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Algorithm-friendly C.Vs & data analytics: How recruitment is expected to change in 2018
Unless you are a contract or temporary worker - do not change jobs too frequently as turnover can be factored into the criteria AI screens for.
Exclusive interview: CA Technologies on digital transformation in Australia
There’s yet another gap here; and that’s between what the executive and IT teams believe is needed in the businesses’ digital transformation journey.
JobStreet confirms hit by Malaysia data leak - almost 3.9m accounts affected
JobStreet is informing clients by email whether they were caught up in a Malaysia-based data breach that affected 19 different companies.
Exclusive interview: SEEK's new video platform set to revolutionise recruitment
"Candidates report feeling more satisfied that they had a better chance to present and express themselves and be more than a piece of paper."
The tech talent drought: Cloud engineers & agile project managers in demand
“We’re seeing more employers recruiting, but the number of people applying for each vacancy is falling.”
Good news for IT workers - if they are looking for temp work
"There’s a change taking place in the way businesses staff their IT department.”
The power of data: LinkedIn launches new recruitment tool
The reports feature easy-to understand visualisations of data ready for exporting and sharing with business leaders and stakeholders.
Sick of your job? Here’s how to ensure you're applying for the right roles
Don’t lose hope -It's important that you keep your spirits high during your job search, even if you don’t get an interview for a role that you want.
Submitting job applications but not getting an interview? Here's why
“If you are struggling to secure interviews, perhaps it’s due to a simple mistake you aren’t even aware of."
Kiwis confident about job prospects, employers need to sharpen up
Respondents listed developing new skills (42%) and achieving better work-life balance (36%) as the top two reasons why they are most likely to switch
Digital Realty begins search for new chief operating officer
Members of Digital Realty's management team will assume Appleby's duties in the interim until a successor is identified.
BizDojo & Talent NZ offer specialised recruitment services for tech startups
Auckland startups who struggle to find tech talent now have a way of recruiting skilled staff, thanks to a new partnership with BizDojo and Talent NZ.
Unconscious bias in Kiwi recruitment - is tech the solution?
A 'foreign' named applicant will be 3x less successful in getting an initial job interview than someone with a duplicate CV and 'local' name.
A step-by-step guide: How to ask your boss for a pay rise
54% of skilled Kiwi professionals say they intend to ask their boss for a pay rise at their next review.
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."