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Archive: 2017

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Companies fail to make the right hire for nearly half of all roles

Companies fail to make the right hire for nearly half of all roles

A new report published by (REC) has found that UK businesses are hiring the wrong person in two out of every five roles they recruit for. Read more...

Nearly half of all parents are struggling to achieve a good work/life balance

Nearly half of all parents are struggling to achieve a good work/life balance

According to the 2017 Modern Families Index, 41% of parents in the UK are working overtime on a regular basis or all the time. Read more...

The UK’s changing employment sector

The UK’s changing employment sector

There are now record numbers of people in employment in the UK but what exactly do they do, how are the different sectors made up and how do your experiences weigh up compared to the rest of the country’s? Read more...

Top tips for graduates looking for a career in tech

Top tips for graduates looking for a career in tech

If you’re a soon-to-be graduate, chances are you’re feeling excitement and fear. You’re at the beginning of a brand new chapter but jobs are difficult to secure in today’s economy and with little experience behind you, where do you even start? Read more...

How to make recruitment less stressful

How to make recruitment less stressful

The responsibilities and challenges that come with ensuring you recruit the right person to the right job can be overwhelming, stressful, time consuming and expensive – especially if you get it wrong. Read more...

What it’s like to be a .NET developer

What it’s like to be a .NET developer

If you’re thinking about getting into the world of IT and are interested in becoming a .NET developer in particular, below we have detailed everything you need to know about the role. Read more...

How companies can do more to help cope with the growing mental health crisis

How companies can do more to help cope with the growing mental health crisis

Figures from the Office for National Statistics further highlight how serious mental health issues have become in the workplace. Read more...

What it’s like to be an SEO Executive

What it’s like to be an SEO Executive

If you’re thinking about working in the field of search engine optimisation (SEO), below we have detailed everything you need to know about the role. Read more...

Should I take a permanent or temporary role?

Should I take a permanent or temporary role?

If you’re torn between taking a permanent versus a temporary role, below are some of the pros and cons of each. Read more...

What it’s like to be an IT Project Manager

What it’s like to be an IT Project Manager

If you’re thinking about becoming an IT project manager, below is everything you need to know about the role including what you’ll be doing on a daily basis, what experience you need and how much you can expect to earn. Read more...

Four ways to motivate your employees in January

Four ways to motivate your employees in January

If you’ve noticed that the atmosphere in your office is a bit sluggish and think that everyone could benefit from a pick-me-up, below are four great ways to motivate your employees in January. Read more...

What it’s like to be a software architect

What it’s like to be a software architect

If you want to ensure that you’re stepping onto a future-proof career ladder, IT is certainly the way to go. Technology is hugely dependant on IT professionals after all so you really can’t go wrong with a career in this industry. Read more...