What Are You Doing to Combat Proximity Bias in Your Startup?

Studies show there has been a 97% increase in companies offering remote or flexible roles, yet almost half of employees express some level of fear that they will be negatively affected if they continue to work remotely. Proximity bias is by no means a new phenomenon, but the widespread introduction of hybrid and remote working

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Celebrating Success

A huge congratulations to Teagan, who has just been promoted to Principal Consultant! After only being promoted to Senior Consultant just 5 months ago, Teagan is absolutely smashing it! How does it feel to be made Principal Consultant? It feels great, I am happy to be moving forward in my career. It gives me a

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A Simple Guide to Startup Funding: What Stage Should I Join?

The startup world can be a confusing place.  Working for a tech startup allows you to very quicky expand your skillset. Many are drawn in by the promise of innovation and the excitement that comes with bringing ideas to life.   But if you are someone who is worried about the risks involved in joining a company early on in their journey,

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Celebrating Success

Yesterday marks five years since Jack joined ISL… and what a five years it has been! What drew you to recruitment? I finished my degree in Business Management back in 2014, and like many students, I didn’t really know what to do with myself. I was initially interested in recruitment because I heard it was

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Celebrating Success

With October’s Employee of the month, Alice! How does it feel to win employee of the month? I have been nominated a few times, but it feels great to finally win after two years! I think that over the last few months my mindset has really changed, and I have been really focused on doing

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Pay or Purpose: How Important is Money in a New Job?

Changing jobs is never easy. Whether you’re actively looking for a new role or if you’re just considering your options, it’s good to outline what you want from a job. In today’s competitive tech market, companies are throwing out higher and higher salaries to secure talent. To avoid getting blindsided by money and finding yourself

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Showcasing Our Team

A huge welcome to Jake, who is joining our team as our newest Consultant! It was great to catch up with Jake after his first week and ask a few questions: What made you choose ISL? I knew I wanted to work in a commission-based role because I have worked in similar roles in the

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Transforming Remote Working: 3 Innovative Tech Startup Solutions

Post-covid a shocking 97% of employees don’t want to return to the office full time. Although it may seem like a new phenomenon, the tech world has seen the benefits of remote working long before covid, continually challenging the boundaries of what we believe a workspace can be. Growing your startup can feel disjointed when

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Showcasing Our Team

A huge welcome to, Lochlan, who is joining our team as our newest Consultant! It was great to catch up with Lochlan after his first week and ask a few questions. What drew you to recruitment? You get out what you put in. I like the idea of actually helping someone out and finding them

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The Impossible Challenge: Finding, Growing and Retaining Tech Talent

Last week we celebrated Bristol Tech Fest. An amazing display of the tech community coming together to share knowledge and showcase Bristol’s buzzing tech scene. Our Director, Alan Furley, spoke on a panel alongside Glyn Blaize from Amdaris and Clare Elford from Clue Computing at the Amdaris event. It was a valuable afternoon with great

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