Tag Archives: Articles

10May/22

Allegis Global Solutions Launches The Universal Workforce Model With a New Book

Allegis Global Solutions (AGS), the leading provider of global workforce solutions, announces the publication of a new book for business, human resources (HR) and procurement leaders that takes them on a journey to harmonized workforce strategy and management. “The Universal Workforce Model™: An Outcome-First Guide to Getting Work Done” discusses three transformational yet complementary concepts – the Workforce Business Partner, Task-Based Workforce Design and the Intelligent Workforce Platform – that integrate with an advocacy for understanding business tasks and outcomes to define a new workforce strategy framework. The book lays out why organizations must challenge current models for acquiring and accessing talent now and what steps they can take to create an agile business fit to thrive in the new world of work. Continue reading

04May/22

Black Buffalo 3D and MAPEI Announce Complete 3D Construction Printing Solution with Launch of Planitop® 3D Construction Ink

Black Buffalo 3D Corporation—a leading provider of large-scale 3D construction printers—and MAPEI Corporation—a leading construction materials provider for the building industry—have announced a strategic research, development, and manufacturing partnership for the 3D construction printing industry. Their first collaboration—Planitop 3D—is made to work with NEXCON 3D Construction printers for better performance at a fraction of the cost of existing building materials. The combination of equipment and materials will be utilized in the recently announced 200 home community being printed by Alquist 3D in Pulaski, VA. Continue reading

04May/22

LifePack Campaign Named Finalist in Media & Entertainment Category of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards

The winners of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring clean technology, innovative corporate initiatives, brave new designs for cities and buildings, and other creative works that are supporting the growth of positive social innovation, tackling social inequality, climate change, and public health crises. Continue reading

02May/22

How colonialism is a major cause of domestic abuse against women around the world

Jenevieve Mannell, UCL

One in three women around the world will experience violence from an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime. That is a shocking figure. Even more shocking, though, is the fact that, in 23 countries – from the Americas and Africa to Asia and the Pacific – it is more like two in three women.

Continue reading

29Apr/22

New White Paper on the Future of Remote Work announces the Rise of the Intelligent Talent Cloud

Turing, an AI-powered, international platform that connects software developers with high quality, long-term, remote U.S. jobs, was recognized today as a leader of the Intelligent Talent Cloud in a commissioned white paper researched and written by Zinnov, a leading global management and strategy consulting firm. The report examines the “Talent Cloud,” a newly defined category of companies providing disruptive solutions to solve the increase in demand for digital talent and the change in employee preferences towards remote work. Continue reading

25Apr/22

Cold showers: a scientist explains if they are as good for you as Wim Hof (the ‘Iceman’) suggests

Lindsay Bottoms, University of Hertfordshire

Anyone watching the BBC programme Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof may be starting to wonder whether there really “power in the cold shower” as extreme athlete Hof claims. Hof, who set a Guinness World Record for swimming under ice, says that a “cold shower a day keeps the doctor away” by decreasing stress and increasing energy levels.

Continue reading

23Apr/22

Sendle’s “The Grizzly Truth” Earth Day Installation Underscores Environmental Cost of Online Shopping

Sendle, a Certified B Corp and the 100% carbon neutral shipping carrier for small businesses, today unveiled a 10-foot installation of a grizzly bear by Canadian artist, Laurence Vallières, at Lake Union Park to mark Earth Day. The sculpture is constructed of recycled cardboard boxes and highlights the environmental impact of the 165 billion packages shipped in the US each year. Continue reading

22Apr/22

Hiring friends and family might actually be good for business – new research

Sheheryar Banuri, University of East Anglia

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta/Facebook, recently remarked in a podcast interview that when it came to hiring new staff, his preference was people whose “values aligned in the things that you care about”. This, he said, was akin to “choosing a friend or a life partner”. He went on to state that many young people were too “objective-focused” and “not focused enough on connections and … people”.

Continue reading

Build an advanced store locator in minutes

You can quickly add your stores to a Google map and toggle which features to include in your store locator, with just a few clicks:

• Suggest user’s address while they type, to quickly find the closest store with
Autocomplete
• Rank stores by closest distance and ETA with Distance Matrix
• Integrate routes, traffic estimates, and store directions with Directions
• Add hours of operation, contact info, photos, reviews and more with Place Details
This means you can show your customers an interactive, helpful list of nearby business locations with rich details such as services, hours, ratings and photos and drive more visits to your locations starting today. Try it for free

18Apr/22

BSV Blockchain Launches Its Online Study Platform on CSDN

Last November saw BSV blockchain and Shanghai Keyi Technology Co., Ltd. (“Keyi Tech”) partner with CSDN to launch the CSDN Blockchain Engineer Qualification Programme, which is the very first BSV education and certification programme launched in China and the first-ever certification programme with a focus on development skills applied in the blockchain realm across the entire system of CSDN software engineer competence certifications. The programme is dedicated to establishing new standards for blockchain technology specialists and promoting the positive evolution of the blockchain industry and the talent pool. Continue reading