According to new research conducted for MYOB, 76% of mid-sized businesses plan to make changes to their business operations, and the top three investment areas are technology (37%), more full-time staff (35%) and marketing and advertising (28%).
Global payroll and compliance platform, Deel, has officially launched in ANZ. Deel gives businesses the tools to hire great talent anywhere in the world. Over 4,500 global companies have used the platform to hire over 30,000 employees and contractors, and Aussies and Kiwis now have local representation.
As digital transformation reshapes the labour market and Australian businesses face a deepening skills shortage, new research reveals the impact demand for digital skills is having on job prospects and earning potential for employees across finance and accounting, technology, business support and marketing.
Digital services company Webcentral Group is joining the trend to bringing support jobs back onshore.
Pizza chain Domino’s Pizza has partnered with machine learning solutions vendor Max Kelsen to develop a ‘cognitive rostering’ solution that it says significantly improves the way it rosters its 20,000 team members across 800-plus stores in Australia and New Zealand.
Rapid advances in technology are changing the way companies in Australia and worldwide do business and to remain competitive globally leaders should continue to employ a flexible staffing strategy that combines permanent and contract employees, according to recruitment firm Robert Half.
Almost half (48%) of Australian businesses would rather recruit new talent than train existing employees, despite 70% recognising it is becoming more difficult to hire workers with the specific skills needed, according to a newly published report.
Global email and data security company, Mimecast, is expanding its Australian business, doubling its headcount and making strategic new hires.
The Workforce Mobility Revolution is happening now. Staff are no longer confined to the traditional office environment and are able to work from just about anywhere.
Australian IT employers are intending to increase or maintain their IT staff headcount in 2017 as they face pressures to bring new products and services to market faster than their competitors.
Telstra is increasing staff in its national store network with 1000 trained small business specialists as part of an initiative it says is designed to help small businesses boost growth and productivity through the use of technology.
Staff acquisition and retention, and professional development for their employees top the list for Australia’s chief financial officers this year, according to a new study which also reveals that more than half of the country’s CFOs will focus on talent management throughout 2017.
Demand for IT professionals is at an historic high, according to a new employment report which reveals that demand is highest for contractors as companies look to increase or maintain their use of non-permanent labour.
The ICT jobs market in Australia and globally is going through a transformation with a significant shift to hybrid roles bringing formerly siloed skills such as IT, marketing and business together into one role.
Finding new staff, dealing with payroll compliance, the ability to dismiss employees and end-of-year paperwork are major problems for small business owners, according to a newly released report which reveals the significant pressures weighing down SMEs in managing their businesses.
Technology and staffing solutions provider Ajilon has started work as the Systems Integrator for the Sydney Trains’ Rail Operations Centre (ROC) project, a $276 million whole-of-network project that will modernise management of day of operations activities to support better service delivery for Sydney Trains and customers.
Detractors have long touted computer-based automation as a threat to the livelihood of members of the working class. Last week, the news that McDonalds is moving to automate its ordering process has brought the prognostications of such doomsayers a step closer to reality.
When he helped open Symantec's new Sydney offices, Federal member for Bradfield and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Communications Paul Fletcher said it was pleasing to see Symantec employing many people in Australia to deliver services locally and to the rest of the region. But what is the company doing in terms of talent development?
Telstra has announced that it will slash 651 Australian call centre jobs across the eastern seaboard in the wake of a drop in voice call enquiries from customers.
A significant percentage of Australian employers have plans to decrease their permanent IT staff numbers in 2012, while a clear majority plan to either maintain or increase contractor numbers, according to the findings of a new survey.
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