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Hiring Tech Apprentices in UL – Overcoming the barriers

This report comprises the outcomes in the first in a series of research activities that the Tech Partnership will be running during 2016 which explores employers’ perceptions about digital/ tech/ IT apprenticeships. This research was designed to elicit employer responses to why they have or have not yet taken digital apprentices in their organisations. Those … Continue reading

IT Hiring Survey in US / The employment picture remains bright to start 2014

The employment picture for technology professionals remains bright to start 2014, according to nearly 900 tech-focused hiring managers and recruiters. Just as they did in our mid-2013 hiring survey, nearly three out of four respondents (73%) reported planning to hire more technology pros in the six months ahead. The difference? Nearly one-quarter or 24 percent of … Continue reading

IT Workers / 35 percent plan to look for another job in the next year survey finds

It’s challenging to find great information technology (IT) employees, but keeping them may be even harder, new research from Robert Half Technology suggests. Although most Chief Information Officers (CIOs) recently surveyed (70 percent) rate their workers’ satisfaction levels fairly high, more than one-third (35 percent) of IT workers polled said they plan to look for … Continue reading

Australia / IT workers felling threatened by skilled migrants

Skilled migrants entering Australia are causing IT workers to feel threatened in their jobs, according to a new survey. Nearly 1800 IT professionals were surveyed by recruitment firm Greythorn in the first quarter of this year, and more than one third were found to feel threatened by the amount of skilled workers entering the country. … Continue reading

Tech Gadgets Contributing to Decline in Workplace Etiquette survey finds

Technology is one of the most effective ways to bring people together at work, but it may also be causing a digital divide, a new Robert Half Technology survey of chief information officers (CIOs) suggests. Sixty-four percent of CIOs said higher use of mobile gadgets such as cellphones and tablets have led to more breaches … Continue reading

Arizona / GM Plans Hiring 1,000 IT Workers at Computer Center

General Motors Co. (GM), amid an overhaul of its information technology operations, plans to hire 1,000 people for a new computer center in the Phoenix area, the fourth so-called innovation center, the company said today. The hiring is part of Detroit-based GM’s plan to add about 7,500 information technology workers over as many as five … Continue reading

Nova Scotia Govn’t | To outsource payroll jobs to IBM

The Nova Scotia government has announced a deal with IBM Canada to contract out administration of its computer information system, angering dozens of information technology workers who were told their jobs will be outsourced. “It doesn’t make you feel good when we’ve been together as a group for over five years,” said Allura McKay, a … Continue reading

India – 82 percent IT graduates leave Goa for jobs

About 82 percent of the 1,000-odd information technology (IT) graduates from Goa’s technical education institutions have to migrate for jobs, a top official of a leading trade body said Monday. Addressing a press conference in Panaji, Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) president Manguirish Pai Raikar said that a synergy between the state government … Continue reading

IT Jobs – Always there, always there, always there

It’s what we expect from technologies like smart phones and websites in this hyper-speed, hyper-connected world. But what about you, the people who support those technologies?

How technology is fuelling China’s jobs market

The booming Chinese economy means that technology firms – particularly e-commerce companies – are struggling to find skilled candidates and managers to help fuel that growth. The latest Salary and Employment Forecast from international recruitment company Michael Page shows that there is strong growth in demand for technology professionals across sectors such as finance and retail, … Continue reading

Europe | Tech Skills Gap a Myth?

It’s often claimed we are suffering an IT skills crisis of epic proportions: just recently the European Commission announced that by 2015 there will be an estimated shortfall of 700,000 IT professionals across Europe. And yet, academics have told TechRepublic there is little hard evidence of a shortage of  IT workers, as neither pay levels nor … Continue reading

Technology Professionals Resume | 10 Tips

These ten tips can help tech professionals optimize their resumes in order to nab that great gig. 1. Understand Attention Spans 2. Make It an Appropriate Length 3. General Summaries Bad, Technical Summaries Good 4. Dates Matter 5. Highlight Accomplishments, Not Just Job Functions 6. Quality Writing Still Matters 7. Use Action Verbs 8. There … Continue reading

Philippines | Skills Gap | 2M jobs available this year

JOB vacancies up for grabs in the Philippines could hit 2 million this year in the five hottest fields: information technology, engineering, finance, sales and customer service, according to internet recruitment web-based firm Jobstreet.com. Jobstreet.com said in 2011, there were 2.7 million job vacancies, of which 40 percent were posted by the Malaysian-listed firm. Yoda … Continue reading

IBM Layoffs Exceed 800, Workers Say – Services – Outsourcing – Informationweek

IBM has laid off more than 800 workers at locations across the U.S. in the past 24 hours, according to company sources and documents obtained by InformationWeek. Many of the cuts appear to target the company’s Global Technology Services outsourcing group. Some 183 workers were laid off in the GTS application hosting unit, 179 were … Continue reading

Submit Resume – Talent hunt now simple and quick with Submit Resume

Search the ideal candidate for your vacancies, close job openings faster by registering with Submit Resume. It has the largest database of India-wide job seekers across various industries and locations. Finding the most suitable candidate for your vacancies is now faster, easier and cost effective than ever. Submit Resume, a job portal, has a massive … Continue reading

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