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Sourcing talent in a global market

01 October, 2013 by Steve Shepherd*

Employers are struggling to source specialised talent. Some organisations are turning to big data to help find candidates with specialist skill sets.


Telstra to cut 1100 jobs - more layoffs possible

26 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Telstra will cut 1100 jobs by June 2014 as part of a restructure announced in May, the telco revealed yesterday afternoon.


NBN Co board resigns at Turnbull's request

24 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Six of the NBN Co's seven board members have offered their resignations, at the request of newly crowned Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.


Australia's new ICT ministers

19 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Incoming Prime Minister Tony Abbott has revealed his new ministry, confirming who will oversee the ICT-related portfolios in the new Coalition government.


ICT Geelong appoints new chair

12 September, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sky Software CEO Nick Stanley will head up ICT Geelong, the advocacy group formed to promote the region as a major Victorian ICT precinct.


Ex-Telstra CEO tipped for NBN Co top job

12 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

One-time Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski has been tipped this week to take a high-ranking role at NBN Co, following the Coalition’s win at the federal election.


Huawei, ACT govt plan work experience program

05 September, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huawei and the ACT government have negotiated for two ACT students to visit Huawei R&D facilities every year for a three-week work experience program.


NBN Co deputy chair quits for contractor gig

03 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

NBN Co deputy chair Diane Smith-Gander has resigned from the company to take up the role of chairman at Transfield Services, an NBN contractor.


Aussie tech sector salaries up 3.2%

02 September, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian tech sector remuneration grew 3.2% from June 2012 to June 2013, ahead of public sector wage increases. But this still represents a slowdown from a year earlier.


Ballmer announces retirement, retirement, retirement, retirement

27 August, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced last Friday that he will retire within the next 12 months. He will remain as chief executive until a successor is chosen.


Cisco to slash 4000 jobs as profits grow 18%

20 August, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Networking vendor Cisco will cut 4000 jobs - 5% of its workforce - in a bid to free up resources for its faster-growing segments, and for future acquisitions. The announcement comes on top of an 18% year-on-year increase in fiscal fourth-quarter profits at Cisco.


How to get a top viewed IT pro profile on LinkedIn

23 July, 2013 by Jane Anderson

IT professionals are in the top three categories of people using LinkedIn - so what can you do to ensure your profile stands out and captures the attention of your target audience?


Unions oppose Telstra’s plan to outsource 170 jobs

11 July, 2013

Telstra is considering plans to cut about 170 full-time jobs from its Network Applications and Services (NAS) division in Australia and outsource them to India. Workers’ unions have said they will try to prevent the job cuts.


IT’s geeky image keeping women away

01 July, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The stereotype of the geeky male nerd is turning many women off from joining the computer science field, but challenging this preconception is relatively simple, a new report says.


Change at helm for Technology Decisions

24 June, 2013

After playing a key role in the successful launch of multichannel IT media brand Technology Decisions, Anthony Caruana will hand the editor role to colleague and former Voice+Data editor Andrew Collins, starting next month.


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