Anyone with even surface-level understanding of the tech industry knows that Silicon Valley -- that cluster of cities in and around the San Francisco Bay Area -- is the world's home for technology. 

However, other North American cities have significant and growing tech economies of their own. What's more, technology is at the heart of some of these cities ranking ...

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Prospective employers seek the most skilled in various IT disciplines -- even for those candidates applying for jobs that might not necessarily fall under the IT label. more

Mashable recently examined the 10 biggest talent gaps in the tech sector, highlighting positions hirers have difficulty filling.

Many of these careers offer salaries exceeding six-figures, and all have favorable employment outlook opportunities. But high pay ties directly into the advanced skill sets necessary, which also explains talent gaps.

The value of in-depth tech knowledge in today's marketplace cannot be ...

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When was the last time you saw an engineer portrayed glamorously in a film—or, for that matter, in any form of popular culture? Right. Let’s face it: The unflattering stereotypes persist, and they’re tired. They’re also out of touch with reality. Just consider the five engineers we profile here.

Simon Hauger [above], for example, trained as an electrical engineer but ...

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American employers have been outsourcing jobs to India for decades now. In 2011, US companies outsourced as many as 2,273,392 jobs , may of them to India.

However, with the US economy slowing down this trend is soon going to change. In fact, there is a reverse brain-drain situation precipitating. While American companies are busy giving pink slips, “India, Inc.” ...

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Doctoral degrees are an undertaking. A new NSF report indicates the payoff: PhDs in science and engineering make you much more employable than someone without.

The unemployment rate for those in the United States with engineering doctoral degrees was 1.9% in February 2013. That’s less than a third of the 6.3% unemployment rate of the general population 25 years of ...

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Being offered a promotion is typically cause for celebration. Apart from higher pay and maybe a better parking spot, it is a recognition of one’s skill and dedication. But a promotion can bring its own headaches—especially for engineers. In addition to universal challenges, such as when you become the boss of friends (or rivals), the very skills that land an ...

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