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transform the workplace, Gen Z

6 ways Gen Z will transform the workplace

While millennials still make up about 75% of the current workforce, Gen Z is slowly making its way in to transform the workplace, Laura Gayle, Business Woman Guide, discusses here.
IT Industry, Women

Where are all the women in the IT industry?

Ilijana Vavan, Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab for Europe, discusses the clear gender gap in the IT industry as research reveals that women only account for 26% of the computing workforce.
STEM skills

What can tech businesses do to address the STEM skills shortage?

A recent STEM skills indicator showed that businesses at the cutting edge of the industrial economy are feeling the effects of a lack of STEM skills in the UK workforce. Rich Mortimer, Chief People Officer, Egress Software Technologies, discusses how tech business can address the issue.
US businesses, veterans, digital skills gap

Filling the digital skills gap: why US businesses are looking to veterans

US businesses are calling in reinforcements to fill the ever-widening skills gap that pervades the tech sector: our military veterans.
offering mentoring

Why organisations should be offering mentoring

Organisations should be offering mentoring to every employee. There are several, often overlooked, benefits to mentoring programmes which organisations should really consider.
skills shortages

Addressing skills shortages critical to the future of UK science

The UK must address the increasing number of science skills shortages to maintain its world-leading position for medicines and vaccines research and development, says the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).
digital future, skills gap, students

Skills gap set to widen as schools fail to prepare students for a digital...

New research from Microsoft UK shows 58% of teachers believe the current education system is failing to prepare students for a digital future.
skills gap, blockchain, gender

Closing the skills gap in blockchain businesses

Despite blockchain experiencing incredible growth over the last decade, gender diversity and the technical skills gap remain a growing burden.
digital skills

Predictions for the digital skills gap in 2019

New innovations are being developed at lightning speeds to drive faster growth and efficiency for businesses and society but there is a lack of digital skills.
Career Crossroads Day

Career Crossroads Day: brits consider career change

Career Crossroads Day is when most British workers consider ditching their current job, according to new research commissioned by Arden University.
digital skills, smart homes, disabled, elderly

‘Smart homes’ to equip elderly and disabled people with digital skills

A new 'smart homes' scheme will aim to help elderly and disabled people develop digital skills to tackle loneliness in rural areas.
education and training

The priorities for education and training in the Irish state

Open Access Government explores the priorities for education and training in the Irish state, following the appointment of Joe McHugh TD as the Minister for Education and Skills, replacing Richard Bruton TD in the role during October 2018
leadership training

Why does leadership training matter?

David Willett, Corporate Director, at The Open University explains why leadership training matters.
productivity

UK’s productivity puzzle: What can we learn from the UK’s mid-sized cities?

Cllr Imran Khan, Bradford Council and Portfolio Holder for Skills, Key Cities examines the UK’s productivity puzzle, and asks what can we learn from the UK’s mid-sized cities?
management

Empathy and remaining firm: Two sides of the same coin in management

James Larter from RoleplayUK explores how to find the balance between showing empathy and remaining firm as an important management skill.
degree apprenticeship

Sellafield Ltd announce new ‘Project Manager’ degree apprenticeship

Students across the UK are set to benefit from a new Project Manager degree apprenticeship specialising in leadership skills to tackle any industry.
drone laws

Everything your business needs to know about the changing drone laws

Karen Holden, Founder of the award-winning solicitors, A City Law Firm discusses the laws your business needs to be aware of when using drones.
mental health training

Independent study reveals positive impact of mental health training

New research commissioned by IOSH, has shown that Mental Health First Aid training has significantly raised awareness about mental health in the workplace
education and training

Countries must make education and training a top priority to compete in the future

Cesare Onestini, Director of the European Training Foundation (ETF), has called for countries in and around the European Union to make education and training their number one priority if they want to compete in the global markets of the future
clean energy jobs

Spanish government invests in re-skilling miners for clean energy jobs

The Sánchez government has set a model for Europe by dedicating EUR 250m to re-skilling miners for clean energy jobs as Spain pivots away from coal

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