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postgraduate study

The importance of lifewide learning in post-pandemic careers

As the working world is changing forever, Nicola Urquhart, Lecturer in Careers and Employability at the University of Kent, explains in National Careers Week why post-graduate study is the key to future professional development.
post-pandemic

Is EdTech here to stay in the post-pandemic learning environment?

Nikolas Kairinos, CEO, Soffos.ai, discusses whether EdTech has a place in the post-pandemic work learning environment.
challenges of recruitment

Overcoming the challenges of recruitment in the age of COVID-19

Rachel Robinson, EVP Public Sector Services at Teleperformance, comments on how businesses can successfully recruit, onboard and train new starters all while working remotely.
healthcare workforce

Collaboration is key to shaping the future digital healthcare workforce

Hazel Jones, Head of Health, Made Tech, explores how collaboration can help the NHS develop its future digital workforce.
apprentices

Focus on skills: Why apprentices are the future for businesses

Here we look at how and why apprentices are a crucial part of the future of growing businesses, particularly as the need for re-skilling becomes ever more prevalent.
academic recruitment

Strategic academic recruitment research: Increasing diversity

Here, HR Director at the University of Eastern Finland, Dr Jouni Kekäle follows on from their previous piece in Open Access Government by discussing how to increase diversity with the help of proactive recruitment.
jobs economy

Pivoting people’s skills to the tech sector is key to boosting the jobs economy

Kanishka Misal, MD of InfinityGlobal.io, argues that the UK must pivot people’s skills to the hundreds of thousands of roles emerging in the tech sector in order to strengthen the jobs economy.
set up as a freelancer

How to successfully set up as a freelancer

Dave Chaplin, CEO and founder of ContractorCalculator, and author of The Contractors’ Handbook – Third Edition, shares his advice on how to set up as a freelancer as more people opt to work for themselves during the current economic climate.
skilled workers

Employers must act quickly to recruit skilled workers from the EU

Mini Setty, partner at Langleys Solicitors, explains why employers need to act quickly if they want to avoid falling foul of Brexit-related barriers to recruitment skilled workers from the EU.
leadership roles

How can we encourage change in leadership roles?

Chris Lewis and Pippa Malmgren, Authors of The Infinite Leader, discuss how the current education system must change in order to develop leadership roles.
Career-enhancing skills

Career-enhancing skills to harness for 2021 and beyond

Greg Orme author of The Human Edge, shares his tips on how to unlock and nurture our unique talents to help us communicate effectively now we’re all working remotely.
responded to COVID-19

How have IT Pros responded to COVID-19?

Sascha Giese, Head Geek™ at SolarWinds, explores how IT professionals have responded to COVID-19 and how organisations can prepare their IT pros for the future.
an apprenticeship

Why an apprenticeship might be the right choice for you

Bethany Preston, Operational Support Systems Engineer, Arqiva, explores why an apprenticeship might be the better route to go down.
digital skills agenda

How can government and businesses better promote the digital skills agenda?

Fred Flack, Head of Talent Academy at CloudStratex, is actively working to turn young job seekers into IT professionals, as well as upskill existing specialists. Here, he explores how government and businesses can better promote the digital skills agenda.
soft skills

The importance of soft skills in a tech-focused world

Sascha Giese, Head Geek™, SolarWinds, discusses the importance of soft skills for IT professionals, and steps they can take to develop these.
national resilience

Strengthening national resilience through better coordination

Cate Pye, cyber and resilience expert at PA Consulting, discusses how better coordination of government, industry and the individual can strengthen national resilience.
Technology skills

Technology skills and the future of work

Fred Flack, Head of Talent Academy at CloudStratex, discusses how the UK labour force recognises the need for technology skills in future workforces.
digital skills gap

How COVID has expedited Government’s response to the digital skills gap

Justin Cooke, Chief Content and Partnerships Officer at FutureLearn, discusses how COVID has expedited the Government’s response to upskilling and reskilling the workforce to tackle the digital skills gap.
upskilling and reskilling, coursera

The COVID-19 wake up call on upskilling and reskilling needs around the world

Kevin Mills, Head of Public Sector Partnerships at Coursera, discusses how there is a wake-up call during COVID-19 about upskilling and reskilling needs for global workers.
skills shortages

How blockchain can tackle the issue of healthcare skills shortages?

Alejandro Coca, Head of Business at TrueProfile.io, outlines the role that blockchain-enabled technologies can play in addressing the rise in skill shortages across the NHS.

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