The Taboo Interview Questions You Need to Avoid

The Taboo Interview Questions You Need to Avoid

When was the last time you reviewed the employment discrimination laws before conducting an interview? Most hiring managers have every intention of complying with employment discrimination laws but find that the time needed to keep abreast of the nuances of employment...
Do You Background Check Your Candidates?

Do You Background Check Your Candidates?

Most candidates research key personnel of a prospective employer prior to an interview however, with an increasing amount of personal information being made available online employers are now just as likely to check whether or not a candidate is hiding any skeletons...
Langley James Hires .Net Development Recruiter

Langley James Hires .Net Development Recruiter

New Net Development Recruiter Leading IT Recruitment Consultancy, Langley James has appointed Richard Jones as Principle Consultant focused on .Net Professionals in London and the Home Counties.  Richard brings with him a wealth of experience gained from a 10-year...
Experience vs Qualifications

Experience vs Qualifications

A 1st Class degree:  the hallmark of the ideal candidate… or is it? Market reports are showing that due to increasing movements in the jobs markets and fewer students taking up IT-based degrees due to increased tuition costs, quality candidates are proving harder to...

What’s Your Interview Style?

Most managers settle on their own style of interviewing but is it wise to have just one approach? If you’re responsible for hiring IT personnel, whether you work for a tech firm or are responsible for recruitment within the IT department, getting the interview right...

Why is September One of the Best Months to Recruit?

  Happy September!  Can you believe it’s here already? The holiday season is now officially over, the kids are reluctantly heading back in school after the summer break and there’s a feeling of ‘business as usual’ in the air.  While some of us are yet to have a break,...

The Importance of Updating Job Titles & Descriptions

When was the last time you reviewed your company job titles and descriptions (and I mean all of them)? Maybe it’s not top of your list right now, but it’s good practice to have a process for making sure there is regular review of both job titles and job descriptions....

IR35 is changing: What does this mean for you?

There’s a lot of confusion right now about IR35; what it is, why it’s changing and what those changes will mean for the millions of self-employed contract workers currently operating in the UK. Although many of the proposed changes to IR35 legislation are not yet set...

What does IR35 mean?

IR35 is a piece of tax legislation introduced in 2000 to ensure the correct national insurance and income tax was paid by self-employed contractors. IR35 prevents tax avoidance by exposing self employed workers seeking to hide their employment status from HMRC by...