November 2022 Newsletter

Business has Slowed Down, but does that mean Tech & Cyber Skills are Easier to Find? You would think that due to the slowing down of the economy & business over the last few months as reported in the press, that there would be more Cyber/ IT Security & Tech Skills available on the market…

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October 2022 Newsletter

What Change do you want to make in the world?  Sage encourages people to be their true selves at work, and their approach is outlined below. It’s fantastic. If you need to attract and engage candidates, this is how. If you’d like to learn more, just get in touch. Thought and comments welcome.Thanks.Rob. Highlighting Humanity…

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August 2022 Newsletter

Can You Switch Off Caring?  I don’t think so. If someone cares enough to help another person – or a group of people – then chances are they’re fundamentally a caring person who will look to help others, too.  And if you’re choosing to spend your working time with somebody (from either a candidate’s or…

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July 2022 Newsletter

Unsustainable. It was only a matter of time.  The red hot recruitment market in tech has seen some crazy salary increases. So far this year, we’ve completed numerous assignments where people have changed jobs and seen salary rises of 30 to 45%.  These levels aren’t sustainable. Have things now changed? We’re hearing in the US…

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June 2022 Newsletter

The Recruitment market is so crazy, it’s just a broken record. For the very first time, UK job vacancies outnumber unemployed people (ONS, 17 May). So, how do you make your vacancy stand out? What we know about the current market is that people want three things: money, flexibility, and values-alignment (but not necessarily in…

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May 2022 Newsletter

Not everyone is so lucky It’s a candidate’s market. Especially if you’re in tech – everybody wants you, so you’ll find it easy to get a good job. But not everyone is so lucky. We help our clients hire candidates with high-in-demand tech skills. The lucky ones. But for those who are homeless, care leavers,…

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April 2022 Newsletter

New Financial Year – Still Not Normal I flew from London to Chicago recently, the ticket was just over £500.  I’ve just looked at flights from London to Manchester, and one airline is charging nearly £400. For economy!  8hrs, 3,944 miles compared to 1hr, 208miles.  In a normal world, this makes no sense. I was…

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March 2021 Newsletter

Salary to be included within online Job Ads, YES or NO? With the ongoing challenge to retain and attract high-in-demand tech skills, the big debate at the moment from firms advertising for staff is whether to include salaries within online job ads or not! From a candidates perspective, every candidate we have asked, they have all…

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February 2022 Newsletter

41% of Senior IT Executives in the UK are considering QUITTING!….. In a survey of 503 senior managers responsible for technology decisions at their organisation or IT security found an average security staff turnover rate of 20% in the UK. Around three-quarters (74%) of respondents reported this rate as rising in the past year. Adding to…

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January 2022 Newsletter

With the festive season behind us and a predicted busy year ahead, it is going to be a challenging time for employers to attract the very top tech talent! As the “great resignation” is set to continue into 2022 and the majority of employers (80%) are planning to recruit staff, professionals who are looking for a…

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