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Barriers inhibiting uptake of human-centric app development
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investment
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talent retention
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accessibility
Despite believing human-centric app development is crucial, just 24% of Australians are implementing relevant measures.
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Four-day week could become standard by 2029 – report
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productivity
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singapore
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fwa
One third of Singapore's workforce predicts a four-day work week to be standard by 2029, according to a recent survey.
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What are professional services? (examples + key statistics)
Last month
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project management
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digitisation
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management
The professional services industry, valued at $6.02tn in 2022, incorporates diverse sectors from supply chain management to cybersecurity consulting.
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Australian finance salaries to rise, hints Robert Half
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inflation
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salaries
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employment
Australian finance and accounting professionals' salaries set for a rise following a significant 6.5% sector growth.
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Singapore staff favour hybrid work models, study shows
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wfh
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remote working
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productivity
The majority of Singaporean professionals have voiced strong preferences for hybrid or entirely remote work, despite company endeavors to increase office attendance, a Global Workplace Guide survey reveals.
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IWD 2024: The big risk of too few women in Aotearoa's tech sector
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cybersecurity
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engineering
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climate change
The scarcity of women in Aotearoa's tech sector, including cybersecurity, exacerbates risks of talent shortage, low productivity, staff turnover, and weaker business outcomes, experts warn.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers: Paving the way for women in tech
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it industry
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iwd
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nz
Despite international efforts, the male-dominated tech industry urges more active measures to attract and retain female talent, as a mere 27% of the New Zealand tech industry is female.
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Finance leaders anticipate more scrutiny, focus on automation for 2024
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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fintech
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digital transformation
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compliance
A Forrester and Basware study reveals 80% of CFOs anticipate increased regulatory scrutiny in 2024, with talent retention, cost optimisation and automation also key concerns.
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Gartner report predicts top workplace changes for 2024
Mon, 8th Jan 2024
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ai
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dei
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data management
As technology and workforce dynamics evolve, employers must adapt to nine pivotal workplace indicators, according to Gartner.
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Gartner reveals HR trends for attracting talent and boosting results
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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wfh
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ai
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climate change
Gartner has forecast nine key HR trends for the future, including the rise of GenAI, embracing four-day workweeks, and shifting professional paths, to attract talent and enhance results.
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Telecoms face GenAI threats and skills shortage in 2024
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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ai
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skills gap
Telecoms battling GenAI security threats, grappling with skills shortage in 2024, warns EY report.
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GenAI leads tech opportunities in 2024, says EY report
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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partner programmes
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physical security
EY report hails GenAI as top tech opportunity for firms in 2024 amid global economic challenges.
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UK IT leaders reveal skill gaps hindering innovation
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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it automation
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it training
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open source
IT leaders in the UK are facing significant skill gaps in strategic thinking, AI and business acumen, a new Red Hat study reveals.
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Rimini Street officially announces collaboration with MYOB
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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crm
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accounting systems
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project management
Rimini Street and MYOB team up to refine the Siebel platform, boost strategic goals and enhance staff retention.
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OpenUK report examines state of open source skills in the UK
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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it training
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wfh
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blockchain
OpenUK's 'Skills or Bust' report highlights potential for economic growth through open source skills in the UK.
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Exclusive: How Remote is transforming workforce recruitment
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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wfh
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workforce technology
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remote working
TechDay spoke with Remote's CRO, Chris McNamara, to discuss the company's global impact and innovative workforce strategies.
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Hampshire Trust Bank sees workflow enhancement with SnapGPT AI integration
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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workflow
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snaplogic
Hampshire Trust Bank boosts workflow efficiency and automation processes by successfully integrating SnapGPT AI solution.
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Workers' digital expectations pressuring IT departments
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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riverbed
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cios
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it departments
The impact on employers will see increased pressures on IT to deliver on the digital employee experience in order to remain competitive and retain top talent.
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Why leading ICT employers use incentives for talent retention
Tue, 12th Sep 2023
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it professionals
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new zealand ict sector
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randstad
During these challenging times, employers must continue enhancing the employee experience and developing a strong employer brand.
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Learning management systems said to aid in employee retention
Tue, 15th Aug 2023
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lms
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linkedin
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d2l
A recent LinkedIn 2023 Workplace Learning Report found that upskilling employees is a priority for those responsible for learning and development.
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UK’s SMEs are facing cybersecurity crisis: Hamilton Barnes
Wed, 9th Aug 2023
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cybersecurity
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skills gap
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salaries
Hamilton Barnes blames ageing talent for the skills shortage of 160,000 cybersecurity professionals and salary hikes pricing SMEs out of the market.
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Tech Job Market in Australia Scaling Up Despite Mass Layoff
Wed, 21st Jun 2023
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cloud services
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it training
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saas
Despite the initial gloom, it seems that many of those who found themselves out of work at the beginning of the year are already in new jobs.
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Mantel Group appoints Emma Bromet as Eliiza's CEO
Thu, 15th Jun 2023
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data governance
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parental leave
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succession planning
Emma Bromet has been appointed as the new CEO of Mantel Group's AI brand, Eliiza, succeeding James Wilson as part of a new succession plan.
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How observability can help companies build strong teams
Mon, 12th Jun 2023
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wfh
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cios
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solarwinds
Providing support in a hybrid workplace, alongside an alignment on eco-conscious values, is key for organisations looking to remain competitive.