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Trump's H-1B reform may go the way of healthcare

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) plan to re-introduce new versions of old bills that raise the visa cap.

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Justice Dept. says replacing U.S. workers may bring lawsuit

The Department of Justice on Monday issued a warning to H-1B employers not to use the visa program to discriminate against U.S. workers.

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Trump ‘actively’ considering new H-1B spouse work rule

The Trump administration is considering writing an entirely new rule. Before implementing that rule, it would seek public comment.

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How the company culture can make or break your business

If you don't build a strong culture in your organization, one will appear anyway -- and it likely won't serve your company well.

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6 terrible tech managers — and how to succeed despite them

From the Know It All to the Overwhelmer, succeeding beneath a bad manager takes strategy and finesse

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Follow these career roadmaps to 7 hot IT jobs

What skills, education and experience do you need to land some of today’s hottest IT jobs? Find out in this free report from the editors of CIO.com.

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IT Resume Makeover: Find focus by building a theme

The longer your career, the more difficult it can be to pull out the right details to create a focused resume. Finding a common theme that runs through your experience can help guide the process.

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Ford hires 400 mobile connectivity engineers

Ford is hiring 400 engineers to support its efforts to build connected-vehicle tech and plans to establish a new Research and Engineering Center to focus on connectivity in Ottawa, Ontario.

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4 ways for IT managers to keep their staff happy

Everyone knows that happy employees are better employees -- but what, exactly, is the key to employee happiness?

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5 reasons your next job interview may be challenging

Challenging job interviews result in better hires and higher job satisfaction -- but what factors contribute to whether an interview process will be particularly difficult?

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What it takes to become an IT security engineer

The role is a fairly new one in many companies, and qualified candidates are in high demand. Learn how one IT security engineer landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his sights are set...

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Tech salaries hold tight (for now)

Our survey of 2,700 tech pros shows steady pay increases. But with predictions for IT spending and hiring all over the map, salaries could be in for a wild ride.

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Read Computerworld’s April digital magazine!

In this edition: The 2017 IT Salary Survey results are in! Our annual survey shows steady pay increases -- but with predictions for IT spending and hiring all over the map, salaries could be in for a wild ride.

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How to motivate the modern tech worker

When it comes to attracting and retaining IT talent, money talks -- but creative perks and company culture really help employers stand out.

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4 high-growth tech fields with top pay

Salaries are rising for most IT jobs, but four specialties in particular stand out. Fortunately, these areas represent an enormous breadth of opportunities for IT professionals looking to advance their careers and boost their...

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Tech pay holds tight (for now)

Our annual survey shows moderate 3% growth in IT pay -- but salaries could be headed for a roller-coaster ride, with wildly different forecasts from experts on IT spending, hiring and compensation.

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Highlights

Key findings from Computerworld's survey of nearly 2,800 IT professionals, including salary trends, hot skills, job satisfaction, career outlook, biggest concerns and more.

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IT Salary Survey 2017: See salaries by job title

Are you making what you're worth? Find current compensation data for 50 IT titles, from technical staff through senior management positions.

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Compare your pay

Use our interactive Smart Salary Finder to compare your compensation with that of IT workers with similar jobs and experience levels across the U.S. or broken out by region.

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Hottest jobs, cities and industries for IT pay in 2017

Computerworld’s 2017 IT Salary Survey shows continued gains for IT pros. As always, though, some tech workers fare better than others, and being in certain roles, industries and metro regions can make a big difference in pay.

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