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Scientific sector sees significant 8% spike in sick leave
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Research reveals an 8% rise in sick leave within the professional, scientific and technical activities industry in 2023, according to Access PeopleHR.
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Four-day week could become standard by 2029 – report
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One third of Singapore's workforce predicts a four-day work week to be standard by 2029, according to a recent survey.
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Over half of Aussies working digitally after hours, study finds
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New research by people2people Recruitment reveals that over half of employees feel pressure to work digitally outside regular hours, a trend that threatens work-life balance.
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AI can empower women & increase work-life balance, says Microsoft director
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) could tackle female workplace challenges like burnout, and lack of professional development, according to Microsoft NZ's Emma Barrett.
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IWD 2024: Why we need to see more female leaders in Web3
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Ahead of IWD 2024, addressing gender disparity in Web3 is essential, with 94% of crypto executive roles held by men and the gender pay gap in the UK financial sector at 23.3%.
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IWD 2024: Building a more equitable leadership pipeline
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Despite highest recorded representation at C-suite, efforts fall short at the middle management level, exposing need for an enduring and equitable diversity inclusion and belonging leadership pipeline.
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IWD 2024: Harmony & flexibility: A blueprint for female leadership in fintech
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Amid a growing need for work-life balance, female leaders in fintech are ushering in a new approach, centred on harmony and flexibility, leading to more sustainable, inclusive, and creative workplaces.
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Change fatigue risk to finance employee performance, warns Gartner
Tue, 27th Feb 2024
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'Change fatigue', a risk to employee performance, is on the rise amongst finance staff, warns global research firm Gartner, emphasising disruptions over volume as the primary cause.
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Fortra unveils 2024 cybersecurity landscape report
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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Fortra's 2024 State of Cybersecurity Survey signals phishing, malware, and accidental data loss as imminent security threats.
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AI could alleviate rising Australian burnout rates
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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AI could curb Australia's rising burnout rates and boost workforce productivity, according to new research from HubSpot.
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Young UK finance professionals under stress, consider leaving industry
Thu, 19th Oct 2023
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Nearly 40% of young UK finance professionals have taken stress leave, with over half considering leaving the sector.
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Business leaders advocate for Men's mental health reforms at work
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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Business leaders and psychologists in Australia discuss the urgent need to improve men's mental health and challenge workplace stigmas.
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Rapid7 enhances MDR service with advanced endpoint prevention and forensic capabilities
Tue, 3rd Oct 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
Rapid7 enhances its Managed Detection and Response service with new endpoint prevention and forensics capabilities.
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The rise of CISO stress: Recognising and reconciling the threat of litigation for CISOs
Fri, 22nd Sep 2023
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it professionals
As the economy shifts further towards a digital-first mindset, CISOs have found themselves increasingly impacted on a personal level.
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How to combat burnout among payroll professionals
Wed, 6th Sep 2023
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payroll systems
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In the face of escalating complications and the need to continuously adapt, payroll professionals are increasingly experiencing burnout.
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How to promote and achieve sustainable productivity
Tue, 4th Apr 2023
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The pure pursuit of productivity has often come at a cost to employees and companies. Enter sustainable productivity, a better way to do productivity.
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IWD 2023: How to support women through hybrid working
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Post-pandemic, women are leaving the workplace at the highest rate ever witnessed. The key to retaining female talent? Hybrid working.
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Employee burnout greatest fear for cyber security professionals
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
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Data security is critical to building an effective cyber security strategy, according to more than 60 % of polled organisations.
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How to create high performance tech teams
Thu, 25th Nov 2021
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tech teams
Workplaces prepare for 'Great Resignation' as employees leave roles. Retention schemes are being boosted to combat the trend.
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Game review: Burnout Paradise Remastered (Switch)
Tue, 7th Jul 2020
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Criterion’s Burnout Paradise gets yet another re-release, this time for the Nintendo Switch with Burnout Paradise Remastered.
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EA Games returns to Paradise City
Tue, 20th Mar 2018
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Burnout Paradise revs back: Remastered classic hits Xbox One, now in striking 4K at 60fps.
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Longer hours for hard-working employees
Thu, 20th Dec 2012
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Over a third of UK employees working over 51 hours per week, risking burnout, according to consultant firm Hudson.