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Managing the Micromanager

By on Jul 16, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Managing the Micromanager

We’ve probably all come across at least one in our time – the micromanager who hovers over your shoulder, checking every little thing you do and telling you how they would have done it. Or delegating a task but then asking every 10 minutes how you are getting on. It’s a real source of frustration for the team and an inefficient way of working for the manager...

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Attracting Top Talent in a Changing IT Sector

By on Jun 29, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Attracting Top Talent in a Changing IT Sector

I guess we’ve all experienced the sometimes frustratingly slow pace of recruitment at one time or other.  But there’s one industry that certainly bucks that trend. The tech industry develops at a lightning fast pace, resulting in ever-changing job demands and roles.  As a sector, technology is growing twice as fast as the UK economy as a whole, according to research...

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Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

By on Apr 14, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

Despite how it seems, reaching out to the passive candidate isn’t some mystical art form or a result of some hidden knowledge passed on through the ages. The truth is that it is more about knowing the market, knowing the candidates, understanding what people want and, yes of course particularly on the part of the recruiter, a lot of very hard work. What is a passive...

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Partner not service provider – How to get the best from your tech hire recruiter

By on Dec 21, 2017 in employer tips | 0 comments

Partner not service provider – How to get the best from your tech hire recruiter

When you look to hire a new team member for a technical environment, you need to make sure that you are hiring the right person. A bad hire A bad hire can literally cost thousands in lost time, effort, training and of course salary. It could also have a very big impact in the workplace because changing personnel is an unsettling process. Worse still, if you have...

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Bridging the gap – The continuing skills shortage

By on Mar 28, 2017 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

Bridging the gap – The continuing skills shortage

The IT world is a complex and often difficult one to work in. In our recent blog about the danger of obsolescence in a role, we looked at one of the main reasons why IT is so unusual: Where some industries have a steady change through technological advancement and implementation of new methods, the IT industry is commonly the source of those changes. What this means...

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