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How to Benchmark Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business

How to Benchmark Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business

Humans seek comfort in what they know. We tend to avoid the different and strange, gravitating instead towards familiarity. Sure, we think to ourselves, change might be for the better, but it could also be for the worse. Better the devil you know. This force of habit isn’t great for an organisa..

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Ignite’s Candidate Meetups: Are you job ready?

Ignite’s Candidate Meetups: Are you job ready?

At Ignite, supporting our candidates by optimising their experience is one of our key priorities. Not only do we connect talent with fantastic employers and job opportunities, we also ensure they are equipped with the skills, knowledge and tools to thrive in their respective careers. One way we do t..

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The Four Hats: The Diverse New Job Description of the CFO

The Four Hats: The Diverse New Job Description of the CFO

“Cut costs, but also grow revenue, while keeping everything perfectly stable.” Most will assume the role of a Chief Financial Officer is a challenging one – they are an integral part of the C-suite, after all – but few realise exactly how challenging. Today the scrutiny on CFOs is argu..

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“I’m Okay”: How to Find Out How Your Team Is Really Feeling

“I’m Okay”: How to Find Out How Your Team Is Really Feeling

I’m okay. Societal convention says that the answer to the question ‘how are you?’ is always two words and in the affirmative; acceptable answers include ‘going great!’, ‘yeah good’ and ‘I’m okay’. Whether out of politeness, indoctrination or just not wanting to cause a fuss..

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How to Attract the Best IT Talent (Even When They’re Not Looking For A Job Right Now)

How to Attract the Best IT Talent (Even When They’re Not Looking For A Job Right Now)

An odd year has birthed an odd IT talent market - one with fewer candidates than usual and in which recruiting budgets are strained. Trying to rebound during what is now officially a recession, businesses find themselves in a difficult spot: they need to invest in recruiting that rare top talent, bu..

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The 5 Golden Rules of Remote Team Management

The 5 Golden Rules of Remote Team Management

“Woke up, fell out of bed, dragged a comb across my head. Found my way downstairs and drank a cup, and looking up I noticed I was late. Found my coat and grabbed my hat, made the bus in seconds flat. Made my way upstairs and had a smoke, and everybody spoke and I went into a dream…” ..

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