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Thursday
Nov102016

Tech Trends of 2016: Well-Being as an Investment

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Employee well-being is a wise investment in a company’s most valuable asset—its people. Data shows that happy employees are more productive, engaged, healthier and less likely to miss work. With today’s increasingly complex and rapidly changing work environment, what were once regarded as employee perks have become essential to a company’s culture, influencing how offices are designed and planned.

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Thursday
Nov102016

How Financial Services Can Recruit the Hottest Tech Talent

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Editor's Note: This post is part of a series on the state of the financial services industry.

As financial service firms evolve and compete in today’s global, digital market, the investment in technology talent has become increasingly important. Technology has become a more significant cost percentage of the business, as well as a growing segment of the financial service population. These tech workers are not just IT professionals, they’re digital innovators developing strategies and tools, creative entrepreneurs building mobile platforms, and social media and brand strategists. In other words, they are the hottest talent to recruit in any industry.

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Tuesday
Nov082016

Tech Trends of 2016: Leaving a Local Fingerprint

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Tech companies are making a conscious effort to create more personal and meaningful ties to the communities they serve, are a part of, and recruit from. For many companies, the focus has shifted from their global ‘footprint’ to their local ‘fingerprint’ (the specific impacts that can be made within their own communities) proving that, when aligned in the right way, business and community aren’t mutually exclusive.

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Tuesday
Nov082016

Tech Trends of 2016: Engaging Through Art

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As companies seek to define their work culture, participatory art can be used to invite employees and visitors to create their own experiences. Forward-looking companies are finding ways to use space as a lever for expressing organizational culture and values, which can be key to developing a strong brand statement and recruiting top talent.

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Monday
Oct032016

Tech Trends of 2016: Campus Co-Working 

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Tech firms are playing a significant role in changing the way we work. Tech and start-up culture has long recognized the benefits of co-working spaces and their relationship to fostering innovation. Now, more traditional industries, including media, healthcare and finance, are recognizing this modern work style’s appeal: serendipitous encounters, community, the free exchange of advice/ideas and shared purpose.

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