Employee referrals- the pitfalls

Employee referral schemes have a lot of benefits. As we mentioned in our previous blog, not only do referrals reduce recruitment costs, they have the ability to build a real sense of community within your organisation; helping with engagement and retention. But are they all they’re cracked up to be? In this blog we’ll be looking

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Employee referral schemes – who does it best?

The talent shortage is a widely recognised theme in the tech industry. Earlier this year, it was reported that the UK loses £63 billion a year due to unfilled jobs in the tech sector alone. We can all relate to the struggle of finding candidates for hard-to-fill vacancies, so it’s no surprise that organisations are

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2019 tech predictions- what’s in store?

As 2018 comes to an end, we’re looking into 2019 and what’s in store for the tech world. We’ve predicted five technologies that will make their mark on the industry next year. Find out what they are below: Artificial intelligence Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a technical advancement that’s received a lot of attention over the

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Celebrating Success – 10 minutes with Laurence

In light of Laurence winning October’s employee of the month and recently being promoted, we caught up with him to ask some questions about his time at ISL so far. Scroll down to read his story… Tell us about your time at ISL so far… I joined ISL from another well known recruitment agency in

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Life at ISL – October

October was another busy month for us at ISL! We went to the UWE careers fair, celebrated birthdays, welcomed new employees and attended the Goldman Sachs 10,000 small employers programme. Check out everything we’ve been up to below: UWE Careers Fair Last month we attended the UWE careers fair! We had a great day meeting

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Let’s talk about mental health

Mental health issues can affect anyone at any stage of their lives, with 1 in 4 people being affected annually. In an office of 40, that’s 10 people struggling every year. It’s becoming increasingly clear that as employers, we need to take responsibility and pay more attention to the mental and physical well-being of our

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Life at ISL – September!

What have we been up to? September was a jam packed month at ISL. From being shortlisted for awards, welcoming new members to our team and hosting a biscuit dunking competition – we’ve done it all! New Starters We had two new starters join us in September: Loui and Oli. Loui joined ISL’s IT team

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Celebrating Success – 10 minutes with Alex

After Alex’s success of winning September’s employee of the month award, we decided to sit down and ask him some questions about his time at ISL so far. Alex joined ISL in January this year, and has since gone on to become a key member of the team. Scroll down to read his story… Tell

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