• Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

    3 days ago

    The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. In the technology sector, quarantines are causing labor shortages and impacting manufacturing capacity. Some companies, including providers of digital banking, logistics, video conferencing, or cloud software, are of cour...

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  • Bridging Social Distance with Tech: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    9 days ago

    Hiring managers, you put a lot of time and effort into securing a business-critical hire for your technology team. Amid current uncertainty in the US, you have decided to onboard a new employee remotely rather than risk them finding another role with a competitor. How can you ensure they have a positive experience of your company and help them transition back to the office w...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    14 days ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread across the US, technology companies are at the forefront of providing the tools for move companies to move to a remote working model. Organizations will be looking to bring on top technology talent to provide innovative solutions and maintain the security of the technologies people rely on. It is also an opportune moment to use t...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    14 days ago

    Innovative technology is the forefront of enabling US companies to continue working from home during the Covid-19 epidemic. For example, video interviewing has allowed companies to maintain efficiency in their hiring processes. Even before the global crisis, video interviews have rocketed in popularity over the past decade as the technology required becomes universally acces...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Giancarlo Hirsch

    29 days ago

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the technology industry? Giancarlo Hirsch, Director for Glocomms, US, shares his thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in technology?Within the technology industry women are dra...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Rebecca Topper

    29 days ago

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the technology industry? Rebecca Topper, Managing Principal Consultant at Glocomms, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in technology?There is a major gender gap in...

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  • How to Find Out Your Co-Worker's Salary

    about 1 month ago

    ​A salary is more than a monthly number on your bank statement. It is compensation for your hard work and dedication, and it shows your perceived worth and value to your company. Depending on your industry, skills, location and experience, you may be currently undervalued compared to your co-workers and competitors.  The best way of knowing your value as an employee is disco...

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  • Glocomms Attended RSA Conference 2020

    about 2 months ago

    Glocomms attended RSA Conference 2020 with the top cyber security leaders for the second year. RSA Conference featured expert-led sessions and keynotes, exciting innovation programs, in-depth tutorials and training, and networking opportunities with some of the industry’s leading professionals from around the world. The conference explored the critical role that cyber securi...

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  • 5 Tips to Turn Your Day Around on Blue Monday

    2 months ago

    It’s official, it’s the most depressing day of the year. Bad weather across many areas of the US, increasing debt levels after the holidays, and a lack of festive spirit and general motivation culminate in the dreaded Blue Monday. Don’t fret, we’re here to help you turn the day around with our top tips. How to Feel Better on Blue Monday One way to feel better is to simply t...

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  • Can AI Democratize the Workplace?

    3 months ago

    ​As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more commonly used in recruitment, will we see an increase in workplace diversity? Used correctly, AI promises to democratize the workforce by furthering the fair representation of women and ethnic minorities.As we covered in the first part of this series, Advancing Women of Color, the diversity gap in STEM is a well-documented issue....

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  • The Subjectivity of Machines: Why AI Can Further Hiring Bias

    3 months ago

    ​Racial and gender hiring biases place women of color at a particular disadvantage when seeking employment. So far in our series, Advancing Women of Color in STEM, we have explored how women of color face a 'double jeopardy' when seeking employment, as well as how artificial intelligence (AI) may provide a useful tool to increasing their representation in the tech sector. Le...

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  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    5 months ago

    ​Valuable roles within the technology sector will attract a lot of applications from ambitious and talented candidates. While it is great for hiring managers to receive a lot of high quality applications for a role, this also means they will have to reject many skilled candidates along the way.It is the responsibility of hiring managers to create a positive candidate experie...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    5 months ago

    ​According to McKinsey and Company, 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has hardly moved in recent years. The representation of women of color in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields has reached a crisis point – only 9.9% of STEM employees are women of color. In this article, we explore the cur...

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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find Talent

    5 months ago

    ​When advertising for a role within the technology sector, you are likely to get a flood of CVs from incredibly skilled candidates in your inbox. Though technology CVs are often impressive, filled with skills and examples of successful projects, they are simply telling you what a candidate is capable of. Hiring managers will find more value in the recruitment process if cand...

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  • 5 Steps to Convincing Your Boss That a Sabbatical is a Good Idea

    5 months ago

    Did you know that 23% of US companies offer sabbaticals according to the Society for Human Resource Management? With this number ever increasing, there's no better time to bring up the conversation with your employer. ​Asking for a career break is rarely easy, but a sabbatical offers more than a chance for you to recharge. Time away can be a vital opportunity for a company t...

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  • 5 Reasons Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time (and Money)

    5 months ago

    ​The technology sector covers a range of skills and abilities which are in high demand, and the consistent rise of emerging technologies means as an employer, it is important to retain those employees who are harder to come by when hiring.However, in the busy tech labor market, you are also more likely to encounter skilled employees who will resign from their position for mo...

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  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    5 months ago

    ​The global technology sector thrives on a global workforce where leading organizations are expected to provide brilliant and competitive relocation packages which will attract top talent to make the big move to your location. More companies are increasing their relocation budgets as more staff with specific skill sets are required to keep companies ahead within the ever-evo...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    5 months ago

    ​A considered and thorough onboarding process is essential for new hires in the fast-moving and competitive technology sector. The aim of onboarding is to ensure your hires have the practical tools and training they need to get started quickly in their new role, alongside ensuring they are comfortable and integrated into your company culture, mission and values.Onboarding is...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    5 months ago

    ​Many of us have seen viral videos of the ‘mic drop’ resignation, where angry employees quit in a spectacular manner and burn bridges with the strong message of ‘I quit’, and they won’t be returning.However tempting going out in a blaze of glory may be, it is worth considering that professionals within the technology sector talk to each other, and an unprofessional resignati...

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  • 7 Ways to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    5 months ago

    ​The global tech sector is one of the fastest growing sectors and candidates with technical skills are in high demand. This means many candidates who are seeking a technology role hold a good position when it comes to considering a job offer. Many tech companies poach valuable candidates with large salaries and flashy company benefits, but there is more to think about when y...

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