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Salesforce skills in high demand in 2017

From developers to project managers to marketing, Salesforce has emerged as one of the hottest skills for IT and business professionals.

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Trump expected to cut federal IT spending

President Donald Trump said this week that the federal budget is a "mess" and is promising to make it leaner. This means that federal IT spending -- now at $81.6 billion -- is likely to see cuts, analysts said.

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Top 10 U.S. cities for employee happiness

New data from employer review site Kununu reveals where you work geographically can have a huge impact on your career happiness.

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LinkedIn will help people in India train for semi-skilled jobs

Microsoft has launched Project Sangam, a cloud service integrated with LinkedIn that will help train and generate employment for middle and low-skilled workers.

Not the kind of multitasking we're looking for

This federal agency pays new IT employees to sit around surfing the Internet until their security clearances come through. But for one recent hire, that's not enough.

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How to fix 3 common resume mistakes

Have you made any of these common resume errors? If so, it’s time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

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Facing sexism charges, Uber says Eric Holder will investigate

Uber Technologies scrambled to counter the sexism charges raised by a former employee, and said it would appoint former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to the panel that would investigate allegations that the company mishandled an...

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Renewed effort begins to save Calif. university’s IT jobs

At least 10 U.S. lawmakers have written University of California officials about their plan to move IT jobs offshore; now state legislators are getting into the fight.

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Uber orders probe into employee's charge of sexual harassment

Uber ordered an urgent investigation after a former engineer triggered an uproar on social media, alleging sexual harassment, politics and discrimination at the ride-hailing company.

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H-1B advocate Sen. Orrin Hatch sets stage for new visa battle

Hatch acknowledges a "handful of bad actors" -- companies that misuse the visa.

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You just might find your next job on Facebook

Facebook is rolling out features that will help companies post job openings and applications directly on the social network.

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Should security pros get special H-1B visa consideration?

The skills, education and experience that would garner additional merit have not been discussed publicly, but some cybersecurity leaders and industry-watchers say that special consideration should be given to H-1B visa applicants with...

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Maryland lawmaker seeks to unveil H-1B employers

A Maryland lawmaker wants to require businesses in Maryland to report the number of employees they have who are working on H-1B or L-1 visas.

Options: Carrot. Stick. Trust. Guess what works?

Consultant pilot fish is getting bored with his current project, but the client has a hot new project planned and would love fish on the team. Just one problem: He'll need training to learn the new technology.

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Why learn C?

The C programming language is hard to learn, its popularity is waning and demand is shifting. Is there any point in learning C?

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13 tech jobs that pay $200k salaries

Which IT roles earn the biggest salaries? Thirteen tech jobs can pull in salaries of $200,000 or more, according to new data from IT staffing firm Mondo.

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White House H-1B plan puts U.S. workers in front

President Trump “has made clear” his interest in creating “a merit-based system where individuals coming into the country bring the kinds of benefits economically that will grow our economy and help lift up wages for everybody,” an...

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Trump eyes end to an H-1B system that favors largest outsourcers

The companies most hurt by the random H-1B distribution system are those that submit only a few applications. Many are smaller firms.

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