What do you get when you video screen candidates?

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For a long time, the process of screening candidates before the interview phase of the hiring process has been devoid of evolution. You ring them up and ask a series of stock standard questions to see if they're worth bringing in for an interview. 

It's not a terrible way to go about it, but it doesn't always give you the full picture of a cand…

Keeping tabs on Agile development trends

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The IT sector is one of constant change. New innovations come and go as digital technology evolves, with faster, easier and more effective workflows emerging, particularly in the realm of software development.

To keep pace with competitors, many organisations have transitioned to the Agile development methodology, prioritising speed and adaptab…

Will Brexit give the Dublin IT market a boost?

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Depending on the news sources you read, no one thought Brexit would happen. Misplaced political commentary aside, the British public has voted to leave the European Union (EU), kickstarting a long and drawn out process that is continuing to have global consequences. 

The shortest possible answer to what happens next is that the decision changes…

Mate, are you OK? Addressing mental health in construction

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What would you do if you noticed a work mate was struggling with their mental health? With no easy solution to such a sensitive topic, it's no wonder that the construction industry's high rates of depression, suicide and substance abuse are causing a stir both in Australia and globally.

Luckily, initiatives such as MATES in Construction are pro…

Is digital fluency the key to bridging the gender gap?

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There's little argument that there is a perceived gender diversity problem in the IT sector. While many organisations may pride themselves on achieving balance in their employees and leadership teams, a 2015 article from The Economist noted that women's share of jobs in IT actually fell between 1990 and 2011 - from 34 per cent to 27 per cent.


You're right, Big Brother is actually watching

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It's time to get your tin foil hats out, because the latest Wikileaks dump has revealed that it's not just shadowy lone-wolf hackers that are working to compromise IT security across the globe, but major security agencies as well. 

With every smartphone, smart TV and other internet-capable devices businesses and consumers purchase, the opportun…

Women in Leadership Part 3Is Change Happening?

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In the 8th video in our series put together to celebrate International Women's Day we talk to our panel about changes that are occurring around women in leadership positions.  This is part 3 of the Women In Leadership section of our series.

In this episode we talk to Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia, Louise Fleck, Director, Resear…

Lets talk about flexibility and recruitment

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Are flexibility and a successful recruitment career mutually exclusive?  Not according to Sarah Banek. There is argument to say that with more flexibility comes more billings.  In this video article Sarah talks about some of the ground breaking ideas that have formed the basis for The Recruitment Company's flexible way of working.  

Interested i…