• Performance Over Presence

    22 days ago

    ​At the beginning of 2020, many companies were firmly thrust into a remote working trajectory. As expected, forward-thinking Tech and IT companies that embrace digital transformation were the ones that continued to thrive in this new environment. For the past year, the high-speed mass adoption of flexible working required employers to redefine and re-examine the workplace, ...

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  • Locked Down and Upskilled

    about 1 month ago

    ​The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 resulted in many becoming accustomed to spending far more time at home than usual. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation?Some utilized this new-found time to prioritize self-care, rediscover a particular passion, o...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Katie Owston

    2 months ago

    This year's International's Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At Glocomms, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion.Katie Owston, Recruitment Consultant - Cyber Security at Glocomms, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how she chooses to challenge in he...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Rebecca Topper

    2 months ago

    ​This year's International Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At Glocomms, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion. Rebecca Topper, Vice President, Head of Software Recruitment at Glocomms, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how she chooses to challeng...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in Technology

    3 months ago

    More than 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has moved forward slowly in recent years. With diversity and inclusion at the top of the agenda, we explore the current state of affairs for women of color in technology and the underlying processes within recruitment that may create obstacles to increasing their representat...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    4 months ago

    It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism, eager to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflection. Rather than making a New Year’s Resolution this year, perhaps more can be achieved by reflecting on the challenges of 2020 ...

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  • Technology Legal Market Update

    5 months ago

    Our Technology Legal Recruitment team, who exclusively focus on in-house roles within the Technology industry, have had to adapt to a new way of working to ensure we continue to support the legal advancements in the market this year. We are pleased to report that it has been another record year for the team, growing 221% over the last 3 years. Efficient and fast delivery int...

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  • 12 Days of Career Advice

    5 months ago

    ​2020 has been a year like no other; the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on many markets, resulting in a rise in unemployment rates across the globe. The U.S has an unemployment rate of 6.9%, the UK has 4.8% - the highest in 3 years and Hong Kong is seeing its biggest rise in 16 years. With this uncertainty surrounding the job market, how can you improve your cha...

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  • How Changes to Work Will Affect the Wider World

    6 months ago
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  • How Work-Life Balance Could Be Restored

    7 months ago

    ​The public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced operational change and reflection on the way that people organize and work. However, employee wellbeing has been suffering long before, with overworking and burnout a common term in most industries.Our newest whitepaper, "The Work-Life Rebalance",  takes a deep-dive into the topic, combining research with our experience...

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  • The Work-Life Rebalance

    7 months ago

    We are at a crossroads. The health and wellbeing of the workforce has never been more closely intertwined with the state of the economy.The public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced operational change and reflection on the way that people organize and work. Global lockdowns have meant that many companies have shifted to remote working – where they are able to – resu...

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  • Why Flexible Working is No Longer a Benefit

    8 months ago

    ​Flexible working has been a growing trend for many years; with the outbreak of COVID-19, this trend has reached its tipping point.  For many employers, flexible working arrangements have been the only way to handle the unprecedented challenges the pandemic brought about; with 78% of workers now saying they want increased flexibility in their work moving forward, it will be ...

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  • Ready to Return? Six Steps to Get Back to the Office

    9 months ago

    ​Tech professionals, you may feel a little hard done by. After all, many of your industry peers across big blue chips and social media giants have been told that they can work from home indefinitely. You’ve enjoyed working from home so much that 82% of you want it to continue. All good things must come to an end (for some). If you’ve been asked to return to the office, or yo...

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  • Ready to Reopen? Help Employees Back to the Office with these Six Steps

    9 months ago

    ​Naturally, the tech sector has taken to working from home like a duck to water. Social media giants like Twitter have announced that their employees can work from home indefinitely. This arrangement comes with it’s own set of challenges to engagement, morale, productivity and performance. How can tech companies help employees who are keen to return to the office?Over the la...

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  • Workplace 2.0

    10 months ago

    ​When workers finally return to the office, the technology workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and lasting impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? What does this guide explore?Short term impactRedesigning the workplace for human healthNegative and positive impacts of social distancingRisk assessment and privacy...

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  • How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    10 months ago

    Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be; HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.Anxiety about the workforce is not new: PWC's latest Annual Global CEO Survey found that 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat...

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  • Working From Home is the Key to Diversity

    10 months ago

    Tech companies who offer more flexible working arrangements are employers of choice; joining the ranks of techcompanies like Twitter who have announced working from home will be the new norm, forever. It will come as no surprise that 82% of the tech workforce want the flexibility to work from home. It may surprise you, however, to learn that working from home can boost the p...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    11 months ago

    What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every jobseeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals trying to advance their careers, but for members of the LGBTQ+ community recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career ally.Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need career allies?While great progr...

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  • Alleviate Video Call Fatigue With These Top 5 Tips

    11 months ago

    ​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For professionals working in the technology sector, that might mean more time in front of the camera than you signed up for. Even those who usually have the verve and stamina to withstand back-to-back meetings may experience video call fatigue.​​​Why the video call fatigue?Evolving from social animals, most human commu...

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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote Working

    12 months ago

    ​​Working-from-home will endure after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. Before government lockdowns, only 3.4% of the U.S. workforce telecommuted at least half the time. Yet, many businesses have had to adapt to their employees remote working. This forced organizational shift may change the very nature of work forever; many employees have found they enjoy avoiding the commut...

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