STEM Industries Need to Recruit More Women to Drive Innovation

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…

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Are You on the Right Salary? The UK 2017 Tech Salary Survey is Out!

  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…

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5 Ways Your Company Can Win the Race for Top Tech Talent

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.

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There’s No Such Thing as a Job in IoT

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. 

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