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Hey, you bring YOUR tools, I'll bring mine!

Business analyst visits this company's corporate office for a week of meetings, and it turns out she and an IT infrastructure pilot fish have something in common.

Let me draw you a picture

IT manager wants a group of staff members to interview a systems administration job candidate -- and it seems he has some, um, interesting ideas about competition.


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LinkedIn: 'Blockchain developer' is the No. 1 emerging job

Echoing a number of similar reports this year, the career and professional social site says listings for blockchain developers have exploded. The reason: continued interest in cryptocurrency.

But hey, she sure interviewed well!

Contract programmer comes recommended by her employer and, after a brief technical interview by non-programmers, she's hired. How could that approach possibly go wrong?

Why we love recommendations

First-time IT manager hires a new member for his team, but he doesn't work out well -- and in light of his glowing recommendations, the manager can't figure out why.

About Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT

Find out about Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT program, including eligibility, survey contents, deadlines and more.

That bus rolls both ways

This new IT boss calls an all-hands meeting so she can get to know her widely dispersed staff -- and they get an early look at her critical decision-making skills.

See, this is how reputations are made

This database group's manager is out while recovering from surgery, and the remaining pilot fish has twice the workload -- but he finds a way to keep everyone happy.

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CIO Leadership Live with Vince Kellen, CIO at University of California, San Diego | Ep 17

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Vince Kellen, CIO, University of California at San Diego, about data science, cloud computing and the future of the online learning space.

Throwback Thursday: Just our way of saying thanks!

A software-based simulator is this company's cash cow, but the project to update it is running months behind. Luckily, a senior software engineer is up to the challenge.

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Indeed.com: Blockchain job interest (and postings) dip as bitcoin loses steam

Data from job-search site Indeed shows interest in those with blockchain development skills, including the creation of cryptocurrencies, has waned as bitcoin's value – and the hype around it – has fallen over the past year.

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Is your company a great place to work in IT?

Computerworld's annual Best Places to Work in IT list showcases organizations that offer great benefits, challenging work and ample opportunities for growth. Nominate an organization for the 2019 list!

Learning experience

These two college students have one final requirement to finish for their college degrees in computer programming: an internship to get some real-world IT experience.

Doing the math

Pilot fish is interviewing for an IT job when he learns that many of the company's top technical staffers are actually consultants -- and that seems a little odd.

Not the timesheet issue we were expecting

Pilot fish is new to IT consulting, and he does exactly what the senior consultant tells him to do. So why is he getting grief about how he fills out his timesheet?

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Blockchain developer salaries now command as much as $175K

Demand for blockchain developers continues to skyrocket, with the number of full-time job openings exceeding 12,000 – a growth rate of 400% over the past year.

Back pay payback

This IT staffer is hoping his pay will go up after his annual performance review, but that depends on his manager actually doing the review -- and even that isn't enough.

Where THAT consultant came from

This IT consultant isn't exactly well thought of as a technical professional -- but that doesn't stand in the way of a long and varied career at a big consultancy.

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IDG CMO Perspectives: Loren Jarrett, Chief Marketing Officer, Progress

Loren Jarrett, CMO of Progress, has assembled a team of “doers” to help create the “best-next” experience for customers. In a conversation with Rob O’Regan, global content director with IDG Communications, Loren details how her team...

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