The various disciplines that sit within the IT Architect framework are going through a period of high demand. With this in mind Alopex Search are putting together a detailed report into how IT Architects currently feel about their career prospects, salary and benefit packages along with their own insights into how the next 12 months will potentially pan out for the sector.
Our ‘Industry Insights’ report aims to become an extremely valuable tool for employers and candidates alike. This is the first edition and we set out to answer a number of questions that employee’s face.
The report will be published on Wednesday June 1st and if you wish to take part in the survey you [...]
With advances in artificial intelligence and robotics the future of work is going to change significantly. While these advances will create new jobs there will be significant job losses that will very likely create social unrest if these challenges are not addressed in a meaningful way. The idea that we will be driving cars in 10 years time appears to sound less and less ludicrous when you look at how car makers are beginning to look at self driving electric vehicles.
Indeed the first industry sector that will suffer from mass unemployment will be the transport sector caused by self driving cars. There is no doubt that there will be great benefits by eliminating road traffic [...]
A raft of new technologies look set to provide a greener future for the oil and gas industry.
Earlier this year, the UN’s climate chief, Christiana Figueres, (pictured) urged the oil and gas industry to work towards a green, low-carbon future.
An “urgent transformation” to greener production was called for, with Ms Figueres telling the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association that the time for “experimentation, for marginal changes and for conditional response is now over”.
Firms should look at ways in which they can lower methane leaks and work on carbon capture and storage investment in order to help limit their impact on [...]
“2015 was a strong year for the economy, with CEO’s looking to continue rebuilding and expanding in 2016 there is a focus on the quality of hires over quantity. They will look to their HR teams to use the latest technology to source sought after talent,” says Dan Gallagher, founder of Alopex Search believe that there will be three key trends in 2015 that will shape the talent acquisition landscape; these are;
1) Growth of mobile applications. 2) Big data allows the development of niche talent pools. 3) Social media and employment brands.
Growth of mobile applications Recruiting candidates via mobile apps will become the new ‘norm’. As the [...]
HR departments across the globe will face five key challenges in the near future; managing talent, managing demographics, implementing a learning environment, managing a healthy work-life balance and managing change.
Of key interest to Alopex Search is how we can help organisations manage and attract talent.
As we are all aware talent shortages are no longer on the horizon but have arrived and are causing organisations untold challenges. I’m sure a lot of companies have critical action plans to call upon when the need to go to market arises however we think it will take a bit more planning and awareness of what skills are in demand in order to stay one step ahead of [...]
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