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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ISL is an officially a Great Place to Work 2020

During this strange time, we often find ourselves surrounded in bad news. So, we thought we’d make the most of the chance to share some positive news. Today we’ve found out that we are officially a 2020 UK Best Workplace. We’ve placed 11 out of 27 companies in the Small Workplace category, and alongside 161

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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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Video Interviewing: hiring remotely

The future is here The world is a strange and unfamiliar place right now. More than ever, we are having to rely on technology to keep us connected and keep our businesses running. Video communication is proving to be invaluable in this current climate. No doubt you’re using it to communicate internally, but for businesses

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The 2020 Retention Report

The primary meaning of the word retention in the Oxford Dictionary is explained as “the act of keeping something rather than losing it or stopping it” I’d argue that when applied to talent, this misses the importance of creating the right environment to retain, which is often a more complex issue.  It has been our

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Improve your employer branding

And attract top tech talent 89% of HR Professionals agree that a strong employer brand gives an advantage over competition Strong employer branding is what makes your company stand out from the rest, but what is most appealing to candidates? Download the report for: Your current company story: are you aware of the impact your

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Gen Z: who are the new generation of coders & how do you hire them?

Who are they?   Generation Z, is the name given to all those who were born from 1995 onwards. They’ve never known a world without tech and because of that, they are perfect for the technology industry. It’s something that is second nature to them. But wait, I thought it was all about Millennials!? Yes,

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The UK tech skills shortage

Practical solutions tech companies can implement The skills shortage in tech is nothing new, and certainly doesn’t look like it’s going disappear anytime soon. So it’s time to think practically, what can you do to find the best tech talent for your teams? You’re going to need to widen your talent pool and get creative.

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