HybridIT service management provider, Front Range has created a new position of Senior Vice President WorldwideField Operations and appointed Dixon Fiske, formerly with open source platform-as-a-service company, Engine Yard, to head up the new division.
Australia’s IT industry stands out as the sector with a significant increase in intentions to hire new employees this year, with the release of a new survey that shows already, this quarter, IT hiring intentions are up 11.2pp to 43.1% nationally.
Hiring in the ICT sector continues to be strong, with contractors in demand for short-term project work and the ACT the best market for contractors, fuelled by the need by the federal government for a large volume of workers.
Australian IT jobs and recruitment firm, Paxus, has been sold by its American parent company, CSC, to South Africa’s largest employment services company, Adcorp, for US$73.5 million.
The former Group CEO of Jetstar, Bruce Buchanan, has taken up a new role as Chief Executive of digital advertising business, Rocklive, founded two years ago by ex-Google senior executive Justin Viles and ex-Adconion sales director, Ben Voltz.