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Inclusivity and equality in the workplace: An interview with Laila Billberg

Inclusivity and equality in the workplace: An interview with Laila Billberg

ACT General Manager Laila Billberg In recognition of International Women’s Day in 2021, we recently interviewed our ACT General Manager Laila Billberg to gain some insights into what equality and inclusivity means to her, as well as her journey to leadership at Ignite. What is your view on..

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The IT Skills Gap: Expectation vs Reality

The IT Skills Gap: Expectation vs Reality

On the one hand you’ve got what an organisation needs or wants their employees to do. On the other you’ve got what the employees are in fact capable of doing. Sometimes the two will align perfectly. At others time they won’t, forcing the organisation to track down workers who are capable of..

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Is Productivity Low? How You Can Boost Your Government Team’s Motivation

Is Productivity Low? How You Can Boost Your Government Team’s Motivation

Public sector leaders face an inherent juxtaposition in their roles. Despite having a direct impact on people’s lives (think health, policing, courts system, etc.) and the broader community, research suggests government workers are more difficult to motivate than their private sector counterparts...

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Ignite Announces Tim Moran as New CEO

Ignite Announces Tim Moran as New CEO

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Moran as Ignite's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Tim is a highly experienced industry leader with extensive recruitment experience across permanent and contract recruitment in STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and f..

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How to manage employee engagement during times of crisis

How to manage employee engagement during times of crisis

Employee engagement is the emotional commitment an employee has to their organisation. It is correlated with higher productivity, a happier workplace, greater staff retention and superior profitability. An engaged employees take more pride in their work, goes over and above in their role, becomes an..

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5 Ways You Can Ensure You Hire the Right Person, Not the Best Person

5 Ways You Can Ensure You Hire the Right Person, Not the Best Person

You’re looking to fill an open position, and it’s currently a race between two. There’s John, the candidate with the impeccable resume, who had a silky-smooth answer to every interview question you fired his way. Then there’s Jennifer, who didn’t tick as many boxes on paper, and who, despi..

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