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What is the Chatterwall and How Does it Work?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Des Walsh May 7, 2007.

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War for Talent Warms Up Downunder

The Australian newspaper's IT section today has a lead article Pay to continue rising as skill squeeze tightens. The article reports that the tech skills squeeze forced salaries in the IT industry up by 5 % last year.



The article draws on the just-released Ambition Technology Recruitment Market Trends and Salaries Report. That report says salaries overall had jumped 10% on a 12 month basis and contract… Continue

Posted on June 4, 2007 at 11:07pm — 1 Comment

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At 8:49pm on July 22, 2008, Jonathan Fest said…
Mr. Walsh, the word industry icon comes to mind when I here your name, it would be great to connect here, thanks!
Jonathan
At 12:31pm on June 10, 2008, Cherese DeJesus said…
Hi Des,
I am an independent recruiter with StaffingForce.
HealthCare (all aspects) & Team Building are my primary areas of focus.
I have now updated my profile. Have a look when you get a chance.
Your turn: Do tell me what is your claim to fame in this industry?

~Cherese
At 10:24am on June 10, 2008, Tom taylor said…
Hello Des

Can we have more personal conversation if you don't mind. Reach me on f.attah@live.com
At 10:03am on June 10, 2008, Cherese DeJesus said…
Hi Des,

Looking forward to networking & positives experiences here!

~Cherese
At 8:34am on June 10, 2008, Tom taylor said…
Greetings

My name is Tom Taylor. I am sorry for the unusual approach but I have no other choice. I am looking for committed people to discuss Business Opportunity with.

I did not want to send you any details until I had your permission. Hope to have you responds as soon as possible. waiting to for you positive responds

Sincerely

Tom Taylor
At 7:22pm on February 17, 2008, Graham Nicholls said…
Hi Des
IMPRESSIVE, is a word that comes to mind!
I would love to have a chat at some stage.
Graham
www.careerbridge.com.au
At 10:21am on January 31, 2008, Pat Grueiro said…
Thank You Des. I am a member of linkedin. :0)

I have been trying to build my contacts within linked in as well!
At 10:10am on June 5, 2007, Rob McIntosh said…
Des - Nice to see another fellow Aussie here. The picture looks a little gray an not truly representative of the sunshine coast.

Cheers and please have a XXXX on me!
At 8:05am on May 13, 2007, Carl Chapman said…
Des, I think the Chatter system is sort of like writing messages on a blackboard in an empty room. When I write and then leave, when you come into the room you can read and answer back... at least that's what is seems like to me. Maybe like a forum, but less formal... Oh, and don't press the res "X" to see what happens after you write a whole bunch of stuff, it just erases your chatter.
At 3:48am on May 7, 2007, Des Walsh said…
The other day I wrote something here - no idea about where it's gone - on the fact the "War on Talent" terminology is being used in Australia as well as in North America. Just got notice in the email that the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), arguably the most influential professional IT body in the country, has a special breakfast seminar on the topic next week in Sydney: http://www.aiia.com.au/i-cms.isp?page=events&option=front&id=46 Westpac bank exec to speak:

With the global demand for talent going up and supply going down, the ‘war’ for talented people is getting hot. Westpac has taken a number of strategic and tactical steps to get ahead of the pack.

Michael Coomer, Group Executive of Westpac’s Business & Technology Solutions & Services division, will outline some of these steps which range from development centres, generation Y research and activities, MBA programs and Alumni initiatives to strategic workforce planning, talent searches and sourcing.
 
 
 

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