4 Ways to Source the Best Startup Talent

Are you looking to grow your startup? Finding and attracting the best startup talent can feel daunting. But with the right plans in place, you will find that you are making valuable hires as you scale. From making the most out of your network to building a strong brand online, here are 4 ways to

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4 Solutions to Support a Scaling Remote Team

Last year we saw a massive increase in companies hiring for hybrid/ remote roles, and this is only set to continue in 2022. Supporting a growing team can be challenging. And keeping a remote team feeling connected and engaged is a daunting prospect. But it can be done. From Productivity to wellbeing, here are 4

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What Are You Doing to Combat Proximity Bias in Your Startup?

Studies show there has been a 97% increase in companies offering remote or flexible roles, yet almost half of employees express some level of fear that they will be negatively affected if they continue to work remotely. Proximity bias is by no means a new phenomenon, but the widespread introduction of hybrid and remote working

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Scaleup Diaries: Nathalie Alpi

Nathalie Alpi and her husband Nicolas co-founded CookiesHQ in 2011. They are a growing software development consultancy based in Bristol who help build software for scaleups and startups around the globe, supporting them in their growth. In the 10 years since then, they have watched their business grow to a team of 16 and help

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The Talent Guide for Founders

Growing your Startup?  Our Talent Guide for Founders covers the biggest hiring mistakes and how to avoid them.   If you are a founder looking to grow your startup, then you probably know your people are going to be key to your success.  80% of employee turnover is down to bad hiring decisions, and in times of uncertainty, people are your

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Selling the Story of You: Transform Your Graduate Tech CV

Last year was one of the hardest years to be a tech graduate searching for work. The uncertainty of covid coupled with the financial crash left very little in terms of job opportunities. As life slowly settles into a new normal and job opportunities open, it’s time to go out and get that job. The

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Unlock the key to your tech talent retention

For years we have been talking about the potential talent issues tech startup and scaleups face, both now and in the future. With almost 70% of tech employees open to new opportunities and easily able to move between companies, it’s crucial that employers are doing everything they can to retain their top talent. In search

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ISL Launches 2019 Retention Report

Author and business strategist Jim Collins once said: “Great vision without great people is irrelevant.” This seems a particularly pertinent truth for startups and scaleups as these fledgling years of growth depend on human ability and endeavour. The advance of technology has never replaced the need for businesses to find and retain great people. This

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