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
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
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
It’s Time to Adapt or Develop Your Tech Skills If you’re looking for a job in tech, you may be increasingly frustrated by the increase in noise surrounding IoT, or by the seemingly unrealistic list of requirements now asked for by employers. As a company who works on both sides of the fence, we…Details
The terms IoT, smart technology and connectivity have become the big buzzwords of 2016 – and rightly so: By 2020, it’s expected that there will be 21 billion connected devices, and over half of businesses will incorporate some element of IoT.
But, with this explosion of new technology has come a wave of misunderstanding when it comes to recruitment. It simply isn’t as straightforward as referring to IoT as a required skill or sector.Details
We see first hand just how many people in the UK are eager to leave their jobs for something better. It’s something we’ve been keen to avoid in our own business and, as a result, we’ve always make it a priority to create a work environment our people love, rather than one they want to…Details
Having run our recruitment agency in Milton Keynes for nearly 15 years, we’ve watched the city develop and grow. We’ve worked with many local companies, large and small, and we’ve helped thousands of residents change jobs and find new careers. Large employers have moved to the city to take advantage of our great transport links,…Details
The start of a new year is often the time when we focus on achieving new career goals, whether that be changing career, learning something new or aiming for promotion. Working in recruitment is a career that’s gone through its own rebrand over recent years to become a popular career move for many. Where once…Details
Jobseekers are hurting their chances of securing new employment by not spending enough time on their CV, according to a survey. The most common mistake is sending a general CV to employers, rather than tailoring it to a specific role, according to research by the National Careers Service. Two thirds of careers advisers said this…Details