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Gen Z students prioritise tech despite living cost crisis
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Gen Z's affinity for high-end, purpose-driven tech purchases defies economic crisis, according to a UNiDAYS survey.
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Omnichannel customer journey gains momentum in Australia, study reveals
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Ecommerce Delivery Benchmark Report 2024 reveals nearly half of Australia's online non-food sales interacted with physical touchpoints, highlighting the growing need for integrated omnichannel strategies.
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Workers feel undervalued, spurring job change considerations
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Major perception gap unveiled in Australian workplaces, as 65% of employees don't feel appreciated by their managers.
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Australian millennials & Gen Z save $2.4bn using Raiz Invest app
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Amid Australia's living-cost crisis, over 300,000 local millennials and Gen Z users saved up to $2.4bn cumulatively since joining micro-investing app Raiz Invest, exploiting technology for modern saving strategies.
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Aussies struggle to identify AI in love scams, McAfee study shows
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New research unveils that while 41% of men use AI for online dating, there's growing concern over authenticity, with 40% of Australians encountering fake profiles and 25% chatted with a potential partner who turned out to be a fraudster.
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Rise in poly-employment among shift workers hits 25-year high
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Australian shift workers are increasingly taking on multiple jobs, a trend called 'poly-employment', which has reached a 25-year high.
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Workers & employers differ in 2024 business growth optimism
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UK workers' confidence in business growth dampened by cost of living pressures, with 72% optimistic for 2024, compared to 89% of employers.
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At the table: cultivating a people-first workplace culture in an era defined by change
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Nurturing a 'people-first' workplace culture becomes increasingly imperative, balancing technology with human touch, adapting to generational shifts and ensuring professional and personal satisfaction amid change.
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Kiwis' favourite tech & gaming gadgets of 2023 revealed
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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Afterpay data reveals Sony PlayStation 5 is top of the gaming gadgets for Kiwis in 2023, followed closely by Nintendo Switch OLED model and others.
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Australians increasingly adopting AI tools at work
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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A Fusion Digital study shows 86% of Australian office workers utilise AI, with adoption rates higher in large corporations, while 14% have never used AI.
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Alert anxiety hits workers over constant out-of-hours notifications
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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Out-of-hours notifications are causing 'alert anxiety' in UK workers, with the problem especially acute among younger generations.
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Block Earner launches crypto-backed loans amid rising costs
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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Block Earner introduces crypto-back loans to alleviate rising living costs for Australians, leveraging blockchain technology.
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AI to play an important role in Australian Christmas shopping
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Australian consumer spending is set to decrease this festive season due to cost-of-living pressures, says Sitecore report.
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Boomers have better cybersecurity habits than millennials and Gen Z
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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Millennials are twice as likely to reuse their passwords, leaving them vulnerable to account breaches during a busy festive shopping season.
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Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
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Gen Z dismissive of online security: Findings from the annual 'Oh Behave Report'
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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New report reveals alarming trends in Gen Z's attitudes towards online security, as well as increased cybersecurity concerns and adoption of measures.
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Digital employee experience key to attract young talent: Riverbed
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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Riverbed Global Digital Employee Experience Survey 2023 explores expectations of digital natives, hybrid work, and the evolving role of IT.
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AI: The bridge across the generational divide
Thu, 15th Sep 2022
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The impending retirement of Australia's baby boomers is creating a knowledge crisis, but AI could help bridge the gap and retain millennial workers.
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A third of millennials think they're 'too boring' to be victim of cyber attack
Fri, 24th Jul 2020
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33% of millennials think they are 'too boring' for a cyber-attack, but 36% want to strengthen their digital security, says Kaspersky.
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Five things millennials look for in their next role
Fri, 12th Jun 2020
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Apart from being digital natives, millennials aren’t really that different from other generations of workers and, of course, they’re all individuals.
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Step aside: Employees think they'd do a better job than the boss
Wed, 11th Sep 2019
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71% of UK employees think they can outperform their boss, study shows.
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APAC workers resent asking permission to access software, study finds
Thu, 20th Jun 2019
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Asia Pacific workers bypass IT for device access, millennials lead the rogue trend, report says.
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Millennials out as Gen Z moves front and centre
Thu, 30th May 2019
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Generation Z's entrepreneurial and innovative nature is the future of the workplace, says Spaceworks CEO Lizzi Whaley.
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Accenture: Young Aussies driving digital healthcare market
Tue, 14th May 2019
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Aussie youth drive shift to modern healthcare, favouring digital options reveals Accenture study.