Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in April 2007
Effort helps veterans, disabled, and at-risk youth break into tech careers.
The Computer Technology Industry Association now wants to expand its Creating Futures program further into the United States and in other countries.
The bill looks to create a new visa category -- the F-1 -- for foreign students looking to pursue a bachelor's or advanced degree.
As national coordinator for health IT, Dr. Robert Kolodner serves as principal adviser to Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt on all health IT initiatives.
With military medical care under scrutiny, interoperable systems are more important than ever.
A new study from an IT staffing firm found the first big jump came in the first quarter of 2006 and one segment of tech workers has the highest pay.
If changes to the controversial foreign worker program happen, they'll likely occur this year and be tied to increases in the visa cap.
The Durbin-Grassley bill would require all employers to "pledge" they've made a good-faith effort to fill positions with American workers before seeking H-1B holders.
If you haven't yet filed your petitions to hire foreign tech workers next year, you may as well forget about it.
Monday was the first day that companies could file petitions for fiscal 2008 H-1B visas, and the government already may have gotten the maximum number it will accept.