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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.
new ways of working

Adopting new ways of working in the shadow of a pandemic

David Thomson, head of external affairs, Association for Project Management (APM), discusses how firms are adapting in light of unprecedented challenges and explores new ways of working post-pandemic.
autism in the workplace

Autism in the workplace: The value and need for neurodiversity

In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, Paul Modley, Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion at Alexander Mann Solutions, highlights the importance of autistic employees in a time of skills shortages.
digital skills gap

Digital skills gap in Europe: Training people for the future

Nabila Salem, President of Revolent Group, discusses how training people for the future can help fill the digital skills gap in Europe.
women into welding

Can welding be a woman’s world?

Claire Spillane, Finance Director at Westermans International, discusses why we need to encourage more women into welding and STEM roles.
STEM skills gap

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: STEM skills gap

Here, Ten industry experts share their advice with Open Access Government, as to how and why businesses and educational institutes can help close the STEM skills gap.
artificial intelligence development

Why are we so scared of Artificial Intelligence development?

Nikolas Kairinos, CEO and Founder, Fountech.ai discusses the ethical and safety issues of Artificial Intelligence development if it is to be misused by society.
coaching culture

Establishing a coaching culture: Creation with caution

There are many custodians when establishing a coaching culture; HR, L&D, Executive Committees, internal coaches and more. If you are the custodian in your organisation, the following are points for you to consider.
pharmaceutical scientists

SSPC: Training the next generation of highly skilled pharmaceutical scientists and engineers

Louise O’Neill from SSPC, the SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals, underlines the importance of training the next generation of highly skilled pharmaceutical scientists and engineers in Ireland.
retain tech talent

Adieu to the European Union: How to retain tech talent in volatile times

Richard Whomes, Senior Director at Rocket Software, offers advice on how to recruit and retain tech talent amid uncertain political times, with a focus on potential post-Brexit brain drain.
mental health in the workplace, Ius Laboris

The issue of mental health in the workplace

In the first of a three part series, member firms of Ius Laboris outline the law across Belgium, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Italy around mental health in the workplace.
R&D departments

R&D departments warned they must prepare for surge in workloads

R&D departments have much work to do to prepare for an imminent increase in workloads, according to new research by Ayming.
digital technology

£500,000 awarded to councils for digital technology innovations

Councils have been awarded over £500,000, from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Local Digital Fund, to fund seven digital technology projects exploring the use of digital technology to improve local public services.
digital skills

Ministry of Justice allocates £4 million in major digital skills drive

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has spent a combined total of £3,802,021 on digital skills training over the last three financial years, according to new research from a Parliament Street think tank.

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