How to Grow Your Tech Startup With Effective Employer Branding

Effective employer branding boasts the ability to halve your average cost per hire and reduce employee turnover by almost 30%. At the startup stage you may feel stretched thin and dismiss employer branding as something you can put your time into later down the line. Don’t make that mistake. In today’s competitive talent market, it

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3 Ways to De-risk Recruitment to Grow your Tech Startup

Post covid, the market is hot and competition for talent is fierce. 87% of companies are anticipating hiring in quarter 3. As a startup, hiring the right people will be daunting, but with the right plan and best practice delivery, your new hires will soon be joining your growing team. It’s time to cast your line and secure the right talent

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How to shape your people strategy before you raise venture funding

Article originally featured on Capitalex We asked Alan Furley, CEO of ISL Recruitment, for his advice on shaping people strategy prior to raising investment. ISL specialises in building teams for high growth SMEs operating within the technology and engineering sectors: I’ve spent most of my career working with technology companies, helping them grow by finding

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Is the CV dead?

The first professional CV was created in 1482 by Leonardo de Vinci. After over 500 years, we thought it was about time talked about why we still put CV at the heart of our hiring process. For startups and scaleups, attracting and assessing the best talent is such an important part of their success. Bad

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Scaleup Diaries: Learning from Scaleups

Scaleups reacting to the pandemic For our latest Scaleup Diaries podcast, we sat down with Alex Packham, CEO and Founder at ContentCal, to chat about the effects COVID-19 has had on scaleups. How is ContentCal adapting their hiring strategy? “I think the most important thing to remember is that it’s okay not to have all

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The Kickstart Scheme

Back in July the Government announced their plan for helping young people aged 16-24 overcome significant unemployment challenges by subsiding employers who want to hire new roles to grow their firms. They’ve called it the Kickstart Scheme and September saw the details announced, letting employers know how they can benefit from the subsidies while giving

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Hiring and retaining tech talent remotely

Why culture is key We’ve all had to change our tactics when it comes to our hiring strategy, and although some of our priorities may have changed, culture remains king. Good company culture is at the heart of both a good hiring strategy and retaining that talent once you’ve successfully onboarded them. But how can

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How do you retain your employees during a pandemic?

The world right now is one many of us never thought we would see. It’s starting to look like one of those end-of-the-world movies, where life is completely flipped upside down. We are all trying to continue business as usual, but it’s tough. It’s not just about focusing on the here and now, but we

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Can we help you look after your talent?

For some companies hiring talent is still a current priority but they’re not sure how to adapt to doing this in a remote way. If this is you then we have guides on virtual interviewing and remote onboarding that we hope you’ll find useful. For other scaleups we’ve been working with, they know that they

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Onboarding Remotely

The Guide It’s time to refine. A brilliant onboarding process has always been about engaging your new talent, helping them understand the culture, and getting them productive swiftly. You may have nailed this process when you could all be in the same office, but now it’s different. The principles of good onboarding are exactly the

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