16 March 2018

A digital transformation is happening in Australia

The rise of technology across Australia is evolving the job market and increasing the demand for skilled people.

According to new research, digital transformation will add an estimated $45 billion to Australia's GDP by 2021 and increase its growth rate by 0.5% annually. Companies have reported that increasing their use of digital technologies has produced significant improvements in profit margins and productivity. Further benefits included cost reduction and increased revenue from new products and services.

To realise the full potential of technology its crucial businesses invest in a highly skilled workforce. The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia stated that Australia's future economy is likely to be built through investment in information technology and the skills in Australia's labour force. This is a move away from Australia's heavy reliance on investing in natural resources.

Skilled people are at the centre of digital transformation, and the rise of digital technologies is advancing the Australian job market. Visa Bureau work closely with Hays Globalink, a London based team who can assist with career transition into the Australian market.

Chris Barry, a Senior Consultant from Hays Globalink who specialises in Digital & Technology Recruitment across Australia, says "The Australian market is extremely buoyant at the moment and all signs indicate this trend is set to continue. Candidates with experience with the latest tools and technologies will be in demand, especially Software Engineers, Cyber Security specialists, candidates who are skilled with Artificial Intelligence and Big Data are also in demand. We also expect to see continued demand for Agile Business Analysts & Project Managers due to the number of digital transformation projects happening across Australia."

To find out more about Hays Globalink and how their team can assist you with transitioning your career to Australia, please click here. Alternatively, you can meet the Hays Globalink team and a variety of industry experts at our Australian Migration Seminars.

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