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Remote work risks hampering career development, warns Aussie expert
4 days ago
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Australian career strategist, Jacob Galea, warns of risks to professional development spurred by the global shift to remote work, including hindered career growth.
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Four-day week could become standard by 2029 – report
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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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Over half of Aussies working digitally after hours, study finds
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New research by people2people Recruitment reveals that over half of employees feel pressure to work digitally outside regular hours, a trend that threatens work-life balance.
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Logitech unveils Signature Slim Combo for blended work-life balance
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Logitech unveils the Signature Slim Combo, an intuitive combination of a wireless keyboard and mouse, designed to seamlessly blend work and personal computer use, set to become available in March 2024.
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Blame culture jeopardising essential business operations
Last month
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Unhealthy blame culture between IT teams and third-party providers is putting essential business services at risk, reveals Dynatrace.
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Using data to improve the management of contingent workforces
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Businesses are harnessing data to optimise the management of their contingent workforces, a trend invigorated by the remote work shift during the pandemic.
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AI can empower women & increase work-life balance, says Microsoft director
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) could tackle female workplace challenges like burnout, and lack of professional development, according to Microsoft NZ's Emma Barrett.
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IWD 2024: Never be discouraged - my journey into tech and telecommunications
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On International Women's Day 2024, a tech veteran reflects on her journey in the male-dominated sectors of technology and telecommunications, advocating for perseverance and determination.
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IWD 2024: Why including more women in the cybersecurity sector is a win-win
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For International Women's Day 2024, this piece explores the significant benefits and growing need to involve more women in the cybersecurity sector.
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IWD 2024: Building a more equitable leadership pipeline
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Despite highest recorded representation at C-suite, efforts fall short at the middle management level, exposing need for an enduring and equitable diversity inclusion and belonging leadership pipeline.
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IWD 2024: So you want to become a female tech leader? How to make the leap
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In celebration of IWD 2024, we delve into practical advice for aspiring female tech leaders, examining company and self-development, using networks for growth, and developing solid coping strategies.
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IWD 2024: Finance and Tech: the double jeopardy for women?
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Despite male-biased gender issues, women in Fintech stand poised to seize timely opportunities as societal shifts and a push for workforce diversity spur change in the sector.
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IWD 2024: Harmony & flexibility: A blueprint for female leadership in fintech
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Amid a growing need for work-life balance, female leaders in fintech are ushering in a new approach, centred on harmony and flexibility, leading to more sustainable, inclusive, and creative workplaces.
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IWD 2024: The crucial role of allies in unlocking female leadership potential & pay parity
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IWD 2024: Allies, mentorship pivotal for unlocking female leadership and closing gender pay gap, says youngest female director at amaysim.
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IWD 2024: Seats at the table: How leaders can inspire inclusion at every level
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Business leaders are urged to inspire inclusivity by taking proactive steps and fostering diversity, equity and inclusion beyond the aspirational, in light of International Women’s Day theme.
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IWD 2024: Can we stop calling it 'remote work' already?
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With the shift to home working becoming the norm circa 2020, the term remote work is outdated and irrelevant; work is work, regardless of location.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers: Paving the way for women in tech
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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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IWD 2024: Gender pay gap widening in the United Kingom
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The gender pay gap in the UK has widened to 14.5%, pushing the country to 17th place in the Women in Work Index.
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Aussie workers eye AI for improved work relationships, says HP study
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Australian knowledge workers anticipate AI to boost work relationships amidst hybrid working, while finding a deeper understanding of AI vital, according to HP's 2023 Work Relationship Index.
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Gender gap narrows in tech sectors across UK, EU & US
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The gender gap in tech sectors has seen a significant decrease over the past four years, according to a Financial Times report.
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'Women in STEM' shine at Ideas of India Summit 3.0
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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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
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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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
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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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
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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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.