• Why Flexible Working is No Longer a Benefit

    about 1 month ago

    ​Flexible working has been a growing trend for many years; with the outbreak of COVID-19, this trend has reached its tipping point.  For many employers, flexible working arrangements have been the only way to handle the unprecedented challenges the pandemic brought about; with 78% of workers now saying they want increased flexibility in their work moving forward, it will be ...

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  • Ready to Reopen? Help Employees Back to the Office with these Six Steps

    2 months ago

    ​Naturally, the tech sector has taken to working from home like a duck to water. Social media giants like Twitter have announced that their employees can work from home indefinitely. This arrangement comes with it’s own set of challenges to engagement, morale, productivity and performance. How can tech companies help employees who are keen to return to the office?Over the la...

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  • How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    4 months ago

    Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be; HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.Anxiety about the workforce is not new: PWC's latest Annual Global CEO Survey found that 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat...

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  • Working From Home is the Key to Diversity

    4 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    Tech companies who offer more flexible working arrangements are employers of choice; joining the ranks of techcompanies like Twitter who have announced working from home will be the new norm, forever. It will come as no surprise that 82% of the tech workforce want the flexibility to work from home. It may surprise you, however, to learn that working from home can boost the p...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    6 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​​Hiring managers, you have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, every job post has been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up. You have revised, rethought, and remade every aspect of your talent acquisition process, several times over, in an attempt to drive up interest.T...

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  • Leading from the Front: How Tech Companies are Securing Talent

    7 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. In this time of uncertainty, the technology sector has the opportunity to lead the way and create solutions for businesses, individuals and governments involved in this unprecedented situation. It will need to retain and a...

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  • Bridging Social Distance with Tech: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    7 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    Hiring managers, you put a lot of time and effort into securing a business-critical hire for your technology team. Amid current uncertainty in the US, you have decided to onboard a new employee remotely rather than risk them finding another role with a competitor. How can you ensure they have a positive experience of your company and help them transition back to the office w...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    7 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread across the US, technology companies are at the forefront of providing the tools for move companies to move to a remote working model. Organizations will be looking to bring on top technology talent to provide innovative solutions and maintain the security of the technologies people rely on. It is also an opportune moment to use t...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Rebecca Topper

    8 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the technology industry? Rebecca Topper, Managing Principal Consultant at Glocomms, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in technology?There is a major gender gap in...

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  • Can AI Democratize the Workplace?

    10 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more commonly used in recruitment, will we see an increase in workplace diversity? Used correctly, AI promises to democratize the workforce by furthering the fair representation of women and ethnic minorities.As we covered in the first part of this series, Advancing Women of Color, the diversity gap in STEM is a well-documented issue....

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  • The Subjectivity of Machines: Why AI Can Further Hiring Bias

    10 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​Racial and gender hiring biases place women of color at a particular disadvantage when seeking employment. So far in our series, Advancing Women of Color in STEM, we have explored how women of color face a 'double jeopardy' when seeking employment, as well as how artificial intelligence (AI) may provide a useful tool to increasing their representation in the tech sector. Le...

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  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    12 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​Valuable roles within the technology sector will attract a lot of applications from ambitious and talented candidates. While it is great for hiring managers to receive a lot of high quality applications for a role, this also means they will have to reject many skilled candidates along the way.It is the responsibility of hiring managers to create a positive candidate experie...

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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find Talent

    12 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​When advertising for a role within the technology sector, you are likely to get a flood of CVs from incredibly skilled candidates in your inbox. Though technology CVs are often impressive, filled with skills and examples of successful projects, they are simply telling you what a candidate is capable of. Hiring managers will find more value in the recruitment process if cand...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    12 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​A considered and thorough onboarding process is essential for new hires in the fast-moving and competitive technology sector. The aim of onboarding is to ensure your hires have the practical tools and training they need to get started quickly in their new role, alongside ensuring they are comfortable and integrated into your company culture, mission and values.Onboarding is...

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  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    12 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​The global technology sector thrives on a global workforce where leading organizations are expected to provide brilliant and competitive relocation packages which will attract top talent to make the big move to your location. More companies are increasing their relocation budgets as more staff with specific skill sets are required to keep companies ahead within the ever-evo...

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  • 5 Reasons Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time (and Money)

    12 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​The technology sector covers a range of skills and abilities which are in high demand, and the consistent rise of emerging technologies means as an employer, it is important to retain those employees who are harder to come by when hiring.However, in the busy tech labor market, you are also more likely to encounter skilled employees who will resign from their position for mo...

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  • How To Avoid Unconscious Bias in Job Ads

    about 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Job ads are a key piece in every company’s hiring strategy and are a valuable tool for communicating your employer brand. The way a company represents themselves in their ads can be a determining factor in the quality of candidates who apply for the advertised role.However, studies have shown that ads across many male-dominated industries included gendered language that det...

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  • How to Negotiate Salary with a Successful Job Candidate

    about 1 year ago by Liv McNeilis

    The technology sector thrives on exceptional and high-performing individuals whose skills can bring unprecedented value to a company.  When hiring for senior or crucial role, it is important to start your salary discussions from a place of mutual respect, and keep in mind the long-term value a candidate can bring to your institution.  This guide will help you prepare for an ...

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  • How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

    about 1 year ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​The fast-moving world of the technology sector means companies stand and fall on values and team cultures which depend on consistent innovation and working positively together to provide solutions. This can all be undermined by a single ‘bad apple’.If you are faced with a team member who appears to have nothing good to say, relishes in bullying and criticizing others, or av...

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  • How to Make a Perfect Job Offer

    about 1 year ago by Liv McNeilis

    The technology job sector is booming as digital innovation evolves at a lightning pace. 3.7 million tech jobs opened in the US during 2018, with new jobs being created constantly as the world evolves into the tech revolution of ‘Industry 4.0’.Employing in tech means fishing from a talent pool where the fish move quickly, and certain skills are in such high demand that recrui...

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