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Addressing ageism in tech will help to rectify the industry’s digital skills shortage

In this piece, Sam Schofield, Senior Vice President, Global Enterprise Sales at online learning provider Udacity, discusses why an age-diverse workforce is imperative for business success and how tech companies can strive to...

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IT certifications grow in pay, reversing a three-year downward trend

IT certifications are still earning substantially less than non-certified tech skills on average - but the gap may be closing

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Change fatigue: What can businesses do to help employee wellbeing

Employee wellbeing dramatically decreased following the uncertainty the pandemic has caused around the world. Recent data reveals 4 in 5 people have described themselves as being gripped by change fatigue. But what can companies do to...

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How innovative technology can revolutionise recruitment efforts

60% of businesses believe that their reliance on digital skills will increase over the next five years, yet participation in digital skills training has declined. Robert Symons, SVP of Sales EMEA of SmartRecruiters, discusses how...

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Inclusivity leads to diversity: How men can be better allies for women in tech

A rising proportion of women are developing coding skills compared to the current proportion of female programmers and software developers. Joanna Hodgson, solutions architect lead at Red Hat explains the value that men can bring by...

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Can technology help recruit a diverse and inclusive workforce?

Some organisations are still struggling to embrace D&I, and the problems usually start with the first step: the hiring process. How can enterprises use technology to employ a more diverse workforce?

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17 high-paying tech skills that will go higher

Despite more volatility than normal, pandemic conditions have benefitted market values for some skills more than others.

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Staff burnout: a legitimate threat to CNI security

Scott Nicholson, Co-CEO at Bridewell Consulting takes a detailed look at the employee burnout crisis and the steps to tackle it.

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Why graphs will form the basis for a new HR industry

Global HR influencer Josh Bersin recently singled out graph databases as the basis for a new wave of HCM technology over the next 5-10 years. Neo4j’s Amy Holder examines the claim and considers some real-world examples.

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Neurodiversity and tech: a win-win equation

What are the wide-ranging benefits of hiring neurodivergent employees and how can employers attract talent from this mostly untapped source?

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Is there a mental health pandemic in IT?

Mental problems are on the rise in IT, what can businesses do about it?

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Tech's gender imbalance: Is progress being made?

Despite decades of progress towards workplace equality, women remain hugely underrepresented in the UK's technology workforce. The technology sector should do more to support women, and arguably, is best placed to do so. So what needs...

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Can remote working help solve IT skills shortage and gender imbalance?

Closing skills gaps and improving gender diversity throughout the IT industry have both proved major challenges for many years, but does the cultural shift towards remote working caused by COVID-19 offer a golden opportunity to...

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How tech companies are addressing diversity issues

Diversity in tech is a huge and growing issue, and many businesses are taking innovative steps to solve it.

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VR in the enterprise

Predictions suggest 80% of businesses will invest in VR or AR in the next year, but what are the enterprise use cases? And how do you embark on an enterprise VR project?

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How the tech industry offers huge opportunities for the unemployed

Many people are facing redundancy as a result of the economic challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but there are plenty of opportunities awaiting them in the tech sector.

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Death by a Thousand Talents: How China's brain gain is harming western firms

Are Chinese-government-sponsored 'talent recruitment' programs a threat to other Western nations' research data?

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Becoming future-ready: The importance of HR application management in a new operating environment

Three key elements for cloud application management in the new normal.

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