The rate at which we are exposed to these threats is on a high, as recent events show that even trusted names in data security sector are almost always one step behind perpetrators. Now, we must take up the mantle and become responsible for the safety of our sensitive information.
Published: 28 March 2019
Tech start-ups don’t repeat technologies that already exist; they are the entrepreneurs that develop new ways of doing things that disrupt the market, improve efficiency and make our lives more enjoyable. To do this, they need the very best IT talent and contractors often provide the expertise.
Published: 17 February 2019
The benefits of mobile working practices are beginning to be widely recognised by employers. Chief amongst them for employees is the flexibility and autonomy to balance work and personal life demands, resulting in demonstrable gains in employee engagement and productivity. Mobile working could, therefore, help to boost aspects such as the retention of current staff, but the question facing employers now is could global mobile working practices bolster the recruitment of new staff?
Published: 3 January 2019
The current dominance of London and the South East in Tech Industry occupations threatens to further skew the growth of employment in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries in coming years, according to research by jobs market experts Emsi commissioned by education charity EDT.
Published: 12 December 2018
In today’s modern world culture we are constantly communicating in both our private and working lives. Quick, user-friendly communication applications have their roots in consumer technology, but the same applications are now gaining popularity in a business setting and are making their way into workplaces around the world.
Published: 4 November 2018
The advancement of technology means that, for many of us, we no longer need to be at a desk to work. This offers us great flexibility, but it also means that work can easily blend into our home life. Our research found that three quarters (74 percent) of employees check their work emails first thing in the morning and last thing at night.
Published: 1 November 2018
Tech City UK’s Tech Nation 2017 survey found that 50 per cent of the nation’s digital tech community believed the shortage of skilled talent was the biggest challenge facing the industry. It’s becoming abundantly clear that there needs to be a shift in the way the technology sector operates to encourage fresh talent into the industry. But, what can be done?
Published: 23 October 2018
Dominic Harvey, Director at CWJobs commented on the research: “Has the London tech bubble finally burst? Not quite, but Manchester is proving itself as an ever more dominant force for tech talent. The city’s strong tech educational institutions and the appealing work/life balance it offers make it an ever more viable option compared to London.
Published: 17 October 2018
Thanks to technology, it’s never been easier to connect people. This is particularly relevant for the recruitment industry; meaningful connections are precisely the foundation on which the industry is built. After all, people don’t trust companies - they trust other people.
Published: 2 September 2018
Good staff management often requires the services of a hard-working human resources (HR) team. But the world is changing fast and biometric technology can help HR teams to streamline the way they recruit and manage people, and even create a more engaged workforce. Contributor Grant Crow, CEO - SmilePass.
Published: 6 July 2018