The Year Ahead For Technology Recruitment
Towards the end of 2014 we saw demand for scarce technology talent in the UK continuing to rise, contractors stepping in to fill roles and salaries increasing.
Many of our clients have gone through growth phases this year and the highest demand has been for software and web developers and a focussed growth of digital marketing teams. This demand has increased as the year has gone on, and we are seeing the candidate market moving at an…Continue
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I cannot get me enough of good ol' Aunt Chippy. This lady is of her rocker hilarious. Happy Holidays and enjoy the laugh.
You can check out the last Aunt Chippy video I posted on How To Wrap A Christmas Gift here.…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on December 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The recruitment industry has faced a variety of trends over the last decade. The rise of social media and the economy of ideas has led to a market that is far more candidate driven. Due to sites such as LinkedIn and others, it is now much easier for candidates to approach the decision makers in small to mid-level companies directly rather than going through a recruiter. Even larger companies have begun posting jobs directly onto third party…Continue
At Great Rated, we recently analyzed 50,000 confidential employee surveys to create our list of People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology. For human resources professionals, the no.1 organization in the large-companies category offers a telling example of the practices that help create a true sense of connection between team members and their organization. …Continue
Added by Kim Peters on October 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments
“Competing for tech talent never gets easier, nor is it a perfect mathematical equation. Instead it’s about understanding your market, knowing what your current and prospective employees are looking for, and doing your best to create the environment that attracts the right workers to your company.” – …Continue
If you are a programmer, you understand the meaning and power that TMTOWTDI (pronounced TIM-TOADY) can give you. It originates from the world of Perl but also programming practices in general it means that for every solution to a problem, there is more than one way to do it. There are different ways write the code in order to achieve the desired results.
Now before I receive…Continue
Last week, I highlighted that Google Glass has been appearing in job ads as demand is increasing for candidates that can work on the technology or perform duties with the device. Google Glass…Continue
School is getting out and another wave of young professionals is slated to roll in the door of your booming business. Are you prepared for them with targeted recruiting efforts and a tailored hiring process? Do you have a hiring process that will send them running back to Google, or one that is designed to invite them and capture their attention?
Added by Julie Salerno on May 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Recruiters and hiring managers all face a large set of the same organizational challenges, no matter what industry they’re in. The workload, communications and data can quickly get to an unmanageable state. When that happens, recruiters get stressed, the candidate experience suffers and the company brand is compromised. What most people don’t realize is that even a small opening, with…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on May 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Constantly revisiting each step of the recruiting process is essential for recruiters to stay competitive in attracting and engaging quality talent. Ever-evolving best practices, techniques and technologies require a constant finger on the pulse of modern recruiting tactics. Here are a few action items to…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 9, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
With the wonderful World Wide Web turning 25 years old last week its only natural to reflect back on how it has touched almost every part of our daily lives. The technology has helped develop new business models worldwide and changed our economies forever. It’s predicted that by 2020 most…Continue
A recent Dice survey reveals what tech talent wants the most from a recruiter besides a handsome salary offer. We were not surprised at all to find that the majority of those asked said that being frank about the company/culture is most important to them. How about putting those two…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
1 Know your requirements viz need, pricing -Read out exactly what requirements are put foreword by HR department and how it can implicate all connected processes in general. Start drawing out use cases which will help you to uncover the real need behind problems.
2 Get educated on its…Continue
Added by Rchilli Parser on March 11, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
It’s no secret that the world of recruitment is all pretty new to me, and as it rolls up to my second month at Enigma People Solutions I have made a few observations of the industry. The one that jumps out to me is how the industry is judged. Call it naivety but I had not realised the reputation recruiters, in particular IT recruiters, had in today’s market, they seem to be painted as the villains of the recruitment world. What seems…Continue
It’s not often that we brag, but when we can work in a way to address common HR software issues at the same time, we’ll do it. A great way to find out if a particular software vendor is a good fit for you, is to figure out what your main concerns and issues are first. Next, you can visit cases…
Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 18, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
There used to be speculation about video interviewing encouraging discrimination. Some were worried that seeing candidates face-to-face earlier on in…Continue
We live in a world of automation. We want to speed things up. Or at least that’s what we want when we’re doing mundane things that are wasting our time. It comes down to 2 things: FRUSTRATE or AUTOMATE. FRUSTRATE: sitting in traffic going 3 MPH and watching squirrels walk faster than you. AUTOMATE: adding a 360-degree jet-propulsion system to your car and flying over everyone. FRUSTRATE: using a sourcing method that is cool…but takes too many steps for it to be…Continue
Added by Mark Tortorici on February 16, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Let’s face it. Some people just don’t want attention. It’s hard to believe that. Especially in this over-hyped, over-socialized, and over-advertised world we live in. But there are candidates on Linkedin, Twitter, websites, and job boards who don’t feel the need to cram tons of information about their experience in one place.
Other engineers do not put certain words on their resume…Continue
Added by Mark Tortorici on December 6, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Now that the New Year is approaching, you might be thinking about getting a new job. It is a common time for people to move from one position to another as they realise that they need to seek new opportunities to work towards their goals and aspirations. Don’t feel overwhelmed if you are in the same boat when it comes to your information technology (IT) career, as there are plenty of positions that may be of interest to you.…Continue
Added by Simon Hopes on November 29, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about threads shaping HR’s future, SEO in 2014, measuring hiring quality, helpful sourcing tools and Microsoft’s employee review system.
Now on to our favorite articles to read this week. Here are the articles that interested us (in no particular order), enjoy!:…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on November 15, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments