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It’s an obvious and yet quiet truth: the Boston area offers an attractive market and city for out-of-town tech companies to expand into. This continues to happen for any number of reasons, including recruiting purposes. In a recent report by tech behemoth Dell, based off information collected by the 2015 …
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Do you find yourself working better at home? Or being more productive late into the night? Well virtual reality is set to become the future of work, and with it the end of conventional offices and working hours. From HR to training to collaboration virtual reality is predicted to be …
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  Tuglife 2 kicked off earlier this week; a series of informative talks from 50+ speakers over 4 days. On Wednesday we went along to the pop up on Bethnal Green Road to learn about understanding people, not just data. Marketers today face a challenge of becoming smarter, getting under …
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We are very excited about next week’s talks presented by Tug at their Digital Vs Real Life expo in London next week.  The digital media agency is hosting a week-long series of events and discussions on how digital media is driving real life behaviour and how to pivot digital media …
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“Teach our boys the rules of equality and respect so that when they grow up, gender equality becomes a natural way of life.” – Beyoncé Despite the equal pay act of 1963 making it illegal to pay men and women different salaries for similar work, in 2016 women are still paid …
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Employee health has a huge effect on the bottom line. In the UK the average employee has just over nine sick days per year which adds up to a total cost of £28 billion for UK companies every year. UK workers take more than four times as many days off …
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At the end of 2015 the internet exploded with headlines about the compulsory 6 hour working day that was being introduced in Sweden. And much to the internets disappointment this wasn’t exactly accurate – one study had been wildly exaggerated. Indeed in 2015 a nursing home in Gothenburg did initiate …
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Back in 2008 Stefan Sagmeister – co-founder and graphic designer at New York creative agency Sagmeister & Walsh – sparked up an interesting debate during his TED talk. Every seven years Stefan and the rest of his team take a full year off from work, and the studio shuts completely. …
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Does having single sex classes impact women’s participation in STEM subjects? Well there is evidence to support both sides of the debate, but since we live in a world where men are still earning more than women, and women often experience discrimination in the workplace, the case for girls’ schools …
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When it comes to talking about money, most of us still get quite uncomfortable. According to Salary.com, only 37% of us will actually negotiate our salaries, while the other 63% descend into some sort of panic. We tend to think we don’t have the necessary skills or feel it is …