Insights

We’re loving, living, breathing and succeeding at tech recruitment every minute of every day. Here’s everything we think you ought to know about it (because we’re nice like that)…

28th July 2022

Top 10 Tech Job Boards For Sourcing Candidates in the UK

Sifting through general job boards for a tech role that fits your particular candidate requirement can be a major headache. Not only does it take forever, but it also doesn’t consider the nuances in languages, software, or roles.  We’ve compiled a list of 10 job boards that cater exclusively to tech roles or have been […]

11th July 2022

Recruiting Metrics: How We Measure Candidate & Hiring Manager Satisfaction

Recruiting metrics are an essential part of data-driven hiring and recruitment. We’re quick to measure time to hire, cost to hire, and pipeline health. But, for example, hiring manager satisfaction surveys aren’t generally recorded as part of everyday operations. This post will look at the best practices when collecting data on candidate and hiring manager […]

27th June 2022

6 Winning Strategies to Improve the Remote Employee Experience

Remote or hybrid work is here to stay. According to the UK Office for National Statistics, the proportion of people planning to spend most of their working hours at home has only risen in 2022, despite guidance to work from home because the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was no longer in place in Great Britain. So […]

13th April 2022

How To Craft a Role-Level Employee Value Proposition

Great benefits are just the beginning   Your company is great, your benefits are on point, you have an inclusive culture, you provide equal parental leave and flexible remote working – surely everyone wants to work for you? In the candidate-first era that we’re in, these are all essential and will put you in the […]

11th April 2022

6 Steps to Help Your Talent Team Win At the Top of the Funnel

A top of funnel playbook is more than a target company list and message templates.  It’s a go-to guide for tackling an in-house talent team’s biggest challenge, a roadmap for attracting and converting top tier talent. Without a playbook, your talent team will either have to work it out themselves or shadow team members, which […]

5th April 2022

In-House Talent Resource Allocation and GTM Strategies

If you’re a talent leader in a company heading into a high-growth phase and need a talent strategy, this article is for you.  We understand that you have to fill a variety of business roles at speed, using the resources you have while quickly identifying where you need extra hands to cover a particular role. […]

1st April 2022

How to Optimise Your In-house Talent Team

The makeup of talent teams differs from company to company, so it’s important to consider your hiring needs in order to understand the ideal size and structure of yours. So, what are the different recruitment roles, what are their responsibilities, and how do you figure out who the players should be?  We’ve laid out a […]

21st February 2022

The True Cost of Making a Bad Hire

As hard as you try to nail your hiring and secure the best candidate for your team every time, slip-ups happen and the wrong people sometimes end up in those roles. It happens to the best of us. However, these hires can end up costing you a lot more than you’d think and we’re not […]

17th January 2022

Why You Should Prioritise DEI in Your Hiring

DEI has been the initialism on everyone’s lips for good reason. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important pillars in talent and hiring that shouldn’t be overlooked and the benefits that come with diverse recruitment are absolutely worthwhile. There’s no reason it shouldn’t be at the forefront of your businesses’ mind. Cultivating that perfect, well-oiled machine of employees […]

10th January 2022

Which Applicant Tracking System to use in 2022

When you look back at the past 18 months, the use of an Applicant Tracking System doesn’t seem too far-fetched, perhaps even preferable. If there’s one thing we all need, it’s more time, and trying to keep track of every candidate for that new role just eats up too much. Thus, enters ATS. Whether you’re […]

1st December 2021

How to Build a Strategic Hiring Plan for 2022

A strategic hiring plan might seem laborious when you're faced with urgency, but it's a vital document you can use to refer back to in 2022.

22nd November 2021

How to Use Low-Touch Application Forms to Attract Top Candidates

Discover our tips on attracting top talent using low-touch application forms.
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