Hiring and retaining tech talent remotely

Why culture is key We’ve all had to change our tactics when it comes to our hiring strategy, and although some of our priorities may have changed, culture remains king. Good company culture is at the heart of both a good hiring strategy and retaining that talent once you’ve successfully onboarded them. But how can

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Why 11th place is more valuable than 4th

Earlier this month ISL were recognised as the 11th Best Small Workplace in the UK, which of course I’m pleased about. I’m sure I’ll touch on some of the reasons that this makes me proud, but I’m not writing to show off and celebrate (at least not entirely 😄). What I’m hoping to help you

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Learning & Development resources for tech talent during COVID-19

*If you’re interested in any of the topics we cover below and would like more information, download the report at the bottom of this page (it’s free and there’s no sign up required.) It’s a very uncertain time. No one knows what the future will look like and many of us find ourselves with more

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How do you retain your employees during a pandemic?

The world right now is one many of us never thought we would see. It’s starting to look like one of those end-of-the-world movies, where life is completely flipped upside down. We are all trying to continue business as usual, but it’s tough. It’s not just about focusing on the here and now, but we

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ISL is an officially a Great Place to Work 2020

During this strange time, we often find ourselves surrounded in bad news. So, we thought we’d make the most of the chance to share some positive news. Today we’ve found out that we are officially a 2020 UK Best Workplace. We’ve placed 11 out of 27 companies in the Small Workplace category, and alongside 161

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Onboarding Remotely

The Guide It’s time to refine. A brilliant onboarding process has always been about engaging your new talent, helping them understand the culture, and getting them productive swiftly. You may have nailed this process when you could all be in the same office, but now it’s different. The principles of good onboarding are exactly the

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Video Interviewing: hiring remotely

The future is here The world is a strange and unfamiliar place right now. More than ever, we are having to rely on technology to keep us connected and keep our businesses running. Video communication is proving to be invaluable in this current climate. No doubt you’re using it to communicate internally, but for businesses

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Improve your employer branding

And attract top tech talent 89% of HR Professionals agree that a strong employer brand gives an advantage over competition Strong employer branding is what makes your company stand out from the rest, but what is most appealing to candidates? Download the report for: Your current company story: are you aware of the impact your

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Gen Z: who are the new generation of coders & how do you hire them?

Who are they?   Generation Z, is the name given to all those who were born from 1995 onwards. They’ve never known a world without tech and because of that, they are perfect for the technology industry. It’s something that is second nature to them. But wait, I thought it was all about Millennials!? Yes,

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