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

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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Recruitment and the Importance of Transparency

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. 

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