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Tech pros say security, troubleshooting and network management are the top technical skills needed to progress in their careers and, while they are wary of future challenges like cybersecurity threats and burnout, they believe an evolution in the IT operations of their organisations will create positive change.

Published in Security

Industry superannuation fund HESTA is collaborating with social enterprise Girls of Impact in a move aimed at encouraging more young women to consider a career in financial services.

Published in Recruitment

Australian technology industry digital micro-skills marketplace Skills Finder has launched 20 new dedicated Career Pathways it says will help meet the growing demand for skilled workers in high-demand jobs such as data analytics, digital marketing and UX design. 

Published in Recruitment
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 10:43

AIIA Skillls Hub courses now top 3,000

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has grown the number of education courses it offers through its Skils Hub to over 3,000 in partnership with education institutions.

Published in Education

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has officially launched its Skills Hub, creating a digital skills platform that connects ICT training needs of industry and employees with VET, tertiary and industry digital courses.

Published in Education

COVID 19: Tech industry trade association CompTIA has launched an “anytime, anywhere” online testing option for its certification exams as part of its response to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published in Health
Thursday, 12 March 2020 12:16

CompTIA launches My IT Path careers service

Tech industry trade association CompTIA has launched a new free resource - My IT Path - providing information on in-demand employment opportunities for anyone planning a career in IT.

Published in Enterprise Staff

Tech professionals are feeling the impact of the skills gap, with 60% of pros recently surveyed saying they are not actively pursuing a new skill or completed a certification in the last six months, despite advice they need to upskill to advance their careers.

Published in Enterprise Staff
Sunday, 02 December 2018 21:52

7 LinkedIn photo tips to maximise your impact

September 4, 2017 Paxus

Your LinkedIn photo is the first thing that a prospective employer sees when viewing your profile – and like it or not, employers may make assumptions about you based on face value.

Face-to-face communications have fallen victim to the rise of the natural online communicators — or so-called "digital natives" — according to one recruiting firm, which says employers are increasingly vetting candidates’ communications skills.

Published in Recruitment

Technology start-up Code Like a Girl has launched its Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls – a mobile, pop-up classroom which, it says, is aimed at making coding more accessible.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 17 August 2018 12:38

Record numbers attend girls tech event

A record 2000 schoolgirls from 73 Victorian schools have participated in a Melbourne tech event designed to encourage them to take up a career in the technology sector.

Published in Strategy

Executive employment in Australia is in a “golden age”, according to one search firm which reveals an increase of 15% in demand for executives in August – with IT executive demand second only to the management sector.

Published in Recruitment

Australia Post has teamed up with educator Coder Academy to launch a dedicated tech academy, aimed at providing a pathway to a career in the technology sector.

Published in Education

Cyber security in Australia is under the microscope at this week’s Cyber Week 2018, with an event at the University of Melbourne on Monday forming part of activities designed to raise young people’s awareness and interest in a career in cyber security.

Published in Security
Thursday, 07 June 2018 23:22

CV deal breakers that scare employers away

September 18, 2017 Paxus

Your CV is one of the first things that potential employers use to assess whether or not you are a good fit for their organisation. One of the most common mistakes people can make is adding information to their CV that can be misinterpreted by employers, without an adequate explanation.

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Accounting software provider MYOB has launched the second wave of its developher programme aimed at increasing the number of women in technical roles and offering successful candidates a fully paid, full-time internship.

Published in Education

Demand for data science professionals globally, and in Australia, is expected to jump, pushing up salaries and boosting employment opportunities, according to a new report which found that the data science field is rapidly gaining in importance.

Published in Data

The IT sector has been cast as the “real corporate game changer” for business in Australia, with the latest report on executive demand in the sector showing a 9% increase for March over February, with New South Wales and the ACT the clear leaders - and executive jobs up 47% on a year ago.

Published in Recruitment

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