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The Reckless Use of Recruitment Tech

In Insights by Gavin Fox

Reckless tech use is ruining recruitment. Companies that look for a quick win, don’t pay their due diligence and aren’t well versed in the hiring tech they use, risk destroying their talent pools. You’ll find no shortage of articles touting the AI horn for mitigating hiring bias. And it’s true that conscious use of unbiased AI can save you heaps …

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Survey: Only 17% of Irish Businesses Want Employees Back in the Office

In Insights, Ireland by Startup Network Europe

Hybrid working is here to stay. 64% of Irish businesses surveyed by people management platform, HRLocker, confirmed they planned to operate a hybrid model for the foreseeable future. 15% of Irish businesses are now remote-first and only 17% of those surveyed want their employees to return to the office full time, suggesting the novel models are working for businesses and …

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7 Ways to Donate to Ukraine

In Insights, Ukraine by Startup Network Europe

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ukraine, and you might be wondering how you can help. Below are 7 verified ways to donate to Ukraine directly. You can support humanitarian aid, help the refugees, as well as help Ukrainians who stayed home. Humanitarian Aid 1. Red Cross As the largest humanitarian network in the world, the Red Cross has been …

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How to Hire Remote Workers in Ukraine

In Insights, News, Ukraine by Startup Network Europe

Want to support the people of Ukraine? Hiring Remote Workers in Ukraine and outsourcing tasks to Freelancers in Ukraine is a very practical way to help Ukraine, in these sadly uncertain times. For more information about supporting Ukraine, including organisations to donate to and ways to influence authorities in your country, please visit this list compiled by The Kiev Hub …

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Survey: Almost Half (46%) of Employees in Ireland Want to Build Their Own Apps to Improve Work Efficiency

In Insights by Startup Network Europe

A ServiceNow survey of 500 full-time professionals across Ireland has revealed that almost half (46% ) of employees would like to build their own apps. The reasons? To improve efficiency in their role (47%), make their job easier (40%) and also achieve more with their existing resources (37%).  Low code platforms have the potential to make software development so easy …

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Coronavirus Economy: Industries that will boom during COVID-19

In Insights, Startup Stories by AdamLeave a Comment

Coronavirus Economy: While the Coronavirus Pandemic has sadly resulted in unprecedented amounts of job losses and company closures, there are signs that global lockdown might benefit some industries. Here are some obvious, and unexpected, examples: Video Conferencing Solutions Although we live in the age of information, many people are only now using teleconferencing software for the very first time. In …

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Top 14 Startup YouTube Channels

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For many Startup Entrepreneurs, YouTube is like a university. Here we list some well-known, and lesser-known, Startup YouTube Channels that cover everything from sales to marketing. Lessons from Startup Entrepreneurs: Evan Carmichael Evan Carmichael is a YouTube Channel with over two million subscribers. It is unique in that it has hundreds of videos, in which the best lessons of famous …

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Top 10 Books for Startup Entrepreneurs

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Are 10 classic books more valuable than 100 normal books? Here we summarize ten of the best books for Startup Entrepreneurs. Part 1: Books on Why Become an Entrepreneur #1. The 4-Hour Workweek What it’s about: Despite its gimmicky title, The 4-Hour Work Week is perhaps the best book ever written for first-time entrepreneurs. It deals with everything from improving …