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Klarna to cut 10% of its workforce due to "market restraints"
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business management

Klarna to cut 10% of its workforce due to "market restraints"

Potentially 700 jobs losses as the payment platform aims to refocus its core business with the "right team" in the "right places"
24 May 2022
Beating the IT brain drain
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Careers & training

Beating the IT brain drain

Preventing loss of expertise when employees move on has never been more important
24 May 2022
Nvidia pauses hiring to help cope with inflation
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Careers & training

Nvidia pauses hiring to help cope with inflation

This comes as the Federal Reserve underlined the link between higher wages contributing to inflation earlier this month
23 May 2022
Apple "completely redesigns" IT certifications, introduces two new exams
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Careers & training

Apple "completely redesigns" IT certifications, introduces two new exams

The format has changed to better suit remote learning as demand for Apple admins grows
19 May 2022
Mainland Europe now outpacing UK in AI adoption
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Mainland Europe now outpacing UK in AI adoption

Study suggests UK businesses have been hit the hardest by industry skills shortages
19 May 2022
(ISC)2 launches free scheme to get 100,000 UK citizens into cyber security
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Careers & training

(ISC)2 launches free scheme to get 100,000 UK citizens into cyber security

The certification non-profit estimates the UK has around 33,000 cyber security vacancies, with that figure set to rise this year
17 May 2022
Don’t hire North Korean IT workers, FBI warns
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Policy & legislation

Don’t hire North Korean IT workers, FBI warns

North Korean nationals can earn even $300,000 (£240,687) per year from US companies and use the remuneration to fund nuclear weapons and ballistic mis…
17 May 2022
Microsoft to double salary budget to retain workers
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Careers & training

Microsoft to double salary budget to retain workers

The salary raise will affect early to mid-career employees around the world who work for the tech giant
17 May 2022
IT admin deletes company’s databases and is jailed for seven years
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Policy & legislation

IT admin deletes company’s databases and is jailed for seven years

Forensic experts correlated WiFi connectivity logs and timestamps with internal CCTV footage to confirm their suspicions
16 May 2022
Diversity in tech is a well-trodden path, but change is painfully slow
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Business strategy

Diversity in tech is a well-trodden path, but change is painfully slow

IT leaders have a big role to play in changing attitudes to diversity and inclusion, but not all of them step up to the challenge
14 May 2022
What does a CISO do?
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Careers & training

What does a CISO do?

A chief information security officer deals with far more than firewalls and antivirus software
12 May 2022
Australia pledges $5 million to create tech skills passport
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Careers & training

Australia pledges $5 million to create tech skills passport

The Coalition government plans to introduce the policy if re-elected later this month
11 May 2022
Celonis: How to grow a company in the UK
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Business strategy

Celonis: How to grow a company in the UK

Why the data processing firm decided to significantly ramp up its UK operations over the next 12 months
11 May 2022
Google offers UK SMBs £87,000 scholarships to boost tech skills
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Careers & training

Google offers UK SMBs £87,000 scholarships to boost tech skills

This comes a week after the tech giant offered businesses in the US $100,000 worth of free courses
10 May 2022
LinkedIn to pay $1.8 million to employees after settling gender discrimination charges
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Careers & training

LinkedIn to pay $1.8 million to employees after settling gender discrimination charges

The US Department of Labor announced the settlement yesterday on behalf of 686 female employees in California
4 May 2022
Google to offer US businesses $100,000 worth of digital skills courses
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training

Google to offer US businesses $100,000 worth of digital skills courses

Tech giant has a range of digital courses that take three to six months to complete
3 May 2022
How to stop gamification from becoming a horror story
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Careers & training

How to stop gamification from becoming a horror story

If not kept in check, gamification can be a runaway train that leads to burnout, exhaustion, and tarnished relations
3 May 2022
IT Pro News In Review: IT staff shortages, Fujitsu to sell software to Ricoh, Japanese ransom attack
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IT Pro News In Review: IT staff shortages, Fujitsu to sell software to Ricoh, Japanese ransom attack

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
29 Apr 2022
Airbnb bucks hybrid work trend with 'work anywhere' policy
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flexible working

Airbnb bucks hybrid work trend with 'work anywhere' policy

Employees can work anywhere across a country or for up to 90 days in another
29 Apr 2022
Report: 80% of data breaches caused by lack of cyber security skills
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data breaches

Report: 80% of data breaches caused by lack of cyber security skills

Almost two-thirds of businesses have also lost revenue as a direct result of security gaps
28 Apr 2022
Redefining the ‘where’ of hybrid work
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flexible working

Redefining the ‘where’ of hybrid work

As working patterns become more fluid, where are the best locations to work remotely and how will hybrid work evolve?
28 Apr 2022
IT bodies urge businesses to hire Ukrainian tech professionals
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Careers & training

IT bodies urge businesses to hire Ukrainian tech professionals

The country’s cyber professionals are ready to fill the global IT talent deficit
27 Apr 2022
Northern leaders irate as No 10's Levelling Up strategy fails to deliver
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digital divide

Northern leaders irate as No 10's Levelling Up strategy fails to deliver

Marginalised leaders across the north say promises of EU-equivalent funding have yet to materialise
26 Apr 2022