TechWomen

Substantial opportunities for women seeking tech jobs

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.
Media Release

NZ facing security skills shortages

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).
Industry News

Employment trends for the year ahead in the tech sector

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.
Media Release

National initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

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.
NZTech News

Get your geek on: What skills and experience are IT employers looking for?

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?"