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Microsoft's Shareholders Get Executive Pay Vote

Microsoft is instituting a "say-on-pay" policy that will let its shareholders vote on compensation for Microsoft's senior executives.

Gov't Agencies Need More IT Workers

Federal agencies will need to hire over 270,000 new employees for mission-critical jobs over the next three years, including more than 11,000 IT pros.

Survey: When It Comes to Exec IT Salaries, Mainframes Pull Big Bucks

Top IT managers who work with mainframes can expect to earn significantly more than other IT executives, according to the latest salary survey by ESJ.com.

Sinofsky Promoted to Windows Division President

Microsoft on Wednesday announced personnel changes to its Windows Division leadership, beginning with a promotion of Steven Sinofsky to president of that division.

IT Hiring Steady but Salaries Down, Surveys Report

Given today's tight economy and growing unemployment figures, some of the latest news on the IT staffing front -- which could see a tiny rise in IT hiring -- is welcome news.

Forrester: Worst May Be Over for IT Market

IT purchasing has been so bad recently that things have got to be looking up.

IT Gone Good

Increasing numbers of IT professionals are using their well-honed skills to benefit those in need.

Survey: IT Salaries Getting Pinched in 2009

The general economic downturn is leaving its mark on IT salaries, according to an independent study released on Monday.

Microsoft Offers Free Training to Virginians

Virginia's governor has announced that the state is partnering with Microsoft to offer free technology training and skills certification to residents.

Microsoft Debuts Virtualized Windows Exam

The Microsoft Learning group introduced its first virtual lab-based MCP exam this week.

Microsoft Debuts Virtualized Windows Exam

The Microsoft Learning group introduced its first virtual lab-based MCP exam this week.

Outsourcing: Smaller, Selective Deals This Year

Outsourcing activity is increasing, experts say, even as the scope and nature of that activity changes.

Microsoft Cuts More Employees, Not Done Yet

Microsoft laid off an undisclosed number of employees today as part of a cost-cutting plan that was initiated back in January.

Pop Quiz: High Availability (Exam 70-652)

What to do to make sure you have high VM availability.

UAC Under Control

UAC not so snarky in Windows 7. Plus, .NET exploit; Internet dangers; hiring hackers.

Beta in May: Windows 7, Configuring Exam

Microsoft Learning to put Exam 70-680 through the proverbial wringer from May 5-18.

Datacenter Design Leader Leaves Microsoft

A key Microsoft team member involved with the modular design of Microsoft's server farms has joined another company.

Pop Quiz: Windows 2008 Clustering (Exam 70-646)

Figuring out quorum configuration.

IT Is Hiring, But Just Barely

According to IT staffing specialist Robert Half Technology, a net 2 percent of CIOs anticipate adding IT staff in the coming quarter, compared to a net 8 percent increase in Q1.

Windows 7 Exams Development Under Way

Microsoft Learning announced some preliminary information on three new MCST-level exams for the upcoming OS.

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