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Why Progressive Web Apps Are The Future Of Web Development

Photo by Rami Al-zayat on Unsplash“The key is to embrace disruption and change early. Don’t react to it decades later. You can’t fight …

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Exclusive footage of Centennials in the wild

We go on the hunt for Centennials and discover their natural habitat and what it takes to attract them to your business.<p>Centennials are young, …

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A Pinterest Progressive Web App Performance Case Study

Pinterest’s new mobile web experience is a Progressive Web App. In this post we’ll cover some of their work to load fast on mobile hardware by …

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The generation game: how to win with Centennials

Are you ready to win the hearts of the new, digital-first, value-focused and brand-disloyal generation?<p>Just when you thought you’d successfully …

Getting to Grips with the Challenge of T-Level Work Placements

Since the beginning of the year, we’ve been doing a lot of work around T-Levels, much of which has focused on demonstrating how the routes can be …

Skills minister: T levels 'a once-in-a-generation' opportunity to boost technical education

Since my appointment as the skills and apprenticeships minister, it’s been great to meet young people and education providers across the country. I …

First T levels subjects announced

Education secretary Justine Greening will today announce the first three new T levels. According to the government’s T-level Action Plan, published …

Balfour Beatty attacks industry training board in row over skills shortage

One of Britain’s biggest construction companies has launched a scathing attack on the industry’s main training body and is threatening to cut off financial support in a row over its effectiveness.<p>Balfour Beatty chief executive Leo Quinn said he is poised to protest against an annual levy the …

Governance

Schools promotion of engineering ineffective and wasteful says study

"The lack of engineers in positions of influence in society is mirrored by a lack of understanding of the importance of engineering and the role …

Education

Britain's skills gap crisis is costing businesses more than £2bn a year

The skills gap is costing British businesses approximately £2bn a year in recruitment costs and higher salaries, new research from the Open …

Apple signals it's willing to let next-gen web apps compete with iOS apps

Service Workers land in WebKit, clearing way for better in-browser applications<b>Analysis</b> About a week after Philadelphia-based web developer Greg …

Nextgen

Closing the books on Microsoft’s Windows Phone

Android and iOS are the last major smartphone platforms standing.<p>Reports of Microsoft’s smartphone demise have been ... pretty much on point.<p>Last week, the company announced it was ending support for Windows Phone 8.1, the latest in a series of moves marking the end of the Windows Phone. These have …

Windows Phone

Skills shortages cost businesses more than £2 billion, says Open University

Severe skills shortages in the UK cost businesses more than £2 billion in higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staff...The post Skills …

Human Resources

Apprenticeships: it's time to focus on quality not quantity

The government has renewed its commitment to the skills strategy, but it will only be successful if better partnerships are formed with industry<p>Blink and you could have missed it, but amid the fanfare of the post-general election Queen’s speech, the government renewed its commitment to “ensuring …

Employee Engagement

Skills shortage costs British businesses £2bn a year, survey finds

Open University says firms pay extra for recruitment, temps and inflating salaries and advises them to train their staff<p>Skills shortages in Britain are costing businesses more than £2bn a year in higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staffing bills, according to research by the Open …

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Iconic men's mag player & ladies man Hugh Hefner has passed away. Rumours he took one too many Viagra pills quashed.<p>Posted 17 hours …

Skills mismatch needs better vocational routes in UK – CIPD

There is a growing danger of the ‘graduatisation’ of the labour market, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and …

Only 1% of students influenced most by careers advice

Poor careers advice is leading to a quarter of young further education students leaving school without a clear career plan, according to a new …

Zuckerberg Says Facebook Is "Going to Become Video First"

Facebook is preparing to become an online video juggernaut.<p>By on<p>Facebook has a message for its users: get ready to watch endless streams of video in …

Google’s New Index is Putting Mobile First

This Could Change Everything<p>Google’s been experimenting with rewarding mobile-friendly content for some time, but their new methodology will soon be …

Progressive Web Apps - What You Need to Know

Progressive web apps are currently changing the web as we know it. Learn more about it<p>Progressive web apps are a somewhat new and emerging concept, …

Progressive web apps: The mobile future?

Agencies that can’t afford to pay a developer to build and maintain an app may want to consider progressive web apps, which offer advantages over …

Marketing To Gen Y & Gen Z - Dos, Don'ts & Important Tips

When marketing to millennials & gen Z, how do you speak in their own language? Here's all you need to know about marketing to different generations!

Chaotic careers education harms economy, says Ofsted

<b>Chaotic careers education in England's schools could jeopardise the UK's future economic prosperity, says education watchdog Ofsted.</b><p>Lack of an "overarching government strategy" means a generation is leaving school unready for work, it argues.<p>The UK's post-Brexit success depends on harnessing …

Economy

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38 Mobile Marketing Statistics to Help You Plan for 2018

Optimizing for mobile (if not creating a dedicated mobile marketing strategy) is something you should've done by now, but if you haven't, it needs to …

Mobile Marketing

School-leavers 'lack essential workplace skills'

<b>You're 18 and leaving education, the world of work is at your feet.</b><p>Or is it? Not so, according to the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).<p>A survey by the business group has found eight out of 10 British school-leavers "lack essential business skills" such as numeracy.<p>More than 80% …

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Government 'must act to improve careers provision'

<b>Ministers have been accused of "burying their heads in the sand" over the poor state of careers education and advice for teenagers in England's schools.</b><p>The House of Commons Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy calls on the government to publish a "long-promised" strategy for …

Career Development

Why Generation Z will change the world

By Brian Sheridan on May 25, 2016<br>Tagged in design thinking, psychology, ux research, creativity<p>"I've come up with a set of rules that describe our …

Millennials

What are the 21st-century skills every student needs?

The gap between the skills people learn and the skills people need is becoming more obvious, as traditional learning falls short of equipping …

Emotions