October 6, 2021
  • Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage: According to a recent survey by the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), 88% of corporate practitioners reported that their organizations had been a target of either an attempted or completed cyberattack in the past 18 months. Ninety percent report that the emphasis on cybersecurity at their organizations has increased in the last 3 years. Business email compromise scams and the rise in wire fraud are among the risks being addressed by treasury and finance leaders.
  • Nuance Communications and Technovation: Nuance is a proud corporate partner of Technovation, a global technology education non-profit that empowers girls to become leaders and problem solvers. Every year, girls team up to solve real-world problems in their communities by developing coding skills and building a mobile app. Learn more.

  • 4 SEO Keyword Research Strategies for Better SERP Rankings: Doing keyword research for your online content is kind of like being a gold rush prospector. You’re trying to “stake your claim” in the vast territory of the Internet, hoping it will pay off. Here are 4 SEO research strategies for better SERP rankings. Read more.

  • Leaders Talk Talent: Top Five Takeaways: Last month Talent Works’ first-ever Talent Acquisition Day brought together industry experts to explore the key complex challenges facing business today. In case you missed it, we’ve compiled our top five takeaways. Learn more.

  • Details on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors Released: On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force issued its much-anticipated guidance regarding new COVID-19 workplace safety requirements for federal contractors. The Guidance does not permit covered employers to allow employees to submit to frequent COVID-19 testing as an alternative to becoming vaccinated, nor does it provide an exception for employees who work remotely or who have already experienced a COVID-19 infection. Read more.
  • Announcing Winners! The MassTLC Tech Top 50, a program to recognize the amazing leaders in MA tech who made a significant impact in the past 12 months, will announce honorees on Oct. 7th.
  • Senior Data Architect – Big Data, athenahealth, Watertown, MA: At athenahealth, the healthcare connections we build let us see what others can’t, from the smallest details to big opportunities for real change. In this role, you will produce technical design specifications and guidance to the appropriate detail, ensure that architecture objectives are consistent with long-term business objectives, and provide appropriate governance for tri-annual release planning of platform services. Apply now.
  • Pega Webinar: How to Gain Workforce Resilience Through Intelligent Automation, October 14th: Join Pega’s CTO & VP of Product Strategy Don Schuerman and guest speaker, Forrester VP & Principal Analyst Rob Koplowitz, as they take an in-depth look at workforce resilience, the advent of the extended enterprise, and how low-code automation can help deliver the best outcomes – fast and at scale in this can’t-miss webinar session. Save your seat.

  • The Happy Worker: New Strategies for Wellbeing Throughout the Employee Journey, October 14th: A CNBC article reported that 57% of U.S. and Canadian workers are experiencing stress on a daily basis. These feelings are attributed to a combination of fears surrounding the Coronavirus, concerns about falling ill, and racial trauma. In this webinar, Dr. Liana Epstein, Tracie Sponenberg, and Tamara Rasberry will tackle the topic of making HR more human and touch on strategies that foster healthy and happy workforces. Register here.

  • Essential Today, Essential for the Future: Latinos and an Equitable Labor Market Recovery, October 15th: Join this webinar to discuss the contributions of the Latino community during the pandemic and why an equitable labor market recovery for Latinos in Massachusetts is essential, now and in the future. Register now.
  • Cybersecurity Awareness Free Toolkit: When it comes to cybersecurity, there is no better time to uncover underlying issues that exist within your organization's network infrastructure, policies, and procedures than during the month of October. For Cybersecurity Awareness Month, OCD Tech is offering a Free Toolkit to give organizations a glimpse into their IT Security. Get started.
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