4 Ways to Source the Best Startup Talent

Are you looking to grow your startup? Finding and attracting the best startup talent can feel daunting. But with the right plans in place, you will find that you are making valuable hires as you scale. From making the most out of your network to building a strong brand online, here are 4 ways to

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How to Get Over the January Blues as a Startup Founder

Today is the most depressing day of the year. Well maybe not quite. But each year, the third Monday of January is dubbed as Blue Monday- a cold, dark day where we don’t want to think about our post-Christmas bank balance, and we are just far enough away from New Year’s to have seen our

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De-bunking 10 Common Recruitment Myths

Are you thinking of finding a new role in 2022? That time of year is upon us again. As everybody winds down for the holiday season, it is the perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months and look ahead to the coming year. The market is so competitive right now. If you are

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Scaleup Diaries: Alicia Navarro

Alicia Navarro founded Skimlinks in 2007- the leading content-to-content monetisation platform for publishers globally. After being acquired by Connexity in 2020, Alicia has gone on to qualify as an executive coach to advise and consult for startups. Her next adventure lies with FLOWN, a startup she founded in 2020 with a clear mission: to bring

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Top Four Recruitment Trends in the UK for 2022

If you are thinking of growing your business in the new year, you are not alone. 80% of UK businesses are planning on hiring in the next 12 months. Branded ‘the war for talent’ by some, the current market is seeing a decrease in available talent, which is only set to continue as 2022 rolls

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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 quickly 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

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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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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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Do You Have a Healthy Work/Life Balance?

National Work Life Week is Working Families’ annual campaign to get people talking about the importance of establishing a healthy work/life balance.   For many, the pandemic meant that work life and home life seemingly merged overnight. Although there are many benefits to this way of life, it is important to set clear boundaries so that we can maintain a healthy relationship with

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