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Friday, 08 October 2021 12:57

Youth doing it tough in search for jobs

A newly published survey on 2021 global youth unemployment in several sectors including tech, has revealed that 26% of youth have spent the past 12 months job searching, with 67.9% citing ‘little or no work experience’ as one of their main barriers to employment.

Published in Recruitment

GUEST INTERVIEW: Just as security is now built into products, services and businesses from the ground up, so too should important legal issues be considered when starting a business, employing staff, dealing with data, IP, working form home, data breaches, staff who leave and much, much more, as lawyer Nicholas Stewart explains.

Published in Guest Interviews

GUEST INTERVIEW: Just as security is now built into products, services and businesses from the ground up, so too should important legal issues be considered when starting a business, employing staff, dealing with data, IP, working form home, data breaches, staff who leave and much, much more, as lawyer Nicholas Stewart explains.

Published in Business IT

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
Monday, 30 August 2021 10:34

Xero revises flexible working policy

Accounting software provider Xero has revamped its flexible work policy.

Published in Cloud Accounting

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

Australia's managers consistently overrate both their own — and their organisation's — efficacy at engaging and recognising the value of employees, according to a new study commissioned by Achievers, the progressive choice for employee voice and recognition solutions that accelerate a culture of performance.

Published in Guest Research

The information technology sector just pipped marketing at the post to be the best performer, assisted again by increased private sector positions, according to the June executive demand index report from executive search firm EL Consult.

Published in Recruitment

Business software provider Pegasystems is working with WithYouWithMe to help improve the employment prospects of ex-military personnel.

Published in Education

Jobs site SEEK has Chewied through a veritable Sith-load of Star Wars stuff, just in time for May the Fourth, and I've got to Han it to them, it's no fluke, sky walkers, that SEEK wants you to be a Job Jedi.

Published in Recruitment

Those seeking jobs during a pandemic are already struggling for opportunities. It doesn’t help when interviewers ask questions but have something else in mind. Here’s how you can respond to this common curveball.

Published in The Wired CIO

SAP Australia and New Zealand now offers its employees life leave: five additional days off in recognition that stuff happens in real life – some of it good, some bad – but all requiring attention during what would normally be working hours.

Published in Enterprise Staff

Japanese ICT giant Fujitsu has signed a three-year contract with the Australian Department of Defence to uplift and modernise Defence’s existing and planned future ICT environments.

Published in Deals

Microsoft specialist Avanade has granted its employees additional leave entitlements. An unspecified amount of gender transition leave is now available, and paid parental leave is available to employees regardless of gender.

Published in Enterprise Staff

Macquarie Data Centres expects to spend an additional $50 million and to create hundreds of new jobs as a result of a "significant customer win" following today’s announcement it has entered into a contract for the provision of approximately 10MW of capacity (IT Load) at its Macquarie Park Data Centre Campus.

Published in Data Centres

Jobs board and employment marketplace provider SEEK is using cloud services video provider Brightcove's video technology in a move designed to build a stronger brand and create a “more human connection” between job seekers and organisations.

Published in Recruitment
Friday, 30 October 2020 10:51

Job advertisements return to pre-COVID levels

Job advertisements in the two weeks ending 25 October are at 90% of pre-COVID levels, according to a new report on the SEEK employment marketplace.

Published in Recruitment

Victoria’s startup sector has the foundations to support high-value jobs growth in the thousands every year, according to the annual Victorian Startup Ecosystem Mapping report which identifies a growing network of almost 1,900 local startups in the State employing almost 37,000 people in early 2020.

Published in Enterprise Staff
Saturday, 22 August 2020 15:40

In conversation with: Mike Kiser, SailPoint


Kiser is Senior Security Strategist and Evangelist at SailPoint and had some interesting thoughts on the impact COVID-19 has had on IT security and the future of employment.

Published in Security

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