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Good news for Kiwis: Increase in jobs ads - IT workers in highest demand
Across all industries in New Zealand, the average advertised salary on Seek in April 2017 was $75,889.
Study finds critical shortage of IT skills in the next decade
Organisations that address this now will be in the strongest position to ensure business growth and competitive advantage.
Tech firm wants Christchurch grads
"Magnetism plans to continue hiring and training local developers and graduates – producing home-grown experts in world-class technology."
Govt launches new online employment resource for young people
"It complements the National Curriculum for schools, and has been user-tested with groups of employers, educators and secondary students."
Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager
Hiring programmers is a tough job, but not an impossible one.
IT job ads down, report finds
Job advertisements in the information technology sector have fallen 2.4%, despite the total number of online job advertisements growing by 1.1%.
Trade Me joins pledge to get more young Aucklanders into jobs
“As an employer we know the value of hiring young people to inject new ideas and enthusiasm into our work."
IT professionals flocking to South Island for IT jobs
"Attracting talent south isn’t difficult when businesses have good roles and pay market salaries."
Kiwi graduates ‘unemployable’, expert says
“Business leaders should be approaching top colleges and universities, asking how they can help prepare the future workforce."
Why staff leave within first 12 months
“One of the most common reasons staff leave a company is failure to fuel the intrinsic motivation that most new hires feel."
New Zealand’s IT industry needs to up its game
"NZ is a breeding ground for innovation and skilled workers have confidence in the local tech industry and are willing to change roles frequently."
Recruiting? You must go mobile, experts say
"By making the referral process mobile, organisations can maximise their chances of attracting the best talent."
IT firm tackles IT recruitment with graduate programme
Intergen has teamed up with the Wellington Institute of Technology to address its ICT workforce requirements.
Skills shortage continues as unemployment rates increase
The rapidly changing world is creating an apparent paradox where unemployment figures are rising while employers struggle to find skilled workers.
Cloud technology employment: Is the sky the limit?
"The role of the IT professional has shifted considerably and will continue to shift with the times and new technologies."
Service vendors look to multi-skilled professionals to add depth
“On the automation front, vendors balance R&D and partner-developed solutions with investments in resources to assist in delivering offerings."
Millennials may be the secret to success in an age of digital disruption
"Businesses that recognise and move to leverage millennial talent can gain significant competitive advantage in today’s age of digital disruption."
Aussie ICT industry strong, according to new figures
The Australian ICT industry remains strong, with cyber security specialists are also in hot demand.
Aussie IT recruitment firm lands in Auckland
“The strength of our IT network in the Asia Pacific region enables us to readily access high calibre, international tech talent."
Who is winning the war? Security experts hard to recruit
Demand continues to rise for cyber security skills as an arms race develops between cyber criminals and those looking to secure systems and data.
Is Christchurch NZ's latest IT hotspot?
“There is certainly much more to Canterbury than earthquake-related construction."
Messy online job ads putting Kiwis off
“First impressions online are as important as in real life. A bad application process will turn away the best candidates.”
Huge demand for IT interns this summer
More than 140 tertiary students and recent grads from will be placed into paid summer internships via the Summer of Tech internship programme.
Kiwis expecting pay rises as IT pros look to change jobs
“The New Zealand market conditions have been more buoyant in 2015 with businesses being cautiously optimistic."