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Dream Jobs 2010

Some careers proceed evenly down a neat path. Those aren't necessarily, however, the kind of journeys that lead to dream jobs. The ten technologists in this year's...

Where Will the IT Jobs Be in 2010?
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Where Will the IT Jobs Be in 2010?

The U.S. government is now projecting that the computer and mathematical occupations will add 785,700 new jobs by 2018. Moreover, these IT-related jobs will grow...

Cybersecurity Expert Stays Creative Baking Bread
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Cybersecurity Expert Stays Creative Baking Bread

Is there a recipe a scientist might follow to spur creativity and cook up new discoveries? Cyber security expert Kevin Fu of the University of Massachusetts Amherst...

Beat Business Burn-Out
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Beat Business Burn-Out

Recent reports show that job satisfaction rates in the U.S. are at the lowest level in more than two decades. The recession has caused employees and employers to...

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Darpa: U.s. Geek Shortage Is National Security Risk

Sure, we’re all plugged in and online 24/7. But fewer American kids are growing up to be bona fide computer geeks. And that poses a serious security risk for the...

Does Dearth of Info Security Pros Pose Risk?
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Does Dearth of Info Security Pros Pose Risk?

Dickie George, the technical director of the U.S. National Security Agency's (NSA's) Information Assurance Directorate, says the shortage of cybersecurity professionals...

MIT and First Ally to Encourage STEM Educational Careers
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MIT and First Ally to Encourage STEM Educational Careers

For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are collaborating on a program designed to...

Top Innovators Practice Five Skills the Rest of ­S Don't
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Top Innovators Practice Five Skills the Rest of ­S Don't

The most innovative CEOs spend 50 percent more time practicing five specific innovation skills than do their less creative counterparts, according to a six-year...

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Wanted: Cyber Ninjas

U.S. colleges are adding courses and specialized degrees in the once-exotic field of cybersecurity to try to meet the growing demands for computer security skills...

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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...

Landing a Job of the Future Takes a Two-Track Mind
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Landing a Job of the Future Takes a Two-Track Mind

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' outlook for job growth between 2008 and 2018, there are several bright spots where new jobs and promising career...

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Jobs Report: Tech Hiring Grew In December

U.S. employers added approximately 5,200 tech jobs last month even as the broader economy shed 85,000 positions from November to December, according to data released...

With Fewer ­.s. Opportunities, Home Looks Appealing to Expats
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With Fewer ­.s. Opportunities, Home Looks Appealing to Expats

With U.S. unemployment at 10 percent, foreign-born professionals who came to the United States in search of better job opportunities and prosperity are now returning...

Women's Issues in Science and Engineering Take Center Stage
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Women's Issues in Science and Engineering Take Center Stage

The focus of the recent Women in Science and Engineering Workshop was the challenges that female scientists and engineers must contend with. The goal of the workshop...

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As Attacks Increase, ­.s. Struggles to Recruit Computer Security Experts

Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication at a time when the U.S. government is struggling to address a shortage of proficient computer security...

Seeking Great Candidates Online
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Seeking Great Candidates Online

While most companies would prefer to make hires through employee referrals, it can be difficult to elicit employee referrals on a large enough scale, according...

New Programs Aim to Lure Young Into Digital Jobs
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New Programs Aim to Lure Young Into Digital Jobs

Educators and technologists say both the image of computing work and computer science education in high schools need to change to fill what are expected to be the...

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ACM India to Launch in January

The first major event for the ACM community in India is set for January 21, 2010 in Bangalore. The ACM India Launch Event will be a full day event featuring speakers...

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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...

Retirees Get Back to Work
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Retirees Get Back to Work

Federal aAgencies have new authority to hire federal retirees for part-time government work, resulting in new opportunities for a rapidly growing segment of the...
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