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Freelancer.com acquires Spanish online marketplace

Freelancer.com has made its second acquisition this year, picking up Spanish language online skills market Projectlinkr.com.

By Rohan Pearce | 25 March, 2015 13:02

Tags: Freelancer.com

Top enterprise IT companies where people want to work

Poachable, a Seattle startup that specialises in connecting passive job-seekers with companies looking to hire, says enterprise network and IT companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Cisco are among the most desirable places to work. But largely consumer-focused companies, like Google, Apple and Amazon, are even more attractive.

By Bob Brown | 23 March, 2015 21:42

Tags: amazon, IBM, Airbnb, LinkedIn, careers, twitter, IT management, netflix, Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, cisco

Yahoo exits China, closing R&D center

Yahoo is closing its only remaining office in China and laying off between 200 and 300 employees there, news reports said on Wednesday.

By Zach Miners | 19 March, 2015 10:36

Tags: business issues, Internet-based applications and services, Yahoo, layoffs, social media, internet, restructuring

Meet the Tech Dude Who Doubles as the Weird Al of Drone Songs

A mild-mannered tech and media support coordinator for Oregon State University Extension Service by day, Victor Villegas takes on the persona of The Drone Singer during his off hours. Yes, he fashions himself as the Weird Al Yankovic of drone songs.

By Bob Brown | 17 March, 2015 00:44

Tags: humor, applications, music, drones, software, careers, IT management, youtube

7 Hot Career-related Companies to Watch

In among all the cloud, security and mobile tech startups attracting venture funding so far this year, new companies focused on hiring, education and career development are pulling in big bucks.

By Bob Brown | 13 March, 2015 07:52

Tags: startups, careers, Venture capital, Lynda.com, IT management

The rise of the chief integration officer

Chief information officers may have shrinking budgets and shrinking teams but the importance of technology to enterprises means that CIOs and their IT organisations will continue to play a vital role in businesses.

By Rohan Pearce | 12 March, 2015 11:32

Tags: shadow IT, recruitment, C-Suite, careers, cloud computing, Chief Digital Officers, career, CIO, integration, CIOs, Cloud, chief marketing officer, training, staff retention, chief information officer

Huawei invites Australian ICT undergraduates to China

Tech students at Australian universities will be able to travel to China under a partnership announced between Huawei and the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN).

By Adam Bender | 12 March, 2015 09:20

Tags: study abroad, Huawei, ICT, Networking, education, China, mobile

IBM workforce declined 12 per cent in 2014; losses tied to corporate divestitures

IBM's global workforce declined 1212 per cent last year, with most of the decrease due to corporate divestitures.

By Patrick Thibodeau | 12 March, 2015 07:10

Tags: IBM, IT careers, globalfoundries, careers, Lenovo, IT management

Cisco launches 'AUSTEM 2020' training initiative

Cisco today announced a $21 million initiative to train Australian students in tech skills.

By Rohan Pearce | 11 March, 2015 16:41

Tags: Networking, cisco

Freelancer picks up DoNanza assets

ASX-listed online skills market place Freelancer has acquired the assets of defunct Israeli website DoNanza.

By Rohan Pearce | 11 March, 2015 14:51

Tags: Freelancer, crowdsourcing, Freelancer.com

How to get certified in VMware virtual networking

During the past year VMware has released a series of network virtualization certifications for network professionals to gain expertise in software defined networking, and specifically how it integrates with existing physical networking.

By Brandon Butler | 09 March, 2015 23:10

Tags: careers, IT management, VMware

Demand for Linux jobs shooting up fast

If you're an open-source expert, the job market is your oyster the Linux Foundation released a report this week that says that employees with Linux skills are in high demand, with hiring managers working hard to bring them in.

By Jon Gold | 06 March, 2015 08:03

Tags: linux foundation, careers, IT management

Interns loving life at Facebook, Google & Apple

While many young people are reportedly abandoning Facebook as a place to socialize online, many others say it's a great entryway to the workforce. For the second year in a row, Facebook is the highest rated company by interns based on the feedback they share on jobs and career online marketplace Glassdoor.

By Bob Brown | 26 February, 2015 00:06

Tags: Microsoft, Glassdoor, qualcomm, careers, IT management, intel, Facebook, Apple, Cisco Systems, Yahoo, Google

How not to get slammed by the FCC for Wi-Fi blocking

Rick Hampton, the wireless communications manager for Boston-based Partners Healthcare, has seen the dialogue among network professionals heating up in the wake of the FCC's sternly-worded enforcement warning about illegal Wi-Fi blocking and says it's no wonder the commission is fired up.

By Bob Brown | 10 February, 2015 22:21

Tags: fcc, careers, Marriott International, Healthcare, health care, IT management, industry verticals

KPMG asks startups to 'energise' natural resources sector

A tech startup accelerator based in Perth aims to spur innovation in the energy and natural resources (ENR) sector.

By Adam Bender | 05 February, 2015 15:22

Tags: accelerators, natural resources, startups, innovation, funding, kpmg, Perth, energy

Most IT hiring to come from digital businesses in 2015

Most of IT hiring this year is expected to come from the digital and tech industry, as businesses increase their workloads and expand, according to Greythorn’s Hiring Manager Survey 2015.

By Rebecca Merrett | 03 February, 2015 13:50

Tags: IT hiring, IT careers, Greythorn

PayPal’s BattleHack comes to Australia for a second time

Over the weekend Melbourne’s Plaza Ballroom will play host to the Australian leg of BattleHack, PayPal’s global hackathon.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 January, 2015 18:59

Tags: Development, innovation, developers, paypal, Hackathons

Citrix's 900 job cuts seen as 'defensive' move

Citrix Systems announced better than expected financial results for the last quarter but also a restructuring plan that will see 900 jobs being cut.

By Katherine Noyes | 30 January, 2015 11:05

Tags: business issues, Citrix Systems, layoffs, financial results, restructuring

EMC plans layoffs in wake of weakened outlook

Storage giant, EMC, will soon start handing out pink slips as part of a new restructuring effort prompted by a weakened financial outlook.

By Katherine Noyes | 30 January, 2015 06:27

Tags: business issues, layoffs, financial results, restructuring, emc

Event fosters software and STEM entrepreneurs for education

Weekend hackathons for developers have been around for years. Now they are popping up everywhere.

By Matt Hamblen | 29 January, 2015 08:08

Tags: Google, Bull, IT careers, careers, IT management

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