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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Technical tests: a valuable interview tool or a talent deterrent?

Technical tests; a common part of the interview process for many companies, but are they adding value to your process or deterring top talent from applying to your roles? Do they provide employers with the insight they need? Do they enhance the interview experience for the candidate? We’ve weighed up the pros and cons of

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Top Tips and Tricks for Getting Found on LinkedIn

Leverage your online presence with these top tips… Now that you’ve done all the hard work filling in your LinkedIn profile and backdating all of your relevant experience, you’re ready to start building worthwhile connections. You do not need to go premium to create a successful LinkedIn profile. Premium is great for recruiters and hiring

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Which company is right for you?

You’re on the hunt for a job. The tech sector is huge and there are thousands of companies out there, but which ones should you apply to? We’ve come up with some simple points to help decide whether a company is right for you. Know what you want Before you jump into applying for a

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Our Top Consultants Talk Interview Success

Let’s talk interviews. We ask our top performing, most experienced consultants how to excel in the interview process and leave your interviewer wanting more! Everyone is different so there can be no ‘formula’ for the interview success, however, there is probably a degree of general consensus among HR pros, Hiring Managers and Recruitment Consultants regarding

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Celebrating Success-10 minutes with Milo

In light of Milo winning Employee of the Month in July, we decided to sit down and ask him a few questions about his time at ISL so far. Milo joined ISL in May 2016 as part of our training academy which he went on to win. Since then, he’s gone from strength to strength

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3 Ways to Measure Employee Loyalty

Defined as “demonstrating constant support to an institution”, company loyalty is a hard concept to measure. Humans are complex creatures who have sporadic feelings of loyalty – we’ve all be there, one day you’re in a great mood and love your company, the next is another story. Paired with the zero hour contracts and the

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Life at ISL- August!

August has been a jam-packed month full of celebrations at ISL. We had our summer conference, were listed as a finalist in the Business Leader Awards and celebrated success at our quarterly Lunch Club! Summer conference Earlier this month the ISL team spent a day at Leigh Court celebrating the success we’ve had so far

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Flexible working- the pros and pitfalls

Flexible working comes in all shapes and sizes. From job sharing and remote working to flexi-time and compressed hours, flexible working means that employees have a say in how, when and where they work. With the opportunity to work flexibly now one of the top considerations for job-hunters (Employee Benefits), it’s no wonder that businesses

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