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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The Five Keys To Marketing Success in 2014

The business world is becoming more complex as the number of marketing channels and target customer niches increases. Marketing is now international from the first day of a campaign. Here are what marketing experts from around the world say are the key marketing skills you need to succeed in 2014. Leadership The business world is

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British Retail Faces a Decade of Turbulence

The UK retail sector is facing a turbulent decade as ecommerce, weak consumer spending and rising costs challenge the traditional High Street. Here’s a look at the trends set to shape the future of the UK’s retailers. There is no doubt that change is afoot: The Centre For Retail Research expects the number of stores

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