• The Virtual Recruitment Landscape: Reset and Reboot

    5 months ago

    The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then? At Glocomms, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon International...

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  • Workplace 2.0

    6 months ago

    As many businesses are finally reopening their doors, the tech workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and long-term 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 p...

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  • Navigating the Talent Challenge Post-Pandemic

    7 months ago

    ​The legacy of the global pandemic and the future of work is yet to be determined. As firms carve out a path forward, there are signs that the flexible working paradigm may be the solution to the impending talent challenge, namely the battle of acquisition and retention. A recent Forbes feature, in partnership with our parent company Phaidon International, raises prominent q...

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  • Performance Over Presence

    8 months 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

    8 months 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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  • Advancing Women of Color in Technology

    10 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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  • Technology Legal Market Update

    12 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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  • How Changes to Work Will Affect the Wider World

    about 1 year ago
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  • How Work-Life Balance Could Be Restored

    about 1 year 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

    about 1 year 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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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Giancarlo Hirsch

    over 1 year ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    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

    over 1 year ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    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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  • Can AI Democratize the Workplace?

    almost 2 years ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​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

    almost 2 years ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​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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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    about 2 years ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​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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  • Can AI Supercharge Your Hiring Process?

    about 2 years ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​Artificial intelligence holds massive potential for recruitment. From screening through to final hire, automation, natural language learning and predictive analytics are being used at every stage of the journey to schedule, interview, assess and predict candidate performance. Should you use artificial intelligence to supercharge your hiring process? Download our guide.

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  • Glocomms to Sponsor RaisedBy. Us Event in New York City

    about 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    Glocomms is excited to be partnering with an innovative non-profit, RaisedBy.Us, for their annual event, "An Evening Celebrating Social Good in the NYC Tech Community".RaisedBy.Us helps tech companies, particularly tech start ups, develop social impact programs that translate their mission and values into tangible events like volunteerism and charitable giving. "An Evening C...

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  • Three IoT Cybersecurity Trends For 2019

    over 2 years ago by Shahma Ahmed

    As the world becomes more connected, the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to expand. Gartner forecasts that 14.2 billion connected things will be in use during 2019, rising to 25 billion by 2021.In the wake of this increased connectivity, cybersecurity breaches emerged as the #1 concern for US CEOs at this year’s World Economic Forum. Here, we explore three key cybersecuri...

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  • Move over, Silicon Valley: Scandinavia has arrived

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Mention global tech hubs and locations such as Silicon Valley, London and Berlin spring to mind, but there’s a contender emerging on the world stage. In recent years, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark have been quietly committing resources and talent to create a world-class tech hub of their own.That expanding hub is now encroaching into areas dominated by the more famili...

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  • Funding Cycles Are Driving Demand For Tech Talent

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​2018 saw a huge increase in the number of venture capitalists (VC) funding rounds for technology start-ups.And it’s a trend that’s set to continue.Globally, Quarter 3 of 2018 was the most active for VCs on record and each funding round is getting bigger. According to Crunchbase, while the time in between deals is largely unchanged, VCs are investing more capital per round, ...

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