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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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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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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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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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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Is Your Interview Process Losing You Valuable Talent?

If you’re a hiring manager, then knowing how to get the most out of the interviewing process is key. Our consultants speak to tech leaders daily and have seen some great examples of how to conduct an interview (and some not-so-great examples too…) Here’s what they had to say: Be approachable It is likely that

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Return of the Meetup: How to Get the Most Out of Networking Events

At the end of last month we were able to host our first in-person networking event in almost 2 years! Focusing on Data Science and Machine Learning, it was a valuable evening filled with topical conversations and was full of people passionate about using data to combat the challenges of climate change. In the past

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3 Bristol-Based Women Working to Change the Face of STEM

Today marks Ada Lovelace day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths). It is in recognition of the world’s first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace. Never fully recognised in her lifetime, Lovelace’s work was revolutionary. Almost a century after it was first published, her work was finally understood

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How to Prioritise Mental Wellbeing in Your Tech Startup

Mental Health in an Unequal World For too long the stigma surrounding mental health has prevented people from getting the help that they need. For many, the widespread introduction of remote and hybrid working was reported to boost mental health, but for others it has led to rising levels of anxiety and depression. More than

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Our Consultants’ Top Tips for Interview Success

So, you made it to the interview. It may be too early to celebrate the job just yet, but you are already in the 2% that made it past the application stage- that’s something to be proud of! Whether it’s your 1st interview or your 50th interview, it is never easy. Our consultants guide hundreds

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