Careers News, Features, and Interviews

  • 5 strategies to reboot your IT career

    Here’s how to step out of the server closet and into a more robust (and possibly more rewarding) tech career

    24 Oct. 16 21:00 Written by Dan Tynan
  • DNA testing for jobs may be on its way, warns Gartner

    People seeking leadership roles in business, or even those in search of funding for a start-up, may volunteer their DNA test results to demonstrate that they have the right aptitude, leadership capabilities and intelligence for the job.

    19 Oct. 16 11:37 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Gumtree’s chief technology officer departs

    Gumtree Australia’s chief technology officer, Paolo Ragone, is departing the role after more than half a decade at the organisation and a decade within the broader eBay Classifieds Group.

    18 Oct. 16 13:43 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Breaches, IT skills & innovation keeping CIOs up at night

    To say that CIOs have full plates – from guarding against breaches to cloud migration to embracing innovation – is an understatement. But given the growing recognition of IT’s importance to organizations of all kinds, it’s also a tremendous time to be a CIO despite the complications and demands of the job.

    18 Oct. 16 08:07 Written by Bob Brown
  • AMA CIO returns to Ireland

    The Australian Medical Association’s chief information officer, Colin O'Sullivan, will depart the organisation next month.

    11 Oct. 16 11:02 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Google dealt setback in age bias case by judge interested in 'Googleyness'

    An age discrimination lawsuit against Google was approved as a '"collective action" by a federal court judge, allowing software engineers, age 40 or over, who were rejected for jobs at Google since August 2014, and after an in-person interview, will be able to join the lawsuit.

    07 Oct. 16 01:21 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • How to get a job in IT services

    If you're expert in an industry, a technology or even just a specific application, there's probably a job waiting for you at an IT services provider.

    04 Oct. 16 21:30 Written by Howard Baldwin
  • IAG’s CIO departs

    IAG’s group executive digital and technology, Claire Rawlins, has departed, the insurer announced today.

    04 Oct. 16 13:15 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • QBE seeks united IT strategy with global CIO

    ASX-listed QBE Insurance Group has created a new global chief information officer role to help develop a united IT strategy across the 37 countries it operates in.

    29 Sept. 16 13:54 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Australian War Memorial seeks new IT chief

    The head of IT at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Daryl Winterbottom, has retired from his position, with the organisation seeking a chief information officer to replace him.

    29 Sept. 16 09:54 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra reveals plan to put more technicians in the field

    Telstra will boost its communications technicians workforce by 1000 over the next six months, the telco said today. Telstra said the mix would include a number of full-time employees and subcontractors through Infrastructure Services Group Management.

    23 Sept. 16 14:45 Written by Rohan Pearce