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Recruiting skills and trends for hiring managers to watch out for

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The world of tech moves fast and 2017 has been nothing short of tremulous. But there is one thing in the IT sector that hasn’t changed: the perils of recruitment. Recruiting and retaining top talent remain the chief challenges facing businesses; meanwhile, the skills gap seems to be going nowhere. As long as demand outweighs […]

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Local tech company wins chance to make global pitch

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

We are happy to see the Midlands shining today, after it emerged that a local tech start-up has won a trip to New York, where they’ll pitch for new investment and be in with the chance of taking their business stateside. School of Code is a little over two years old and its aim is […]

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The six skills that make an excellent cyber-security candidate

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

We’re living in a time of phishing scams, cyber-breaches and malware. Regardless of sector, business size or services sold, no organisation or individual is immune from cyber-security threats. Without due diligence, expertise and a plan in place, companies’ data will be ripe for the taking – and an attack can cost more than just its […]

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Diversity in tech – a recruitment solution

Monday, September 4th, 2017

The tech sector is understandably under the microscope. In the wake of the now infamous Google Memo, tech companies are being forced to face a reality women and minorities have long known: that Damore’s ‘Ideological Echo Chamber’ memo is but the tip of the sexist iceberg. It’s no secret that women are vastly underrepresented in […]

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Are you an adopter or a luddite recruiter?

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Inspired by Ned Ludd’s actions in the 1770s, Luddites actively protest and resist against new technology, even when it’s there to help in the efficiency, precision and effectiveness of work. In recruitment, there are a host of technologies readily available to help ease the process, but are recruiters making the most of this technology, or […]

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