Headhunting in Australia's senior IT professional ranks is little seen compared to the raging 90s with chief information officers (CIOs) and IT execs 'staying put' in their current positions. Job openings in these fields are now extremely rare, according to a new survey.
In a market where competition for highly skilled IT professionals is intense, companies need cutting-edge strategies to attract and retain staff, according to Simon Hayward, U.S.-based vice president and research director of Gartner Inc.
Internet Protocol-based Virtual Private Networks (IP-VPN) implementations are set to snowball with IT professionals claiming they have immediate return on investment (RoI) potential to meet increasing demand for more efficient networks.
Microsoft Corp. Australia's managing director Paul Houghton is meeting with political leaders in Canberra on Wednesday to present the vendor's blueprint for a renewed focus on strengthening and revitalizing the local IT sector.