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'Women in STEM' shine at Ideas of India Summit 3.0
4 days ago
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At the Ideas of India Summit 3.0, top-ranking women in STEM, including ISRO's Nandini Harinath, shared their career journeys, emphasising the importance of education and support.
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AI enhances job satisfaction and work processes – report
5 days ago
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More than half of US business leaders say AI boosts job satisfaction and improves efficiency, according to a Tech.co report.
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Workers feel undervalued, spurring job change considerations
Last week
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productivity
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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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The double-edged sword of AI in the post-Covid remote work era
Last month
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As remote working thrives in the post-pandemic world, AI technology emerges both as a boon for optimising business operations and a challenge, obscuring work transparency and limiting worker autonomy.
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Rise in job satisfaction signals 'The Big Stay' among tech youth
Last month
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Surge in job satisfaction among young Australian tech professionals signals a shift from 'Great Resignation' to 'The Big Stay'.
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UK workers keen on workplace tech but feel overlooked
Last month
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UK workers express excitement for emerging technologies like 5G, AI, and robotics, despite managerial silence on these changes, reveals Virgin Media O2 study.
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Attracting & retaining top talent: the key to companies success in the future of work
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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workplace culture
Adapting to change and catering to workforce needs in the new year is key to attracting and retaining talent amid a rapidly transforming labour market and a growing emphasis on Generative AI.
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Australian professionals seeking new careers in 2024
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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Increased job mobility is on the horizon as 76% of Australian professionals consider a career switch in 2024, led by IT and telecom professionals.
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Mass UK job shifts predicted due to work stress in 2024
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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Elevated work stress levels amongst UK employees may drive a significant job market shift from 2024, a new report has found.
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AI & remote working could redefine business in 2024
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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big data
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AI and remote working are set to redefine business operations in 2024, with the rise of employee influence in tech choices.
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New research uncovers influences on talent in 'AI age'
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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ai
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New research by Handshake reveals shifting dynamics in early talent attraction, with 55% deterred by negative company reviews and 48% drawn to roles incorporating AI tools.
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Asus unveils AI-powered laptops & dual-screen OLED tech at CES 2024
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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asus
At CES 2024, ASUS debuts AI-powered technology that redefines the limits of performance, including the world's first 14-inch dual-screen OLED laptop and foldable OLED portable display.
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AI's role in transforming productivity & redefining knowledge work
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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payroll systems
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AI's potential in redefining jobs rather than eliminating them could vastly boost productivity, according to expert Angus Bauer.
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PayPal crowned best employer in Singapore in recent study
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
PayPal has been rated as the best employer in Singapore according to a recent study by language learning platform, Preply.
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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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UK IT leaders report dire skills gap in AI, reveals Telehouse study
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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productivity
Telehouse study reveals a significant artificial intelligence skills gap among UK IT leaders, with 33% reporting insufficiency.
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AI transformation: Australian professionals embrace change
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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LinkedIn study reveals AI causes a shift in Australian professionals' attitudes, with optimism and a desire to adapt.
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67% of Australian marketers embrace AI: LinkedIn's new AI tool to 'Accelerate' operations
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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LinkedIn rolls out 'Accelerate', an AI tool aimed to reshape B2B marketing campaigns, with most Australian marketers endorsing AI.
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IWD 2023: The hidden cost of being a Female Tech Entrepreneur
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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women in technology
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leadership
The entrepreneurs that I met before starting my own journey saw the world differently, and I wanted to see the world from their lens.
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2degrees helps working Kiwis switch off with new app
Mon, 14th Feb 2022
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New app by 2degrees aims to encourage mindful phone use among New Zealand adults, who are seeking a better balance between online and real life.
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All work, no play: 2degrees survey finds Kiwi SMBs won't take a break
Wed, 6th Nov 2019
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‘No holidays please, we’re SMBs’. That’s the sentiment coming from almost 1000 Kiwi small businesses, according to a study by 2degrees.
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Work-life balance a challenge for NZ businesses
Tue, 16th Jan 2018
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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flexible work
Stress was a challenge in 62% of organisations surveyed, and 50% of respondents noted concerns about the mental health of staff or colleagues.
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Technology can support working families, experts say
Wed, 15th Jun 2016
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wfh
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productivity
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Flexible working arrangements are crucial to keep employees engaged and reduce attrition, says new research from WFS Australia.
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Will social data monitoring improve the Kiwi workplace?
Thu, 21st Aug 2014
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digital transformation
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workplace
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Nearly a third of workers are happy for their employer to have access to personal data, according to a report by PwC.