How to recruit and hire great software engineers in Australia

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IT and technology (IT&T) are some of Australia's most innovative industries, but with rapid advancement comes significant challenges that need to be overcome for businesses to succeed. One of the most complex and fast-moving sectors within the realm of IT&T is software development. Fortunately Australian software development companies ha…

Innovation by inclusion: The benefits of diversity in the workplace

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Almost everybody agrees that more diverse workforces are a good thing for Australian businesses. What's a little more complicated, however, is breaking down the benefits of diversity in the workplace, and making use of these to improve the way an organisation operates.

Fortunately, the last few years have seen the publishing of several differen…

What is the future for the IT recruitment sector in Australia?

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According to LinkedIn's Australia Recruiting Trend 2017 report, IT is one of the most important vacancies to recruit for in Australia right now, ranked just after Operations and Sales. In the changing business landscape, IT professionals are central to a company's ability to innovate, and the demand for skilled technology workers is often higher…

The benefits of working and living in Dublin

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One of the very best aspects of working in the growing technology and digital sectors is the opportunity to travel to some of the most interesting parts of the world. With a high demand in the industry for recruiting talented employees - who are in short supply - skilled workers are blessed with the ability to pursue their careers in cities whic…

Why the best IT professionals are constantly growing their skills

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In an industry as rapidly evolving as IT, developing your skills is not only beneficial - it's necessary. Businesses across every sector rely on their technology specialists to help them innovate and drive digital transformation. Consequently, the most hirable and desired IT professionals are those that constantly strive to develop their experti…

How will your business secure top talent in 2018?

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As another year draws to a close, it's a great time to start thinking about how your business will secure the best talent in 2018. This can be a challenging task, particularly in competitive industries where skilled and experienced employees are difficult to come by. Fortunately, there are a few key ways that businesses can give themselves the v…

How to promote diversity in your construction workforce

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Do you know what it takes to assemble an effective, well-rounded team of workers that will help achieve the goals of your construction business? While most employers recognise the need for the right skills and qualifications, there is one ingredient that can easily slip under the radar - diversity. Organisations that embrace a range of genders, …

Project managers: Full time or contractors?

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There are many factors that can influence the success of a project, including resources, deadlines, and unforeseen issues. However, arguably the most important factor is the person running it - a good project manager can help deal with the challenges that inevitably come to pass, providing the best chance for the project to meet its key goals, d…

Adventures in employer branding: Part 3Unweaving the rainbow

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Like a rainbow is made from light refracting through millions of fleeting droplets, so a company’s culture is made by shining light through millions of fleeting actions, utterances, decisions and stories.  These millions of tiny elements, individually inconsequential, together form something that is visible, tangible and overarching. 

For employer…