New research by the Australian Department of Employment has shown that the domestic information technology market is a long way from experiencing a skills shortage, with an average of almost 50 applicants per advertised job in the sector.
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The Australian information technology industry could be facing a "huge" impending skills shortage over the next five years, according to a new report by IT recruitment firm, Greythorn.
A recent skills and jobs survey is a harbinger to a nightmarish future that awaits the average Indian engineer.
The country needs to work furiously to ensure that its younger generations are employable in the next decade, as signs show a worsening skills shortage.
Successful online retail requires a deep understanding of the experiences technology can deliver. So why are major Australian retailers looking for executives without the necessary clue?
Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
Job adverts for IT vacancies place heavier emphasis on candidates having Java, agile development and ASP skills this year, while demand for C and SQL appears to be dropping in the UK.
Customers of the homeware chain are being asked to reset their passwords after attackers gained access to two encrypted databases.
The rise of massive, open online courses (MOOCs) may offer a means for many professionals to pursue new skills, while providing employers a relatively inexpensive way to stay competitive.
The professional social network continues to freshen up, this time with the ones handing out the jobs in mind.
Many organisations may be overpaying under-achievers while underpaying high achievers, according to recruitment firm Hudson.
The majority of IT job demands in China are focused on basic skills such as programming, but cloud and mobility will continue to drive IT employment for 2013.
Latest Dice report says Java, mobile and .NET developer skills are in short supply.
HR departments are using social networks for more than just checking up on employees but also for scouting new talent as this practice becomes the norm.
Short attention span of younger employees leads to high turnover rate, says software exec, who points to cloud-based platforms as way to engage these professionals and facilitate communications with their supervisors.
Rise in cross-border video interviews, background checks through social media and instant updates through mobile devices are some ways technology are used in recruitment processes today.
Australia: not enough skilled workers, or not enough workers with the right skills?
The government plans to fund a Digital Economy 'Catapult' centre to help spur innovation and adoption of new technologies by retail and media business.The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced the investment on Thursday, but did not say how much funding or where the centre will be located.
Demand is hottest this year for Java developers, new survey of 1,200 hiring managers shows.
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