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The Positive Impact of Learning to Code at a Young Age: Empowering the Next Generation for the Future Workplace 

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, learning to code has become an invaluable skill that opens a world of possibilities for young minds. By introducing children to coding at a young age, we can equip them with the tools to navigate the digital future confidently. In this blog, we will explore the positive impact of […]

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The Benefits and Challenges of a Multi-Generational Workforce in the UK 

What is a multi-generational workforce? A multi-generational workforce, where individuals from different age groups work together, has become increasingly common in the UK. The workforce is made up of baby boomers (born between 1946-1964), Generation X (born between 1965-1980), millennials (born between 1981-1996), and Generation Z (born after 1996). The diversity of experiences, perspectives, and […]

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‘I Have a Friend at Work’ – Employee Retention in the Workplace

The Number One Predictor of Whether You Will Stay in a Role is The Answer to This Question: ‘Do you have a Friend at Work?’ The workplace is a space where we spend a considerable amount of our time. Whilst we’re there, we not only go about our work, but we also build relationships with […]

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Introducing The OVP (Office Value Proposition) – Why It’s Worth Thinking About

It’s getting harder and harder to attract, and crucially retain good people. Not every employee was thrilled with the prospect of coming back to the office after COVID and lockdown home working. Let’s spare a thought for HR teams here, reimagining work structures, overcoming technical and logistical hardships, worrying about the wellbeing of staff and […]

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Should you consider a bootcamp to address your digital skills shortage? A blog for employers.

What is the issue?  In today’s fast-paced digital world, software development is becoming ever more important for businesses of all sizes. From small startups to large corporations, software development is a critical component of success. However, as the demand for software development talent grows, the supply of skilled professionals is not keeping up, leading to […]

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Should you consider Software Development Bootcamps as a kickstart to your career? 

This is a tricky question to answer, and the answer is probably, “it depends”. So, we’ll try and cover some of the reasons why it would be a good idea for you, balanced with some of the why nots.   Why are there so many bootcamps?  This is an easy one, there is a global skills […]

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Applicant Tracking Systems – A Brief Guide Before You Buy

Firstly, if you’re going to buy a tool expecting it to solve a lot of problems in your HR/Recruitment Team, it won’t. OK, it WILL have the capability to start to solve a lot of the problems, but you’ll need to spend some time understanding what it is you actually need and how you can […]

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Is a sponsor licence a good idea for my business?

Should you consider investing in a visa sponsor license?  We’ve mentioned before in our blogs about the skills shortage and the imbalance that exists between open roles and candidates. Well, in 2014 there were more roles than candidates and further reporting this year has told us a similar story.   More and more companies are applying […]

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What is Mental Health First Aid (and why am I harping on about it in this blog?)

Warning and disclaimer There may be elements of what you are about to read that could be triggering to the reader, these are my personal experiences and relate to my recently completed Mental Health First Aid course, should this be the case please do ensure you seek further support (some suggested links can be found […]

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Recruitment over Christmas | If this is their idea of Christmas, I gotta be here for New Year

Traditionally, it is said, Christmas is a slow time for recruitment with companies taking extended leave in the hinterland between Christmas and New Year and things not really picking up until the beginning of January. It is true that January sees a peak with many jobseekers entering the market, but it would be a mistake […]

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