Most US companies expect to maintain or increase headcount as more tasks are automated. According to a poll of 1,500 US employers by the Manpower Group, 91 percent don’t see any negative impact on staff levels resulting from automation. A mere 4 percent said they expected job losses. The results of the study conducted by Read More..
BMW, Audi, Daimler and Porsche are the the car companies that IT graduates would most like to work for, according to a new survey. But the trendence Graduate Barometer 2017 found that Google tops all other companies as the most attractive potential employer. The internet group continued in first place in the rankings, followed by Read More..
German companies are increasingly looking across their country’s borders for experts that can help them implement new digital technologies. According to a survey by Germany’s high-tech association Bitkom, about three-quarters of companies are looking to recruit foreign staff with digital skills. Every second company hopes to gain competitive advantage this way. The German auto industry Read More..
German IT companies employed more people in 2011 and that trend is set to continue this year. In 2011, the information and communication industry boosted jobs by 18,000 to 866,000, said BITKOM, the country’s IT industry association. In 2012, it expects to add another 10,000 positions. ” The job engine is running in the IT Read More..
Continental is looking to add about 1,500 new software developers to its global workforce in a bid to stay competitive with products that rely ever more on sophisticated IT components. The German automotive supplier group, one of the world’s largest, wants toÂ boost the number of software developers it employs from 10,000 to 11,500 by Read More..
The Apple board of directors accepted Steve Jobs’ resignation as CEO and named COO Tim Cook to succeed him at the helm of the US computer and software group. Jobs has been elected chairman of the board, the company said. Jobs has been ill for years and news of his resignation as CEO didn’t come Read More..
The IT industry would benefit if electricity providers move away from nuclear power toward more alternative energy, the head of a German IT group said. Ulrich Dietz, CEO of Germany’s GFT Technologies, said the German IT industry could see 50,000 new jobs resulting directly from an increase in renewable energy generation. Dietz cited smart grids Read More..
A new study by consultants A.T. Kearney predicts that the use of intelligent IT components in cars will create 40,000 new jobs in Germany through 2025. A sizeable part of the growth will come from electric vehicles, but other new automotive features will also create new jobs at automakers, suppliers and service providers. A.T. Kearney Read More..