Nov16

Why Women Need Tech and Tech Need Women

Why Women Need Tech and Tech Need Women

Only 17% of people in technology careers are female. For example, the oh so familiar smartphone giants Apple, have a technology workforce that is only made up of 23% females.

Nov06

Remember, remember, your Password

Written by // Beth Categories // Digital Technology Centre

Remember, remember, your Password

One of the most important things to remember when keeping your electronic documents safe, is to keep your password private and make sure it’s a difficult one for anyone else to guess.

Nov06
Nov01

Three Life-Changing Future Technologies

Three Life-Changing Future Technologies

The advancing world of technology continues to change our everyday lives. Dreams, driving and school at home.

Watching your dreams

Have you ever wanted to watch one of your dreams back? What if you could revisit meeting your favourite celebrity? We forget 90% of our dreams. You can now sleep in an MRI machine and have your dreams recorded then later reconstructed to watch back. So, in theory, in the future you will be able to record your dreams and watch them.

Oct22

Why are young adults spending more than six hours a day stressed out?

Why are young adults spending more than six hours a day stressed out?

Weighing up your options after leaving school can be demanding and strenuous for young people. It’s been found that students who join university and college aren’t enjoying it as often don’t explore their options. 

Oct18

Should I Train My Staff?

Should I Train My Staff?

The value of staff training is conveyed through statistics that found only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged and 40% of employees with poor training leave their jobs within the first year. Keeping empolyees engaged and nurturing their skills is vital to benefit your business by making them highly capable. Upskilling and keeping emplyees content will turn over more profit. Companies that invest in employee training enjoy 24% higher profit margin versus companies who don’t.

Sep07

Cyber security is an issue for all staff

A recent report by the British Standards Institute (BSI) found that 77 per cent of public sector organisations had experienced cyber security breaches, 32 per cent were caused by staff errors.Their conclusion - that staff needed training and education on cyber security issues and prevention.

Sep05

LinkedIn and the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

People often ask how LinkedIn can be used to connect to the right business they need to be communicating with. They wrestle with how focused they need to be, who they should add or should they be accepting connection requests from strangers.

Sep05

Should we post company content on our personal social media?

Many people have been asked by their employers in the past to support the company via social media. While I think this is a reasonable request on principle it becomes tricky when you’re dealing with peoples personal Facebook accounts that have pictures of their children on or private content. These can be hidden by privacy settings but then you find yourself having to impose rules on employees that start to fall very squarely in the realms of their personal lives.

Sep05

How do I know my business social media is working?

How do I know my business social media is working?

Many small businesses have opted to run their own social media campaigns because of the costs of outsourcing simply isn’t warranted by the size of the company. The problem many of them face is, how to know if what they are doing is being effective.

 

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