Ever wondered how social networks and apps such as Facebook, Netflix, and TikTok make us addicted? You can thank UI/UX Designers for that. Imagine it’s the end of a long workday. Your brain is mush and all you want to do is spend the remainder of the night on your phone or watching TV.
In this blog post, our Occupational Violence & Aggression Practise Lead, Joe Saunders, shares a recent personal experience in a retail environment. *** “What the *** are you talking about! I need this! I wouldn’t bloody be here waiting in line for 20 minutes like a ****ing idiot if I had already got it!
It’s in the data: male dominance in the technology sector is bad for women and bad for the industry as well. More women should take action to gain tech skills and rule this world, too. A survey by LivePerson asked 1,000 people to name women tech leaders. Only 4% could answer – with the most
It’s a new year and a new opportunity to think about what we want to accomplish in the next year. 2020 has been tough and had a significant impact, sometimes not a positive one, on many people’s lives. Many people lost their jobs and others, who have been put on long unpaid vacation by their
With rising unemployment and so many candidates competing for available jobs, employability is a key factor. Competition is tight and employers are looking for new employees that would hit the ground running and create value on the job with as little training as possible. Employers also realize there isn’t necessarily a correlation between having
Last year, LinkedIn released its annual Global Talent Trends report, which explores the four big trends fueling the future of the workplace. Topping the list? Soft skills. Employers look for job-ready candidates and that means candidates who have an impeccable combination of both ‘hard skills’ like programming knowledge, hands-on experience, and ‘soft skills’. As
The global tech skills shortage has created a situation where millions of unfilled tech positions are waiting to be filled by qualified individuals. According to the IMF, by 2030, the global tech skills shortage will reach 85 million and represent a staggering $8.5 trillion in lost revenue each year. All this means that lucrative
The term ‘VUCA’ has been used increasingly to describe the environment in which organisations operate today. VUCA stands for Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. It is true that today’s world is vastly different to that of a few years ago, or even last year’s world. It’s also true that given technological development, artificial intelligence,
I’m sure at some stage in our lives, we’ve all been told that we need to “stand up for ourselves” and not let anyone push us around. Likewise, we’ve all likely been told to be polite, choose our battles or “go with the flow.” In the field of verbal self-defence (alternatively called conflict management,
Our world is more dynamic, fast-paced and interconnected than at any other time in human history. Artificial intelligence, automation, social media, global warming, civil unrest and pandemics are all things that we, as a society, now deal with on a daily basis.In such a VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous – environment, one of