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1,300 students looking for their first tech job

Peter Griffin. 09 August 2022, 12:14 pm
1,300 students looking for their first tech job

NZ Hi-Tech Awards winner Summer of Tech currently has 1,300 interns students to start their first job in the tech sector.

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The immigration rebalance and what it means for tech workers and employers

Peter Griffin. 12 July 2022, 3:54 pm

Relief is on the horizon for tech firms hit by a talent shortage that is yet to let up despite our borders reopening.

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Growing the Industry: Expanding our definition of diversity

Victoria MacLennan. 08 July 2022, 12:44 am
Growing the Industry: Expanding our definition of diversity

Early in my career I was obsessed with bringing more women into the digital technology industry, a bit of a one trick pony in that regard. Then - like the shutters coming off my eyelids (as a fabulous woman once described it to me) - I started to see the lack of diversity surrounding me. 

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Getting more girls into game development

Peter Griffin. 30 June 2022, 10:00 am

The Media Design School's Senior Girls in Games day of workshops seeks to inspire senior female school students to pursue a career in the video games industry.

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From Gravity to Ghostbusters: Film festival to showcase women in STEM

Peter Griffin. 21 June 2022, 10:02 am

Auckland techies and cinephiles are in for a treat in July as a week-long film festival kicks off with a focus on strong female leads in science and innovation-themed movies.

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Griffin on Tech: Where the money is in tech right now

Peter Griffin. 29 April 2022, 11:48 am

If you want to maximise the financial return on the IT skills you have acquired, contracting has long been the obvious path to take. 

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Griffin on Tech: More ambition please: the verdict on the digital strategy draft

Peter Griffin. 22 April 2022, 11:14 am

As a vision statement for New Zealand's place in the digital world, the Government's draft digital strategy has been given a mixed scorecard at best.

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One million Kiwi workers need digital upskilling in the next year alone - AWS

Peter Griffin. 22 March 2022, 1:18 pm

New Zealand faces a serious deficit in digital skills that will require one million workers, 35% of the workforce, to be upskilled in the next 12 months, as rapid digital transformation creates the ne…

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ITP's new leader honoured at CIO Awards

Peter Griffin. 15 March 2022, 11:00 am

New ITP NZ chief executive Victoria MacLennan has been honoured for her outstanding contribution to business and technology in New Zealand in the annual CIO Awards.

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Griffin on Tech: The gender pay gap and the tech companies owning up to it

Peter Griffin. 11 March 2022, 2:50 pm

A handful of tech companies are being open and transparent about their efforts to close the gender pay gap. So how are they doing, and how's our industry overall?

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Celebrating our awesome wāhine working in tech

Digital Future Aotearoa. 08 March 2022, 4:57 pm

The Digital Future Aotearoa team is made up of some amazing wāhine, many of whom never thought they'd end up working in tech. On International Women's Day we celebrate our wāhine in tech.

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