IT careers stories
Five reasons why a career in cybersecurity is worth pursuing
The demand for cybersecurity professionals has increased exponentially, and the trend is expected to continue as the world becomes more digital.
Australian financial execs prime for growth, but skill shortage an unwelcome barrier - BlackLine report
“Finding people with the right technology and F&A skills seems to be at the heart of the issue."
Role of IT continues to evolve, SolarWinds report captures tech pro sentiments
As tech pros look to the future, 62% of respondents say they're motivated to succeed in their roles and nearly all (81%) agree there will be multiple opportunities to develop and enhance their careers in the next year.
Fortinet to train one million people globally - helping close the cybersecurity skills gap
Fortinet has pledged to train one million people to help close the cybersecurity skills gap following the recent White House summit.
The four tech jobs offering big opportunity in 2020
Students and job-seekers all across Australia should be adjusting their future plans to try and capitalise on what's proving to be one of Australia's only recession-proof industries - tech.
Autistic-majority IT services company celebrates Autistic Pride Day
those in technology consultant and IT service professional roles reported higher confidence, autonomy, and wellbeing.
CompTIA launches IT workforce planning guide
The free resource, called My IT Path, is designed to provide a personalised and interactive experience for anyone learning about careers in the field.
FEATURE: Tech’s female powerhouses tackle women shortage issue
International Women's Day is here and what better time to tackle the elephant in the room that is the huge gender disparity in the technology sector.
Where are all the women in tech? Survey finds answer
Gender equality is something the tech industry has always struggled with despite offering bright career and pay prospects.
Unisys AU to provide employment support for those that serve their country
After signing the ‘Soldier On’ pledge, the IT company will be providing exclusive employment opportunities to AU service personnel and their families.
Internship pathway sees Manaiakalani students enter IT
"This means a lot to me – it’s putting me where I want to go, so I already have the experience and I could just get hired like that in any company."
Auckland IT jobs paying the most, Wellington a 'mixed bag'
“This is not surprising, as employers in Auckland have to deal with a variety of factors that puts pressure on their budgets."
Kiwi IT specialist makes a difference in Africa – opportunities available
Read the incredible story of a young Kiwi IT specialist helping to heal Africa's poor - and further opportunities that are available.
Tech boom creates too few jobs – and the point is?
The outcome is clear: though tech-driven growth has recovered, it seems that growth has been delivered at a lower level of employment.
South Australia gets new IT hub for more than 600 full-time staff
An Australasian IT company has announced a new development in South Australia, taking advantage of support from the local government.
SEEK NZ stats show it’s a good time to be working in ICT
Seek recently released data that reveals they had almost 5 percent more jobs advertised in July 2016 than 12 months earlier, with ICT in the lead.
Gender divide alive and well in NZ job market
The gender divide is alive and well in the New Zealand employment market, while IT roles continue to dominate the top five highest average pay rate.
Majority of IT professionals feel that increasing complexity is making their jobs harder
In an increasingly fast-moving digital world, companies around the globe face issues with managing their IT services.
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."
IT experts heading to Queenstown
IT experts will head to the CITRENZ conference, with the aim of further increasing interest in IT amongst young New Zealanders.
Getting Into IT
Of all careers you can possibly choose, a job in IT is probably one of those with the biggest opportunities to develop and progress.