Skills shortage stories
Macquarie Govt partners with Fortem Australia to close skills gap
“We’re committed to our goal of uplifting Australian sovereign capability in cybersecurity and ICT, and this partnership with Fortem will help us in that effort.”
Cybersecurity skills top priority for AU employers in 2023
The recent high-profile cyber-attacks have put yet again the spotlight on companies security policies and programs.
New Zealand digital tech skills survey now underway
NZTech is calling on tech firms and businesses to provide valuable insight into skills and training needs for the New Zealand Aotearoa digital tech sector.
Talent shortages leading to greater diversity within sales
By 2028, 50% of sales leadership roles will be filled by individuals from historically underrepresented groups, according to Gartner.
Green Light highlights wins with Pivot training initiative
“2022 has been an exceptional journey for the Pivot team - we have seen continuous growth across all service lines as well as an increase in client demand."
72% of Aussie workers want AI in the workplace - SnapLogic
SnapLogic has released new research showing 72% of Australian workers want to use AI in the workplace but can’t because of skill and education gaps.
How smart businesses attract top remote talent in a post-COVID world
As Australia faces recession, a shortage of skilled workers and a lengthy recovery, employers must see this as an opportunity, not just a necessity.
DDLS rebrands to Lumify Group, uniting all its training companies
Australasia's largest ICT training provider has rebranded, uniting all its training companies under one umbrella.
Globalization Partners study highlights a drive to upskill
A new study from Globalization Partners has highlighted the commitment of the global workforce to upskilling, reskilling and career growth.
Cisco announces aim to train 6.7 million people in APAC
At Cisco Live Melbourne, Cisco announced that it aims to train 6.7 million people in Asia-Pacific in digital and cybersecurity skills over the next 10 years.
Taking your company’s eCommerce strategy to the next level
Hands up who was forced to pivot to digital a couple of years ago, when a certain virus made business as usual an impossibility?
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from D2L
Tony joins us today to discuss topics such as talent retention, development and training, and the benefit of learning management systems.
How augmented reality technology can tackle the skills gap
Prioritising the use of AR can help training and staff onboarding and offers a long-term business solution to closing skills gaps.
University of Tasmania joins Fortinet Academic Partner Program
The University of Tasmania is the 498th education institution globally that has implemented the Fortinet Academic Partner Program, and the 16th in Australia.
The solution to the cyber security shortage is in our own backyard
We’ve heard a lot about solutions to Australia’s labour and skills shortage. What’s clear is that the issue spans many sectors, and none of the ideas on offer so far represent a silver bullet.
The key things needed to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap
There is a consensus that while university qualifications are valued, the lack of a degree or a relevant degree should no longer be a barrier.
Dire impact of burnout in ANZ cyber security industry
More than half (57%) of local cybersecurity professionals are either looking for new employers or considering exiting the industry all together.
26% say insufficient talent top Aussie security challenge
A new report commissioned by Rubrik sheds light on the most pressing challenges cybersecurity leaders face, including that 26% in Australia cite "insufficient talent in IT and SecOps" as their top security issue.
KPMG - Australian enterprises lagging behind with IT budgets
Australian organisations are lagging behind their global peers in IT budgets and also facing significant skills shortages, according to the new KPMG Global Tech Report.
Kiandra builds new a field app for Get Skilled Access
The company is to the Field – an online job platform designed to connect people with disabilities to employers in a way that hasn’t been done before.
Gartner finds 58% of companies employ borderless tech talent
Gartner predicted by 2023, 75% of companies will have an employment value proposition tailored for attracting and retaining technology talent across borders.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from G-P
Globalization Partners (G-P) has experience in global expansion and understanding local labour laws, making building teams anywhere around the world simple and fast.
Businesses reskilling IT workers as skills gap widens
In Australia, IT technicians anticipated to be the most in demand talent by 2025, followed by data analysis, security architect and AI.
Exclusive: Curbing staff and skill gaps with AbilityMap
With chronic staff and skills shortages plaguing industries across the globe, having a good overall understanding of the people within a workforce is crucial.