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Are multi-hyphenate roles the way forward post-Covid?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2020
The lowdown on the launch of Hyfenate, a new platform with a focus on multi-hypenate roles and a new way of job matching An interesting new platform has just launched for those looking for the next step in their career. The platform, Hyfenate, is at the forefront of defining a new career model centred on multipotentialites, meaning someone who might be a web developer-graphic designer as well a...
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VC Firm Talis Capital critique Rishi Sunak's Job Support Scheme

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th September 2020
Vasile Foca, co-founder and managing partner at Talis Capital outlines why the Chancellor's measures are not enough to tackle the skills deficit and social security issues... Yesterday Rishi Sunak unveiled further details of the UK government’s 'job support scheme’ to support workers’ wages throughout the pandemic, however many feel that it is not enough. Vasile Foca, co-founder...
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Research reveals that one-third of British SMEs lost clients due to poor people skills

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th February 2020
People skills really matter to business - as this latest survey shows... Interesting findings announced from a survey undertaken by Tempo, an end-to-end hiring platform trusted by Monzo, Bulb and Starling Bank, indicating the negative impact that shoddy interpersonal skills can have on a fast-growing business.The survey which is part of Tempo’s new ‘Master of More’ campaign has ...
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In 2020 let’s focus on releasing EdTech from its shackles

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th November 2019
Ricky Doyle, skills-development evangelist and co-founder of Practice Lab suggests our focus for 2020 should be for teachers, education leaders, government and EdTech companies to consider what the long-term vision for our education system should be.  A couple of years ago I was asked how the classroom of the future might look. I had a vision of students having the ability to enter a virtual...
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The key personalities and soft skills you need on your initial start-up team

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th October 2019
Not having the right team is a common reason why startups fail. Read this advice from startup specialist law firm Harper James Solicitors for some of the key personalities and soft skills you'll need in your initial start-up team... When you look at the why startups fail, not having the right team is the third most common reason. It’s vital to select the right team of people who are re...
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The Rise of Automation is a necessity not a choice

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st May 2019
Here, Chris Unwin, CEO at LAC Conveyors and Automation explains how these developments in technology can be used to address the skills and labour shortage across a number of sectors.Automation has received mixed reviews from businesses in recent times; often depending on the type of organisation you are speaking to and the level of seniority of the individual being questioned. For some ...
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Key Attributes of an Entrepreneur & What to Do If You Have an Area That’s Lacking?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd July 2018
When you’re thinking about being an entrepreneur and you’re wondering who you need to be to find success, there are some key attributes that are useful. Some are things you should learn before you start whereas others you can grow into over some time. Certainly, being a good communicator and being more assertive help to get your point across well and to speak up where necessary. Let&r...
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General Assembly to be aquired by The Adecco Group

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th April 2018
The Adecco Group (think HR and Recruitment solutions) have announced a definitive agreement to acquire General Assembly (think education and career transformation) for $412.5m. The acquisition aims to position the Adecco Group as a leader in the fast-growing up-/re-skilling segment, complementing it's existing solutions and creating significant synergies in Talent Development & Career Tr...
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Global Digital Week to address the digital skills gap

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th April 2018
The first Global Digital Week, happening 23rd-29th April, will take place in more than 7 different countries, promoting tech & digital skills. Apparently more than 40% of all jobs are likely to be automated by 2030.  Step forward the first Global Digital Week, happening 23rd-29th April, an initiative run by GDW is a UK- based, Community Interest Company, found by University of Leeds gra...
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3 Career-Boosting Skills That Anyone Can Learn

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th February 2018
Learning a new skill is an excellent exercise in self-improvement. The internet has now made it possible for anyone to learn just about anything that they put their mind to. There are a myriad of skills and knowledge out there, just waiting for you to take the initiative and look them up. Not only will learning new skills help you with your self-confidence and give you something positive to focus ...
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