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U.S. suspends fast-track H-1B processing, blames backlog

The White House decision to suspend premium processing for H-1B visa holders is being blamed on a visa backlog. It will affect some people seeking visas who may have used this fast-track system.

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Face-off: SAP vs. IBM for talent management

Considering talent management software? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival products from SAP and IBM, based on reviews written by enterprise users of the products.

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Sen. Durbin accuses Trump of breaking his H-1B promise

President Donald Trump said last year that on his first day in office he would order an investigation of H-1B abuses. He has yet to do so.

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Are virtual CISOs the answer to your security problems?

Virtual CISOs can be an invaluable resource for companies with limited resources. But are they a short-term fix to a long-term problem?

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Sharky surfaces with true tales of Shark Tank

The character known only as Sharky takes a break from poring over readers' emails to share true tales of how Computerworld's Shark Tank column came into existence and why it has remained so popular for so many years.

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H-1B reform bill unites political opposites

The spectrum of support makes it possible this bill could actually pass.

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Trump says offshoring displaces ‘our best’ American workers

President Donald Trump promised to crack down on offshore outsourcing, which he blamed for displacing American workers. But he offered no specifics on what he would do.

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Laid-off IT workers worry U.S. is losing tech jobs to outsourcing

Sixty-three-year-old Bob Zhang is worried about the future of tech jobs in the U.S. Will the high-paying positions be a thing of the past?

Class of 2017 Yearbook: The Premier 100 Technology Leaders

Peruse the list of this year’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders and click on the honorees' names to read more about them.

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Meet the 2017 Premier 100 Honorees

This year’s awards honor 100 women and men who deliver game-changing innovation by creating new business models and revenue streams, and recruiting skilled teams that pivot with shifting business needs.

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Nominate a leader for the 2018 Premier 100 awards

Computerworld has launched its annual search for 100 top technology professionals.

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IT job spotlight: Data scientist

Data scientists are in demand and handsomely paid. Here's what you need to know about this hot IT job.

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7 leadership traits of successful CIOs

These seven leadership characteristics are increasingly important as IT executives become ‘agents of change’ in the business.

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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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