2018 Graduates: How to onboard and retain them

With graduations taking place across the country, thousands of newly accredited students are stepping out into the world of work. We all know the fight for talent in tech and engineering is a tough one, with the percentage of hard to fill STEM roles at 43% in the UK alone (UK Commission for Employment and

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The revolution of autonomous vehicles

It is expected that self-driving cars will be on British roads by 2021, and that by 2030, autonomous vehicles will completely replace standard cars; changing our roads forever. Giants of the automobile industry including BMW, Tesla and Mercedes are all getting in on the autonomous action in the fight to become the first to get

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UK technology recruitment: Turn on the talent

The hottest tech skills will always be in short supply and UK businesses increasingly struggle to find competent people to fill digital roles. But do companies’ approach to recruitment need to change? Technology recruitment across the UK is buoyant. As more firms plough forward with fundamental digital transformation, they are seeking a broad range of tech

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5 Uses of Artificial Intelligence in Recruitment

If you are already familiar with our Essential Recruitment Planning Guide, launched in 2017, then you will know that we provided a bonus chapter at the end of the free guide, namely the ‘2018 Hiring Trends.’ This chapter outlined our forecasts for the hiring landscape this year. Although we weren’t able to make any specific

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Is Micromanagement Losing You Top Talent?

Whenever we take on a new employee, we all aim to keep them for the long run and provide them with a bright future. We want to give employees the freedom to control how they work and the autonomy they deserve, especially for employees with many years of experience. However, what happens if this autonomy

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5 Steps to an Effective Candidate-Recruiter Relationship

Want to get the most out of your relationship with your recruiter? Check out these 5 top tips! If you are looking to venture onto the next step in your career and are considering working with a recruiter, we believe that there are a few fundamental characteristics of all strong candidate-recruiter relationships that can help

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The Best Company ‘Work for Us’ Pages

Turn Prospective Viewers into New Recruits with these Great Ideas Ah, the ‘Work for Us’ page! Filled with potential, overflowing with creative opportunity and brimming with the chance to build your brand’s reputation…or is it? We are still often presented with mundane, uninspiring careers pages that provide just a list of their vacancies and a

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Technology and Engineering are Calling for Flexible Working

Are you responding to the demands of the market? Flexible working is far more common than many would expect; over 50% of UK organisations offer flexible working, and 97% of firms believe that flexible working is vital or important to the competitiveness of the UK’s labour market. As internet technology is advancing and businesses are

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