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How Automated Systems are Positively Impacting the Recruitment Process

According to the latest research, 36% of SMEs have now adopted Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) as part of their talent…Continue

Started Jul 21, 2023

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The Beauty and Benefits of Gig Economy Jobs

Recent statistics from StandOut CV have estimated that around 1.7 million workers make up the UK gig economy workforce, with 89.7% of gig workers stating that the cost of living crisis and a need for additional income influenced their decision to pick up more work. Beyond the financial benefits that taking on a gig economy job offers; can it provide other positives to prospective workers? Here are some of the ways it could benefit…See More
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Collaborating with AI and Robots - Busting Common Myths

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are a growing conversation across every industry, specifically around how they can streamline processes and practices. The number of AI companies in the UK has increased by 688% over the past decade and while the advancements in this technology are exciting for many, there have been myths that have instilled worry in many workers over the…See More
Jul 5
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A Happier and More Productive Workforce: How to Encourage Staff to Get More Active

Research from the World Health Organisation has found that a quarter of adults around the world don’t get the sufficient levels of physical activity needed to live a healthy lifestyle. Businesses should take note of this, as there is a direct correlation between exercise and workplace…See More
Jun 25
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How AI and Automation Can Revolutionise HR

The uses of AI are still being discovered across every industry and department. One department that can find plenty of use for AI and Automation is Human Resources. In fact, 81% of HR…See More
Jun 21
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Evaluating Sustainability: A Forward-Thinking Imperative for the Modern Workplace

Sustainability is an ever-evolving discourse in the corporate landscape, especially with the UK government's ambitious goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. The stakes are high, especially in sectors like construction, which reportedly contributed 11.2 million metric tons of CO2 emissions in 2020, according to the Office for National Statistics. The imperative is clear: companies must accelerate their journey…See More
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The UK’s Most In-Demand IT Roles of 2024

The job market is ever-evolving, with new job roles being created every day and career popularity shifting sectors – one sector which is popular for candidate choice, is the IT sector. Jumar, talent acquisition specialists, look at the most in-demand IT job roles and how to hire correctly for these positions in 2024.Helen Law, Senior Client Services Director at Jumar says: “As the job market changes over time, candidates…See More
May 24
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Early development programmes vital for data centre skills shortage

In the current digital landscape, the demand for professionals is rapidly increasing while the skills gap is also widening. It’s not just in the data centre sector, but across the technology world, sourcing technical talent and strategies to attract and retain talent, continues to be an issue. The technical skills gap in the UK is a constant uphill battle for many organisations to the point that proactive measures must been taken to address it, if businesses want to drive industry growth.…See More
May 22
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Meet the Leader: Pulsant Manchester Data Centre Manager, Hakan Yalcin

A data centre leader through the day, one part author and one part basketball player at night, Hakan Yalcin embodies the diversity, competition and collaboration that makes him a unique Mancunian local hero. Manchester has experienced an evolution in becoming a technological hub that rivals London and the South. It has become a true Northern Digital Powerhouse. A Greater Manchester survey, Adoption of Digital Technologies (ADiTS), found that 78% of firms there use advanced digital tech, with…See More
Apr 19
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A Welder’s Guide on Workplace Safety: How to Embrace New and Current Regulations

In the UK alone, there are 1.8 million people who suffer from a work-related illness, with 914,000 employees experiencing work-related stress, anxiety, or even depression.In this respect, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHSR) have been amended to tackle the issue of unreported psychological health problems. While physical…See More
Apr 16
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Unlocking Financial Success: Most Lucrative Part-Time Student Jobs

Amidst the cost-of-living crisis, higher education students are increasingly seeking ways to support their exciting university life with additional income. According to the National Student Money Survey, the average student living cost was over £900 per month in 2023. And while just over half (53%) of students rely on their parents for money, 56% have a part-time job, earning them an average of…See More
Mar 14
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Unlocking Financial Success: Most Lucrative Part-Time Student Jobs

 Amidst the cost-of-living crisis, higher education students are increasingly seeking ways to support their exciting university life with additional income. According to the National Student Money Survey, the average student living cost was over £900 per month in 2023. And while just over half (53%) of students rely on their parents for money, 56% have a part-time job, earning them an average of…See More
Feb 19
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Business Best Practices: Why You Should Invest in Digital Transformation

The term “digital transformation” doesn’t just mean one thing. In fact, it can be interpreted and put into practice in many different ways depending on your company’s needs. No matter how you decide to implement a digital transformation, however, it can have a significant impact on your products, services, and customer satisfaction. It can affect every aspect of your business and result in better efficiency across teams.Developing a strategic approach to technology and how you choose to…See More
Jan 24
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Is Technology the Answer to Reducing the Skills Gap?

The skills gap in industries across the world is of great concern with almost 90% of companies saying they are aware that they are facing one.What role can technology play, and how can we as humans use this to our advantage as we work alongside it to reduce the skills gap in many industries?Here we look at why employees should embrace, not fear, technology.Working With…See More
Jan 18

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First Name
Alicia
Last Name
Walker
Country (Pick One)
United Kingdom
State (if Applicable)
Not US Based
Job Title (select one)
Executive (CxO)
Company
Mediaworks
Which industries do you work in now?
Technology, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Entertainment & Leisure
How many employees work at your company?
D. 51-200

Alicia Walker's Blog

The Beauty and Benefits of Gig Economy Jobs

Recent statistics from StandOut CV have estimated that around 1.7 million workers make up the UK gig economy workforce, with 89.7% of gig workers stating that the cost of living crisis and a need for additional income influenced their decision to pick up more work. 

Beyond the financial benefits that taking on a gig economy job offers; can it provide other…

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Posted on July 9, 2024 at 3:44am

Collaborating with AI and Robots - Busting Common Myths

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are a growing conversation across every industry, specifically around how they can streamline processes and practices. The number of AI companies in the UK has increased by 688% over the past decade and while the advancements in this technology are exciting for many, there have been myths that have instilled worry in many workers over the…

Continue

Posted on July 5, 2024 at 8:52am

A Happier and More Productive Workforce: How to Encourage Staff to Get More Active

Research from the World Health Organisation has found that a quarter of adults around the world don’t get the sufficient levels of physical activity needed to live a healthy lifestyle. Businesses should take note of this, as there is a direct correlation between exercise…

Continue

Posted on June 25, 2024 at 11:10am

How AI and Automation Can Revolutionise HR

The uses of AI are still being discovered across every industry and department. One department that can find plenty of use for AI and Automation is Human Resources. In fact,…

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Posted on June 21, 2024 at 10:26am

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