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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Social Recruitment is at the heart of what our Global Delivery Core do for you when sourcing the best people for positions within your company. We take our search and networking activity beyond the office and the phones and apply the skills of our team across online and offline social networks. Social Recruitment isn’t a…Details
A Day in The Life of our Consultancy Division – The Future Cities Case Study Phase 3 – Selling the Dream This third in a series of blog case studies follows our Lead IoT Consultant, Stuart White, as he helps a Community Interest Company change the world over the next five years by…Details
A Day in The Life of our Consultancy Division: The Exeter City Futures Case Study
This final blog in the series follows our Lead IoT Consultant, Stuart White and his team as they help Exeter City Futures recruit the people who are changing how cities will work in the future.
You can read about Phase 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this Future Cities recruitment project in our blog.
Recruitment is never as black and white as many outside of the industry think it is. At this level, when you’re helping to build a company, there’s a great deal that goes into implementing a successful recruitment roadmap – especially for an organisation like Exeter City Futures.Details
A Day in The Life of our Consultancy Division: The Future Cities Project Phase 4 – Recruiting the New CTO This fourth in a series of blog case studies follows our Lead IoT Consultant, Stuart White and his colleague, Kerry Pain, as they help a Community Interest Company change the world over the next five years…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