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IT Hell: How the Recession Has Affected IT Jobs

Readers share their tales of woe, survival and redemption from the great recession.

IT Cloud Survival Skills

Cloud computing may fundamentally change the way IT professionals do their jobs. Smart IT pros will be prepared for the upheaval to come.

Microsoft Outsources IT To Infosys

Microsoft is outsourcing its IT help desk, PC, infrastructure and application support to Bangalore, India-based Infosys in a three-year deal that involves 450 Microsoft locations in 104 countries.

VC Funding Remains Tight

The market for venture money appears to have bottomed out as VCs remain cautious.

DHS To Hire 170 IT Employees During Next 18 Months

Projects include infrastructure and data center consolidation.

Report: IT Systems Engineer Named Best U.S. Job

San Francisco-based research and analysis group Focus has named systems engineer as the "best job in America."

Reports: Small IT Spending Increases Expected in 2010

Global IT expenditure is expected to increase slightly this year, according to reports released this week.

IT Starts To Dust Off Shelved Projects

A study released Thursday found that at least some IT projects that have been shelved are back on companies' drawing boards.

Report: IT Workers May See a Bump in Pay

IT organizations are budgeting to give employees a small pay increase in 2010, according to a recent report.

5 Tips for Cybersecurity-Training Your Workplace

Companies may hope training programs will keep users on the straight-and-narrow security path. But how can you tell whether -- and to what extent -- the message is sticking?

Report: IT Salaries Flatten, Benefits Decline

The "ivory tower" of job security for IT professionals is deteriorating due to a dour economic climate and changing strategies by CIOs.

IT Training on the Cheap

Keep your IT knowledge up-to-date without breaking the bank with these simple tips.

Study: In IT Hiring, Volatility Is the Rule

The IT hiring landscape is extremely volatile, according to a new study from IT workforce management specialist Foote Partners.

Microsoft Eliminates 800 Positions

Microsoft cut 800 positions worldwide on Wednesday.

The 2009 Redmond Reader's Choice Awards: It's a Grand Slam

After introducing the Triple Crown last year, Redmond knocks one out of the park in 2009 by honoring winners of four consecutive Reader's Choice Awards in the same category.

Study Finds IT Will Drive Economic Recovery

Microsoft-sponsored IDC study shows the technology sector -- and Microsoft -- leading the economy out of the doldrums.

Outsourcing's Impact on Network Security Debated

Information security is always a concern in any outsourcing arrangement, but just how much of a concern is still the subject of debate.

Report: Microsoft Key to IT Jobs Growth

A Microsoft-sponsored IDC study predicted relatively healthy employment prospects for skilled IT labor over the next four years.

Homeland Security To Hire 1,000 IT Pros

The Department of Homeland Security will hire up to 1,000 additional people to work in cybersecurity jobs over the next three years.

Georgia Tech Moves Unemployed IT Pros into Teaching Jobs

The College of Computing at Georgia Tech is looking to shift unemployed technology professionals into teaching careers.

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