3 Tips to Attract IT Talent in 2022

3 Tips to Attract IT Talent in 2022

To attract IT talent is becoming harder. With current vacancies in the UK at record levels – 62.5% higher than pre-pandemic – the power is firmly in the hands of the candidates. Coupled with a general supply of candidates, it’s the perfect storm!...
Employment Law Changes – What HR Need to Know

Employment Law Changes – What HR Need to Know

It’s almost April, and the time for some key changes to Employment Law. Our team have put together the top 4 things you need to know to help ensure your company stays on top of the new rules. 4 Key Employment Law Changes Increase in Minimum Wage – 1st...
6 Tips to Conduct a Successful Remote Interview

6 Tips to Conduct a Successful Remote Interview

The remote interview is here to stay! Despite final restrictions now being lifted, remote interviews are still the first choice for hiring managers and candidates. Not only does it give more flexibility to the candidates, but it also allows you to screen faster and in...
The Contest for IT Talent Continues

The Contest for IT Talent Continues

IT talent has always been in high demand, but no more so than right now! We are now at the point where many companies are chasing the same scarce talent. Therefore, we are seeing double-digit pay increases in some areas of IT. But where does it end? And what about the...
What is Your Leadership Style

What is Your Leadership Style

Today, discussing leadership style has become an extremely popular area. Many argue that a manager’s leadership style is one of the fundamental elements that determines the extent of both business and employee success. Therefore, it’s important that you understand...
How to Effectively Conduct an Interview

How to Effectively Conduct an Interview

Interviews – they are the most effective way to reduce your shortlist, while getting to know your new potential employees. You’ve probably completed lots of interviews, however, the power really is now with the candidate.  As candidate experience takes...
Recruiting Facts and Stats for 2022

Recruiting Facts and Stats for 2022

Recruiting over the last 12 months has been an interesting ride. Remote working, skills shortages and record numbers of vacancies has all had an impact. But as we creep ever closer to the end of 2021, what will next year bring?  We’ve scoured the market to find...
Should you Recruit Before Christmas?

Should you Recruit Before Christmas?

Should you recruit before Christmas? It’s a question no doubt on a lot of hiring managers minds right now. Do you wait until the New Year? Or do you go out to market now? Which is more likely to give you the best IT candidates? You may think that candidates turn...
Why You Should Never Give a Counter Offer

Why You Should Never Give a Counter Offer

Someone just handed in their notice. It’s a complete surprise and now you’re stuck. Should you counter offer? Persuade them to stay? You know that it costs more to recruit someone new than to retain someone on a slightly higher salary. So, offering more...
The Benefits of Offering Hybrid Working

The Benefits of Offering Hybrid Working

When it comes to attracting candidates, the benefits of offering hybrid working are something you should consider. As we all return to spending more time in the office, is it necessary to have your team on site for 5 days? We appreciate that some roles in IT are hard...
The 5 Highest Paying IT Jobs in 2021

The 5 Highest Paying IT Jobs in 2021

Want to know which are the highest paying IT jobs in the UK right now? The increases in IT salaries are big news at the moment. And the trend is set to continue throughout 2022. So if you are considering a new career, or your next step in IT, you need to know the best...
Top 4 Tips for Hiring the Right Employee in IT

Top 4 Tips for Hiring the Right Employee in IT

Hiring the right employee is key to the success of your business. But in a skills crisis you may find yourself having to be a little more flexible than in previous years. However, there are still some key things you need to look for when hiring. Ability to produce...
How to Recruit IT Professionals During a Skills Shortage

How to Recruit IT Professionals During a Skills Shortage

If you need to recruit IT professionals right now, you’ve probably already heard. There’s a huge skills shortage across the sector. Attracting candidates is harder than ever as the jobs market increases, whilst the talent pool decreases. There are less...
Employee Retention: 5 Tips for Retaining Top IT Talent

Employee Retention: 5 Tips for Retaining Top IT Talent

Employee retention is a hot topic right now. With the jobs market at pre-pandemic levels already, more and more people are moving on to a new challenge. On top of this, the skills shortage we all experienced before Covid is now back with a vengeance. So it’s...
How to Take Control of Your IT Recruitment

How to Take Control of Your IT Recruitment

The IT jobs market is HOT right now! With lots of jobs and not enough candidates, it’s more important than ever that you choose the right IT recruiter for you. If you’re looking for the ideal IT recruiter for your company but feel overwhelmed with the number of...
Top 3 IT Recruitment Trends for 2021

Top 3 IT Recruitment Trends for 2021

IT recruitment trends change from year to year. But never before have we experienced a year anything like 2020! So, what does that mean for 2021? As the ‘new normal’ continues to dominate our lives, what changes can you expect to see when it comes to IT recruitment?...
The Truth About IT Contractors

The Truth About IT Contractors

IT contractors could be just what you need right now.  As business needs change and fluctuations are more difficult to forecast than previous years, it can be hard to get your headcount right. With the changes we have all seen over the last 12 months, many companies...