Working Re-invented: How COVID-19 has changed how we work and live

By Carlin Aloysius and Kristen Rebello. Covid-19 took the world by surprise and affected the work culture all over the world. The social distancing and lockdown measures forced companies to find ways to keep their employees working and the business running as usual. Initially, similar to other companies Xander academy too introduced remote training sessions…

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Cryptocurrency: the future – or just a mirage?

So, what’s the deal? From phishing scams to ransomware – cyber criminals are reshaping the financial crime landscape and presenting  financial institutions, regulators and InfoSec experts alike with a dizzying new heap of challenges. But what if the nature of this emerging strain of financial crime lies not in identity theft, insider dealing or bribery,…

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World Bipolar Day 2022: Rethinking Mental Health

At Xander, we are committed to rethinking mental health, continuing to push boundaries and drive employment opportunities for neurodiverse talent. We’re celebrating World Bipolar Day and have drawn up a list of facts and misconceptions, so we can continue to reduce the stigma around mental health issues.   Why do we celebrate it? World Bipolar…

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Stress awareness day 2021: Making time for yourself

As part of Stress Awareness Day 2021, Xander Associate Pradeepika highlights how taking time to focus on one’s passions and interests isn’t a selfish practice but instead a necessity to a happy and productive life – her motto is simple: “Love yourself and the rest will follow.”   Life has become extremely busy for everyone.…

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Being a mum in a working world

Data Analytics Associate Minu takes us through her journey from being a stay at home mum to becoming one of our associates whilst giving tips and advice to help mums to get the right work life balance.   Working mum Being a working mum does not mean you will be a less productive employee. It…

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Meet the disability movement you didn’t know about

Business change associate Andrew sits down with Harry Georgiou to discuss 6% and rising, a charity founded and run by Harry with the objective to help young people with disabilities into employment.   “Only 5.6% of individuals with learning disabilities are in employment across the UK. This has to change!” Could you imagine what you…

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3 ways to manage stress and improve your mental health

Joe has seen the ugly side of stress in the past, in this blog, he uses his experiences to give 3 simple steps to help manage and overcome it It is well documented that stress has a direct effect on both your mental and physical health. Being creatures of habit, people tend to experience stress…

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5 ways to create a more inclusive workplace

Data Analytics Associate Shadman understands that people make the workplace. a collective of backgrounds and experices are what can make a team so special. Diversity and inclusion are what drive the best businesses.   Inclusion in the workplace is about establishing a collaborative, supportive and respectful environment for all employees, including individuals with diverse backgrounds,…

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Why tell stories? The data storytelling revolution

Data analytics associate Keasha can see that the future is data. Long gone are the days of numbers on a spreadsheet. The future is visual storytelling of data and finding new and exciting ways to tell that story.   As a child, I was known for my love of books. There was nothing better than…

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