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How to get the job when you're overqualified

The idea of being ignored for a job because you’re overqualified may seem counterintuitive, but there are a number of reasons a company might overlook your resume for that exact reason.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Exclusive: Proposed UK immigration policies will hurt tech sector

The Migration Advisory Committee is conducting a review into the minimum salary thresholds for the Tier 2 visa route - something which is likely to deprive the UK's tech-driven organisations of vital talent at a time when homegrown training initiatives are falling short.

IT GOVERNANCE

HealthXL and IBM team up for health hackathon

HealthXL and IBM are teaming up to host a health hackathon to help tackle some of the biggest challenges for Australia’s aged population.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

Yoox hires UK CIO to join Italian ecommerce fashion retailer

The new CIO at Italian online fashion pureplay Yoox - which is acquiring London-based Net-a-Porter - is experienced British financial services and retail technology director Alex Alexander, who has also performed interim C-level technology roles in UK central government.

LEGAL

Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

Uber Technologies is suspending its UberPop service in France, after a bitter fight with taxi drivers who say the service breaks the law.

OUTSOURCING

Exclusive: Proposed UK immigration policies will hurt tech sector

The Migration Advisory Committee is conducting a review into the minimum salary thresholds for the Tier 2 visa route - something which is likely to deprive the UK's tech-driven organisations of vital talent at a time when homegrown training initiatives are falling short.

PROJECT MGMT

HealthXL and IBM team up for health hackathon

HealthXL and IBM are teaming up to host a health hackathon to help tackle some of the biggest challenges for Australia’s aged population.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Bitcoin glitch expected to abate as software upgrades continue

Bitcoin experienced a glitch over the weekend that is expected to be resolved as software clients that handle transaction data are upgraded.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Severn Trent Water taps SAP benefits as HANA begins to flow

Midlands based utility business Severn Trent Water has adopted the cloud based in-memory analytics tool SAP HANA as the latest iteration of the extensive use of SAP at the FTSE listed organisation.

DATA CENTER

Malaysian businesses face urgent challenge with end of Windows Server support: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric's Serge Noraz said companies need to check their supporting physical infrastructure including the UPS, rack and power management.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Epson Malaysia shows off tech in award-winning theatre projector

The KL International AV Show 2015 includes a display of some of Epson's enhancement technologies.

INDUSTRIES

Get a grip on total communications

CIOs should look to a single expert who can analyse and consolidate a company's infrastructure into one strategy that addresses the total or unified communications needs of the enterprise.

INTERNET

Italian surveillance software maker, Hacking Team, allegedly breached

An Italian developer of surveillance software, Hacking Team, which has previously been sharply criticized by digital activists, has apparently suffered a large data breach.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

Uber Technologies is suspending its UberPop service in France, after a bitter fight with taxi drivers who say the service breaks the law.

NETWORKING

Chinese companies will benefit from network innovation, says Brocade Malaysia

Brocade's Sean Ong said a new partnership with China's Sugon addresses a growing demand for software networking solutions.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta is coming to the Windows Store on July 29

Remember when creator Markus "Notch" Persson famously said he'd rather not have Minecraft on the PC at all than have it in the Windows Store, since he (like many other game developers) considered the Windows Store to be Microsoft's attempt to lock down the open PC platform?

SECURITY

SMEs in Malaysia and Singapore urged to use cloud to protect data: Acronis, Iconz-Webvisions

Many SMEs may not yet have realised the advantages of Cloud backup, says Acronis's Jan-Jaap Jager.

STORAGE

IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

Revenue related to infrastructure for private cloud services was up 24.4 percent to US$2.4 billion while that for public cloud services increased 25.5 percent to US$3.9 billion.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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