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The Dangers of Being ­nder- and Over-Qualified During a Recession

The economic downturn is forcing many IT professionals to re-assess their job prospects, especially now that many companies are bowing under the pressure to downsize...

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Surprise! Tech Is a Safe Career Choice Today

The technology profession is proving to be one of the safest careers available during the current economic crisis, providing good pay and solid job security. "The...

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Leading Futurists, Thinkers to Launch Silicon Valley ­niversity

Leading thinkers and futurists will launch Singularity University, an institution based in Silicon Valley that will offer a wide range of programs focusing on multiple...

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Certain It Skills in Demand Despite Economy

According to a recent study by IT staffing company Veritude, the overall weakness in the U.S. economy is forcing employers to become more tactical in their hiring...

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Rebuilding America's Job Machine

Large-scale collaborations between the public sector and the private sector could be the key to unlocking economic growth and technology innovation across America...

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New Research Reveals Highest-Paid It Skills and Certifications During the Recession

The new Foote Partners IT Skills and Certifications Index highlights the individual IT skills and certifications that increased and decreased most significantly...

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When Your Employer Is About to Hit Rough Seas

Rather than being reactive to changes occurring in your workplace, it

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How to Turn On Generation Y

Employers often complain that members of Generation Y don~t work hard, lack commitment, are devoid of loyalty, are pampered, indulged and require excessive praise...

Human Computing Skills: Rethinking the K-12 Experience
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Human Computing Skills: Rethinking the K-12 Experience

Establishing the fundamentals of computational thinking is essential to improving computer science education.

USACM's Policy Role
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USACM's Policy Role

ACM members have a professional duty to ensure that the public comprehends and benefits from advances in computing.

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Demand For Key It Skills Remains High

Demand for Oracle, SAP, .NET, VMware, and similar skills will remain high over the next few years despite the economic downturn, according to a survey from the...

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Eight Things You Need to Know About Joining a Boutique Consulting Firm

Given the layoffs at many large companies, many tech workers will likely consider joining or forming small boutique consulting firms with 50 or fewer employees....

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Lower Demand For Mba and Tech Grads, but Jobs Are Out There

Highly skilled graduates are confronting a new recruiting landscape as they look for jobs within an IT industry that has been upended by uncertainty and job cuts...

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Sharpening Your Skills: Career & Life Balance

Three Harvard Business School faculty members weigh in on the best ways to achieve and maintain a life-work balance. Recognizing that the achievement of a lifestyle...

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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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Majority of U.S. Teens Feel Prepared for Careers in Science and Technology, Yet Many Lack Mentors

According to this year

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Nearly 1 Million Jobs Could Be Created By It Stimulus Package, Think Tank Says

A $30 billion investment in the U.S. IT industry would create or help retain nearly 1 million jobs, concludes "The Digital Road to Recovery: A Stimulus Plan to...

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Teaching Intangibles With Technology

European and Israeli researchers have developed an education system that focuses on teaching students critical thinking, social interaction, discourse, rhetoric...

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More and More, Schools Got Game

Teachers are increasingly incorporating video games, virtual reality, and simulations to improve education. Business and science classes are starting to use sophisticated...

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Information Architecture For Digital Libraries

The libraries of the 21st century will be Web-based, but the technologies, standards, and architecture that future digital libraries will use are still being defined...
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