Scaleup Diaries: Ahana Banerjee

Ahana Banerjee is the co-founder and CEO of Clear– a mobile app that allows users to gain financial rewards and social features whilst saving money on their skincare. Having graduated in October with a bachelor’s in physics, Ahana has a unique perspective to offer to other founders looking to hire and build their startup teams.

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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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Is Hiding Salary on Ads Costing You the Best Talent?

Many employers have conflicting opinions in regard to publishing salaries on job ads. Some withhold the information because they worry it will give their candidates the upper hand when it comes to negotiating pay. Others worry they will lose valuable talent to their competitors, or don’t want their current team to see the information. But

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Celebrating Success

With November’s Employee of the month, Teagan!  How does it feel to win employee of the month? It feels great! I put a lot of effort in last month and it’s good that it is recognised. What was your biggest achievement this month? I have signed a subscription deal with a long-term client. It is

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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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Celebrating Success

A huge congratulations to Teagan, who has just been promoted to Principal Consultant! After only being promoted to Senior Consultant just 5 months ago, Teagan is absolutely smashing it! How does it feel to be made Principal Consultant? It feels great, I am happy to be moving forward in my career. It gives me a

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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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Celebrating Success

Yesterday marks five years since Jack joined ISL… and what a five years it has been! What drew you to recruitment? I finished my degree in Business Management back in 2014, and like many students, I didn’t really know what to do with myself. I was initially interested in recruitment because I heard it was

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