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
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
There was a time, a few years ago, when raucous nights out and boys’ clubs went hand in hand with a career in IT recruitment. If you weren’t male or prepared to party hard, it probably wasn’t the job for you. Laura, our Account Manager, remembers those days but has also seen a different…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