The 2020 Retention Report

The primary meaning of the word retention in the Oxford Dictionary is explained as “the act of keeping something rather than losing it or stopping it” I’d argue that when applied to talent, this misses the importance of creating the right environment to retain, which is often a more complex issue.  It has been our

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Gen Z: who are the new generation of coders & how do you hire them?

Who are they?   Generation Z, is the name given to all those who were born from 1995 onwards. They’ve never known a world without tech and because of that, they are perfect for the technology industry. It’s something that is second nature to them. But wait, I thought it was all about Millennials!? Yes,

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Technology trends for 2020 & what it means for tech jobs

The world is adapting at a rapid pace, racing towards a technologically advanced place. Developers and software engineers are busy at work innovating new technologies to transform the way we work, play and create in our everyday lives. 2020 will be the year of AI-as-a-Service, Computer Vision, 5G and Extended reality, but what products and

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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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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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7 questions you should ask at your next interview

You’ve landed an interview for your dream job. You’ve spent hours thinking up perfectly structured answers to a multitude of questions and you’re ready for whatever the interviewer throws at you. But, what about when the roles reverse and the interviewer asks if you have any questions? The last thing you want to do is

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How to up your LinkedIn recruitment game

Social networking is changing the hiring landscape. With platforms like LinkedIn accessible to everyone, it’s now easier than ever to get in touch with candidates from all markets. Top candidates are bombarded with messages every week from companies and recruiters trying to persuade them to join their teams, and in turn candidates have become immune

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Using social media to attract the top tech talent

The average job-seeker uses 18 different resources to research a company before applying to a job, with 79% of candidates using at least one social media platform to assist in their search. Your employer brand and the way you portray your company on social media can have a big impact on the talent you attract,

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Blend over balance

The work-life balance: a perfect harmony between our work and personal lives. Half of your time spent working, the other half spent doing activities like catching up with your friends or attending your favourite fitness class. It’s the ideal balance, but in reality, how many of us are really able to juggle our work and

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