Computer programming jobs have previously struggled to attract women, but new technologies are providing substantial opportunities for a growing number of young girls seeking tech jobs, NZTech government relations director Andrea Hancox says.
19 April 2017
New Zealand is facing a security skills shortage, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Muller will be hosting a roundtable discussion on the hidden threat of the growing shortage of available people with cyber-security skills at the New Zealand security summit in Wellington tomorrow (October 17).
15 October 2016
Hundreds of Auckland schoolgirls will later this month have a hands on experience how some of New Zealand’s most hi-tech companies such as Air New Zealand, Microsoft and Vodafone operate.
07 August 2016
Job vacancies and recruitment within IT continues to rise, especially in retail and manufacturing. We are also seeing a steady demand for candidates with cloud experience. Meanwhile, IT salaries remain stable, some roles reporting a decline in remuneration whilst increases are reported in niche areas such as Network Designers, DevOps experts and Virtualisation Specialists.
20 July 2016
04 July 2016
More than 100 secondary school girls have jumped at the opportunity to spend a day shadowing IT experts in Wellington at some of the Capital city’s well-known companies. For one day the girls will get to experience all aspects of ICT from programming to design and to see first-hand technology of all kinds inside a … Continue reading "Girls Go For ICT Experience in the Capital"
Young New Zealand female students have the opportunity to be mentored by high profile technology companies at Shadow Tech Day in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland over the next three months. More than 230 students will take part – an increase from about 45 students in previous years.
16 June 2016
24 May 2016
In less than five years, over a third of skills that are considered important in the workplace today will have changed. We stand on the brink of a technological revolution known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution that will fundamentally transform the way we live and work. Also known as Industry 4.0, the revolution will bring … Continue reading "The 10 job skills you will need by 2020!"
22 April 2016
The information technology (IT) industry in New Zealand is booming and desperate for fresh talent. The number of jobs in the digital/IT field is expected to grow by up to 50% in the next 10 years. Tech is no longer the domain of the introverted maths genius. These days there are plenty of creative jobs … Continue reading "Get your geek on: What skills and experience are IT employers looking for?"
2016 is already well on its way and as promised we have some of the results from the recent Job Seeker Survey that was done before Christmas.
24 February 2016