Corporate Social Responsibility for Tech SME’s

How CSR perspectives are changing For too long, executives perceived corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a fugitive fad which only added to the pressures of operating as a large business. However, CSR has evolved in recent years and savvy businesses now recognise that innovative and solicitous campaigns can fundamentally strengthen a business’ position amongst its

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How listening to business advice can make you £2 million

Everyone gets business advice. But, as ISL recruitment director Alan Furley argues, it only starts to pay when you start listening. If your experience is anything like mine, then listening to good business advice should net you an extra £2 million. It’s important to say at this early point that I didn’t listen to advice,

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6 things you should be doing to onboard for retention

So you know you know you’ve got a few new starters joining you in the new year, and you’re prepared for the rest of your January hiring stint…but how do you plan on onboarding them? Is your onboarding process focused on retaining employees and making sure they feel part of your team, even before they arrive

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The Best Company ‘Work for Us’ Pages

Turn Prospective Viewers into New Recruits with these Great Ideas Ah, the ‘Work for Us’ page! Filled with potential, overflowing with creative opportunity and brimming with the chance to build your brand’s reputation…or is it? We are still often presented with mundane, uninspiring careers pages that provide just a list of their vacancies and a

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Technology and Engineering are Calling for Flexible Working

Are you responding to the demands of the market? Flexible working is far more common than many would expect; over 50% of UK organisations offer flexible working, and 97% of firms believe that flexible working is vital or important to the competitiveness of the UK’s labour market. As internet technology is advancing and businesses are

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Make Embedded & Electronics Engineers Choose Your Company…

Ever wondered what sought after Engineers are looking for in a company? It will come as no surprise to any Engineering Manager that it takes more than attractive job specs and trendy working environments to appeal to the UK’s current market of top-performing embedded and electronics engineers. Embedded engineers are now at such a scarcity

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Why women aren’t becoming engineers

Women are less likely to take engineering jobs due to a lack of “professional confidence”. A new study suggests that the reasons why engineering jobs are more popular for men than women is not because of aptitude or gender differences but a lack of professional role confidence. A recent study conducted by Stanford University’s Clayman Institute

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