HR survey shows heightened Employee Expectations For Wellbeing Support Amid Growing Job Dissatisfaction And Desire To Change Jobs
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by Ceomag
5d ago
While employers have made progress on employee wellbeing initiatives during the past few years, employee expectations about these benefits also continue to rise, according to Buck, a Gallagher company. Buck’s biennial 2024 Wellbeing and Voluntary Benefits Survey tracks employee wellbeing and explores how U.S. employers rate the mental and emotional, financial, social and physical health of their workforce. The survey found an increased focus on wellbeing in the workplace, with employers more aware of employees’ struggles with physical, mental, social and financial health. Almost three-qua ..read more
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Gen Z Workers Are More Worried About Potential AI Threat To Their Jobs Than Gen X, Survey Reveals
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by Ceomag
1w ago
D2L, a global learning technology company, has released new findings into how U.S. employees are using generative artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace – and how they see it impacting their careers into the future.  Sixty percent of 3,000 full-time and part-time employees surveyed in the U.S. said they want to use generative AI tools more frequently at work over the next year. Many respondents said they are already using AI both outside of work and on the job. Nearly half of respondents (49%) said they’re already using generative AI tools at least once a week at work – with a ..read more
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IESE-Trained Startups Create 102,800 Jobs Worldwide, Raise $14.5 Billion in Capital
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by Ceomag
2w ago
Companies founded by the IESE Business School community have created 102,800 jobs worldwide and raised $14.5 billion in capital, including three unicorns. These figures, which show how the school continues to expand its entrepreneurial ecosystem, come from the latest impact report from IESE’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center. The jobs have been created by entrepreneurs trained through IESE’s programs or initiatives on five continents, and the capital raised comes from companies founded by IESE students or alumni. The report also concludes that 30 per ce ..read more
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New Pivotal Program by CKGSB and Columbia Engineering on Digital Innovation
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by Ceomag
2w ago
In an exclusive collaboration, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and Columbia Engineering proudly present the launch of “Frontiers in Digital Innovation: AI, Future of Tech & Data Science,” a pivotal program within CKGSB’s Global Unicorn Program series. This initiative is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of unicorn companies with a profound focus on global responsibility, social purpose, long-term vision and sustainable value creation. This immersive program offers participatin ..read more
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TDK Ventures Invests in Singapore-Based Startup Amperesand to Empower Global Electrification Through Solid State Transformers
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by Ceomag
2w ago
TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762) has announced that subsidiary TDK Ventures Inc. is investing in Amperesand and their grid infrastructure solutions powered by innovative solid-state transformer (SST) technology to deliver megawatt-scale DC charging solutions for the EV revolution. Spun out of the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU) and backed by a world-class team with decades of industry experience in power systems, Amperesand delivers critical improvements to EV charging infrastructure hardware that will support rapidly expanding electrification across fleets, consumer vehicles, p ..read more
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Higher Salary Remains Leading Reason Professionals In Mainland China Seek New Job Opportunities
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by Ceomag
2w ago
A new study has revealed that 47% of employers in Mainland China plan to increase salary offers in 2024 for certain in-demand roles. 52% of professionals are optimistic that they will receive a salary increase next year. The research, conducted by global talent services company Morgan McKinley as part of its 2024 Salary Guide, also found that 57% of organisations are maintaining current headcount, with 26% planning to increase headcount and hire new employees in the next six months. Employers in Mainland China outlined the three most important things that lead to successful recruitment as: Hav ..read more
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Minnesota Tech Startup Taps Talent in West Africa for U.S. Companies, Announces First Partnership
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by Ceomag
3w ago
Juduh, a tech startup connecting Minnesota companies and African talent, has announced a partnership with Edina-based FRSecure to develop a cybersecurity portal. It’s the first large project for Juduh, which is leading the exploration of tech talent in West Africa, starting in Ghana. “Africa’s time is now — they are a force to be reckoned with,” says Juduh Founder and CEO David Manly. “Africa is the last frontier for tech talent and innovation. As the tech industry has matured, many people have been left behind. This is a chance for companies to help address the diversity gap that exists in ..read more
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Tech Industry Employment Grows for Second Straight Month, Job Postings for Future Hiring Rebound
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by Ceomag
3w ago
Technology companies added nearly 18,000 workers in January and employer job postings for open positions recorded an impressive rebound, analysis by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry and workforce, reveals. Tech industry employment grew by an estimated 17,833 jobs, CompTIA’s analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) #JobsReport data reveals.[1] Tech companies added jobs in four of the five primary sub-sectors, paced by technology services and software development (+14,500), cloud infrastructure (+2,100) and tech manufacturing, notably semic ..read more
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AI Adoption in Finance: 83% of Executives See the Value, but Just Over Half Have Implemented AI Technology
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by Ceomag
1M ago
Finance leaders acknowledge the promise of AI yet remain slow to implement the technology, reveals Paro in a new survey of 250 C-suite executives and senior managers in the accounting and finance sectors. Research shows 83% of finance executives acknowledge the importance of artificial intelligence (AI). However, 42% have yet to implement AI technology, underscoring a contradiction: AI adoption is not keeping pace with its potential. • Close to two-thirds of finance teams partner cross-team beyond transactional support. • However, 53% of finance teams lack advanced analytical skills – a barrie ..read more
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Tech Industry Employment Increases for the Month
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by Ceomag
1M ago
Tech industry employment gains were positive for the month in contrast to several lagging measures, a continuation of the mixed signals era, according to analysis by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry and workforce. Tech industry employment experienced a net increase of 12,922 new positions, the largest monthly gain since April 2023, CompTIA’s analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) #JobsReport data reveals.¹ Jobs were added in four of the five primary sub-sectors, led by technology services and software development (+8,500) and cloud ..read more
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