IBM layoffs blamed on offshoring

IBM layoffs blamed on offshoring

After shrinking its U.S. workforce by as many as 10,000 employees last year, IBM this week may be on its...

March 4th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

National IT skills academy awarded £7.9m grant

National IT skills academy awarded £7.9m grant

A National Skills Academy for IT will be launched in late 2010, with the backing of a £7.9 million government...

December 3rd, 2009 Leo King

Massive Nortel layoff looms anew

Massive Nortel layoff looms anew

Nortel is expected to announce significant job cuts when it reports third quarter results on Monday. That would be on...

November 9th, 2008 Jim Duffy

EDS shareholders approve sale to HP

EDS shareholders approve sale to HP

EDS announced today a majority of its shareholders voted in favour of a merger with Hewlett-Packard Co. If the US$13.9...

July 30th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Demand for IT pros grows in UK, despite downturn

Demand for IT pros grows in UK, despite downturn

LONDON - Employment in the IT sector will grow 2.5 per cent to 2016, compared to only 0.5 per cent...

July 7th, 2008 Computerworld UK staff

5 Ways to Make Your Company Gen Y-Friendly

5 Ways to Make Your Company Gen Y-Friendly

Facing a potential onslaught of baby boomer retirements and a smaller pool of Generation X employees to replace them, IT...

June 30th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

Africa needs 1.3 million IT pros, says Cisco exec

Africa needs 1.3 million IT pros, says Cisco exec

Africa requires 1.3 million networking professionals by 2012 for technology in the region to operate effectively, according to a Cisco...

May 13th, 2008 Michael Malakata

IT skills shortage criticized in Australia

IT skills shortage criticized in Australia

SYDNEY – Growth in Australia’s information and telecommunications industries is being hindered by skills shortages in key sectors as well...

February 26th, 2008 Sandra Rossi

Dell follows Ottawa layoffs by closing Edmonton centre

Dell follows Ottawa layoffs by closing Edmonton centre

Dell’s corporate axe swung at Canada for the second time this week, when the company followed up layoffs at its...

January 30th, 2008 Shane Schick