May 2024

Unveiling the Hidden Power of Sentiment Analysis in Enhancing Cybersecurity

Explore how sentiment analysis, a cutting-edge natural language processing technique, is transforming the cybersecurity landscape by providing deeper insights into potential threats and enhancing organisational defence strategies.

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April 2024

AI and Broadcasting: The BBC's Bold Stride into Transformative Education

The BBC is making a landmark investment to revolutionise its educational offerings with AI, promising a future where learning is personalised and interactive. Discover how this shift could redefine educational engagement.

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April 2024

Navigating Shifting Sands: Zoom's New DEI Strategy in a Cost-Cutting Era

Amid economic uncertainties, Zoom revises its approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), signalling a broader trend in the tech industry. This blog explores the implications and future of DEI initiatives under financial constraints.

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April 2024

Unleashing the Power of Data: A 2024 Guide for Businesses

In a world awash with data, businesses in 2024 face the challenge of turning this vast resource into a strategic asset. This guide explores the pathways for organisations to navigate the complexities of data for transformative success.

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March 2024

The Critical Role of Cyber Security in Safeguarding Our Future

In the digital age, escalating cyber threats put data at risk. As Xist4's Director, I stress the need for skilled cyber security professionals. Highlighting the NHS Scotland incident, this post emphasizes the critical role of cybersecurity in protecting data.

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December 2022

How do you fill a million tech jobs in a year?

Britain is among the Top 10 Countries in the world for technological expertise, boasting a tech industry worth about $1 trillion and growing with more than a million job opportunities opening up in the past year. Despite the high demand for tech-savvy employees, the supply of recruits often isn't enough to fill all those openings, but that doesn't mean there aren't qualified candidates available to work!

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November 2022

Why supplier-diversity programs make sense

Leading socially conscious companies are now cashing in on their early adoption of supplier diversity programs and their sincere approach to D&I as much more than a token gesture for feel-good public relations.

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November 2022

What is supplier diversity, and why should you care?

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in supply chains is the root of sustainable development for businesses to survive and thrive as commerce evolves in the digital age. Multinationals including BP, IBM and Accenture attribute their ongoing success to robust supplier diversity program.

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June 2022

Britain's Gender remuneration gap widens at the top

Even after decades of demands for women to receive salaries equal to their male counterparts, the United Kingdom still currently ranks a dismal 23rd on the global gender gap index, placing it behind other European countries such as France, Germany, and Ireland.

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May 2022

Is AI the answer to inclusion recruitment?

Many organisations are turning to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to eliminate conscious and unconscious biases influencing the hiring process, but is such ‘smart’ technology really the solution to a very human problem?

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April 2022

Glowing Testimonial

Thank you, Odette Borsten, for writing such a glowing testimonial. It is always a pleasure supporting a company like Alterian that values diversity and inclusion in the workplace to hire top talent. 

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March 2022

Addressing the fear…

I recently had an incredibly insightful conversation with the owner of a mid-sized company. We discussed his company’s requirements and Xist4’s inclusive approach to hiring experienced professionals.

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February 2022

Allow me to reintroduce myself.

My name is Gozie, Director of executive search firm Xist4. I founded Xist4 in 1999 as a search consultancy to support companies seeking mid to senior digital, technology and engineering professionals.

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