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Can global agility resolve skills crisis, despite barriers?

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?

Article by: Ius Laboris | Published: 3 January 2019

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How is Technology Shaping the Future of our High Streets?

Digital technology is killing high street shopping - or is it? If Amazon is investing in bricks and mortar stores, it’s a sign that the high street still has a place in our shopping future. Modern consumers want not just the best of both on and offline worlds, but the best of all worlds – convenience, choice, and a diverse range of shops and businesses.

Article by: Daniel Whytock | Published: 3 January 2019

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HR must be technology ambassadors

Some love it and some fear it, but regardless, increasing technology is not just an inevitability, but an exciting development within the HR profession. As experts in people management and change, it is imperative that HR professionals put aside reservations about increasing technology in the sector.

Article by: Andrew Spence | Published: 18 November 2018

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Generation Z study: We expect technology to bring equality to the workplace

UK research from Dell Technologies reveals (73%) of respondents aged between 16-23 believe that technology and automation will create a more equitable work environment. Research unveiled by Dell Technologies today highlights the attitudes and perceptions of Generation Z (those born from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s), as they begin to enter the workplace.

Article by: Claire Vyvyan | Published: 14 November 2018

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Portugal – Why Portugal is Europe’s Most Exciting New Tech Hub

Few countries have bounced back from the financial crisis as robustly as Portugal. In 2012, the Iberian nation’s economy fell by 3.2 percent while its unemployment rate soared to 18 percent. But just six years later, Portugal is tracking growth of 2.3 percent and jobless figures are dramatically reduced.

Article by: Matt Pitt | Published: 9 November 2018