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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Can we help you look after your talent?

For some companies hiring talent is still a current priority but they’re not sure how to adapt to doing this in a remote way. If this is you then we have guides on virtual interviewing and remote onboarding that we hope you’ll find useful. For other scaleups we’ve been working with, they know that they

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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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The 2020 Retention Report

The primary meaning of the word retention in the Oxford Dictionary is explained as “the act of keeping something rather than losing it or stopping it” I’d argue that when applied to talent, this misses the importance of creating the right environment to retain, which is often a more complex issue.  It has been our

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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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Interview tips for Embedded Software Engineers

The Embedded Software Engineering role will change in the not so distant future, demanding a different skill set from what had been previously required. But why the change? The new generation of Embedded Software Engineers will have the same knowledge of their predecessors, but will also need to demonstrate soft skills and cultural fit.   So

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5 minutes with … Gerry Darley our newest Contract Recruiter

We’re thrilled to introduce Gerry, our latest contract team member, dedicated to delivering excellence across the contract software engineering industry. He brings a shed load of experience, drawing on his 7 year contract recruitment career spanning both the Australian and UK markets. Some of his highlights over the years include securing talent to build a

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