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Supervisor WfD

The Work for the Dole 2014-15 Supervisor Mobile App has been developed by the Department of Employment for Work for the Dole 2014-15...

November 12, 2014 by DEEWR

Cohen brother sues iSoft for over $1.4m

Brian Cohen, the brother of iSoft founder Gary Cohen, is suing the healthcare services company to the tune of over $1.4 million, following an alleged breach of his employment contract during his stint as the company's chief technology officer.

November 27, 2011 by

IBM concludes union negotiations

IBM and the Australian Services Union (ASU) have concluded critical discussions, resulting in the ASU gaining the right to negotiate collective employment agreements for unionised staff, as reported by the Australian Financial Review today.

August 23, 2010 by

IBM workers to vote tonight

Unionised workers at IBM's Baulkham Hills facility in Sydney will vote on the company's latest employment offer tonight, according to the Australian Services Union.

September 21, 2008 by

Worklog - tracking re-employment

Want to avoid a pension suspension? Use Worklog to help you track your re-employment. Worklog is an easy to use tracking tool for retired...

October 20, 2014 by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

IBM's Baulkham Hills deal due today

IBM is set to hand a new employment offer to some employees at its Baulkham Hills facility today after workers there decided to call off a planned strike to allow negotiations to go ahead between the company and the Australian Services Union (ASU).

September 10, 2008 by

VoIP on horizon for employment firm

Employment services company Adecco is paving the way to adopt Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) by upgrading its communications systems under a multi-million dollar deal with business telecomms provider PowerTel. In a statement issued to the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), PowerTel managing director Paul Broad said Adecco wanted the upgrade to deliver a platform that would service the company's needs "for the next three to five years".

December 18, 2005 by

WOW Factor

The WoW Factor is a mobile app designed to help job seekers apply for jobs then interview successfully.Designed by JobCo Employment...

April 27, 2014 by Apps Unloaded

DEWR upgrades to 64-bit SQL Server

The federal Department of Employment and Workplace Relations' (DEWR) recent upgrade of the back-end of its online services portal to Microsoft's 64-bit SQL Server 2005 database hit only one hitch -- it still required one 32-bit server.DEWR's director of technology services Brynten Taylor said that despite the problem he is enthusiastic about the upgrade, which has taken place over the last six months.

November 15, 2005 by

Software and services added 30K jobs in 2004

A study by American Electronics Association, which looked at employment state by state, said slightly more than 30,000 jobs were added in the software-services industry in 2004. However, high-tech manufacturing lost 32,000 jobs between 2003 and 2004, with a net industry loss of 25,000 high-tech jobs from total employment of 5.

May 3, 2005 by

Software and services added 30K jobs in 2004

A study by American Electronics Association, which looked at employment state by state, said slightly more than 30,000 jobs were added in the software-services industry in 2004. However, high-tech manufacturing lost 32,000 jobs between 2003 and 2004, with a net industry loss of 25,000 high-tech jobs from total employment of 5.

May 3, 2005 by

Tech layoffs up 60% in Q3 2004

Announced job cuts in the technology sector hit 54,701 in Q3 2004, up 60% from Q2 2004 and 14% from Q3 2003, according to a report from employment services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

October 18, 2004 by

Dispute continues over Australian Fuji-Xerox GPS plan

The Australian Services Union is asking for assurances from printing and photocopying giant Fuji Xerox that it will not pull off a "Big Brother" act and use its global positioning system (GPS) units to track its employees.Photocopier repairers in several states have gone on strike or implemented work bans over a range of employment issues they have with Fuji-Xerox, including possible plans by the company to monitor their vehicles and notebooks using GPS technology.

September 22, 2004 by

More than 50% of job applicants lie on their resume

The background search firm ADP Screening and Selection Services, in a 2003 study, found that more than 50% of the people on whom it conducted employment and education checks had submitted false information, compared with about 40% in 2002. A 2003 survey of more than 200 companies by Virginia-based Society for Human Resource Management revealed that 80% of them made reference and criminal checks on their employees.

March 12, 2004 by

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