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Preparing for an IT Job Interview

By . October 28, 2019
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Work-life balance in the digital era

By . December 20, 2018
Balancing work and life are important for all employees but it is a difficult task for many. If not balanced correctly it could lead to employees becoming dissatisfied, unmotivated in their role... Read More

What Candidates looks for in an Agency

By . December 20, 2018
We have seen what consultants look for in candidates , but this is a two way street. Candidates expect many things from the agencies that they interact with. Here, candidates who have used... Read More

What Does It Mean to Be a Recruiter in 2016? (Infographic)

By . December 20, 2018
In 2016, what does it take to be a successful recruitment professional able to thrive as well as survive in this dog-eat-dog industry? Well, the folks at GetHRS have created an infographic listing... Read More

What is the coalition between the improved job market and job seekers using social media?

By . December 20, 2018
It’s good news for job seekers. The job market is improving and with that people who are looking for vacancies now have more options. The improved job market seems to be reaping benefits for jobs... Read More

Why reinvent the wheel?

By . December 20, 2018
I caught up with an old contact recently and we were discussing how the IT landscape has changed over the last few years as more functions are becoming engaged at a business strategic level rather... Read More

With great power comes great responsibility: children taking interest in IT but…

By . December 20, 2018
We mentioned that the last few years have experienced many global companies being targeted and attacked, compromising thousands upon thousands of sensitive customer details . The latest casualty... Read More

What are ‘Managed Services’ and their pros and cons

By . December 20, 2018
Despite 'managed services' being more commonplace, for many of us, the question still remains – what are managed services and what are they good for? Read More

What employers see

By . December 20, 2018
Employers have to go through a sea of candidates before they find the right person for their position. With all their experience they have developed a keen sixth sense to see the underlining... Read More

What Gen Y Really Wants

By . December 20, 2018
In a recent blog from Certes, we talked about Generation Y also known as Millennials and how employers can recruit and retain them . A report from Software Advice, a company that offers listings... Read More

What skills are in demand in Q2?

By . December 20, 2018
According to Certes 4Sight review, the demands for skills have changed slightly for both contract and permanent IT employment. In Q1 contract and permanent employers were seeking Microsoft skills... Read More

Tips for Millennial Management

By . December 20, 2018
The enigma of Millennials is one that is in the forefront of every employers mind. Times are changing and companies will largely consist of this new generation in the years to come, with 75% of... Read More

The state of recruiting in 2015

By . December 20, 2018
Social media has mad a giant impact on recruiting and recruiters are using social media to gain insights into potential candidates. Source: Undercover Recruiter Read More

The value of face to face contact

By . December 20, 2018
Having recruited IT & Business Project Managers for the last 12 years I am constantly reminded of the benefits of talking face to face instead of over the phone, email or Skype. While meeting... Read More

Top tips for understanding the business problem

By . December 20, 2018
A BA’s role will vary depending on each organisation or project, but understanding the nature of the business problem is an essential skill. According to the latest issue of Analysts... Read More

Trip Hazard

By . December 20, 2018
Health & Safety legislation has been in place since the early 70’s. It’s enforceable by law and it does exactly what it says on the tin - it mitigates risk and makes the workplace... Read More

Types of Artificial Intelligence: A Detailed Guide

By . December 20, 2018
We have all heard about these - Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. How well do you know the differences and features of each? Read More

UK to lead the way on cyber security insurance following large number of breaches

By . December 20, 2018
A report published by the government and one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers and risk advisors, Marsh, has announced plans for the UK to become a global leader in cyber security... Read More

UX contractors in demand

By . December 20, 2018
IT professionals who are trained in User Experience (UX) will soon be in high demand as businesses begin to realise the need to invest in user experiences online. Research from the Association of... Read More

Technological Progress And Why It Will Never Destroy Recruitment

By . December 20, 2018
Recruitment agencies have been around for decades. In order to strive for as long as they have, recruitment agencies had to evolve with technology. From the limited but wide-reaching Newspaper of... Read More

‘The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year’ Cyber Insights for 23rd November from The National Cyber Skills Centre

By . December 20, 2018
Who is about to have the most wonderful time of the year. You or the cyber criminals? You can’t fail to have noticed that we are entering the holiday season. The one where gifts are bought... Read More

The past 5 years and Government IT

By . December 20, 2018
As time passes, society sees many different changes. These changes have their negative and positives. In the case of IT the positive and negative could be drastic and completely changes the way... Read More

