Hiring trends in Data

As technology evolves, businesses need to evolve to ensure growth goals at being met. As a result, many organisations need to go through digital transformation by upgrading and taking advantage of the latest technology, which today means running as much as possible in the cloud. Shifting everything into the cloud requires expertise to drive digital…

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Contractor Employment in the UK?

Should you remain an employee, or take contractor employment? You’re at a crossroads in your career. You have a lot of experience, but crave more independence in your professional life. You like the idea of being your own boss, and creating a better work/life balance. Thus, you find yourself exploring the idea of contractor employment.…

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Why Organisations Focus on Contract Recruitment

7 Reasons to Focus on Contract Recruitment How Can Your Organization Benefit from Contract Work Arrangements? Contract recruitment is a fantastic option for organizations to employ talent they need, when they need it. When you hire contractors, you get the skills and experience you need for a pre-defined period. When the contract ends, you are…

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How to Switch from Permanent to Contract Work

How to Switch from Permanent to Contract Work The Roadmap for a Successful Transition to Life as a Contractor The shift from permanent to contract work has changed the way many people work. This change has been welcomed by those who want to have more control over their career, their earnings, and their work/life balance.…

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How to Select a Contract Recruitment Agency

How to Select a Contract Recruitment Agency 6 Steps to Secure a Successful Contract Recruitment Partner Partnering with a contract recruitment agency is the most popular method of hiring specialists for contract work. The hiring company receives all the benefits of working with a recruitment agency, and the pool of talent they access for you…

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The Challenges of Finding and Keeping Talent

There’s an interesting trend emerging from our Salary Guide and Trends Report for 2022. It’s the conflict between improving recruitment packages and focusing on retention. If our headline statistics say anything at all, it’s that employers need to up their game when it comes to retention. 60% of candidates surveyed said they were considering moving…

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9 things that are important to candidates right now

9 things that are important to candidates right now One of the ways to connect with the ideal candidates for your organisation is to know what they’re looking for. Without this essential information, you might be missing the mark with your adverts, your selection process and your interviews could be angled towards the wrong candidates…

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What’s first: Attitude or Aptitude?

What’s first: Attitude or aptitude? Good recruitment is a finely balanced skill. You need to find the best person for your role – but ‘best’ covers a range of different elements, including qualifications, skills, experience, attitude and personality. Getting this right first time with a new hire is tricky – which is why organisations build…

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How to make sure candidates are a good cultural fit

How to make sure candidates are a good cultural fit Increasingly, businesses are recruiting for attitude and fit with the organisational culture in addition to looking for the best skills. That’s because there’s a growing understanding that people who have the right approach are more likely to be successful in the role and bring value…

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