Data scientists – what are they? and why are they in such demand?

Every day we write emails, we surf the web, we purchase items in shops, each time creating data. Data that someone, somewhere can analyse and use. With the increase in use of the internet, digital communications and the digitalization of almost every process on the planet there is growing need for people that can analyse

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Why women aren’t becoming engineers

Women are less likely to take engineering jobs due to a lack of “professional confidence”. A new study suggests that the reasons why engineering jobs are more popular for men than women is not because of aptitude or gender differences but a lack of professional role confidence. A recent study conducted by Stanford University’s Clayman Institute

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Dream, Think, Become – What makes a successful Chief Executive

What makes a successful Chief Executive? We review the excellent collection of essays in “Dream, Think, Become” which looks at Chief Executive jobs and the development and execution of a successful business strategy. In his book “Dream, Think, Become” James Haybyrne has gathered together a number of essays he has written over the years based

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Silicon Valley firms start to employ self-taught coders in game design jobs

Th recruitment industry is set for a major shake-up with companies starting to change their recruitment techniques for game designer jobs, programming jobs and web development jobs with many companies starting to find coders based on skill not just experience and qualifications. As Facebook and Google snap up the best positions for programming jobs their

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First races for Fergal O’Brien

ISL were represented at Chepstow when Fergal O’Brien Racing had its first runner. Our logo was prominent on the racing wear of horse and staff. Unfortunately we didn’t start with a winner but the horse ran well and gave hope for the future. We were also present at Cheltenham for the first runner at the

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Secrets to maintaining a good sales relationship

What makes great customer service? How do you keep your clients? Our sales recruitment specialist gives his views on how to stay ahead of the game. Talking from experience having worked in a sales role and sales led industry for the past decade it is ever apparent that the divide between sales and customer service

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Launch of Fergal O’Brien racing

Our sponsorship got off to a flying start when were were represented at the launch of Fergal O’Brien Racing. Some 200 guests enjoyed excellent hospitality at Cilldara Stud and were given the opportunity to watch the horses in action on the gallops and the schooling ground ridden by top jockeys Timmy Murphy and Paddy Brennan.

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ISl sponsors Fergal O’Brien Racing

ISL is sponsoring a national hunt racehorse trainer’s yard We have established ourselves as skilled in matching professionals and executives with our clients’ needs in industry sectors such as Technology, Financial Services, Retail, Engineering and the Public Sector. Normally we concentrate on identifying the talent our clients need. This time we have identified a talented

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Why IT recruitment is becoming more and more important in commerce

Nearly £1 in every £10 spent is now spent online. The boom in e-commerce is having a major effect on IT recruitment with a significant increase in e-commerce jobs, mobile payments jobs and online payments jobs. Recent statistics from the ONS show that for the first time online shopping is approaching 10% of the total

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Skilled Project Managers acknowledge and deal with failure

Having the skills, experience and personal qualities to identify and admit when and where a project is starting to fail must surely be one of the key indicators of a successful and strong Project Manager. An interesting article on CWJobs highlights some of the main indicators of a project starting to fail: http://bit.ly/nHTl0u Being a

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