IT Management > Human resources

Electronics companies failing to protect worker rights

10 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dick Smith was among the five most improved electronics brands in a grading of efforts to ensure their supply chains are free of worker exploitation, but the entire industry needs to do more, a report states.


Labour-saving effects of ICT lessening in Australia

09 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The impact of ICT on Australian productivity in terms of human capital appears to have slowed over the past decade, government research shows, but benefits are being felt in other areas.


Yahoo cuts 15% of workers; Google's $2.8m bug bounty; NBN's Migration Assurance Policy

04 February, 2016 by Andrew Collins

Yahoo to close five offices and cut workforce by 15%, Google pays out US$2 million to bug finders, and migration policy for fixed-line NBN services released.


Young Australians underprepared for digital revolution

19 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Young Australians are the least confident in their job skills and career prospects in the digital era among respondents to a nine-nation survey conducted by Infosys.


Urban hubs — workplaces of the future

14 December, 2015 by Sue Johnston, IBRS

Organisations that fully harness the potential of providing highly flexible and creative workplaces early will be able to attract and retain the best talent for their workforce.


Only 28% of Australia's ICT workforce are women

01 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACS has published a series of recommendations for improving female participation in Australia's ICT workforce, which remains at a level significantly lower than the average for all professions.


Facebook boosts parental leave to four months

27 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Facebook will offer all new parents on its payroll up to four months of paid parental leave, regardless of the employee's gender or the country in which they live.


Two in three Aussie IT pros expect a pay hike in 2016

24 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

After a flat year for IT salaries in Australia, a survey indicates that nearly two in three Australian IT professionals expect a pay bump next year, with 70% looking to change roles.


HPE's new Adelaide office will create over 400 jobs

17 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The newly spun-off Hewlett Packard Enterprise has formally opened a new office in Adelaide, building on HP's nearly 50-year presence in the state.


CBA to move 10K Sydney employees to revamped tech park

13 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Commonwealth Bank has arranged to become the anchor tenant for the Australian Technology Park, which is being redeveloped by the Mirvac Group into a business precinct.


Attracting Millennials to your workforce

10 November, 2015 by Rob Stummer, Managing Director, IFS Australia & New Zealand

Millennials want to use the tools that they trust, with quick and easy access to data, visually appealing, fully customisable interfaces and ways to communicate with colleagues in a social media setting.


Reticence to embrace flexible work is costing Australia

29 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian employers' lack of commitment to offering the ability to work from home could be costing the economy billions of dollars in lost productivity, research indicates.


HP to cut up to 30,000 more jobs in corporate split

16 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

HP expects the restructuring efforts associated with the separation of HP Enterprise into a separate company to result in the reduction of 25,000 to 30,000 jobs.


Hiring activity in Aussie IT sector remains strong

10 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly four in 10 Australian IT hiring managers are planning to increase headcount this year, with demand showing a shift towards permanent rather than contracting staff, Robert Walters says.


nbn to help transform the jobs of the future: report

08 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An nbn-commissioned report explores the anticipated impact of disruptive new technologies and high-speed connectivity on Australia's jobs market over the next 15 years.


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