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Why your company should subscribe to podcasting

One popular, inexpensive, and easy communications medium can solve a breathtaking range of remote-work problems.

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What is digital employee experience? A key worker retention tool

DEX software can help companies improve the technology their workers use every day, which in turn helps with employee retention.

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Q&A: Chase CIO details what entry-level job-seekers need to succeed in Fintech

IT jobs at financial services and tech companies are among the most highly sought-after by new college graduates with STEM degrees. Chase CIO Gill Haus said he hires from a variety of educational backgrounds — traditional...

Considering a website redesign? Why not do it in public?

The rebirth of ADA.gov offers a real-time glimpse into how language and modern interface constructs can transform a visitor’s experience

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7 ways to keep remote and hybrid teams connected

A downside to remote and hybrid work environments is fewer opportunities for informal interactions with co-workers. Here’s how company leaders can create a sense of connection among employees.

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Zuckerberg, Musk and how to mitigate bad executive decisions

When corporate leaders make bad decisions, it’s time to turn to employee metrics to try to ameliorate the damage.

When it comes to building customer trust, service trumps sustainability

New PwC data documents a disconnect between customer and executive perceptions of what makes a business trustworthy

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Q&A: Schneider Electric's North American CIO on how her company attracts, retains talent

Schneider Electric, a Fortune Global 500 company that specializes in digital automation and energy management, has created multiple programs to attract and retain employees — especially millennial and Gen Z workers.

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Low-code development becoming business skill ‘table stakes’

With a dearth of tech talent that's forecast to become more severe in the next few years, the ability to create business apps using low-code and no-code tools is quickly becoming an expected skill set for non-tech business workers.

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IT and the Great Resignation

The ongoing talent upheaval affecting almost every industry isn't just an HR problem. IT has an important role to play, too.

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Hiring across borders is tough. Global HR startups aim to help

Remote work opens up a global talent pool, but it can be tricky to hire workers in other countries. A new breed of global hiring firms wants to take the pain out of the process with user-friendly cloud platforms.

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Worried about burnout? Few enterprises are set up to fight the real causes

C-level execs argue a fine game about caring about their employees — but those platitudes somehow never make it into the HR meetings about bonus benchmarks.

Now open for entries: Best Places to Work in IT 2022

Nominate your organization for Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT.

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Q&A: Four business leaders on their 4-day workweek pilot plans

Seventy small businesses in the UK are now trying out a four-day workweek as part of a six-month trial coordinated by the non-profit 4 Day Week Global and think tank Autonomy. Leaders at four of the firms explain what they're doing...

Will COVID's legacy be a healthier workplace?

If there's any silver lining to disasters, it's that they can quickly change rules and behaviors in ways that save many more lives over the long term. It's the same with COVID.

Can a four-day-a-week workweek really work?

It's been talked about for ages. And now, with the biggest pilot ever starting in the U.K., we're going to find out whether a four-day workweek actually, uh, works!

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Why young tech workers leave — and what you can do to keep them

Employers should not expect younger workers to remain with them for their entire careers. But good practices can retain employees for many more years than companies that ignore key metrics for employee retention.

Why Elon Musk's back-to-office mandate will backfire

The Tesla CEO decreed that all employees need to work in the office — or else. He will change his mind.

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How AI can give companies a DEI boost

Artificial intelligence has a spotty past when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion, but more carefully crafted tools can point out, rather than perpetuate, bias in the workplace.

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