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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Employee retention: the impact of communication and involvement

Employee turnover is one of the most expensive problems that businesses face. With the average employee costing around £12,000 to replace, it’s no wonder that companies want to do all they can to keep hold of their top talent. One of the largest factors that influences employee retention is communication and involvement. It’s been proven

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Inventors month: 3 developing technologies that are shaping the future

It’s August and that means it is officially inventors’ month! We are celebrating by looking at 3 major technologies that are shaping the future and how you can bag yourself your dream role in these innovative industries. Artificial Intelligence According to Gartner, by 2021, AI will create $2.9 trillion worth of business and 6.2 billion

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Driving the Future

We met with Alan Cherrington, COO at Integral Powertrain Ltd to discuss the future of mobility. The future of mobility. Will it be emission free? Could we be riding or even flying around in autonomous vehicles? But most crucially, does anyone actually know what the future holds for vehicles? After attending the ‘Driving The Future’

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Steps for improving your interview process

Your hiring process is a direct reflection of your company. To get the top tech talent on board, you need to create an interview process that ensures the candidates have the best experience with your company as possible. Where a positive interview experience could lead to talented tech candidates joining your team, a negative experience

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Top tips for interview success

Interviews are tough. As recruiters, we see a lot of people slip up when it comes to interviews, so we know what works and what doesn’t. To help you for in your next interview, we asked our team to give us their top tips for success. Of course, all interviews are different, and sadly there’s

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Tech talent retention: why career development matters

Finding great talent is hard, but holding onto it is even harder. Studies have shown that a lack of opportunity to learn and progress is one of the key reasons 40% of new hires leave their company within the first year of joining. In recent years, scope for learning and development opportunities has become a

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ISL Launches 2019 Retention Report

Author and business strategist Jim Collins once said: “Great vision without great people is irrelevant.” This seems a particularly pertinent truth for startups and scaleups as these fledgling years of growth depend on human ability and endeavour. The advance of technology has never replaced the need for businesses to find and retain great people. This

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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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Did our 2018 predictions come true?

Last year, our Essential Recruitment Planning Guide predicted that five key themes would arise in the hiring landscape in 2018; including candidate diversity, employer branding, artificial intelligence, continuous learning and remote working. We explored our expectations and discovered whether or not our predictions came true. Have a read below to find out if we were right…

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