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'It's easier than Linux, so what's the problem?'

Sysadmin pilot fish is working for a big defense contractor, and when it comes to Unix and Linux, he's got decades of experience. Then, without warning, he gets a very, um, SPECIAL assignment.

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Why we love HR (special job-offer edition)

It's job-hunting time for this IT pilot fish, and his first two interviews both look like they'll turn into job offers. But when one company calls back, it's not quite what fish is expecting.

How technology is transforming New Orleans

New Orleans may not be known as a tech hub, but it's slowly developing thanks to the current pace of technology.

H1-B Visa Abuse

U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple

Apple's a great example of how the H-1B system can work, and where the visa goes wrong.

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LinkedIn tip: How to turn off activity broadcasts

If you're looking for your next IT job, disable this LinkedIn setting to prevent tipping off your manager.

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This Mother’s Day, a look at women in IT

We revisit some of the women making names for themselves in tech, and take a deeper look at the overall state of gender diversity in the field.

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CIO Career Coach: Bringing a product management mindset to IT

In a world where software drives revenue for many organizations, CIO.com blogger Martha Heller demonstrates the importance of bringing a product management mindset to IT.

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‘So, what do you do?’

Your happiness can be affected by how closely you identify with what you do for a living.

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Leadership for the IT revolution

Which type of leader will come to the fore in this dynamic time?

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IT worker who trained H-1B-holding replacement aims for Congress

Craig Diangelo, a one-time IT worker at Northeast Utilities in Connecticut who had to train his H-1B-visa-holding replacement, is running for Congress.

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Do IT certifications still matter?

IT certifications are a hot topic. But are they necessary?

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CW@50: Sharky's greatest hits

A collection of some of the most outrageous 'true tales of IT life' that 'pilot fish' have ever shared with Sharky and fellow readers of Computerworld's Shark Tank over the years.

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Career advice: Moving into DevOps

A programmer asks our Premier 100 IT Leader how to make the change.

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Mingis on Tech: The ongoing H-1B debate (and Facebook Live's fate)

It looks like some changes may be coming to the controversial H-1B visa program in the U.S. But the same can't be said for Facebook Live.

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Mingis on Tech: H-1B visas and the future of Facebook Live

While some changes may be coming to the controversial H-1B visa program in the U.S., the same can't be said for Facebook Live, which is under scrutiny after users posted disturbing videos.

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H-1B giant Infosys gets carrot -- and stick -- to hire ‘Americans’

IT offshore outsourcing giant Infosys plans to hire 10,000 "American workers" over the next two years.

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Is IT having an identity crisis?

The perception of IT's value and its status within an organization are in constant flux. Here's how to stay relevant.

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Is Donald Trump right about H-1B visa abuse?

This is a case of Trump being on the right track, and the tech industry off it.

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Career Watch: Be wary of IT employment contracts

An attorney warns about the gotchas in employment contracts; security jobs go begging; master's degrees in computer science pay off.

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