Skills shortage stories
Skills shortage impairs Singapore's tech growth, reveals salary guide
New research by Morgan McKinley reveals Singapore's tech growth held back in 2023 due to a shortage of skilled candidates, with 76% of hirers finding recruitment competitive.
UK tech growth hindered by skills shortage, reveals Morgan McKinley
Morgan McKinley's 2024 Salary Guide reveals a major skills shortage challenging UK's tech growth, with a quarter of industry hiring managers citing this as their main obstacle.
UK tech SMEs investing in young talent despite tough economy
Despite financial challenges, 69% of UK tech SMEs invest in young talent via low-cost recruitment, showing optimism and resilience.
The imperative for collaborative IT in Australian state governments
Australian state governments are being urged to embrace collaborative IT, leveraging partnerships and resource pooling to create effective, standardised solutions and tackle skills shortages in sectors including bushfire management and cybersecurity.
'Digital Futures' education scheme expands to three more UK sites
After attaining triumph at UTC Heathrow, Activate Learning Education Trust is extending its award-winning 'Digital Futures' programme to three further UK sites, tackling the digital skills shortage.
Check Point launches Infinity AI Copilot tackling cybersecurity challenges
Check Point Software pioneers the next era of cybersecurity with its Infinity AI Copilot, an AI-driven platform designed to address the alarming global rise in ransomware attacks and bolster security measures in the face of a deepening skills shortage.
Atturra partners with MyCISO for stronger cybersecurity in Australia
Technology provider Atturra's strategic alliance with MyCISO aims to enhance cybersecurity services in Australia's education and commercial sectors via a data-focused and scalable solution.
50th graduate from DC designer pathway programme
B&W Engineering, a global leader in data centre design, enrols its 50th graduate into their comprehensive Global Graduate Pathway Programme, paving a clear career path for new talent.
SnapLogic reveals high demand for data skills in ANZ report
SnapLogic's report shows strong demand for data and analytics professionals in Australia and New Zealand, with AI's transformative impact and the crucial role of cybersecurity in data strategies taking centre stage.
Generative AI & other disruptive tech: Quanton's solution for NZ businesses
Quanton founder, Garry Green, identifies disruptive tech such as generative AI and automated machine learning as the key to New Zealand's economic challenges.
Fortra unveils 2024 cybersecurity landscape report
Fortra's 2024 State of Cybersecurity Survey signals phishing, malware, and accidental data loss as imminent security threats.
GEN8 announces Generative AI training for knowledge workers
Australian firm GEN8 has announced the Generative AI Navigator (GAIN) programme, a 3-week course designed to equip knowledge workers with the skills and insight required to navigate the emerging field of generative AI.
CEOs fear AI & climate change could sink firms – report
Global CEOs voice rising concern over long-term corporate sustainability, citing advancements in AI and climate disruption, as per PwC survey.
AI adoption in UK risks job losses for women & disadvantaged groups
The rapid adoption of AI in the UK may exacerbate job losses for women and disadvantaged groups, warns a new government report, urging immediate action to mitigate potential inequalities.
Skills for Life initiative sparks renewed interest in vocational paths
The nationwide initiative, Skills for Life, promotes technical qualifications, skills training and business growth via a dynamic mass-media campaign.
SMEs ditch hybrid work, cite rising costs as top concern
Over half of New Zealand's SMEs have returned to office-based work amid cost concerns, while globally, businesses turn to flexible hours and upskilling.
Cybersecurity skills gap poses threat to business protection measures
As digital threats surge, the cybersecurity sector grapples with a pronounced skills gap, jeopardising protection measures and leading to employee burnout.
Telecoms face GenAI threats and skills shortage in 2024
Telecoms battling GenAI security threats, grappling with skills shortage in 2024, warns EY report.
UK businesses call for increased government investment in AI sector
43% of UK businesses call for increased government investment in the artificial intelligence sector, reveals Zoho survey.
Cyber security budget cuts linked to mental health issues, survey reveals
IT professionals' mental health impacted by reduced cyber security budgets, Integrity360 survey shows.
ACS unveils migration plan to tackle Australia's tech skill deficit
ACS's new Migration Strategy aims to address Australia's tech skill deficit, reconfiguring migration to boost prosperity.
Stellar Cyber amplifies field-proven university program
Stellar Cyber introduces a free global initiative to aid educational institutions in addressing the cybersecurity skills shortage.
Unleashing migrant tech talent to combat Australia's skills gap
A guide by Settlement Services International and the Australian Computer Society reveals how migrant tech talent could help Australia address its 60,000 strong tech skills deficit.
ACS launches NSW Digital Skills Compact amid looming skills shortage
ACS partners with leading industry groups and the NSW government to combat a looming digital skills shortage.