technology, education, and diversity is the topic of a new book written by Jane Margolis of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information...

It Careers Aren't Cool Enough For High School Students
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It Careers Aren't Cool Enough For High School Students

A study by the Conference Board of Canada for the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow's IT Skills (CCICT) and Bell Canada found that high school students place a greater...

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Tactics For Today's Job Market

Dave Willmer, executive director of Robert Half Technology, shares his suggestions for negotiating a rapidly changing job market for IT professionals. As he explains...

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H-1b Visas Cuts U.S. Tech Wages By Up to 6 Percent, Study Says

A new study from professors at New York University (NYU) and the University of Pennsylvania found that the use of H-1B workers by U.S. companies has decreased wages...

It Skills Shortage Offers a Chance For ­nemployed Workers
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It Skills Shortage Offers a Chance For ­nemployed Workers

The IT skills shortage may present a number of opportunities to unemployed tech workers. At a time when large numbers of qualified IT workers are having a difficult...

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Five Recession Survival Skills

As a result of the weakening economy, senior-level IT professionals are spending increasingly more time examining the granular details of project costs and motivating...

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Clash of the Generations: IT Vets and Fresh Talent Scramble For the Same Jobs

The current economic environment is leading to a situation in which experienced technology professionals and recently-minted graduates are competing for the same...

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Get Them While They're Young: Tomorrow's It Pros

The Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow's ICT Skills (CCICT) is hoping to increase the number of students studying information technology through its new National ICT...
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