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Workers feel undervalued, spurring job change considerations
3 days ago
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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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Flexible work & menopause leave top female worker's demands
4 days ago
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Flexible hours, anti-harassment measures, pay openness and menopause leave emerge as top priorities for retaining female staffers.
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UK pay rises to slow amid economic uncertainty, warns CIPD
Last week
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Amid economic jitters, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) forecasts a noteworthy fall in UK salary increments from 5% to 4% this year, despite reviving business confidence.
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Rise in job satisfaction signals 'The Big Stay' among tech youth
Last week
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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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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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UK tech SMEs investing in young talent despite tough economy
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Despite financial challenges, 69% of UK tech SMEs invest in young talent via low-cost recruitment, showing optimism and resilience.
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Bank of England Governor refutes AI job loss fears
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Bank of England Governor, Andrew Bailey, defies cynicism surrounding AI, predicting AI's potential for job creation and efficiency over elimination in the UK economy.
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VerifyMy appoints Lina Ghazal to lead regulatory & public affairs
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Online safety tech leader VerifyMy appoints Lina Ghazal, former Ofcom and Meta policy veteran, to head Regulatory and Public Affairs.
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Australian professionals seeking new careers in 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
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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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Kinetic IT secures major government contract for digital transformation
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Australia's Kinetic IT lands a $23 million three-year contract with the Federal Department of Infrastructure, set to support nationwide digital transformation with new tech services.
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Scrumconnect Consulting unveils new Newcastle office
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Scrumconnect Consulting unveils a new office in Newcastle's Portland House, furthering its commitment to government transformations.
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India-Japan Fund invests Rs. 400 Crore into Mahindra's mobility unit
Last month
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India-Japan Fund invests Rs. 400 Crore in Mahindra and Mahindra's Last Mile Mobility, bolstering the company's sustainable transport goals in its first-ever investment act.
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Chief Justice anticipates significant AI impact on law
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Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Roberts, urges careful implementation and underscoring the irreplaceable values of human judgement.
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Taxpayers' Union slams NZ Police's Virtual Cop app
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NZ Police's £634k VR recruitment app, Virtual Cop, prompts outrage from the Taxpayers' Union due to unclear usage metrics and doubts over its impact.
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Australian firms forecast 29% rise in Q1 2024 hiring rates
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Australian firms anticipate a robust Q1 2024, predicting a 29% spike in hiring rates - a historical high despite slight Q4 2023 dip.
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Code Institute calls for increased skills bootcamp funding
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Code Institute CEO, Jim Cassidy, calls for increased funding for skills bootcamps to address job market changes amid AI rise.
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Gartner predicts key trends in M&A landscape through 2024
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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Gartner outlines key trends in the M&A landscape, driving focus on tech opportunities, AI adoption and regulatory complexities.
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AI focus to drive global M&A activity upswing in 2024, says Gartner
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Gartner predicts that a renewed emphasis on technology, particularly AI, will boost the global M&A market in 2024 after a downturn in activity.
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Pentest People ranks 27th in Fast Growth 50 Index for Northern England
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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Cybersecurity firm Pentest People secures 27th spot in Fast Growth 50 Index, boosting the Northern England economy.
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Smokeball recognised as a top workplace for women in 2023 in Australia
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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Smokeball, Australian legal software developer, has been lauded as one of the Best Workplaces for Women in 2023.
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New study shines spotlight on UK's digital skills gap
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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A ServiceNow study reveals a substantial digital skills gap in the UK, with education not preparing the majority for an AI era.
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HCLTech graduates first digital apprentices in New Zealand, plans expansion
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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HCLTech celebrates the graduation of its first group of digital apprentices in New Zealand and plans to expand the program.
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Simul8 partners with WoodGreen to improve employment services in Toronto
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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Glasgow social service agency partners with Simul8 to enhance its Employment Services program in preparation for Ontario's Employment Services Transformation.