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VMware announces compulsory bi-ennial VCP recertification

Downside: more time and money; Upside: VMware hints at two-yearly release cycle
Simon Sharwood, 09 Mar 22:58

Sysadmins and devs: Do these job descriptions make any sense?

Industry lobby group defines skills used in 25 common IT jobs
Simon Sharwood, 09 Mar 22:02

Who earns '$7k a month' but can't even legally drink? A tech intern!

Glassdoor reveals astonishing salaries of Silicon Valley undergrads
Jack Clark, 28 Feb 20:58

Your CIO is now a venture capitalist and you work at their startup

This just happened without you changing job, by the way
Simon Sharwood, 27 Feb 07:18

Turnover at the top in Oz telco-land as AAPT, Huawei, Optus, lose top brass

Move along, nothing to see here but orderly transitions
Simon Sharwood, 27 Feb 00:51

NetApp to appear in Australian TAFE, Uni courses

Local academic attains NCDA certification
Simon Sharwood, 24 Feb 21:05

Tata says USA rejecting HALF of Indians' work visa requests

Outsourcer forced into stateside campus recruitment blitz to fill junior roles
Phil Muncaster, 18 Feb 07:33

Home lab operators: Ditch your servers ... now!

Brit vTardis creator hails the combination of Core i7 laptop and Windows 8's virty power
Simon Sharwood, 12 Feb 01:58

Apple's Hacker Princess dumps fruity firm for Elon Musk's Tesla

Kristin Paget trades fanbois and slabs for 'leccy cars
Jasper Hamill, 10 Feb 13:31

HP's hiring: UK jobs for, er, UK workers.... maybe

'It would be wrong to say we are not offshoring'
Paul Kunert, 10 Feb 10:01

The job-eating predator VMware users fear is ... VMware

Who needs wetware in an automated, software-defined data centre?
Simon Sharwood, 06 Feb 04:28

Singapore itching to hire new IT pros

Tax rates are tiny and the weather's more or less the same every day
Phil Muncaster, 23 Jan 03:32

Twitter WLTM UK-based pro lobbyist with GSOH - is ready for ads

Public policy boss for fun times, who has, um, 'perspective'
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Jan 10:59
Oracle

Ask Santa to give you our pricey certs for Christmas, says Oracle

Not-so-jolly red men suggest family crowdfunding campaigns to buy courseware
Simon Sharwood, 20 Dec 01:56
Carna botnet

Yes, you ARE a member of a global technology elite

Analyst estimates just one in 318 humans is an IT pro
Simon Sharwood, 18 Dec 07:22

Opinion

She likes her Pi

What's wrong with Britain's computer scientists?

Opinion And why is it so hard for CompSci grads to get jobs?

If your bosses tell you you're 'in it together', don't EVER believe them

Blocks and Files Sometimes you have to look out for number one
Chris Mellor, 11 Nov 10:39
School of Rock

FACE IT: attempts to get Oz kids into IT jobs are FAILING

Is NICTA's new GroupX effort a breakthrough or fuel for the fire?
Simon Sharwood, 06 Nov 20:04
Superwoman Logo on Chest

I am a recovering Superwoman wannabee

Sysadmin blog People don't overclock well, says Phoummala Schmitt

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Where do HPC brainbox students go after ULTIMATE VICTORY?

HPC vid If you're hiring or looking for an intern, check out these bad boys - and girls

If you want an IT job you'll need more than a degree, say top techies

Real world experience more highly valued, says survey
Jasper Hamill, 09 Dec 12:18

World-leading IT expert? We'll fast-track you into Blighty, promises PM

Visa red carpet system could attract TENS or even HUNDREDS of bods

Sysadmin job ad: 'If you don’t mind really bad work-life balance, this is for you'

Games and comics site Penny Arcade posts WORST JOB AD ... EVER!
Simon Sharwood, 27 Nov 05:19

What's wrong with Britain's computer scientists?

Opinion And why is it so hard for CompSci grads to get jobs?
Simon Hettrick, 25 Nov 12:30

Angry Nokia staff protest Microsoft deal in China

The workers, united, won't have their pay depleted!
Phil Muncaster, 22 Nov 05:32

If your bosses tell you you're 'in it together', don't EVER believe them

Blocks and Files Sometimes you have to look out for number one
Chris Mellor, 11 Nov 10:39

Cloud, virtualisation and big data added to TAFE curriculum

Australia's technical colleges revamp their courses for the cloud age
Simon Sharwood, 07 Nov 22:03

FACE IT: attempts to get Oz kids into IT jobs are FAILING

Is NICTA's new GroupX effort a breakthrough or fuel for the fire?
Simon Sharwood, 06 Nov 20:04

Your kids' chances of becoming programmers? ZERO

Part One We had it all in the 1980s. Here's what went wrong...
Dominic Connor, 06 Nov 10:05

Need a job? The 'Internet of Things' WANTS YOU

ARM TechCon Do you want to install patches for the rest of your life, or do you want to change the world?
Rik Myslewski, 30 Oct 22:14

Microsoft creates new cert to make VMware admins 'bi-lingual'

Parlez-vous Hyper-V? Non? Redmond has free training to 'future-proof your career'
Simon Sharwood, 30 Oct 03:33
Superwoman Logo on Chest

I am a recovering Superwoman wannabee

Sysadmin blog People don't overclock well, says Phoummala Schmitt
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VMware offers free certification exams for failures

Two tests for the price of one in five Asian nations
Simon Sharwood, 14 Oct 03:44

Amazon to hire over 85,000 temporary elves for Christmas

Mega etailer to take on 15,000 in UK and 70,000 in US for seasonal rush
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Hey, out-of-work BlackBerry bods: How about a job at Motorola?

Google's phone unit gets ready for Waterloo hiring spree
Neil McAllister, 27 Sep 21:16
Workers in a Foxconn plant, credit: Steve Jurvetson from Menlo Park, USA

Foxconn: 11 hurt in 'personal' fights between workers

It all kicked off after booze-ridden bash, claims manufacturer
Jasper Hamill, 23 Sep 15:03
Asimo

I, for one, welcome our robotic communist jobless future

Comment Everything will be so cheap, you won't NEED a job
Tim Worstall, 19 Sep 05:00

Moving from permie to mercenary? Avoid a fine - listen to Ben Franklin

IR35: Dear contractors, if you quack like a staffer, you're a staffer
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Microsoft says axed certificates were FAILING its software biz

Ate up half the education budget, produced only 150 grads a year
Simon Sharwood, 10 Sep 05:27
Metfone's floating phone shop

VMware plans courseware on smartmobes for Asian sysadmins

Take note Microsoft: when PCs and bandwidth are scarce, services on mobes win
Simon Sharwood, 04 Sep 03:05
Bloody Serial Killer Shower Curtain

Redmond's certification chief explains death of MCM and MCA

High-end cert program 'just hasn't gained the traction we hoped for'
Simon Sharwood, 02 Sep 06:35