The current skills shortages that tech employers are experiencing have led to an unprecedented high demand for tech specialists. However, in order to lead the digital transformation that our society both needs and expects, decision makers need to cast their net wider and include specialists with so-called ‘soft skills’ in their hiring strategy. We take […]

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December 15, 2021

The essential roles for a successful digital transformation

Generation Z, Gen Z, Zoomers, iGen, or Centennials – young people born between roughly 1995 – 2012 – have been described as the first digital native generation, possessing an ‘intuitive’ relationship with technology.  The oldest Zoomers are now 26, have grown up with technology such as smartphones, VR, AI and social media, and regard it […]

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November 25, 2021

Scarcity of Skills

With the recruitment process for tech specialists becoming increasingly automated, how can applicants optimise their CVs and LinkedIn profiles so that they stand out from the crowd?  Many hiring managers and recruiters now use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to help them identify the most suitably qualified candidates. Using filters such as their skills, qualifications and […]

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October 29, 2021

CV and LinkedIn Optimisation – what are hiring managers looking for in the Tech Sector?

As the pace of technology speeds up with every year that passes, it’s vital that employees, especially those working in the Tech Industry keep up with that change. At the moment in the UK we’re experiencing what’s been called ‘The Great Resignation’, with almost 40% of employees saying that they are looking to leave their […]

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October 18, 2021

If your employees aren’t learning you’re at risk of losing them

The war for talent is not a new problem, the phrase was first coined back in 1997 by  Steven Hankin of McKinsey. However, a turbulent economic environment combined with a shortage of top talent and VC backed software businesses paying increased salaries – has created a perfect storm for any software business looking to hire […]

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September 30, 2021

How do we Win the War for Talent?

Demand for talent is at an all time high. Therefore, it’s important for the hiring organisation to differentiate themselves from the many other career opportunities by having a clearly defined Employee Value Proposition (EVP) to use during the recruitment process.  As well as challenging and financially rewarding career, top talent will be attracted to companies […]

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September 7, 2021

Attracting Top Talent with an Employee Value Proposition