Cyber Security
Future of work

These tech jobs are paying 30% above market rates

- January 17, 2024 2 MIN READ

Australian job candidates with cyber security skills could enjoy a pay increase of nearly 30%, according to new workplace research. According to a survey by specialist recruiter Robert Half, Australian employers are willing to pay significant salary premiums to job candidates that have the most in-demand skills. The survey of 300 business leaders, including 100… Read more »

Bharati Babbar
Women in tech

Jobs networking app ApplyKart is helping Gen Z, older people and migrants find work

- November 10, 2023 3 MIN READ

A new digital jobs networking app targeting Gen Z, migrants and older job hunters is hoping to boost employment for blue- and grey-collared workers. ApplyKart is the brainchild of Melbourne-based entrepreneur Bharati Babbar. She set out to match job seekers with new employers within 48 hours, through an end-to-end hiring system. “Younger and older people,… Read more »

Ed Husic

Science minister Ed Husic hold tech roundtables in lead up to jobs & skills summit

- August 15, 2022 2 MIN READ

Federal Industry and Science minister Ed Husic is hosting a series of roundtables this week with tech sector leaders to discuss their economic and employment challenges ahead of the Jobs and Skills Summit in September. The five roundtables this Wednesday to Friday cover the following themes: science and commercialisation (August 17) digital and tech skills… Read more »


Tech jobs roadmap says a lack of awareness and ‘not fit for purpose’ training are among the biggest issues to future work

- August 2, 2022 3 MIN READ

Australians lack awareness about what tech jobs exist, or how to get into them, and the training pathways to those jobs are not always fit for purpose, according to a new roadmap to solving the sector’s hungry for more workers. The report prepared by the Tech Council of Australia (TCA) and Accenture, and titled Delivering… Read more »

Hichame Assi

Envato is building out its New Zealand presence

- September 4, 2021 2 MIN READ

Melbourne tech company Envato’s global ambitions are continuing under new CEO Hichame Assi with a New Zealand base being established. The online marketplace business now has 17 staff working remotely across Aotearoa, amid plans to up Envato’s global headcount to more than 100 staff over the next 12 months. Hichame Assi said the company expects… Read more »

Dr Kate Cornick

Victorian startups created nearly 6000 new jobs in just 3 years

- July 21, 2021 3 MIN READ

A new report into Victoria’s startup sector reveals that any politician wanting to promise voters jobs should be looking to back startups.  The Startup Employment in Victoria report, in collaboration with LaunchVic, found a 10.75% increase in startup jobs year-on-year between 2018 and 2020. Around 5,900 direct new local jobs were created by local… Read more »


Recruitment startup Weploy launched a free job app to help displaced workers find jobs

- May 1, 2020 2 MIN READ

Recruitment tech venture Weploy is the latest startup to step into the breach to help people who’ve lost their jobs find work during covid-19, launching a new platform called WeployConnect to help companies place laid-off workers in new roles and match workers with new employers. Vietnamese street food chain Roll’d joined WeployConnect as a launch… Read more »

The Finnies, Rebecca Schot-Guppy

FinTech Australia launched a LinkedIn talent marketplace to help displaced tech workers find new jobs

- April 14, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

FinTech Australia has launched a talent marketplace for Australian fintechs on LinkedIn, in a project backed by Tier One People. The marketplace, run through LinkedIn Groups, aims to connect candidates with prospective employers and help any talent displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic find new opportunities. Even before the project went live this week, leading Australian… Read more »


Datacom is on a massive hiring spree to help the Australian government respond to COVID-19

- April 8, 2020 2 MIN READ

Multinational professional services company Datacom will hire more than 2000 people as part of the ramp up for government support in response to coronavirus. The IT firm is looking to fill thousands of roles to work in purpose-built contact centres across Australiam for federal Government agencies providing frontline services as part of the economic support… Read more »


The $130 billion JobKeeper bonanza: who gets it, and how, and who misses out

- April 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

The A$130 billion $1,500-per-fortnight JobKeeper payment will benefit six million Australians for six months, with payments expected from May 1. Eligible businesses include not-for-profits and businesses with turnovers of less than $1 billion per year whose turnover is down 30%. Businesses with turnovers of more than $1 billion per year need to have lost 50%… Read more »