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The latest news and advice on finding and keeping a job in the IT industry.

The Co-ed Quotient in IT Invention

September 14, 2007 5:09 PM
In a week in which patent news is all over the wires, some new research presented an interesting blip on the radar screen: If you want your technology patent to create buzz, make sure you've got a co-ed team. Research published by NCWIT (the National Center for Women & Information Technology)

Recalculating Work-Life Balance

September 13, 2007 2:09 PM
I recently spoke to someone who called talk of work-life balance, more or less, hooey. He felt that the topic gets a rather tired treatment in the news, often focused exclusively on the difficulties working mothers have balancing everything on their plate, while there were plenty of people who desired

Outsourcing Back to the U.S.

September 07, 2007 4:09 PM
Indian software firm Wipro has laid plans to open a big software development center in Atlanta, it announced Sept. 6. The Bangalore, India-based firm expects to hire more than 500 computer programmers over the next three years and set up a training center to provide technical and soft-skills training to

Microsoft Gives Workers a Lift

September 07, 2007 1:09 PM
As if on cue from Google, a company with such a widely-praised employee bus service, the New York Times wrote a beaming article about it in March, Microsoft announced Sept. 7 that it would be launching a free express bus service for employees to and from its Redmond headquarters later

Word of Mouth: Un-Resign

September 06, 2007 5:09 PM
Days after announcing his Sept. 30 resignation, news spread that Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, was reconsidering his decision after his arrest in a Minnesota airport sex sting, and may still fight for his Senate seat. "It's not such a foregone conclusion anymore, that the only thing he could do was

Unsettled Workers on This Side of the H-1B Fence

September 06, 2007 1:09 PM
The last several bits of H-1B news that have trickled across the wire have seemed, at least on the surface, to be good things for IT professionals. In late June, the immigration bill went up in flames, taking with it a provision to raise the set cap on the skilled worker

Hey Genius: Wooing Young, Hip Microserfs

September 05, 2007 5:09 PM
As part of an update to its college information and application site, Microsoft announced today via its JobsBlog that it has created "an AWESOME interactive site to go along with it" titled "Hey Genius." Using terms like "hip," "hidden gems" and "cool," not once but twice, the site unabashedly aspires to

At IBM, Workers' Delight

August 31, 2007 12:08 PM
Will you be at work today until 5 p.m. or beyond while all of your buddies are already at the bar or on the road to the shore, their holiday weekends in progress while you've got hours of the grind to go? Do you dream of working at a company that

Same IT Stereotype, Different Day

August 29, 2007 5:08 PM
Among the range of projects, hacks, tricks and life tips on's new collaborative site, IT support makes the list of critical coworkers worth "sucking up to." Having these people on your side will make your life easier, the post reads; creating an enemy of them can make your life

IT Could Use More Support

August 29, 2007 3:08 PM
If employees in your organization are so familiar with the 'Please Continue to Hold' help desk hold music they're starting to make special requests, it should come as no surprise to you that CIOs agree that IT could use more support. In fact, IT help desks are not just understaffed,

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