The Software Generation

By . December 20, 2018
How much software do you use? MS Word perhaps, Excel now and again, or perhaps most of your working day is done in front of Photoshop or InDesign. Of course there are those little apps on your... Read More

The most effective way of contacting passive candidates

By . December 20, 2018
Houston, we have a problem. The vast majority of us are currently completely at odds with our candidates when it comes to how to contact them about job opportunities. Earlier this year we... Read More

Schools Out (For The Summer)’ this weeks Cyber Insights from The National Cyber Skills Centre

By . December 20, 2018
In the next few weeks the exam season will start to slow down, hassled teachers will lift their heads seeing the long holidays approaching and many schools will start locking their doors and... Read More

Security and the Internet of Things

By . December 20, 2018
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Slow Business growth, Huge rise in IT staffing.

By . December 20, 2018
After a hard few years the UK economy is starting to bounce back. What recent finding has uncovered is that even with the slow growth of the UK economy, the technology sector is growing quicker.... Read More

Social Gatherings

By . December 20, 2018
This weeks Cyber Insights from The National Cyber Skills Centre. Is the explosion of social media and the availability of personal information placed online causing more cyber fraud? The answer is... Read More

Social media VS Job Boards – The future of Recruiting

By . December 20, 2018
From social media’s humble beginnings as a way for friends to keep in contact with each other and share online content, social media is fast becoming a tool that all businesses use. So it’s no... Read More

SQL and Twitter Bootstrap in demand this winter

By . December 20, 2018
SQL topped the most sought-after skills list across both permanent and contract roles in the winter edition of Certes’ 4Sight skills review. Java and Oracle were also in demand in the... Read More

Stepping on the toes of the CIO

By . December 20, 2018
Recently an IT BP contact got in touch with me with the following question: I've just read a piece of research where it spells out the ways CIOs are looking to get engaged in underpinning thei... Read More

Strategy, digital leadership and IT skills

By . December 20, 2018
A visual look at some of the statistics, themes and responses from the 2015 CIO 100 Source: CIO UK Read More

Strong trend in new jobs continued in April despite election jitters

By . December 20, 2018
A short while ago we wrote about how the IT staffing has been seeing a huge growth, despite the slow growth of business. Below, Apsco continue on this topic and also explain how the recent... Read More

Preparation is the key to winning

By . December 20, 2018
Going into anything unprepared could be the thing for your failure. If you are going for an interview preparation is the key to winning as 93% of employability comes from preparation. For an... Read More

Professional hiring continued to flatline in November

By . December 20, 2018
Permanent vacancies show 0.3% growth year-on-year Contract vacancies slide by 5% Demand for contractors in IT falls by 13% Average salaries dip by 1.4% Professional recruitment firms reported that... Read More

Professional hiring flatlines in September

By . December 20, 2018
Permanent vacancies show 0% growth year-on-year Contract vacancies within financial services jump 8% Engineering vacancies fall by 7% Demand for marketing professionals up 15% Average salaries... Read More

Professional staffing remains slow as outlook remains uncertain

By . December 20, 2018
Permanent vacancies show 0% growth year-on-year Contract vacancies slide by 5% Demand for contractors in financial services plummets Average salaries dip by 0.3% ? ? Professional recruitment firms... Read More

Recruitment trends for 2016: UK and Global

By . December 20, 2018
Another 12 months has come and gone and the recruitment industry has seen many changes, some expected and some that came out of nowhere. Global Recruitment Trends The quality of candidates seems... Read More

Robust job market in Q2 of 2015

By . December 20, 2018
The UK has seen major declines in employment due to a long lasting recession. Now the UK job market looks to be bouncing back with a robust Q2 in 2015. Not only is the UK job market seeing an... Read More

Microsoft skills are in demand

By . December 20, 2018
The demand for contract and permanent skills has seen some extreme changes with Microsoft skills topping the tables for both contract and permanent skills according to Certes’ 4Sight Q1 2016... Read More

Paper Wait’ this weeks Cyber Insights from The National Cyber Skills Centre

By . December 20, 2018
I don’t know much about Panama. Up to now my knowledge has been limited to being aware that they have a canal, have given their name to a piece of millenary worn by many men at various summer... Read More

IT careers for the technically challenged

By . December 20, 2018
Technology is rapidly expanding as a sector in the job market and it requires a constant influx of talent and skills. But what if you are not a tech genius who chooses coding and hacking as their main pastime? Read More

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