IT Management > Human resources

Budget to have mixed impact on ICT sector

10 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ICT sector stands to benefit from Budget initiatives aimed at reducing the skills shortage and making it easier for start-ups to access funding, but a new levy on employers of skilled foreign workers could be detrimental.

Tech named second most attractive industry

09 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Technology falls behind only aviation as the most attractive industry for job seekers, with Qantas the most attractive major employer.

ACS appoints new fellow

02 May, 2017

Australian Computer Society (ACS) recently awarded Professor Marcus Foth the prestigious title of fellow.

Canberra seeks to ease visa concerns

24 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has responded to IT sector concerns over the abolition of 457 visas by reaffirming its commitment to developing local STEM skills.

CeBIT focuses on women in tech

20 April, 2017

Only 14% of start-up founders are female, a fact that will be discussed by leading women in technology at the CeBIT Australia event.

Victorian tech sector expands with more jobs

19 April, 2017

Job creation in Victoria has been given a boost, with two companies establishing new positions in Melbourne.

Microsoft needs 120 staff for Sydney centre

12 April, 2017

Microsoft has created 120 new jobs in its Asia Inside Sales Centre, which is located in Sydney.

Australian workers believe upskilling is critical

11 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly all Australian workers responding to a recent survey believe it is imperative to learn new technology skills to stay afloat in the digital revolution.

DTA appoints Gavin Slater as new CEO

06 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Former NAB digital transformation guru Gavin Slater will take over as permanent CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency from 1 May.

Hybrid IT causing skills gap for Australian organisations

04 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As Australian organisations move more of their applications and infrastructure to the cloud, nearly half (48%) believe current ICT graduates do not have the skills needed to manage these hybrid IT environments.

ICT jobs receive boost in NSW

31 March, 2017

Industry-specific scholarships are being provided by the NSW Government for students seeking careers in ICT.

Queensland opens new start-up precinct

28 March, 2017

Queensland's biggest start-up precinct is now open in the Fortitude Valley's historic TC Beirne building.

UK risk forecaster lands in Brisbane

27 March, 2017

UK data engineering firm Jeremy Benn Pacific will help local businesses manage weather risks to infrastructure and operations.

Hiring for Aussie IT execs recovering

13 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Employment trends for Australian IT executive positions recovered 26% in February after a period of decline, but the sector remains underperforming compared to other major industries.

Tech jobs attract talent via Upspot platform

13 March, 2017

A new online marketplace has been developed to help employers hire technology professionals at a reduced cost.

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