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The importance of hiring good IT security personnel for your company

When hiring within your IT department, how much focus is on cybercrime? If you’re not already investing in your company’s future with additional IT security hires, you could be leaving your business without sufficient protection when there is a pool of cyber talent available.

In 2018 a number of high-profile companies encountered large-scale breaches including Marriot International, Ticketmaster and Yahoo. The reality is that there has been a shift in how hackers operate and target businesses, but this can be challenged with the correct staff in place to support your security. Tech magazine Computer Business review reveal that “during the first six months of 2018, the equivalent to 291 records were stolen or exposed every second” but these numbers could be reduced.

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By Jen Garmston Published: April 09, 2019

Calling all IT graduates: Indian IT companies to increase hiring by 76%

According to a new survey conducted by Experis IT, Indian IT companies are aiming to increase their hiring rates by a whopping 76% over the next few months.

The news follows months of global uncertainty, most notably due to US President-Elect Donald Trump’s infamous campaign to limit outsourcing in the US. Moreover, the industry body Nasscom also forecasted lower growth in single digits.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 12, 2016

India′s booming cyber-security sector

Ironically, there is a bright side to cyber-crime, and it seems to have come in the form of a burgeoning cyber-security sector.

This spells good news for cyber-security and engineering graduates, as the rising threat of hackers has resulted in a huge demand and sizeable job market.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 09, 2016

Global corporations′ training programmes pushing women to the top in India

Gender diversity is a global issue. Hence, it is encouraging to see so many companies taking the initiative to diversify their workplaces, highlighted recently in the Economic Times. After all, not only does diversity breed new ideas, perspectives and solutions, but it also makes financial sense for companies to fully utilise the whole workforce.  

 

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By David Gee
Published: November 28, 2016

Now is the time to be a content or media professional in India

According to the TimesJobs RecruiteX Report highlighted in the Economic Times, sectors such as media, finance and accounting are flourishing despite a slow-down in recruitment during the month of October.

Nilanjan Roy, head of strategy at Times Business Solutions, explains: “The data trend shows a regular dip in hiring around this festive season. Most people take their annual vacations during this period and it reflects in the manpower planning strategies of companies – which defer recruitments during this period. Post festivities, talent demand is seen to pick up pace.”  

 

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By David Gee
Published: November 23, 2016

Indian telecoms, healthcare and finance job opportunities are thriving

Great news for those seeking a career in the Indian telecoms or finance sectors; jobs in these industries are currently at a three and a half year high.

Recruitment firm TeamLease interviewed various organisations in India about their predicted hiring behaviours for their new Employment Outlook Report.

 

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By David Gee
Published: November 04, 2016

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