Careers news stories
IWD 2022: McGrathNicol on encouraging women into cyber security
McGrathNicol cyber partner, Joss Howard specialises in helping companies assess and improve their security posture, developing strategies, and identifying initiatives to achieve cyber best practice.
IWD 2022: MetricSteam on female leadership and examples in tech
Execute more workshops and create more mentoring programmes with women leaders who are already part of the organisation, as well as external sources too.
IWD 2022: Snowflake on breaking the bias on women in tech
I am surprised to find myself in the IT industry…considering my early aspirations were to become an actress.
IWD 2022: Crowdstrike comments on supporting women in tech
As an industry, we are still overcoming the bias that a career in tech or cybersecurity is primarily for men.
IWD 2022: LogRhythm VP on drawing women to tech industries
For starters, we need to continue to bury the misconception that the tech and cybersecurity industry is reserved for men only.
IWD 2022: Overcoming the challenge of gender diversity
The IT industry is facing an ongoing problem. The gender balance that has been evident for many years remains entrenched, and a solution needs to be found.
The Linux Foundation makes record progress in addressing talent shortages
The Linux Foundation summarises the progress made in 2021 towards its goal of ensuring anyone can start an open-source technology career.
COVID-19 has led to a surge in employees looking to change jobs or upskill
The study of employees, managers, HR leaders, and C-level executives found that people all around the world have felt stuck in their personal and professional lives, but are ready to regain control of their futures.
Kiwi employees optimistic about career opportunities throughout COVID-19
"Kiwi companies will reap the benefits of this now and into the future."
The four tech jobs offering big opportunity in 2020
Students and job-seekers all across Australia should be adjusting their future plans to try and capitalise on what's proving to be one of Australia's only recession-proof industries - tech.
The few women in the boardroom outpace men for top spots - Diligent Institute report
Women board members take 6.31 years on average to be elevated to a leadership role, compared to 8.02 years for men.
STEM degrees set students up for serious salaries
"STEM graduates with a Bachelor's degree or above change jobs less than other graduate groups, but are more likely to end up in high paying industries
Microsoft donates $625,000 to give Kiwi youth a head start
“Young people who learn computer science education skills early will develop critical skills that will help prepare them for tomorrow’s economy."
Facebook and Make More 'dare' students to become teachers
"Teaching is such a fascinating, rewarding profession, and many people don't realise how much opportunity is there."
TradeMe prepares Kiwi students for the working world
“It’s great to be able to let students know there isn’t just one pathway to success. Some students learn differently."
‘Bulls-eye’ tool targets career options for teens
"Easy-to-use and 100% confidential, Bulls-eye offers low-cost career planning to help with the challenge all teenagers face – working out what they want to do and how to get there."
Say it in English!
Awards given for NZ businesses and government departments with the clearest communication.
HP sheds 9,000 jobs
Company to consolidate data centres and management platforms used to deliver enterprise services over the coming years.
Getting Into IT
Of all careers you can possibly choose, a job in IT is probably one of those with the biggest opportunities to develop and progress.