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Video series lets public 'test drive' key IT jobs

Nothing beats the ability to take a trial run at something before making a major investment in it, so why not test drives for IT jobs?

Tight budgets cramp increased IT hiring wants

As seems to happen every year, IT leaders are getting mixed signals on just how strong the hiring market is and how difficult it will be to find skilled IT professionals in 2015.

How to find those elusive data scientist employees

Before you start the hiring process for data scientists, you have to first make sure the business side of your organization recognizes just how important data really is.

News Scan: IT advocacy groups band together to increase clout; Women in IT need to raise their profile; More

The top news stories for Jan. 29, 2015.

Legislation proposal could undermine federal IT hiring

A new bill filed in Congress would reduce the federal workforce by 10 percent over the next two years, pulling the rug out from under efforts to hire more skilled IT professionals into government agencies.

News Scan: CDOs riding high on their sex appeal; Is Silicon Valley rife with women haters?: More

The top news stories for Jan. 27, 2015.

Ranks of women earning IT degrees drops by 5%

A national study released this morning reveals that while the number of STEM degrees is up just slightly over the past decade, the number of women earning computer science degrees dropped by 5 percent.

IBM poised to cut 26% of staff

The technology sector appears to be playing a major game of musical chairs with employees, as the past week saw news of massive layoffs in some corners, and massive hiring in others. The biggest news comes from IBM, which is apparently getting ready to lay off 26 percent of its workforce.

India could greet Obama with H-1B concerns

President Barack Obama could get an earful on the topic of H-1B visas during his trip to India today.

IT's hottest jobs: Data analyst

Randy Gross explains what it takes to be a data analyst.