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  • Would you hire a liar?

    ​Nobody likes a liar. Except if you are hiring for sales-orientated jobs, a pilot study by researchers at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business has indicated.

    Written by George Nott17 June 19 15:51
  • A Ruby in the rough: Australian developer roles toughest to fill

    ​Ruby developer is the toughest IT vacancy to fill in Australia, according to figures from job site Indeed. Roles requiring ability with the programming language take an average 62 days to fill, according to analysis.

    Written by George Nott04 April 17 11:38
  • Are freelance developers an untapped resource?

    Developers may increasingly be looking to freelance rather than seek full time work with one company due to a preference for flexibility, their pick of projects and higher pay.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner16 Sept. 15 15:18
  • Attracting millennials starts with digital tech

    The ways millennials use technology are changing how companies brand themselves to attract young talent. However, according to a new study from the CMO Council and Executive Networks, most marketing and HR leaders don't have brand strategies that align with millennial preferences.

    Written by Lauren Brousell03 July 15 00:45
  • Soft skills now an essential focus of IT recruitment

    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.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner22 April 15 13:52
  • Midyear jobs outlook: What to know about IT hiring, skills, benefits

    IT staffing firms and employment researchers released a flurry of data as the first half of the year came to a close. The bottom line? The second half of 2014 is looking good for job-hunting IT pros, particularly if they possess coveted skills. IT employment numbers are rising, employers are forging ahead with hiring plans, and CIOs are confident about hiring budgets. Here come the numbers.

    Written by Ann Bednarz23 July 14 08:20
  • CIOs Talk Hiring and How to Win the 'War for Talent'

    Technology executives met in San Francisco this week at a CIO Perspectives event to talk recruiting and to share strategies for hiring and managing top-notch tech talent.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige22 May 14 23:18
  • IT budgets, headcount set to grow in 2014: study

    Companies are still concerned about the economy, but that hasn't stopped them from funneling more of their revenue to the IT department, according to the latest survey data from the Society for Information Management (SIM).

    Written by Ann Bednarz12 Nov. 13 15:16
  • Workforce-as-a-Service Scales to Meet IT Staffing Needs on Demand

    What if you could scale your IT personnel requirements as you would computing resources? Using a workforce-as-a-service model lets you add a skilled, vetted and insured workforce when you need it and release it when you don't.

    Written by Sharon Florentine30 Sept. 13 13:18
  • Q4 hiring plans slow, hint at IT recruiting challenges

    Fewer CIOs are planning to expand their IT departments in Q4 than were three months ago, according to Robert Half Technology. But on the positive side, fewer CIOs have plans to freeze hiring or reduce their staffs in the coming quarter.

    Written by Ann Bednarz06 Sept. 13 19:55
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