Aussies caught out lying on CVs: survey

Australian jobseekers have been caught lying on their CVs when applying for a job, according to a new recruitment survey which reveals that more than two in three (68%) hiring managers have eliminated a job candidate from consideration after discovering dishonest or exaggerated information on their CV.

Grant Montgomery, EL Consult

The Information and Communications Technology sector has delivered a second consecutive monthly rise in demand for executives in August, with demand jumping by 4% for the month.

ICT jobs advertising reflects strong Aussie employment market

The ICT industry continues to lead the way in job advertising, with a newly published report revealing the sector — along with Trades & Services and the Healthcare & Medical industries — offered the most job opportunities in August.

Andrew Cannington, LivePerson

Cloud mobile and online business messaging solutions provider LivePerson has appointed former Amdocs senior manager Andrew Cannington as its new regional vice-president APAC as it looks to accelerate regional growth.

Barbara Spicek, Veritas

Information management vendor Veritas has made two new appointments to its executive management team, with Barbara Spicek appointed as vice-president of global channels and alliances and David Noy taking up the role of vice-president of product management.

Australia’s IT sector delivers highest salaries, says new report

Job vacancies in the IT Industry in Australia increased 12% in the past month and 8% over the past year, rising to 7471 total job vacancies – with the IT sector the highest paid industry, according to a new report from one IT recruitment firm.

Mike Potts, Webroot

Global cyber security company Webroot has appointed Mike Potts as its new chief executive to replace retiring company boss Dick Williams.

Tracy Thomson Finite Group managing director

The Finite Group national technology recruitment firm has climbed 21 places in this year’s AFR Top 500 Private Companies List after group revenues hit $402 million for the FY 2017, up significantly on the previous year.

Hugh Darval, Flexera Australia, NZ

Software vendor Flexera has promoted seven-year company executive Hugh Darval as director of Australia and New Zealand.

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