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How to find top IT talent on LinkedIn

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The problem with job boards, says Nathanson: "They were only engaging an audience that was actively looking for a job." The only option for companies then would be to post a job and wait. What was missing was a way to target and identify passive candidates who aren't necessarily...
How to find top IT talent on LinkedIn

LinkedIn to buy Pulse, maker of mobile news reader app

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LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, continues to beef up its content publishing platform with its agreement to acquire Pulse, which makes a mobile news aggregation, reader and content distribution application.LinkedIn has been broadening its site's scope in recent years beyond its core feature of individual professional profiles,...
LinkedIn to buy Pulse, maker of mobile news reader app

Spotlight hot skills on your resume

www.computerworld.com
IT workers know that soft skills are key to career advancement, but such skills are difficult to quantify. Here's how to revamp your resume to make your talents shine....
Spotlight hot skills on your resume

6 hottest IT certifications

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IT professionals have always sought out certifications to give them a leg up in their career advancement efforts. But anecdotal evidence suggests that in today's job market, having a broad array of certifications is even more important for giving job-seekers a needed edge....
6 hottest IT certifications

Software Engineer Vs. Lumberjack: Who Has The Best Job?

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Maybe software engineers don't have their own TV reality show or their own song, but they do have high pay and less stress. Software engineering was named the No. 1 best job of 2012, according to a list compiled by CareerCast.com. Lumberjacks have the worst job in 2012. Software engineers...
Software Engineer Vs. Lumberjack: Who Has The Best Job?
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Anonymous hacker collective outs 4,000 executives' info

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Hacker collective Anonymous, in an attempt to provoke computer crime law reform in the US, has published the personal information of over 4,000 bank executives on the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center's website. The leak is part of the group's "Operation Last Resort" developed in the wake of technology maven...
Anonymous hacker collective outs 4,000 executives' info
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Fancy yourself self-taught? LearningJar tracks your informal education

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Inquiring minds have never had it so good. Whether it’s for career advancement or personal enrichment, the options for online education seem endless these days. But as the possibilities proliferate, figuring out which courses best suit your needs and your budget becomes more difficult. And then there’s the problem of...
Fancy yourself self-taught? LearningJar tracks your informal education

LinkedIn Execs Discuss Being the Entrepreneur of Your Own Life at D10 (Video)

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Reid Hoffman said people benefit from using LinkedIn three ways: It allows them to be “the entrepreneur of their own life,” “the CEO of their own career,” and “to be in the business of yourself.” While those are all roughly the same thing, he was clear about what LinkedIn is not...
LinkedIn Execs Discuss Being the Entrepreneur of Your Own Life at D10 (Video)

When Female Networks Aren't Enough

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This post was co-authored with DeAnne Aguirre. There's absolutely no doubt that women's affinity groups — grass-roots, company-supported internal organizations — have proved a huge winner for employees and employers alike in this tough economy. These networks nourish career advancement, connecting women to colleagues in different departments, providing opportunities to...
When Female Networks Aren't Enough
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