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  • Readify launches two-year tech graduate program

    Software company Readify has put together a two-year graduate program for university leavers to train in a real working environment in the areas of development and programming, design and data analysis.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett23 Feb. 16 09:51
  • What Generation Z think about their future careers

    Generation Z will enter the workforce in just a few years, with companies having to prepare for how they will best utilise these digital natives to help them grow and innovate

    Written by Rebecca Merrett15 Oct. 15 13:15
  • 61% of IT professionals dealing with ageism

    Nearly two-thirds of IT professionals in Australia have experienced age discrimination either first hand or know of someone who has dealt with it, new research has found.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett09 Oct. 15 13:02
  • Woman recruited by Google four times and rejected, joins suit

    There was something about Cheryl Fillekes that Google really liked. Over a seven-year period, Fillekes was contacted by Google recruiters four different times for jobs. In each case, she did well enough in the phone interviews to get an invitation for an in-person interview.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau22 July 15 06:49
  • Australia is fastest growing for women in tech

    Australia is on top when it comes to hiring women in the tech industry, with it being the fastest growing out of seven other developed countries, new research has found.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett21 July 15 12:04
  • A California backlash rises over foreign IT worker replacements

    California lawmakers have taken steps to attack the use of foreign labor to replace U.S. workers. One effort seeks to use the state's regulatory powers to prohibit utilities from shifting jobs overseas. Another legislative attack calls on federal agencies to investigate the H-1B program.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau01 July 15 20:44
  • Obama's trade win brings H-1B unease

    There is wariness about President Barack Obama's push for new trade agreements that's likely to grow with the Senate's final approval Wednesday, by a 60-38 vote, of fast-track negotiating authority.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 June 15 20:15
  • IT workers replaced by foreign labor may regain federal benefit

    As Southern California Edison (SCE) began replacing its IT workers with foreign labor, several IT employees asked the U.S. government for help. They submitted an application for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), and explained why they believe trade played a role in their job loss.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau24 June 15 20:07
  • Labor Dept. plans H-1B probe -- one that could have an impact

    The U.S. Department of Labor plans to investigate whether H-1B workers can be used to replace U.S. IT workers, according to U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill) and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala). Both lawmakers have been leading a call for a probe of the controversial program.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau13 June 15 05:45