PWC’s Global Industry 4.0 Survey last year was the largest survey of its kind, which reported on company thinking regarding the progress of Industry 4.0. Speaking to over 2000 participants from the major industrial sectors in the world, they found that over a third of respondents felt that insufficient talent was one of the…Details
Earlier this month, International Women’s Day celebrated the achievements of women throughout the world whilst drawing attention to the need for greater equality between the genders. The event shone a spotlight on many sectors, including the tech and engineering industries in which we operate, and highlighted the need for the STEM industries to recruit more…Details
Fancy a Job Designing Human Parts or Exploring Space Debris? You’re in Luck! As we enter Industry 4.0, the debate and fear surrounding which jobs will be taken over by robots has hit fever pitch but do we really need to worry? No, we don’t, according to research from PWC and Microsoft. Far from A.I…Details
What impact will industry 4.0 have on the jobs market? As the rocky year of 2016 drew to a close, the government provided a beacon of hope when they pledged £2billion to boost our developments in industry, science and technology, and spoke of a new mission to recruit three million apprentices by 2020 to…Details
Computer Weekly’s 2017 Salary Survey for the Tech industry is out. This annual research presents findings from 738 interviews with IT professionals throughout the UK and Ireland on their earnings and career expectations. If you work in the tech industry or looking to switch jobs, it’s worth a read. Here’s the low-down from the…Details
As Milton Keynes celebrates its 50th birthday this week, we’ve been reflecting on what we love about MK. We’ve been based in Milton Keynes since the birth of Provide in 2002 and there are many reasons why we still call this city home: MK attracts world-changing companies We’re not alone in choosing MK as…Details
Where should you be focusing your efforts to future-proof your career in tech? Despite 2016’s uncertainty, the tech industry has continued to perform well and is forecast for continued growth in 2017. But which skills do you need to ride the wave in IT? From LinkedIn and job boards to nationwide surveys and polls,…Details
Is Flexible Working the Future? According to the UK Government’s report on the future of work in the UK, jobs will become much more fluid over the coming decades. As employers look for ways to become more agile and adaptive, whilst competing to attract valuable tech skills, we’ll see a wave of new employment incentives to…Details
What Skills Will You Need in This Age of Connectivity? You couldn’t move for articles referring to smart tech, IoT (Internet of Things) and connectivity in 2016 but, as we wrote about last year, there is no such thing as a job in IoT. As the age of connectivity ramps up, we look at each of…Details
If you work in technology, you’re in the right job according to British industry experts who monitored 2016, post-Brexit. But will it continue into 2017? Yes, is the short answer. Despite the worries around the impact of Brexit last year, a survey conducted by Dice found that 1 in 5 tech professionals feel that…Details
The Skills Gap in IT is the Leading Barrier to Success There have been many high profile surveys carried out over the past year amongst CIOs, which show that a large percentage of decision makers now feel that skills shortages in IT is the leading barrier to success. The talent shortage has been creeping…Details
Size is becoming less important. It’s the innovative recruiters who will attract the best talent in the future.
There is a well-documented IT talent crisis. At a time when companies are racing to compete in smart technology, the over-recruited, dwindling pool of in-demand talent is putting additional pressure on already squeezed hirers and HR professionals.
As depressing as that sounds, it does pose some opportunities for innovative recruiters and smart companies. It also flattens out the playing field for those brands who may not have the clout of larger, more well-established brands.Details