Why are more companies hiring freelancers in 2024?
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by Lucy
4d ago
Why are more companies hiring freelancers in 2024? According to the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK), the number of freelancers in the Netherlands has increased by 85% over the past decade, indicating a major trend towards freelance hiring by companies. Today, the Netherlands is home to 1.6 million freelancers! This increase in freelance workers is not surprising, considering the many benefits it brings to businesses. Below, we outline the top reasons why the freelance model is working so well for many of our clients. 1- Larger Talent Pool With the rise of remote work, more professionals hav ..read more
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Where Money Meets Innovation: Money20/20 Europe’s ‘Human X Machine’ in Amsterdam, June 4-6
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by Lucy
3w ago
Amsterdam will host the premier fintech event of the year, Money20/20 Europe, from the 4th to the 6th of June. As the world’s leading platform where important financial discussions happen and transformative decisions are made, this event promises a powerful gathering of financial and tech industry leaders. A Top-Notch Lineup Under the theme ‘Human X Machine’, the 2024 edition of Money20/20 Europe is set to explore the complex dance between human creativity and machine intelligence. The event will feature more than 350 speakers, including industry icons from top-tier banks like Deutsche Ba ..read more
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The Inaugural Money20/20 Asia in Bangkok Concludes Three Days of Incredible Fintech Conversations, Networking, and Industry Deal Making 
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by Lucy
1M ago
Bangkok, Thailand, April 20-2024- Money20/20, the world’s leading fintech show and the place where money does business, concluded three industry-changing days of fintech conversations, networking and impactful industry nights on April 23rd- 25th at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) in Bangkok, Thailand.  The show welcomed more than 3000 attendees and more than 200 journalists. The attendees traveled from 87 countries including 24 countries in APAC. Over 250 industry leading speakers from all across Asia shared four incredible stages. 45% of those speaking were female ex ..read more
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5 Key Insights for Success in High-Growth Startups: Lessons from Andrius Bičeika from Revolut
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by Lucy
3M ago
Earlier last year, we had the pleasure of hosting Andrius Bičeika from Revolut on In Check with Fintech. Throughout the episode, Andrius not only spoke about his experience at Revolut, but also shared a wealth of insights into navigating the world of high-growth startups. Here are some of the key takeaways from the podcast episode that can serve as guiding principles for anyone embarking on a career in such environments. 1- Embrace Change  Throughout the episode, Andrius emphasizes the importance of embracing change and being open to evolving career paths. Advocating for a dynamic approac ..read more
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Money20/20 ASIA Unveils Stellar Lineup: Over 120 Speakers and Industry Experts Confirmed
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by Lucy
4M ago
Bangkok, Thailand- 1/31/2024 – Money20/20, the world’s leading fintech show and the place where money does business, announces that over 120 speakers are confirmed and will be taking the stage at Money20/20 ASIA, held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) in Bangkok on April 23-25th. Money20/20 ASIA’s three themes—Integration, Virtualisation, and Eastward Expansion—explore the future of finance, celebrating innovation in Southeast Asia. With four incredible stages and speakers from 15 APAC countries, the show invites exploration of trends, success stories, and investment stra ..read more
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2024 Look Ahead: The Year of Collaboration, PX & Growth
PCN Blog
by Lucy
5M ago
Mpe conference interviewed industry experts to learn what’s next in the merchant payments ecosystem (mpe) in 2024.  Experts predict that “Collaboration” is the new name of the game, and winners will be those who focus on payment experience (PX) and VAS-related payments. Let’s dive deep into what the experts said: Ugne Buraciene, CEO, payable: “It’s evident that we are transitioning towards a collaborative marketplace ecosystem. In this evolving landscape, companies that excel are those capable of adapting and collaborating seamlessly with various parties, even those they may have previous ..read more
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Hiring for Incident Response in Cybersecurity 
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by Piril
6M ago
In 2024, cyberattacks are inevitable but also stoppable. As the cybersecurity teams of government institutions, companies, and other organizations constantly create innovative solutions to prevent and reduce the impact of cyber threats, hackers are also working on finding better ways to attack. In this vicious cycle of cyber attacks, the resilience of institutions gains importance progressively, where incident response professionals play a significant role. Incident response is how a company deals with a data breach or cyberattack. It’s all about quickly spotting the attack, lessening its impa ..read more
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Unlock Your Career: Top 5 In-demand Cybersecurity Jobs in 2024
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by Piril
7M ago
What will the cybersecurity industry look like in 2024?  The Cybersecurity industry is expected to continue to grow significantly in 2024. According to Gartner Inc’s forecasting report, worldwide end-user spending on security and risk management is projected to total $215 billion in 2024, an increase of 14.3% from 2023. In 2023, global security and risk management end-user spending is estimated to reach $188.1 billion.  Despite the industry boom, the talent shortage still appears as one of the most important struggles for the companies. If you’re a cybersecurity professional or consi ..read more
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TRUSTECH, the global event for innovative payments and identification solutions, promises an outstanding edition for 2023
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by Lucy
8M ago
 TRUSTECH 2023 will play host to professionals from around the world who work in the card, payment and identification sector. With more than 6,500 visitors expected – 70% of them international, from 92 countries – this 39th edition of the annual event should be an excellent one.  Over the course of three days revolving around a multitude of innovative solutions designed to enhance the security of digital transactions and protect sensitive data, TRUSTECH will deliver a high-level content cycle aimed at resolving all the emerging issues facing new payment options. 70 conferences will b ..read more
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5 Key Cybersecurity trends to watch in 2024
PCN Blog
by Piril
8M ago
Cybersecurity has become a strategic priority for individuals, organizations, and governments. Increasing concerns about data privacy and a surge in cyberattacks are elevating the importance of this industry. In fact, global spending by end-users on security and risk management is projected to reach $215 billion by 2024, reflecting a 14.3% growth from 2023. In this article, we’ve compiled the top 5 cybersecurity trends to watch in 2024 to help you stay updated with the industry’s rapid developments. Just as artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing various business and tech sectors, it’s ..read more
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