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TLDR: Upskilling and Reskilling Plan

Victoria MacLennan. 29 September 2022, 3:47 pm

The digital technology industry is navigating it's way through an unprecedented skills crisis. In 2021 working with MBIE and NZTech we released the Digital Technologies Skills and Talent Plan. One of the deliverables tackled in 2022 has been this plan for Upskilling and Reskilling in the Digital Technology Sector. This post services as a TLDR (too long didn't read) on the plan. 

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The gender pay gap, my story and advice

Victoria MacLennan. 21 September 2022, 10:09 am

I was 26 years old when I discovered I was paid a whopping $15,000 per year less than my male colleagues. Faced with this fact I innocently assumed there had been a mistake made rather than what turned out to be pure bias and gender discrimination. 
Here is my advice if you find yourself in the same situation today.

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ITP News in brief 19th September

Victoria MacLennan. 19 September 2022, 11:16 pm

Kia ora koutou ITP members and supporters, welcome to news in brief. I am keeping half an eye on Queen Elizabeth II's funeral as I write this post tonight. I marvel at the notion of live streaming, video calling, being able to meet in real time using technology connecting people all over the world - so cool it's something we can so easily consume everyday like power and water, well most of us. 

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New ITP National Board and Branch Committee members elected

Victoria MacLennan. 15 September 2022, 5:05 pm

Yesterday IT Professionals Te Pou Hangarau Ngaio held our AGM. Part of the AGM process is election by members of National Board and Branch Committee members. Thank you to everyone who put themselves f…

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ITP News in brief September 12th…

Victoria MacLennan. 12 September 2022, 11:25 pm

Today marks the start of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori language week) which is awesome! This week is about prompting all of us to start using Te Reo Māori, or  get more serious about learning more…

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ITP news in brief 6th September

Victoria MacLennan. 06 September 2022, 10:45 pm

Meet 13 wonderful members of our digital technology community. Read and listen in brief and first insights from the How do we feel about our current jobs survey.

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Government levers to help solve the skills and talent shortage

Victoria MacLennan. 02 September 2022, 11:38 am

Yesterday I met with Minister Clark and Minister Tinetti and associated officials from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and Department of Internal Affai…

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ITP News in brief 29th August

Victoria MacLennan. 29 August 2022, 9:33 pm

ITP News in brief - TikTok, Streaming services, the NZ Data Portal and first insights into how we feel about where we work.

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The possibilites technology can bring are awesome and scary

Victoria MacLennan. 24 August 2022, 10:13 pm

Technology has the potential to solve complex, wide reaching challenges we (locally and globally) face today and in the future. There are thousands of articles out there telling us that blockchain and…

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ITP news in brief 22nd August…

Victoria MacLennan. 22 August 2022, 11:16 pm

This week we have collaboration tools, misinformation, A journey of Māori towards information technology mastery and quick reminders on short courses.

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Growing the industry: Belonging

Victoria MacLennan. 17 August 2022, 10:51 pm

As you have read elsewhere the Prime Minister recently said that our industry (by 2040) will create 137,000 new additional jobs for women, 93,000 new additional jobs for Māori and 48,000 new addition…

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