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

Victoria, WA leading ICT worker growth

The Victorian and Western Australian ICT employment sector will grow by 3.1 per cent and 3.9 per cent respectively over the next six years according to research released by ACS and Deloitte Access Economics.

By Hamish Barwick | 29 July, 2015 10:51

Tags: acs, workforce planning, ict workers

Cisco names two more to new CEO's team

Cisco has named two new executives to the leadership team of new <a href="">CEO Chuck Robbins, who begins his tenure today</a>.

By Jim Duffy | 28 July, 2015 00:19

Tags: cisco, careers, IT management, Hilton

790 could leave Cisco in Technicolor deal

Cisco could transfer or impact as many as 790 employees under terms of <a href="">the sale of its Connected Devices business unit (CDBU) to Technicolor</a>.

By Jim Duffy | 24 July, 2015 06:14

Tags: cisco, 21, careers, IT management, Hilton

Biggest tech industry layoffs of 2015, so far

While the United States unemployment rate has hit a post-recession low, the network and computing industry has not been without significant layoffs so far in 2015.

By Bob Brown, IDG News Service staff | 23 July, 2015 03:34

Tags: HP, business issues, Microsoft Subnet, layoffs, LinkedIn, Good Technology

Woman recruited by Google four times and rejected, joins suit

There was something about Cheryl Fillekes that Google really liked. Over a seven-year period, Fillekes was contacted by Google recruiters four different times for jobs. In each case, she did well enough in the phone interviews to get an invitation for an in-person interview.

By Patrick Thibodeau | 22 July, 2015 06:49

Tags: University of Chicago, EE, Google, IT careers, careers, IT management, Oppo takes top spot at Startup Weekend Brisbane, an online service designed to streamline contact centres' outbound calls, took the top spot at Startup Weekend Brisbane.

By Rohan Pearce | 15 July, 2015 09:59

Tags: brisbane, startups, Startup Weekend Brisbane, Startup weekend, River City Labs

With fresh cash in hand, HackerRank wants to be the 'default resume' for coders

Good programmers are notoriously hard to find, but HackerRank thinks it has the answer. A fresh cash infusion suggests it may be on to something.

By Katherine Noyes | 15 July, 2015 08:44

Tags: business issues, Internet-based applications and services, applications, software, HackerRank, careers, HR, IT management, investments, internet

Tech industry employees set for a small pay bump

Sixty eight per cent of Australian technology companies will be rewarding their staff with a salary increase according to the latest Michael Page Australia Salary & Employment Outlook.

By Hamish Barwick | 14 July, 2015 10:48

Tags: salary growth, employment, Michael Page International

'Unprecedented' growth for Brisbane startup scene

The Brisbane startup scene "is on fire" according to River City Labs community manager Josh Anthony.

By Rohan Pearce | 08 July, 2015 15:07

Tags: brisbane, startups, Startup Weekend Brisbane, Startup weekend, River City Labs

Startup Catalyst extends deadline for applications

Startup Catalyst has extended by a week the window for young Queenslanders to apply for its program, which will offer participants a taste of Silicon Valley's startup culture.

By Rohan Pearce | 06 July, 2015 15:32

Tags: startups, Startup Catalyst, River City Labs

StartupAUS appoints first CEO

Peter Bradd has been appointed StartupAUS’ first CEO.

By Rohan Pearce | 19 June, 2015 17:27

Tags: startups, Fishburners, StartupAUS

Rackspace creates career path for tech execs who don't want to manage people

Egle Sigler started at Rackspace as a junior programmer and later moved to a DevOps architect position before advancing to her current role: principal architect of private cloud solutions at Rackspace.

By Ann Bednarz | 16 June, 2015 04:32

Tags: Devops, careers, IT management, rackspace

Search begins for WA government CIO

The Western Australian state government has begun its search for a chief information officer to lead a wide-ranging ICT reform program.

By Rohan Pearce | 15 June, 2015 11:16

Tags: Western Australia, chief information officer, careers

Comcast and TWC are (still) among the most hated companies in America

The annual American Customer Satisfaction Index for 2015 placed Comcast and Time-Warner Cable near the very bottom of all telecom and technology companies in the rankings, the researchers involved announced Tuesday.

By Jon Gold | 03 June, 2015 23:56

Tags: altera, acs, Networking, comcast, intel, LAN & WAN

Does he stay or go? Parsing Apple's promotion of designer Jony Ive

Apple's well-known designer, Jony Ive, has been promoted to the position of chief design officer, a new title in the Cupertino, Calif. company's executive suite.

By Gregg Keizer | 28 May, 2015 02:54

Tags: Apple, IT careers, careers, IT management

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