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Sapia Labs presents 'revolutionary' AI research at SIOP conference
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At the upcoming SIOP conference, Sapia Labs will present four innovative research pieces on how AI and chat interview technology can revolutionise hiring practices.
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IBM research: 42% of companies adopt AI, success hinges on workforce trust
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New IBM research shows 42% of businesses have deployed AI, with success hinging on workforce trust and acceptance, according to Bartek Roszak, Head of AI at STX Next.
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Jobstreet's 2024 report surveys hiring trends in Singapore
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Jobstreet's 2024 survey unveils Singaporean hirers' optimism for an active job market early in the year, with plans to grow staff numbers and a focus on compensation and benefits.
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IWD 2024: How and why tech companies should help women reach the c-suite
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Revealing only 26% of UK tech staff are women, an op-ed explores how tech firms can secure gender balance and women's progress to leadership roles.
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IWD 2024: Building a more equitable leadership pipeline
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Despite highest recorded representation at C-suite, efforts fall short at the middle management level, exposing need for an enduring and equitable diversity inclusion and belonging leadership pipeline.
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New Zealand's Projectworks reshuffles executives ahead of global expansion
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New Zealand's tech startup, Projectworks, gears up for international growth, appointing US-based Mark Orttung as its new CEO and restructuring its leadership, following years of over 100% growth.
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IWD 2024: Empathy makes us great at business but the ability to plan may be what gives women in tech the edge
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Women's natural aptitude for multi-tasking and planning is giving them the edge in tech industries, fostering holistic business approaches.
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SmartRecruiters partners with Mercer | Mettl to revolutionise hiring
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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SmartRecruiters teams up with Mercer | Mettl to revolutionise digital workforce hiring, combining advanced assessment tools and talent measurement, enhancing global recruitment processes.
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Australian firms forecast 29% rise in Q1 2024 hiring rates
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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Australian firms anticipate a robust Q1 2024, predicting a 29% spike in hiring rates - a historical high despite slight Q4 2023 dip.
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Diversity in tech on the rise with new hiring strategies, study shows
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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Diversity in the tech industry is growing, with over half the businesses setting diversity targets, a study reveals.
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Global expansion hindered as firms struggle to hire knowledge workers
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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productivity
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Global firms' growth is being hampered by struggles to recruit high-value knowledge workers, with one-third reporting issues.
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Tech sector rebalances after period of unsustainable growth, says index
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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New data suggests a 'correction' in the Australian tech sector as valuations and salaries stabilise after unsustainable growth.
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HireVue revolutionizes hiring with Human Potential Intelligence
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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HireVue launches new category prioritising candidate potential over CVs, amid growing discontent from Australian job seekers.
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Remote’s new platform to help manage human resources globally
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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Remote's Global HR Platform aims to solve the entire end-to-end process of hiring, managing, and paying people worldwide.
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Couchbase expands office space & hires new VP
Thu, 6th Apr 2023
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digital transformation
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managed services
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partner programmes
Couchbase grows its headcount by 30% in the UK and expands office space in Manchester, appoints Robert Ekstrom as VP of Europe.
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Advanced appoints first People Management MD
Tue, 17th Jan 2023
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workforce management
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talent retention
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cios
Advanced appoints Nick Gallimore as MD of People Management, consolidating their people management brands to accelerate market share in 2023.
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Mantel Group appoints Durbin as Chief Executive Officer
Fri, 2nd Dec 2022
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security posture
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automation
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Mantel Group launches Cyber@Mantel to accelerate large-scale cybersecurity initiatives and improve protection of IT environments. Adam Durbin named CEO.
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HireVue appoints Patrick Morrissey as Chief Growth Officer
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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data science
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hirevue
HireVue has appointed Patrick Morrissey as Chief Growth Officer & Amanda Hahn as Chief Marketing Officer to drive innovation in talent acquisition.
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ExpressVPN appoints Michael Truong as Chief Product Officer
Fri, 7th Oct 2022
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cloud services
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wfh
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uber
Michael Truong appointed Chief Product Officer at ExpressVPN, leading product management for flagship brand and more.
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Mx51 appoints Jo Newton as people & culture head
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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Fintech mx51 hires Jo Newton as People and Culture Head due to rapid growth, leveraging her hiring expertise in the tight Australian tech talent market.
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Compono appoints Trent Innes as CEO
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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asia
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Former Xero MD, Trent Innes, appointed as CEO of Compono, aiming to lead the firm's next stage of growth into new markets. #leadership #talent.
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NZ business confidence gains in February as agri sector gets more upbeat
Fri, 27th Feb 2015
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New Zealand business confidence improved in February as recent gains in dairy prices turned sentiment around in the agriculture sector, and as low int.
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Gartner asks… What’s your company’s “Personality Type”?
Mon, 14th Jul 2014
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A common conundrum for tech companies: how to turn a nerd into a used car salesman?.
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Dell disputes 15,000 jobs cut rumours
Wed, 5th Feb 2014
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network infrastructure
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pc market
Dell has quashed rumours that it intends to lay off a substantial portion of its workforce, in what is shaping up to be the company’s largest cost cutting exercise since the company went private last year.