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  • A Ruby in the rough: Australian developer roles toughest to fill

    ​Ruby developer is the toughest IT vacancy to fill in Australia, according to figures from job site Indeed. Roles requiring ability with the programming language take an average 62 days to fill, according to analysis.

    Written by George Nott04 April 17 11:38
  • Are freelance developers an untapped resource?

    Developers may increasingly be looking to freelance rather than seek full time work with one company due to a preference for flexibility, their pick of projects and higher pay.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner16 Sept. 15 15:18
  • Attracting millennials starts with digital tech

    The ways millennials use technology are changing how companies brand themselves to attract young talent. However, according to a new study from the CMO Council and Executive Networks, most marketing and HR leaders don't have brand strategies that align with millennial preferences.

    Written by Lauren Brousell03 July 15 00:45
  • Soft skills now an essential focus of IT recruitment

    Soft skills are becoming an essential focus of IT recruitment, with customer service and communication skills now weighted quite heavily for low level infrastructure support roles, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner22 April 15 13:52
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  • 6 tips for re-entering the workforce and competing with millennials

    According to a study from The Hartford, 55 percent of Gen X workers, typically aged 32 to 46, feel their generation is ignored in the workplace, and 70 percent say that millennials, generally aged 18 to 31, are given too much attention.

    Written by Sarah K. White21 July 15 00:35
  • How Twitter can help you recruit tech talent

    Twitter conjures up images of funny celebrity tweets and corporate PR gaffes rather than job searching and recruiting. However, there is an emerging pool of job candidates on Twitter. In fact, 45 percent of job seekers report that they use Twitter, compared to 40 percent who use LinkedIn, according to 2014 research from JobVite. The same research also points to an increased interest in Twitter for recruitment, with 73 percent of companies reporting a focus on increasing social network recruitment.

    Written by Sarah K. White25 June 15 23:51
  • Winning workforce strategies for a new generation of talent

    The millennial generation is starting to flood the IT workforce. This new generation of talent brings with it radically different expectations about the nature of work; how, when and where it's done; and how organizations can leverage technology to best support professional and personal needs. Businesses must make some dramatic changes to their workforce strategies if they're to meet those differing expectations, cope with the rapid pace of technological advancement and compete effectively in the digital era.

    Written by Sharon Florentine22 June 15 23:48
  • IT continues to struggle to find software developers, data analysts

    The good news is that more businesses are planning to boost their IT hiring in 2015. The bad news? Many are struggling to find talent to fill vacant or newly created roles, especially for software developers and data analytics pros, according to a recent survey from HackerRank, which matches IT talent with hiring companies using custom coding challenges.

    Written by Sharon Florentine12 June 15 00:18
  • How to win the hiring war for graduating millennials

    The class of 2015 has done its homework. According to research from the Accenture Strategy 2015 U.S. College Graduate Employment Study, new grads have responded to the growing need for STEM degrees. They're thinking about the potential for a long-term career before choosing their major. They're pursuing internships and ongoing training opportunities. And, for the most part, colleges are successfully preparing them for jobs and careers and are helping them look for work.

    Written by Sharon Florentine10 June 15 02:05

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