Hoping to land this year's 'hottest job'? Here's what you need to be a data scientist

Now that "data scientist" has been named this year's hottest job, it's only natural to wonder if you've got what it takes to fill it.

The tech revolution could change (or erase) your job by 2020

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is under way and while it could lead to the loss of more than 7 million jobs over the next few years, it will add jobs in areas like computer science, math and engineering.

By Sharon Gaudin | 26 January, 2016 07:42

Tags: management, Fourth Industrial revolution, tech revolution, employment

New job realiities ahead for IT workers

Tech workers who develop new products, markets and digital experiences may be in the best position to survive the next downturn -- whenever it comes.

IT salaries, job market hit a speed bump

Janco Associates survey finds a mere 1.39 percent increase in salaries and waning demand for IT professionals in the past year

HackerRank Jobs mobile app values skills tests over resumes

The app matches developers with companies based on demonstrated ability and offers a guaranteed response time

IT job growth slowed at the close of the year

Sluggish hiring in November and December dragged down the overall growth numbers for 2015

10 cool ways tech companies give it up for charity

The philanthropic landscape is vast, and finding the right charitable fit for a company takes time. We heard from tech companies of all sizes that have found ways to build social and charitable programs. Here are some approaches that work for them.

By Ann Bednarz | 07 December, 2015 20:22

Tags: corporate responsibility, dimension data

Imagining a future where new skills are no help

Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's chief economist, said that jobs at risk from automation total about 80 million in the US and about 15 million in the UK.

By Patrick Thibodeau | 23 November, 2015 14:00

Tags: Bank of England, job loss, automation, robotics, artificial intelligence

In brief: Akamai launches startup program

CDN provider Akamai has launched a program that will provide startups with up to a year's access to its web and performance services for free.

By Rohan Pearce | 05 November, 2015 12:12

Tags: startups, akamai

NBN campaign seeks to lure new workers to network rollout

A new marketing campaign launched by NBN seeks to head off a telco skills shortage by signing up 2000 young people to helping roll out the National Broadband Network.

By Rohan Pearce | 26 October, 2015 10:33

Tags: nbn co, training, National Broadband Network (NBN), national broadband network, careers, Telecommunications, broadband, NBN

Hiring good tech people: Where to start?

Tech industry employers ponder the question of how to hire good tech talent, and whether "good" is good enough.

Twitter cuts engineering team, lays off one in 12 employees

Twitter will work better with a "nimbler" engineering team, Dorsey tells staff

By Peter Sayer | 13 October, 2015 17:41

Tags: twitter

Machines are replacing writers, Gartner says

According to Gartner's annual top-10 list of strategic predictions, robots, robotic systems and automation will have an expanding role.

Cisco reorg consolidates IoE, cloud ops

Two execs roles expanded, another reassigned

By Jim Duffy | 11 September, 2015 00:09

Tags: Networking, Internet of Things, cisco, collaboration

General Electric CIO, Cisco VP among Top Women in Cloud

10 female leaders from the IT customer and vendor sides (including General Electric and Cisco) will be honored for their contributions to Cloud and convergence technology by the Cloud Network of Women (CloudNOW) later this month.

By Bob Brown | 08 September, 2015 17:40

Tags: management, general electric, cisco, cloud computing

Struggling Lenovo to cut 3200 jobs, streamline handset business

Lenovo is laying off 3200 employees and trimming down its smartphone portfolio in response to a slowdown in its PC and handset sales.

By Michael Kan | 13 August, 2015 11:29

Tags: business issues, consumer electronics, layoffs, smartphones, Lenovo, financial results

IT job gains: Not as bright as they appear

The IT job market for the first half of 2015 is a touch softer than it originally seemed, soft enough that IT job growth is not only flat, but shrinking slightly.

By Serdar Yegulalp | 11 August, 2015 04:52

Tags: jobs, Janco Associates, Origin, careers, IT management

The real dirt on programming certifications

With programmers and developers in such high demand these days, it may be tempting to think that a decision as stodgy as pursuing a certification is a waste of time. After all, doesn't it all come down to the art of your code?

By Bob Violino | 11 August, 2015 02:20

Tags: GitHub, robert half technology, careers, IT management

Employment engine keeps humming for IT job seekers

Momentum keeps building in tech industry hiring, with unemployment dropping even lower than before. But it's not all good news, as Web developers and others saw increases in joblessness.

By Paul Krill | 05 August, 2015 05:25

Tags: jobs,, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT management

NBN to invest $40m to boost construction workforce

NBN will spend more close to $40 million on training and awareness campaigns to boost the National Broadband Network construction workforce, the company announced this morning.

By Rohan Pearce | 03 August, 2015 09:38

Tags: Networking, nbn co, training, National Broadband Network (NBN), careers, Telecommunications, broadband, NBN, Bill Morrow

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