Friday, April 13, 2012

Hard-to-fill IT jobs, cool conditional formatting tricks, must-know Apache directives

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10 IT job roles that are hardest to fill

Some IT jobs seem to draw plenty of qualified candidates, but other jobs are nearly impossible to fill. Here are several positions that drive hiring managers crazy. Read more

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10 cool ways to use Excel's conditional formatting feature

Excel's conditional formatting feature can do a whole lot more than many people realize. Susan Harkins runs through 10 practical ways to put this tool to work. Read more

10 must-know Apache directives and modules

Apache can be extended in many ways. Here are a few key directives and modules that can help you tap into its flexibility and power. Read more

10 things you should do to write effective RESTful Web services

With the popularity of REST Web services on the rise, developers need to know how to avoid pitfalls and make their services the best they can be. Read more

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Map and troubleshoot your USB ports with Microsoft USB View

After some deep investigation, Greg Shultz came across a Windows 7 compatible version of the old Windows utility USB View. Read more

Don't make self-promotion your only skill

Personal branding is good--as long as you actually have some talent or skill other than just knowing how to market yourself. Read more

The IT dashboard: Five metrics that spell success

Although you may never be able to get a "perfect" metric, there are some pieces of information that are valuable to the CIO and the executive team that should be considered must-haves for any... Read more

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