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No degree? No problem. Tech firms move away from college requirement for new hires

With a 2% unemployment rate, the tech industry is rethinking what job applicants need to get hired. Skills-based hiring is on the rise, and 59% of employers are considering eliminating college degree requirements — changes that could...

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How many jobs are available in technology?

IT hiring is on a record pace this year, but CIOs are under pressure to meet company goals to recruit talent related to security, blockchain processing, and cloud computing. Overall, the unemployment rate for tech jobs is 1.3%,...

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The Great Resignation puts pressure on those who stay behind

A recent survey of 5,000 office workers found that the recent spate of mass resignations has left colleagues dealing with increasingly unfavorable working conditions.

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Tech firms face unionization push, as Amazon and Apple workers organize

The recent push for unionization at tech firms and retailers like Amazon that heavily rely on technology could put the companies in a bind if they push back too hard.

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Google offers US businesses $100,000 worth of digital skills training

Eligible companies can apply for up to 500 free scholarships to help digitally upskill their employees.

It’s time to imagine the new workplace

People are ready to go back to the office, but is the office ready for them? Experts weigh in on how they believe a global health crisis will transform how we work.

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Low-code tools can fill a void caused by the Great Resignation

With a dearth of skilled developers, more organizations are turning to low-code software development so enterprise users with little formal coding experience can build business apps. But the results aren't always the highest quality....

The 9-to-5 workday is over

Businesses big and small will have to deal with the demise of the 9-to-5. But beware of worker burnout.

Remote work and the end of super-commuting

Before the pandemic, more than four million Americans suffered through a daily work commute of more than 90 minutes. Help is on the way.

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As biz travel slowly returns, some companies expect workers to pay their own way

Business travel is still two years away from reaching pre-pandemic levels, according to Deloitte. But when it does bounce back, some companies expect remote workers to pay for trips back to the office.

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Q&A: What tech firms can do to grow their Black workforce

Research firm Jobs for the Future surveyed more than 1,000 Black adults and analyzed 200 organizations with successful strategies for hiring Black tech workers. JFF vice president and report lead author Michael Collins discusses the...

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Amex GBT: Biz travel isn't dead, and now we need 'Chief Journey Officers'

As business travel continues to tick back up, organizations are beginning to look at internal travel as key to creating and maintaining company culture as well as attracting and retaining top talent, according to a new study.

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With work-life ‘integration,’ say goodbye to the 9-5 workday

Instead of forcing employees to choose between work and a personal life, companies are pushing work-life integration, effectively blurring the lines between the two. The end game? Results matter more than punching a time clock.

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BlueJeans enters virtual corporate learning space

The Verizon-owned videoconferencing platform BlueJeans has launched a dedicated Corporate Learning and Training platform to improve engagement in virtual learning environments.

A ‘great resignation’ cure: Hire an employee engagement manager

Want to keep your folks from giving notice? Then treat them like they were your best customers.

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The loss of ‘decent work’ is making employees less productive

When companies better took care of their employees, those employees did more for their company — and were more loyal. It's time to get back to the days of 'decent work.'

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Q&A: Your company's been bought — here's how to keep your IT career on track

This year is likely to set a new record for tech mergers and acquisitions, setting up IT career hazards (and opportunities) for workers. Computerworld spoke to a global talent acquisition exec and an IT manager who went through an...

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IT workers grow restless, and younger ones want respect —Gartner

Fewer than a third of IT employees have solid plans to remain at their current organization, and what they value in a new job varies depending on their age, according to a new survey.

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