IT Management > Human resources

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.

Ignorance is not bliss for IT security

07 September, 2015 by Julie Mills, CEO, Information Technology Contract & Recruitment Association

Privacy Awareness Week emphasised the need for organisations to embed privacy practices into business-as-usual processes, and for individuals to think about how to protect privacy in their everyday lives.

The need for a new breed of IT professional

20 August, 2015 by Mark Potter, Senior VP and CTO, HP Enterprise Group

Today's world demands a new breed of IT pro… those who understand that there is no such thing as a distinct IT strategy — there is only a business strategy that's powered by IT.

nbn to spend $40m to double construction workforce

03 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn plans to hire another 4500 workers to help accelerate rollout of the network, and is particularly targeting retired telco workers as well as school leavers and construction workers.

Government appoints DTO CEO

02 July, 2015

Paul Shetler, a former executive at the UK's Government Digital Service, has been appointed CEO of the federal government's Digital Transformation Office.

More Australian ICT jobs going to contractors

05 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An overwhelming 91% of IT jobs went to contractors rather than permanent staff during the March quarter, and increasing demand for talent meant contracting roles took longer to fill.

Taking the helm - the role of the modern CIO

15 April, 2015 by David Jamieson*

Transformational CIOs have an opportunity to take the helm and develop IT infrastructures that improve the quality of products and services provided, while simultaneously driving efficiencies and cost reductions.

IT jobs getting harder to fill in Australia

09 December, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ICT recruiters took nearly twice as long to fill vacancies in October compared to previous months, with the problem most pronounced in South Australia and the ACT.

NZ seeks to attract 50,000 workers from Australia

01 December, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The New Zealand government is conducting a jobs fair across Australia that will seek to reverse the 'brain drain' of skilled workers from the ICT and other sectors relocating to find work.

Australian IT pros expect pay hike in '15

24 November, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Six in 10 Australian IT professionals are expecting a pay rise in 2015, suggesting that confidence in the career prospects of the occupation is returning, according to Robert Walters.

Disadvantages of using ‘war rooms’ and the alternative

17 November, 2014

IT professionals are challenged in more than one way in their dynamic workday: they have to become more knowledgeable about new technologies; they need to improve performance as the demands for their services increase; and, on top of that, they also have to address critical problems which arise due to the complexity of the companies’ interdependent systems

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