As the booming technology industry continues to grow and advance, an increasing number of quant analysts and developers are moving towards quant trading. Newer and more sophisticated…
Added by ISL Recruitment on December 14, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Ready to climb the career ladder of product design? Esther Fraenkel has you covered! Esther is our Senior Product Consultant here at ISL and she has written a fantastic short blog that draws on the knowledge and experience of her fellow product professionals about whether an…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on December 11, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
We now live in an era where people don’t even leave the house without first researching reviews for their destination. This is no different in the business world.
Review platforms such as Yelp and Google…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on December 4, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Of course, every company will be doing their best to sell themselves as a great place to work in an interview. However, in order to know whether a company culture is definitely right for you, you should be assessing this yourself by asking the right questions and listening to…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on December 1, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Of course, most companies out there will have well-established and successful onboarding practices, but here at ISL, we are always looking to improve and have found some extra tips and recommendations that you might want to consider adding into the mix!
Let’s start with how to keep in contact with your new starter in the lead up to their first…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on November 29, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
If you are looking to venture onto the next step in your career and are considering working with a recruiter, we believe that there are a few fundamental characteristics of all strong candidate-recruiter relationships that can help get you the best offer possible…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on November 28, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
I’m less than two years away from hitting my 40th birthday. It’s a big one, that, and presents challenges that – for all our sakes – I won’t over-share.
But 40 is a big number for recruiters, too. When it comes up, it tends to cause problems. It seems a headcount of 40 is when a firm’s sparkle begins to fade. It’s when the firm’s brightest and best start looking for somewhere else to…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on November 26, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Today’s blog is focused on helping you understand what Hiring Managers are looking for from candidates during assessment days and group exercises.
For those of you who are less familiar with group assessment days, we’ll start by briefly covering the basics of how assessment centres work and what you can typically expect from the day.
Added by ISL Recruitment on November 22, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
So you’ve done all the hard work and rifled through several job boards, LinkedIn adverts and Glassdoor company reviews, applied to a range of jobs and spent hours researching each company…and finally, your offers are…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on November 17, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Now that you’ve done all the hard work filling in your LinkedIn profile and backdating all of your relevant experience, you’re ready to start building worthwhile connections. You do not need to go premium to create a successful LinkedIn profile. Premium is great for recruiters and hiring managers…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on November 14, 2017 at 8:07am — No Comments
Does the time of year affect your job search? Peaks and troughs in the number of opportunities available, the availability of decision-makers, and the speed at which your application will be reviewed, all affect the likelihood of candidates getting hired and employers finding the talent they’re looking for.
To make sure you get the most bang for your…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on November 9, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Ah, the ‘Work for Us’ page! Filled with potential, overflowing with creative opportunity and brimming with the chance to build your brand’s reputation…or is it? We are still…
Flexible working is far more common than many would expect; over 50% of UK organisations offer flexible working, and …Continue
Everyone is different so there can be no ‘formula’ for the interview success, however, there is probably a degree of general…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on September 16, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments
It will come as no surprise to any Engineering Manager that it takes more than attractive job specs and trendy working environments to appeal to the UK’s current market of…Continue
If constructed well, a CV profile can really give your CV the upper hand when it comes to standing out amongst a crowd. As you will know from our ‘The…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on September 6, 2017 at 5:26am — No Comments
Employers can gauge a first impression of your CV after as little as 3 seconds of reading it, and often have just 60 seconds to read it in its entirety. How do I get 3 seconds of greatness into my CV, you may be thinking?…Continue
Defined as showing constant support to an institution, company loyalty is a hard concept to measure. Humans are complex creatures who have sporadic feelings of loyalty – we’ve all be there, one day you’re in a great mood and love your company. The next day is another story.
Paired with the zero hour contracts and the every-growing gig…
Originally posted on the ISL Recruitment blog, by Alan Furley.
According to Badenoch & Clark, …Continue
Alistair Reyland from ISL Recruitment takes a look at talent retention.
There is an abundance of talent retention articles but they always spiral back to the same old stuff. Strong company culture, good…