Mar 20

Cloud data a tempting target for hackers

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Internet-based cloud services are gathering an enormous trove of information. Everything from highly personal medical and social media material to confidential financial and corporate documents are being stored online. Already a quarter of the world’s business data is cloud based. This is proving an irresistible lure for hackers. One notable example was the…

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Jul 19

Is the traditional CV a thing of the past?

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Our curriculum vitae used to be our ticket to employment. The exhaustive record of all we have achieved was the standard by which we were judged in the initial stages of our application for a job. A concise grammatically correct formal cover letter and a positive manner in an interview was good enough…

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Jun 28

Aussie survey says men are bigger networkers than women

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LinkedIn, a global professional web-based networking site, has studied the details of men and women across a range of industries and looked at the ratio of their online connections. Of their two million Australian users, they found that men tend to have more online connections than women. However, there were particular professions and…

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May 23

Workers worried online past may damage career prospects

Posted by Dave Griffith

The latest Kelly Global Workforce Index shows that 25% of New Zealand men and 22% of women are worried that material from their social networking sites could adversely impact their careers. 30% of women and 28% of men admit to deliberately censoring or editing their personal social network content, to protect their current…

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