Celebrating Success – 5 minutes with Emma

After Emma’s success of winning August’s employee of the month award, we sat down with her to discuss her time at ISL so far. Scroll down to read her story… What is your biggest achievement to date? Personally, I would say my biggest achievement to date is buying my family home with my partner at the

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5 fastest growing languages: how to stay ahead of the curve in 2020

The world of coding is continuously adapting and new programming languages are rapidly being developed. With hundreds of languages on the market we know it’s difficult to know which ones are worth learning and which ones will wither and fall by the wayside against titans such as Python and JavaScript. We’ve compiled some of the

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UK tech industry: hard times for soft skills

Soft skill intensive occupations will account for two thirds of all jobs by 2030. Pair this with fact that the UK tech sector is growing 2.6 times faster than the economy and you reach the conclusion that soft skills in technology are a big deal. In previous years, talent acquisition was based largely around hard

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Celebrating Success – 10 minutes with Emma

After Emma’s success of winning December’s employee of the month award, we sat down with her to discuss her time at ISL so far. Scroll down to read her story… Tell us about your time at ISL so far… My time at ISL so far has been amazing, it’s now coming up for 2 years since

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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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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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