Why the best IT professionals are constantly growing their skills

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In an industry as rapidly evolving as IT, developing your skills is not only beneficial - it's necessary. Businesses across every sector rely on their technology specialists to help them innovate and drive digital transformation. Consequently, the most hirable and desired IT professionals are those that constantly strive to develop their experti…

How will your business secure top talent in 2018?

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As another year draws to a close, it's a great time to start thinking about how your business will secure the best talent in 2018. This can be a challenging task, particularly in competitive industries where skilled and experienced employees are difficult to come by. Fortunately, there are a few key ways that businesses can give themselves the v…

How to promote diversity in your construction workforce

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Do you know what it takes to assemble an effective, well-rounded team of workers that will help achieve the goals of your construction business? While most employers recognise the need for the right skills and qualifications, there is one ingredient that can easily slip under the radar - diversity. Organisations that embrace a range of genders, …

Project managers: Full time or contractors?

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There are many factors that can influence the success of a project, including resources, deadlines, and unforeseen issues. However, arguably the most important factor is the person running it - a good project manager can help deal with the challenges that inevitably come to pass, providing the best chance for the project to meet its key goals, d…

Adventures in employer branding: Part 3Unweaving the rainbow

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Like a rainbow is made from light refracting through millions of fleeting droplets, so a company’s culture is made by shining light through millions of fleeting actions, utterances, decisions and stories.  These millions of tiny elements, individually inconsequential, together form something that is visible, tangible and overarching. 

For employer…

Adventures in employer branding:Part 2. SHOW, don’t TELL

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In part 1 of this series we talked about the danger of over selling.  But what if you don’t sell at all? 

Employees are attracted to organisations that match their own values. And so an effective employer brand will showcase your organisation’s values.  That way you’ll find applicants who’s values match your own and who, hopefully, will go on to b…

Top trends for project managers in the second half of 2017

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Project management is a rapidly changing industry, and as anyone within the profession will know, it's important to stay on your toes and keep abreast of the constant shifts. A keen eye for the latest trends will help you to keep your skills current and significantly improve your chances of success in project services recruitment. With half of …

Video interviewing: The benefits of meeting candidates face-to-screen

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You've heard it time and time again - technology is ruining our social skills, stopping us from building real life relationships and transforming us into nothing more than screen-poking Neanderthals. Yet despite the ever-present paranoia surrounding tools such as social media and video calling, we beg to differ. In fact, video interviewing can h…