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Symantec abruptly fires CEO

25 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

One analyst feels that Symantec's decision to fire CEO Steve Bennett - the face of the company's turnaround efforts - is a "major black eye".


Telstra's Sensis to cut 800 Australian jobs

20 February, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Telstra's advertising and directories arm, Sensis, revealed this week that it will chop 800 jobs around Australia, sparking fiery responses from the unions.


Australian IT salaries to grow 2.3% in 2014

17 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IT recruitment is expected to increase overall in Australia in 2014 according to a Robert Walters report, with significant variation expected between the jobs markets of different states.


Telemarketers up for back pay after Ombudsman action

10 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Call centre operators Telco Services Australia and Trimatic Contract Services have agreed to reclassify their workers as employees and pay back pay to settle legal action from the Fair Work Ombudsman.


Microsoft reveals new CEO amid board reshuffle

06 February, 2014

Microsoft's board of directors has appointed Satya Nadella as its new CEO and member of the board of directors effective immediately, while also announcing a slight reshuffle of its board.


Vodafone names new CEO

30 January, 2014

Vodafone Romania CEO Inaki Berroeta will replace Bill Morrow as the CEO of Vodafone Australia, commencing March 2014.


Australian ICT employers expect tougher 2014

30 January, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian ICT employers are bracing for what they expect will be more challenging market conditions this year, with workers increasingly feeling the pressure.


Social networking the new self-therapy

23 January, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Frequent use of social networking is subconsciously causing users to reflect on their behaviour and improve themselves, Queensland researcher Dr Theresa Sauter argues.


Intel to chop 5% of workforce, denies "layoff"

20 January, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Intel plans to cut its global headcount of around 107,000 by about 5% this year, equalling a total loss of more than 5000 jobs.


Teachers should encourage women into ICT industry: Deloitte

06 December, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A Deloitte report details how women remain underrepresented in Australian ICT, with a particular paucity at the top level, and calls on the industry and the education sector to respond.


Motorola Solutions names ANZ enterprise unit GM

20 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

David Arkles will take over from Neale Joseph as Motorola Solutions' general manager for enterprise solutions in Australia and NZ.


Microsoft ditches infamous employee evaluation scheme

19 November, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Microsoft is abandoning the major elements of its infamous 'stack ranking' system of employee evaluation, a system that critics claim stifled innovation at the company.


CIOs playing more prominent boardroom role

11 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Business leaders may be starting to give the IT function more credit as a font of innovation, and CIOs are being given more input at the executive level, a survey suggests.


Acer CEO resigns, lay-offs to follow; BlackBerry CEO fired with US$22m payout

07 November, 2013

The tech world has seen two high-profile CEOs fall in the last few days, with Acer's CEO resigning and BlackBerry's CEO being shown the door.


Up to 100 lay-offs at M2 Telecommunications

29 October, 2013

M2 Telecommunications may lay off up to 100 staff in a "partial restructure" of its business, following the company's acquisitions of Dodo and Eftel earlier this year.


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