Tag Archives: recruitment

Taking the Leap…

The majority of us will have, at some point or another, worked for a big corporate organisation. They’re big old machines and they have their pros and cons. They’re definitely great places to cut your teeth at. They’re vast operations and they tend to offer lots of support and opportunities for training and development. I […]

The STAR Technique and why YOU need it.

A lot of people have not heard of the STAR technique but when it is explained to them, they often find it is closely aligned with how they answer questions anyway. The STAR technique is a method of answering questions that helps you keep your responses on topic, concise, and crucially, to the point.  Most […]

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 […]

Digital skills shortage – How it’s possible to upskill your team and actually get paid for doing it

The UK is heading towards a “catastrophic” digital skills shortage “disaster” the Learning and Work institute has warned. The demand for digital skills has never been higher and the number of people taking GCSEs in IT subjects has dropped 40% since 2015. It is recognised that the demand for skills in AI, the Cloud, Software […]

Video interviewing – mastering the basics. 10 top tips.

Video interviews were becoming an important part of the recruitment process before Covid changed the world we live in, since March 2020 they have become the main way to hire, and they aren’t going to be going away any time soon. In a week where a Texan law maker went viral for having a cat filter on during a court session it’s important to remember […]

Why we’re looking forward to 2021

2020 has been a year to forget for most as Covid has dominated everyday life and has seen hardship thrust upon many in the UK and the rest of the world. We start 2021 in much the same way as we spent a great deal of our time in 2020, locked down, isolated and dreaming […]

We love recruiting candidates into technical roles!

Recruiting candidates into technical roles is a challenge, and who doesn’t love a challenge? The digital skills shortage is no secret and the demand for individuals with a strong technical skillset outstrips the availability of currently available candidates. This presents its own set of challenges and the specifics of this is a topic for another day and one […]