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A Guide to Remote Recruitment

A Guide to Remote Recruitment

It is part of the human condition that we often don’t realise our capacity for embracing change and adapting to it until we really have to. The COVID-19 pandemic, by creating a pressing need to keep people apart, has shown us just how much we can do remotely these...

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Tackling the Environmental Impact of Data Centres

Tackling the Environmental Impact of Data Centres

Data centres have transformed the way information technology and communications are organised the world over. Without the development of remote, dedicated facilities for running data storage and processing, there would be no cloud computing. And as use of the...

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Data Security: Addressing the ‘Human Question’

Data Security: Addressing the ‘Human Question’

As with most things in life, it is always the more daring, sophisticated and, dare we say it, glamorous aspects of cybercrime that attract all the headlines. The audacious hacks that steal industrial volumes of personal data from major institutions. The...

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Web App Security: What Is It & Why Does It Matter?

Web App Security: What Is It & Why Does It Matter?

Cloud and web applications are frequently and easily confused - sometimes even deliberately by software vendors looking to cash in on the kudos attached to cloud computing these days. Both are practical examples of remote computing in action, relying on access to data...

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How Digitally Intelligent is Your Business?

How Digitally Intelligent is Your Business?

Digital transformation has gone from being a disruptive trend spearheaded by a minority of tech-savvy pacesetters to becoming a basic necessity if you want you to keep up in the modern business world. Nearly all organisations have by now taken some steps towards...

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Data Skills to Future Proof Your Business

Data Skills to Future Proof Your Business

Few people in business these days would argue with the value of data. Data means intelligence, data means informed decision making, data means the ability to identify issues early and measure success in incremental steps. But data is also changing. The volumes of data...

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Biggest Challenges Facing Every Tech Recruiter

Biggest Challenges Facing Every Tech Recruiter

As we reported in this blog last month, recruitment in the tech sector has suffered less disruption than most through the COVID-19 pandemic to date. But that, of course, does not mean firms are having it all their own way when it comes to finding and hiring the right...

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COVID-19: Taking the Long View on Recruitment

COVID-19: Taking the Long View on Recruitment

Since the start of COVID-19 lockdown measures, UK recruitment activity has fallen at its sharpest rate since the global banking crisis more than a decade ago. With thousands of businesses scaling back operations, furloughing staff and looking to brace themselves...

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The Cybersecurity Skills Every Business Should Prioritise

The Cybersecurity Skills Every Business Should Prioritise

Cybersecurity has rapidly moved from the technical margins of IT administration to being a central operational concern for every business. In 2019, reported incidents of cybercrime grew by 61%. Phishing attacks alone are estimated to cost business $17,700 every...

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Five Areas Where AI is Having the Biggest Impact on Business

Five Areas Where AI is Having the Biggest Impact on Business

Most decision makers in business are familiar with the headline benefits AI has to offer. For example, the efficiency gains, cost savings and improvements in performance that can be achieved through ‘smart’ automation - the deployment of sophisticated analytical...

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