Tutorial Category: Careers

Linux Is Everywhere. Now There’s A Plan to Make It for Everyone

Linux is everywhere these days. It runs our phones, the web servers that underpin everything from Facebook to Google, even our cars. That means there’s a bigger demand for people who know how to work with the operating system than ever before, and those jobs often pay good money. The Linux...
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GE Cloud CTO: Look for These Skills When Hiring for Cloud

I believe that obtaining the right skills for any organization is as much a cultural challenge as a skills-based one. Of course, as we pursue GEâs public cloud strategy, itâs valuable to find people with the right cloud skills on different platforms. Itâs just as important, however, that they...
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Turnover Remains High in IT Job Market, Dice Finds

Total quits in the category in the first three quarters of 2015 averaged 508,200, the highest since 2002, according to a report from Dice. Read more at eWeek
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IT Pros Fall Prey to Long Working Hours

Interestingly, IT work isn’t quite as busy for part-time IT staff, a survey shows, as part-time respondents said they put in about 21 hours per week. Read more at eWeek
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What I Learned from Blowing An Interview

Some time ago, I was a development manager with 23 reports spread over four teams. When I joined the company, they had already made the transition from “smart people in a room,” to having a repeatable process. And they had been able to grow from a pair of Waterloo graduates to about forty...
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Getting Started With a Career in Cybersecurity

With the ongoing and seemingly never-ending flood of cyberattacks, companies and governments the world over need experienced, skilled professionals to protect, defend, and strike back. But how do you get into the lucrative cybersecurity career? David Gewirtz has some advice... "My advice to young...
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Creating Careers for Research Software Engineers

"Recognition of status and career advancement in academia relies on publications. If your skills as a software developer lead you to focus on code to the detriment of your publication history, then your career will come to a grinding halt – despite the fact that your work may have significantly...
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Programmers, Developers Lead Strong IT Jobs Market

Programmers and developers, forecast as the most difficult to fill, declined throughout the year, but regained the top spot at the end of September. Read more at eWeek
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IT Leaders Expect Rise in Budgets in 2015, But Hiring Slows

Security professionals, programmers and developers, software engineers and project managers remained in the top five most difficult positions to fill. Read more at eWeek
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Mozilla Winter of Security is Back!

The first edition of MWoS was a success, and a lot of fun for students and mentors, so we decided to run it again this year. Read more at Mozilla Security Blog.
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