Cat Miller

Computer Science Grads: Here’s 5 Jobs to Look At

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As another academic year nears a close and a fresh crop of computer science graduates plunges into the job market, Cat asks — and answers — a simple question: Where can they find the best opportunities? See our related story here, and more stories for graduates here.

Bing Leads Microsoft’s Consumer Market Push

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Microsoft will have to invest a lot of money in the tablet, search and smartphone markets, if it’s going to regain consumer market share from Apple and Google. In fact, the company has created a team to focus on consumer strategies. Its first order of business: Build up Bing.

Blacklist Rumors Debunked, Data Scientist Salaries [DiceTV]

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Do staffing firms ever blacklist IT Consultants? …Are there $140,000 salaries out there to be had by data scientists? …And are you aware that we’ve added a new Dice Talent Community? I’m Cat Miller and this is the DiceTV Update for Tuesday, June 12, 2012.

Set Yourself Up for Your Job Search

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Cat Miller meets Dice user Stefan Moore to answer his questions on specialization, marketing himself, and more. We did some editing of course, so here’s the list of all the questions Stefan asked, along with Cat’s answers. Is specialization a good idea or a career killer for IT professionals? It’s really a matter of preference, because specialists and generalists enjoy different career paths, pay and job security. Specialists often work as highly-paid consultants, who offer their services to many different… continue…

DiceTV: How to Get More Money from Prospective Employers

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Although the recession officially ended in 2009, many IT professionals are still saddled with smaller paychecks. So they’re hitting the market, and Cat Miller’s sharing ways to get more money from prospective employers. continue…

DiceTV Update: Help Wanted – Data Centers, Health IT, Security

Cloud or not, there’s still demand in the data center… Just like there’s still demand in Health IT… And just like there’s still demand in security. How to take advantage of the trends, in this week’s DiceTV Update. continue…

DiceTV Update: Where to Find All Those Jobs in Information Security

Our most Recent Dice Report confirms that a lot of security jobs are out there. Postings that included security skills rose 109 percent year on year. Both the federal government and private sector companies are actively hiring. continue…

DiceTV: Why Think of Training? Job Security and Money Come to Mind

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Businesses, colleges, government agencies and even the military hire technical trainers to teach in classrooms and online. It’s hard to offshore training, so you’ll enjoy job security and could make up to $100,000 a year. continue…

DiceTV: Watch for Jobs Needing IPv6 Expertise

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The global supply of IP addresses will run out between 2011 and mid-2012. That means companies and government agencies will convert to a new Internet protocol, IPv6, which will create lots of opportunities for tech professionals who know their way around. continue…

DiceTV: Anticipate, Prepare and Sail Through Your Interviews

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We all know that navigating interviews can be treacherous. You can be thrown off course by an unanticipated group interview or capsized by a rogue wave of trick questions or personality assessments. But as long as you anticipate, prepare and follow our guidelines, you’ll sail through without running aground. continue…