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  • Palantir to pay US$1.7 million to settle racial hiring bias claim

    Data analytics company Palantir will pay US$1.7 million in back pay and stock options to settle charges that it routinely discriminated against Asian job applicants. In addition, it must also hire eight people from among those it allegedly discriminated against.

    26 April 17 09:30 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Trump to order wholesale H-1B reform

    Its centerpiece is the replacement of the H-1B lottery with a system that distributes visas on the basis of wages, skills and education.

    18 April 17 20:49 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Government to scrap 457 visas

    The government will abolish the 457 temporary​ visa class, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced today.

    18 April 17 14:09 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • VMware, Splunk & Juniper among highest paying networking companies

    Networking and other technology businesses are among the highest paying companies in America, according to a new report from jobs marketplace Glassdoor. And if you find yourself out of a tech job, well, there’s always consulting, where the pay isn’t too shabby either.

    12 April 17 21:00 Written by Bob Brown
  • Why we insist on hiring locally

    No one can deny that there’s a fierce fight for talent. It’s why many companies believe they have no choice but to look offshore, and use developers remotely.

    07 April 17 13:14 Written by Simran Gambhir
  • H-1B employers face stricter rules

    This week the U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Labor each posted information about how to file a complaint against suspected H-1B abuse.

    06 April 17 06:38 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Demand driving up cyber security salaries

    In 2017 heightened concern around cyber attacks is expected to boost the starting salaries for information security specialists, with recruitment firm Robert Half forecasting year on year growth of 6.2 per cent.

    05 April 17 07:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • NDIA seeks CIO to define IT strategy

    The National Disability Insurance Agency has begun the hunt for a chief information officer to take charge of IT within the organisation.

    03 April 17 12:03 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Ford hires 400 mobile connectivity engineers

    Ford is hiring 400 engineers to support its efforts to build connected-vehicle tech and plans to establish a new Research and Engineering Center to focus on connectivity in Ottawa, Ontario.

    31 March 17 06:26 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Vic education department creates CIO role

    Victoria’s Department of Education and Training is recruiting for a newly created chief information officer position as part of a restructure affecting how IT services are delivered within the department.

    30 March 17 09:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • ITPA threatens to ‘out’ abusers of 457 visa scheme

    The IT Professionals Association (ITPA), which represents some 7000 IT workers in systems administration and IT support roles, has called for greater transparency in the 457 visa scheme. The organisation says it has evidence that the scheme is being abused to hire people on lower salaries and into roles that could easily be filled locally.

    29 March 17 11:29 Written by Stuart Corner
  • 7 Habits of the Effective Network Manager

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