IT companies have been advised to hang on to their staff in the new year, with the Australian Information Industry Association warning that attrition rates will stay high unless firms take steps to retain their employees.

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 08:42

Two new executive roles at MNF

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Communications operator MNF Group has created new senior executive roles and filled them with existing members of its management team.

A degree may no longer be enough in the eyes of an employer as organisations prioritise technical and soft skills to further their business transformation goals, according to new research which reveals that hiring managers forecast it will be more challenging to find qualified professionals in the coming five years - despite 68% of the Australian population holding a qualification.

Customer experience management provider Qualtrics has appointed former Salesforce and American Express senior manager Brigid Archibald as country manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Less than one-fifth of human resources (HR) leaders believe that performance management is effective at achieving its primary objective, according to Gartner.

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.

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.

Monash University researchers will play a key role in a new Australian Research Council (ARC) centre examining the use of automated decision-making technologies across the healthcare, social services, transport and media industries.

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