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42% of Australia’s older workers have lost their job or had hours reduced amid pandemic
Over half of older workers in Australia have been financially impacted by the pandemic, according to a recently released survey from Humanforce.
Australia's IT & software sector job market on the rise
The IT and software services sector is going through a recruitment boom, even though COVID-19 is causing a sharp decline in year-on-year hiring growth across all Australian industries.
Tata Consultancy Services named Number One Top Employer in Asia Pacific
The company was also recognised as the Number One Top Employer in Australia, and a Top Employer in Hong Kong, India, Mainland China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore.
Skilled employment in tech roles to boost Thailand 4.0
A new report from Michael Page says that the country will attract investments in the areas of artificial intelligence, automation, manufacturing, infrastructure, and agritech.
AU tech sector salaries growing - and so is employee turnover
“High rates of staff attrition are a concern for the industry and employers should be focused on implementing strategies to extend the average tenure of their employees,” says AIIA CEO Ron Gauci.
IT professionals still in high demand across the UK
While the UK is still plunged in uncertainty with Brexit, there are no such issues with the IT industry.
Gender gap in AU’s STEM workforce obstructing national prosperity
New research reveals Australia has not yet made the systemic changes required to achieve diversity in STEM, threatening the nation’s prosperity.
IT industry fuelling the positive NZ job market
New statistics from SEEK NZ show the job market is in good shape with more jobs and higher salaries up for grabs.
Why there’s a high demand for IT professionals in NZ
“Certain skills may be in high demand, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to work hard to secure your next role.”
Which tech trends will influence the 2019 job market
From AI and machine learning to blockchain and data science, six tech trends are set to govern IT skills in demand this year.
IT employers having to up salaries and bonuses to attract talent
As the modern economy relies increasingly on data, it’s certainly a good time to be working in IT.
Park Place jumps aboard girls in STEM initiative
It’s no secret that the IT industry and data centre circles are short of female representation, and this trio hopes to help overcome that issue.
Alibaba Cloud invests in future Singapore IT talent
The joint programme with the Singapore Management University (SMU) and Alibaba Cloud is the latter company's first of its kind outside of China.
Top risk facing organisations? Why, it’s an IT talent famine
For some time there has been talk about how the IT industry is crying out for new talent and skills, which a lot of people have glossed over. But now Gartner says it is a harsh reality.
Digital transformation drives demand for tech professionals across NZ
"A good employer will ensure they provide suitable training and development for their top candidates, not just from a technical perspective but also from a soft skill perspective."
97% of Chorus subcontractors fail employment standards inspection
73 of 75 inspected subcontractors found to be in breach of minimum employment standards, which could have ramifications across the channel.
Nearly half of UK IT workforce overworked and underpaid
The UK's IT workforce is being stretched to breaking point with employers placing priority on cybersecurity and tech innovation.
FEATURE: Tech’s female powerhouses tackle women shortage issue
International Women's Day is here and what better time to tackle the elephant in the room that is the huge gender disparity in the technology sector.
Where are all the women in tech? Survey finds answer
Gender equality is something the tech industry has always struggled with despite offering bright career and pay prospects.
AU woman fakes CV to get $245k CIO salary, but gets sacked instead
The IT skills shortage in Australia is bad enough without having to factor in fraud - an expert has advice for both employers and potential recruits.
Unisys AU to provide employment support for those that serve their country
After signing the ‘Soldier On’ pledge, the IT company will be providing exclusive employment opportunities to AU service personnel and their families.
47% of Aussie IT employees will look for new work in 2018
The Australian IT employment market is in good stead with high confidence among recruits.
HP boss’ golden handshake
Leo Apotheker will receive a golden handshake worth over US$10 million in severance pay, bonuses and shares.