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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A new study has revealed that less than half of Australian employees are receiving training on improving their analytic skills and knowledge around the cloud.
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Government applies $28.6 million over four years to ICT skills training, signs Vodafone as anchor tenant for Christchurch Innovation Precinct.
A recent skills and jobs survey is a harbinger to a nightmarish future that awaits the average Indian engineer.
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.
Estonia's ProgeTiiger project aims to prevent the country's IT skills shortage worsening in future by teaching some of its youngest citizens how to get to grips with tech and code. The initiative has proved so popular, it's hoped local IT companies will step in to finance it.
Software used internally should still be protected even if there's less risk, and companies should know limitations of copyright law and create holistic regime to safeguard intellectual property, say observers.
Most security incidents are down to human error — and the lack of experience and training for IT professionals dealing with IPv6 make those mistakes more likely, says Axel Pawlik
Most people grumble about their job at some point, but certain recurring issues might just be a sign that you and IT are not made for one another, says Jack Wallen
Companies should not have the right to access private domains such as social media accounts, say market observers, but note there are benefits to adding bosses on your social networks.
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.
Firms must rethink and have transparent IT-related guidelines for new staff, given changing work environment due to influx of Gen Y workers, social media tools and mobile devices.
Intel and RIM have also signed up to provide courses and materials for the E-Skills push to interest young people in IT careers, alongside the launch of new GCSEs and A-levels
RMIT University has partnered with Belden Australia to offer training and certification in industrial Ethernet skills.
newsmaker Mahindra Satyam's chief people officer and chief marketing officer, Hari Thalaphalli, talks candidly about how increased transparency and connectedness with staff helped the IT services company rebound from its former crisis.
Weighing both pros and cons, talent recruiters advise that games complement hiring activities but not solely essential to companies' recruitment strategies in today's social media age.
The Open University has revamped its computing degrees to make its graduates better suited to the needs of UK employers
IT salaries rise five per cent as employers compete for skilled workers...