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Is this the solution to NZ's tech worker shortage?

Henry Burrell
Fri, 06 Aug 2021

Is this the solution to NZ's tech worker shortage?
Mission Ready's Diana Sharma says NZ tech companies are putting people off applying for junior roles. (Image: Supplied)
Henry Burrell
Fri, 06 Aug 2021
Some of New Zealand’s technology companies are struggling to hire in a covid-19 world. Senior hires from overseas are difficult to make with closed borders and the pool of NZ talent shrinks with every filled role.But at the junior end of the hiring scale, NZ is in a better position than you might think. After covid permanently changed industries like tourism and hospitality, there are hundreds of people who want to shift their skills into technology roles. “This is a good time for us to be rethinking: is there a bette...

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