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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Recruitment Trends You Can Expect for 2018

Over the last decade, technology has greatly advanced traditional recruitment practices and with the use of AI and VR amongst both candidates and recruiters increasing, we are expecting 2018 to bring a plethora of new recruitment technologies. Below we discuss the recruitment trends we expect to see evolve throughout 2018. Replace the ‘Advertise & Apply’ model

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Facebook Brings 800 IT Jobs to London

The US global tech giant, Facebook, opens a colossal new hub in Central London. The Oxford Street office will create over 800 new IT and engineering jobs for the UK. The interior of Facebook’s new office at Rathbone Place, central London. Photograph: Ben Lister/PA, The Guardian. Amid the uncertainty of Brexit, Facebook has cast a

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Could You Work in Quantitative Finance?

As the booming technology industry continues to grow and advance, an increasing number of quant analysts and developers are moving towards quant trading. Newer and more sophisticated algorithms are enabling developers in entrepreneurial units within banks and exchanges, to take advantage of the meritocratic industry and its attractive rewards. You may be wondering, how can

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Is a first time UX Designer best suited to an agency?

Ready to climb the career ladder of product design? Esther Fraenkel has you covered! Esther is our Senior Product Consultant here at ISL and she has written a fantastic short blog that draws on the knowledge and experience of her fellow product professionals about whether an agency, contract or freelance role. Esther has sourced a range of

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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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Job Apps: Are They Really Revolutionising Recruitment?

Job apps are everywhere. There is HiUp, SnagAJob, and the gold ‘ol Indeed. Some of the first job apps, Switch and Jobr, aimed to revolutionise the recruitment process. The idea was simple, make the job hunt mobile and reap the benefits of the increasing amount of people appling for jobs online. But, have they had the

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