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Macquarie Govt partners with Fortem Australia to close skills gap
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macquarie telecom
“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.”
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Cybersecurity skills top priority for AU employers in 2023
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cybersecurity
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recruitment
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robert half technology
The recent high-profile cyber-attacks have put yet again the spotlight on companies security policies and programs. 
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New Zealand digital tech skills survey now underway
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it training
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nztech
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skills shortage
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.
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Talent shortages leading to greater diversity within sales
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hr
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sales
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gartner
By 2028, 50% of sales leadership roles will be filled by individuals from historically underrepresented groups, according to Gartner.
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Green Light highlights wins with Pivot training initiative
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it services
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certification
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skills shortage
“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."
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72% of Aussie workers want AI in the workplace - SnapLogic
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it training
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ai
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productivity
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.
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How smart businesses attract top remote talent in a post-COVID world
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remote working
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talent retention
As Australia faces recession, a shortage of skilled workers and a lengthy recovery, employers must see this as an opportunity, not just a necessity.
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DDLS rebrands to Lumify Group, uniting all its training companies
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it training
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auldhouse
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skills shortage
Australasia's largest ICT training provider has rebranded, uniting all its training companies under one umbrella.
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Globalization Partners study highlights a drive to upskill
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education
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it training
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careers
A new study from Globalization Partners has highlighted the commitment of the global workforce to upskilling, reskilling and career growth.
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Cisco announces aim to train 6.7 million people in APAC
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it training
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
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.
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Taking your company’s eCommerce strategy to the next level
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amazon
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b2b
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online shopping
Hands up who was forced to pivot to digital a couple of years ago, when a certain virus made business as usual an impossibility?
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from D2L
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e-learning
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online courses
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Tony joins us today to discuss topics such as talent retention, development and training, and the benefit of learning management systems.
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How augmented reality technology can tackle the skills gap
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it training
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onboarding
Prioritising the use of AR can help training and staff onboarding and offers a long-term business solution to closing skills gaps.
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University of Tasmania joins Fortinet Academic Partner Program
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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cybersecurity
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fortinet
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higher education
The University of Tasmania is the 498th education institution globally that has implemented the Fortinet Academic Partner Program, and the 16th in Australia.
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The solution to the cyber security shortage is in our own backyard
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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cybersecurity
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australian government
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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.
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The key things needed to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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data protection
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education
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cybersecurity
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.
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Dire impact of burnout in ANZ cyber security industry
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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cybersecurity
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employment
More than half (57%) of local cybersecurity professionals are either looking for new employers or considering exiting the industry all together.
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26% say insufficient talent top Aussie security challenge
Tue, 15th Nov 2022
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cybersecurity
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rubrik
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.
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KPMG - Australian enterprises lagging behind with IT budgets
Mon, 14th Nov 2022
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ai
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kpmg
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.
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Kiandra builds new a field app for Get Skilled Access
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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paas
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partner programmes
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skills shortage
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.
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Gartner finds 58% of companies employ borderless tech talent
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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gartner
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workforce
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skills shortage
Gartner predicted by 2023, 75% of companies will have an employment value proposition tailored for attracting and retaining technology talent across borders.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from G-P
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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payroll systems
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laws
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skills shortage
Globalization Partners (G-P) has experience in global expansion and understanding local labour laws, making building teams anywhere around the world simple and fast.
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Businesses reskilling IT workers as skills gap widens
Thu, 10th Nov 2022
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data centre operators
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equinix
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skills shortage
In Australia, IT technicians anticipated to be the most in demand talent by 2025, followed by data analysis, security architect and AI.
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Exclusive: Curbing staff and skill gaps with AbilityMap
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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recruitment
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hr
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skills shortage
With chronic staff and skills shortages plaguing industries across the globe, having a good overall understanding of the people within a workforce is crucial.
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