A Solution to the Software Skills Crisis in Australia

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Software development and the demand for software engineers are growing in an increasingly digital world. The proliferation of progressive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and The Internet of Things (IoT) are driving the burgeoning appetite for software talent, with no end in sight. For example, speech recognition via AI is already breaking new ground. […]

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Remote Staffing is Not Outsourcing

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A web designer working remotely from home. “Apples and oranges.” This is the well-known idiom pertaining to two concepts that are clearly different and are therefore incomparable. It is also applicable to “Outsourcing” and “Remote Staffing”, which are commonly confused for each other but in reality, are as comparable as apples are to oranges. What […]

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The State of Engineering Work in Australia

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Engineers at an aerospace manufacturing facility in Australia.   Australia has experienced a shortage of engineering talent for more than a decade. With the economy’s uninterrupted march to prosperity since 1992, a corresponding infrastructure boom followed. And to drive infrastructure, engineers are needed. Every year, about 18,000 engineering positions are available in the job market, […]

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Hiring Data Scientists in Australia

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Thirty-three. That’s the percentage (33%) of Data Science job vacancies that get filled across the Asia-Pacific region (Australia included). There is clearly a strong demand for data scientists, and not enough talent to go around. And the demand for it keeps getting bigger. Since 2012, there has been an increasing demand for data scientists around […]

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Is SEO Necessary and What Are the Options?

 

Since the mid-1990s, website owners and webmasters the world over have been active in the process called “search engine optimisation” (SEO). This is the cataloguing of websites on the early search engines at the time and it was as simple as sending a search engine your web address. In 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin […]

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How to Hire a $125K Professional for Only $40K

 

I know what you’re thinking. No, this is not about some witty math riddles, nor does it involve involuntary servitude at gunpoint (good luck with that). This article is about remote staffing or hiring people who work remotely away from the office. Now, how can remote staffing allow you to hire a $125K professional for […]

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Tools of the Trade: Top 5 Open Source Project Management Software for Your Business

 

You can be the most efficient and most organised project manager on the block, but without the right systematic tools, project management can still be a daunting task. The good news is that there are plenty of project management tools readily available in the market, and quite a few can be used for free. Free, […]

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Outsourcing to the Philippines: a Better Option

 

Outsourcing can prove to be one of the most cost-effective and productive business decisions you can ever make, if and when you find the right outsourcing partner. Offshore services are offered in several countries and the Philippines ranks high on this list. Why outsource to the Philippines instead of other Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) hubs, […]

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

 

More and more companies, big and small, are following the globally-accepted practice of hiring virtual assistants. Doing so has allowed business owners to reap a variety of benefits, and here are some of them:   Elevated productivity This is probably one of the most important factors that would encourage you to hire a virtual assistant. […]

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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Data Entry

 

With the aid of technology, various business processes can now be easily outsourced to skilled offshore workers anywhere in the globe, and one such process is data entry. It is very easy to outsource as anyone with a computer and Internet access can log in to a web-based database when granted access permission and a password. […]

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