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Increasing the opportunities for women in IT
By Asavin Wattanajantra , writer at Metia . Technology is a male dominated sector. Work environments in IT can often be challenging for women - posing a lack of awareness, opportunity and support. This is something that needs to change if the barriers to women having a successful career in...
16 Oct 2013
Whitepaper: A Guide to the Cloud Career Opportunity for IT Pro’s
Cloud computing has already started to change the way organisations think about their approach to IT. A new paradigm is emerging: one that is flexible, cost-effective and supports tactical and strategic objectives within the business. Cloud computing clears the path for innovation and agility in provision...
12 Jun 2013
The TechEd Challenge - It's still not too late to enter if you've not done so - a sneak preview of what you could win!
Have you entered the Tech Ed Challenge yet? If not, why not? Just by entering you could win a ticket to TechEd Europe , that's right, just by completing a form and downloading one of the products, you are entered into the draw. If you download/sign up for all three then you've got three times the...
7 May 2013
Event: Cloud Career Day, March 12th
As the cloud transforms IT, the need for qualified IT professionals has never been more urgent, and certification has never been more valuable. Registration is now open for Certified Career Day, an interactive LIVE event for IT professionals. Attendees will join a Live Industry Panel Broadcast comprised...
26 Feb 2013
What’s the Value of Microsoft Certification?
In this short video IT Professionals talk about their experiences with Microsoft Certification and how it has helped support both organisational and personal progression in the IT industry. For more information about Microsoft Certification and Certification Training, please go here .
11 Apr 2012
Back to Basics
Any profession has core technical skills needed to do the job, but what are they for the IT Professional? Whatever you are doing in IT there is probably an element of scripting and in the Microsoft world the universal scripting language is PowerShell. PowerShell is reminiscent of the Unix shells I...
29 Sep 2011
Despite the hype about out sourcing, offshoring and more recently the cloud, the IT Professional population in the UK is largely static at about 970,000. Any population of this size is made up of a wide variety of people from diverse educational backgrounds, and they don’t all have IT degrees or...
1 Sep 2011
Top skills for the IT professional
Rachel has asked us (Simon & Andrew) to identify the key skills that will help your career survive and thrive as businesses start to transition some or all of their services to the cloud. We aren’t suggesting you learn all of these, but if you focus on at least one technology plus the ‘soft’...
18 Aug 2011
A guide to the cloud career opportunity for IT pros
Newly published today, this new Guide to the Cloud Career Opportunity for the IT Pro addresses the change in skill sets required for the IT Pro in a cloud-enabled company. It talks about the changes taking place in the IT industry and shows how roles/skills are going to evolve, and how Microsoft is addressing...
1 Apr 2011
Follow Career Factor - Real People. Real Stories
Career Factor is an online reality show based on the experiences of nine IT personalities. Each of our candidates have set a professional goal for themselves, and have invited you to follow their every step along the way. On their personal pages you can explore their backgrounds, learn from their experiences...
1 Mar 2011
MSemploy - helping you find an IT job within the Microsoft Partner Network
We have started speaking with the lovely people at MSemploy (to be clear, they are a seperate organisation to Microsoft) who provide a service for IT professionals looking for a new career within the Microsoft Partner Network. They have just re-launched in the UK so are keen to get anyone job seeking...
28 Feb 2011
Ten Top New Years Resolutions for IT Professionals
At this time of year it’s traditional for everyone to start planning for next year but what are the most important things for an IT Professional to do in the coming year? Next year is going to be the year when we start to see widespread cloud (both public and private) adoption now that some of...
31 Dec 2010
Free 'second shot' exam retakes with Microsoft Certification Packs
Microsoft Certification Packs can help you achieve your certification, validate your knowledge, launch your career, or move to your next role. Purchase packs of two to five exams along with free 'second shot' retakes on every exam purchased, and save up to 20%.
20 Aug 2010
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