Top Tips and Tricks for Getting Found on LinkedIn

Leverage your online presence with these top tips… Now that you’ve done all the hard work filling in your LinkedIn profile and backdating all of your relevant experience, you’re ready to start building worthwhile connections. You do not need to go premium to create a successful LinkedIn profile. Premium is great for recruiters and hiring

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The Secrets To Attracting Millennial Tech Talent

Companies outside the tech mecca need to offer candidates compelling reasons to choose them, especially some of the Silicon Valley giants can afford to offer highly niche, sought after talent salaries in the top percentile. Within your area you must stay competitive with starting salary numbers, especially when many giants have highly established graduate and

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UK technology recruitment: Turn on the talent

The hottest tech skills will always be in short supply and UK businesses increasingly struggle to find competent people to fill digital roles. But do companies’ approach to recruitment need to change? Technology recruitment across the UK is buoyant. As more firms plough forward with fundamental digital transformation, they are seeking a broad range of tech

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Life at ISL – May!

We’re a Great Place to Work! The last month has been incredibly exciting for ISL! Our top highlight, of course, has to be winning 4th place at the Great Places to Work awards this year! We’ve been lucky enough to jump 20 places up the rankings since our listing last year and our director Alan has

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Start-Up to Scale-Ups: The Changing Hiring Landscape

ISL has worked with over 50 high-tech, high-growth start-ups who have on average gone on to grow in headcount by 490%  in the last 3 years, both on a national and global basis. Scale-ups require a different type of support to start-ups, a type of knowledge and guidance that is often very difficult to source.

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5 Uses of Artificial Intelligence in Recruitment

If you are already familiar with our Essential Recruitment Planning Guide, launched in 2017, then you will know that we provided a bonus chapter at the end of the free guide, namely the ‘2018 Hiring Trends.’ This chapter outlined our forecasts for the hiring landscape this year. Although we weren’t able to make any specific

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ISL Celebrates Their Best Ever Month!

Best ever month in ISL history: Last Friday, the entire ISL team celebrated breaking over 10 company records in March, including our best-ever billing month in ISL history. Our director Henry said “A fantastic month on all counts, outstanding performances from the office, teams, and all individuals. We kept focused on quality and managed to

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FinTech vs. The Big Banks

Working in FinTech vs. Traditional Banking FinTech is currently one of the world’s fastest growing technological industries. The UK’s financial technology sector attracted a record £1.34bn in venture capital investment in 2017, 90% of which was invested into London-based start-ups and early stage businesses, according to Forbes. Are developers flocking from big corporate banks to

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