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Digital Talent for London

As part of Skills for Londoners, the Mayor’s Digital Talent Programme is investing £7m to help young people get the right skills to fill a growing number of digital, creative and technology jobs. It will: inspire young people to join the tech workforce bring together educators with industry fund new courses in digital, tech and creative improve teaching and […]

Startup Essentials with Creative Entrepreneurs

Curated by Creative Entrepreneurs, this three-part course will cover several essential aspects of setting up a creative business: how to network effectively, legal basics, and finance. Through seminar discussions led by experts and hands-on activities, participants will learn the skills and knowledge they need to begin to turn their creative ideas into business reality. Section One: […]

Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2018

Gartner Symposium is currently under way in Orlando, and the company has identified a top ten strategic technology trends for the year ahead. Gartner defines “strategic” as those technologies that will have significant disruptive potential over the next five years.” Here is a summary of the trends: 1. AI FoundationIntelligent: AI has massive potential to enhance decision […]

Job Seekers: Just Say No To These 10 Employer Demands

You are going to get hit with unreasonable demands from employers — or recruiters who work on behalf of employers — and you have to be ready for them. If you aren’t prepared to handle these unreasonable demands, you’re likely to say “Yes!” and agree to something you shouldn’t. That’s a problem for three reasons: 1. When you say […]

GSDA | A global information network promoting minority supplier inclusion

The Global Supplier Diversity Alliance provides a unique collaborative and effective global supplier diversity platform representing international supplier diversity advocacy organisations in five countries: Australia: Supply Nation Canada: Canadian Aboriginal & Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) China: Minority Supplier Development in China (MSDChina) South Africa: South African Supplier Diversity Council (SASDC) UK: Minority Supplier Development UK (MSDUK) Collectively, these […]

Winning In The Next Phase Of The Cloud

Revenues for public and private cloud hardware, software and services now account for 16% of the enterprise IT industry. As the market grows, the customer base is changing. Early adopters were looking for transformational change, but more cautious and mainstream companies are buying into the cloud now, becoming a larger portion of the market. This infographic […]

Ten Things I Look For In A Job Candidate

I’ve been an HR person since 1984, but I started hiring people way back in 1980. Since then I’ve hired thousands of people. Here’s what I look for in a job candidate. 1. I look for someone who is awake and aware of their surroundings. This sounds like a trivial item, but it is fundamental. […]

Are IT certifications worth it?

“You absolutely need IT certifications in order to advance your career and boost your earning potential,” say some people, certificates clutched firmly in their grasp. “You absolutely do not need IT certifications in order to advance your career or boost your earning potential,” say some other people, hands astonishingly bereft of paper. This is quite the pickle, […]
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