• How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    about 15 hours 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

    4 days 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 days 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

    15 days 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 communic...

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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote Working

    about 2 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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  • How to Navigate a Difficult Job Market

    about 2 months ago

    ​The Covid-19 has rattled markets and the global economy, leading to increased unemployment. Whether you are actively looking for a new job or have decided to move, we have put together this guide to help technology professionals navigate these challenging times. Read on to discover how to hide, move or target to get your desired job without lingering for too long on the mar...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    2 months ago

    ​​Hiring managers, you have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, every job post has been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up. You have revised, rethought, and remade every aspect of your talent acquisition process, several times over, in an attempt to drive up interest.T...

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  • Leading from the Front: How Tech Companies are Securing Talent

    3 months 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 this time of uncertainty, the technology sector has the opportunity to lead the way and create solutions for businesses, individuals and governments involved in this unprecedented situation. It will need to retain and a...

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  • Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

    3 months 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

    4 months 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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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    4 months 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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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

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

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

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

    4 months 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

    5 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

    6 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?

    6 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

    6 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

    8 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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