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Dropbox goes 'Virtual First' as remote working becomes the new norm
Dropbox is investing in what it calls a ‘Virtual First’ working policy, which puts remote work front and centre of the company’s workforce culture.
TechnologyOne to pay $5.2m to 'bullied, misled & betrayed' ex employee
“This has taken an enormous strain on me and my family. I took on TechnologyOne because what they did was simply not right," says Benham Roohizadegan.
2020 has profoundly changed how we work – so what now?
To navigate these changes now and into the future we need to build adaptable technologies and resilient workforces that can adjust on the fly.
Skills for life: Continuous learning in the rapidly-evolving tech sector
Learning can take a rapid approach to ingesting new information, Fast or slow, not every learning process is suited to how the subject matter evolves.
'Old tech' may be holding back businesses & employees during COVID
77% of executives say good employees will start looking for a new employer if their current job doesn’t have the right information, tools, and technology they need to do their job well.
Westcon-Comstor NZ named 2020 Employer of Choice
"NZ has led the APAC region with its talent review processes, and are considered at the forefront for identifying and supporting staff with high potential for growth and development.”
Minglr chat tool aims to bring 'watercooler' talk back to remote work
In the age of remote work, some people are sorely missing the so-called ‘watercooler talk’ and hallway conversations.
Schneider Electric shares sustainability statistics
Schneider Electric has shared the numbers behind its efforts to increase its sustainability in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
It's time to sculpt the future of hybrid work, says Poly report
“The next normal is all about hybrid working moving to the mainstream as we respond, redesign and reinvent — flexible working across multiple locations, with immersive, productive workspaces that accommodate the work style of every employee."
Webinar: The role of technology in making (or breaking) employee engagement
Employee engagement equals better productivity, loyalty, and customer satisfaction – and it’s critical to an organisation’s success.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Aussie Broadband talks workplace diversity
In this interview, we speak with Aussie Broadband's general manager of corporate affairs, Janet Granger-Wilcox about workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I).
Five things millennials look for in their next role
Apart from being digital natives, millennials aren’t really that different from other generations of workers and, of course, they’re all individuals.
Micro Focus outlines CSR plan for the future
INSPIRE covers key areas including its relationships with employees, customers, and suppliers. It also outlines how the company could use its market presence to serve communities.
SAS named as one of Asia’s Best Workplaces for 2020
The award recognises SAS’ corporate culture through means such as creativity, inclusivity, innovation, and work/life balance, and the impact on employees.
Educating the next generation: what skills will they need in the future workplace?
The Australian workplace is now moving into an era where some hard skills are starting to expire.
Twitter aims to be 'world's most diverse & inclusive tech company'
According to Twitter's VP of people experience, Twitter needs to be bold, move fast, and get it right.
Remote working is here to stay - and employees love it, says GitLab report
According to the report, 83% of respondents say they are able to accomplish all of their work tasks remotely and 82% say remote working is the way of the future.
Cybersecurity: why responsibility needs to extend beyond the IT department
Most employees are now skilled in the use of technology and are much more IT savvy than they were in the past. IT teams, therefore, have to stop acting as gatekeepers.
IWD 2020 interview: Jamf’s Melissa Antoine
As a celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Jamf’s senior customer success manager Melissa Antoine shares her thoughts.
Transforming the future of work, one conversation at a time
Centralised offices, hot desking, and the other flexible workplace designs that have prevailed over the past 10 years are now making way for a massive increase in the “work from anywhere” concept.
Have your say in the Annual NZ Workplace Diversity Survey
The annual New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey will help to shape research on diversity issues and ways to support a more inclusive New Zealand.
Digital wellness key to superior employee experience - Citrix study
Digital wellness reflects the way that workplaces and their employees create an intentional and healthy relationship with workplace technology.
Culture Amp recruits diversity & inclusion veteran Aubrey Blanche
“The fact is, we know that equitable workplaces are happier, more innovative, and more financially sustainable,” comments Blanche.
Three trends set to define work in the new decade
With a new decade underway, organisations must think more about culture and ways of attracting, engaging with, training and retaining employees. Not everyone is prepared to trade free lunches for sixty hour weeks.