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Employment
3 in 4 employees considering a new job in the second half of 2022
While macro-economic shifts may be dampening business confidence, worker confidence in the labour market remains strong.
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Microsoft
Microsoft, LinkedIn and GitHub make significant headway on digital skills initiative
Microsoft, LinkedIn and GitHub have reached 10 million learners globally since announcing their digital skills initiative. The ultimate aim is to help 25 million people worldwide gain more digital skills in 2020.
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Recruitment
Philippines recruitment firm launches cloud-based tool for headhunters
Philippines-based professional recruitment platform Bossjob has launched a new product that allows headhunters to eaily spot ideal candidates.
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Seek
Talent acquires Kiwi IT recruitment company
The global IT recruitment specialists have bought ManpowerGroup NZ’s IT business, Experis.
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Recruitment
How to take your job search to the next level
What can you do to make sure you get the attention you deserve in your job search?
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Social Media
Looking to land your dream job? Build your soft skills, says Hays
According to Hays latest Salary Guide, soft skills could be the differentiator between a successful or failed job search.
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Employment
Kiwi employees increasingly unsatisfied at work
“A new financial year is fast approaching, which traditionally brings fresh activity to the jobs market as new budgets are set and employers look to add to their headcount.”
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Jobs
Job ads are down and salaries are up - SEEK
The latest SEEK Employment Report shows a decline of 6.5% in jobs advertised compared to May 2018.
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Digital Transformation
Are you all set to ride the new wave of technology disruption?
Here's why IT professionals are not immune to digital disruption.
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IT Industry
IT industry fuelling the positive NZ job market
New statistics from SEEK NZ show the job market is in good shape with more jobs and higher salaries up for grabs.
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Artificial Intelligence
Automation is creating jobs for Aussies, not taking them away
The survey among 160 Australian CIOs reveals almost one in four IT leaders plan to hire additional permanent IT professionals.
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Innovation
Experiment with new tech and tools through hackathons – Hays
“In this environment, you are free to try a completely different approach to a problem that you may not want to risk in the real world.”
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Startup
HR tech startup disrupting online job-seeking with AI
The platform uses machine learning to give job seekers real-time recommendations about how best to present themselves in a CV.
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Cloud
SEEK app update delivers 75% increase in job applications
The company now processes 60% of its traffic through mobile and receives nearly 1.5 million applications via mobile devices per month.
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Cloud
LinkedIn launches discreet new tools for job-hunting professionals
Looking for new jobs without alerting your current employer can be tricky, so LinkedIn has now made it easier for Australian members on the job hunt.
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ICT
More ICT job opportunities on the market - more money too
The current job market is in good stead. August saw a 9.9 percent rise in the number of advertisements on SEEK when compared to 12 months earlier.
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ICT
SEEK NZ stats show it’s a good time to be working in ICT
​Seek recently released data that reveals they had almost 5 percent more jobs advertised in July 2016 than 12 months earlier, with ICT in the lead.
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Employment
The Aussie stats behind LinkedIn's 100 million APAC membership swell
8 million Australian professionals are now on LinkedIn, whose membership numbers across the APAC region have just swelled to more than 100 million.
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Employment
The Kiwi stats behind LinkedIn's 100 million APAC membership swell
New stats from LinkedIn's Talent Trends survey show membership's been growing strong in the Asia Pacific region, reaching 100 million professionals.
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Government
English: Govt. infrastructure programme creating jobs for Kiwis
“We’re committed to ongoing infrastructure investment across New Zealand, and that means more jobs right across the country."
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Recruitment
Recruitment: Australia’s top employers ‘too slow to embrace mobile technology’
Social media & mobile devices have ushered in a new era of talent acquisition, providing new avenues and methods for connecting with candidates.