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.
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CIO brought together business and IT leaders from an array of Australian organisations on March 31 to discuss ways to harness big data for growth and innovation during the shift to digital.
Here are pictorial highlights from the lunch, held at Aria Restaurant in Sydney. The roundtable was sponsored by Splunk.
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It's estimated that 90 percent of Fortune 1000 companies plan to replace their human resources management software in the next four years. Many are replacing these legacy on-premises systems--some of which date back to the 1960s--with cloud-based HR systems. On top of hardware savings, enterprises using SaaS HR say they spend less on support.
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What department heads and line managers think of HR, what employees think, and what HR managers think.
Stephanie Christopher, national director of SHL Australia New Zealand, a company which assists companies — including recruitment firms — in their recruitment activities, says that for the more technical positions HR has to fill, “it would lean toward the line manager for advice; it would be the line manager who would have final say”.
Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: “Managers aspire to be strategic, but they are required to fulfil their duties as a functional expert.”
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