Workplace transformation is top of mind and growing exponentially within Australian and New Zealand businesses, becoming a critical differentiator of better staff wellbeing and business outcomes according to a new report from Indian outsourcing giant Infosys.
The Federal Government is convening a roundtable by teleconference on Tuesday morning with peak cultural and creative industry bodies to discuss the impacts of the corona virus and the applicability to the cultural and creative sector of support arrangements announced by government to date.
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.
Australian executive employment has had its equal biggest fall in 12 months as banks continue to block business lending and economic growth sputters - but despite the plunge across other sectors, the IT sector was a “standout winner” for the month, following on from two months of sizeable falls, according to a new employment report.
The chief of the Australian Informational Industry Association (AIIA) Ron Gauci expects IT to become the second biggest ASX sector when a new S&P All Technology Index - S&P AllTech - launches in February next year.
Australian corporate ICT and cybersecurity training provider DDLS has introduced a course in cyber security that it claims will take students with no ICT background to three internationally recognised cyber security certifications in less than six months.
Nearly 1.1 million Australians - or 7.8% of the workforce - were unemployed in October and to compound the bad news an additional 1.2 million (8.9% of the workforce) are now under-employed.
The number of jobs advertised across Australia in the 12-months to the end of October declined by 7.8%, but in better news for employees salaries grew across every state and territory, apart from the Northern Territory.
Unions representing fossil fuel workers have urged the Victorian Government and the Federal Government to back the emerging offshore wind sector in a move that they say could drastically reduce carbon emissions while providing quality jobs for workers who are already being impacted by the transition out of fossil fuel industries.
Men and women both agree that women are underrepresented in the technology sector globally, but nearly a third of men mistakenly believe women just aren’t interested in technology jobs, according to a new global survey.
Turnover of CEOs in the Australian employment market has hit a new three-year high, transforming the traditional c-suite with great demand for tech-savvy leaders that are capable of steering businesses around risk, through the challenges and towards new opportunities.
Expat Australians with technology industry experience feel Australian businesses discourage them from returning home, with many returned expats not even landing an interview for a potential role where their skills precisely match the job requirements, according to a newly published research report.
Customer relationship management software provider Salesforce is planning to add 1,000 new jobs in Sydney over the next five years, and will house its employees in a new building – Salesforce Tower – which it is developing in the city.
Australian businesses are being held back by the country’s tech skills shortage, with many businesses now looking to skilled migration and contract workers to lift pressure on their workforce needs, according to one recruitment firm.
Chinese tech behemoth Alibaba has announced a refresh of its core values which it says strengthen the company’s culture for navigating through the “fast-changing” digital era.
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.
Melbourne and Sydney IT workers with postgraduate degrees and a continuous learning mindset are likely to fare reasonably well during the 2020s.
Demand for executives in the ICT sector in July dropped 3%, unable to continue from its small gain of the previous month, as executive employment across all business and industry sectors plunged for the sixth month in a row.
The Information and Communications Technology sector was the only industry sector showing a positive result in June for executive employment demand, according to the latest index from recruitment firm EL Consult.
Two of the top five cyber security challenges organisations face trace back to the acute cyber security talent gap, a lack of in-house expertise and difficulty finding the right talent, according to a newly published report.
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