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How to become an IT contractor: A step by step guide

  8 MINUTE READ   So you want to become an IT contractor?   Being an IT contractor is very different than being a permanent employee. The risks are higher, but so are the rewards. You gain greater freedom and independence at the cost of less financial stability. But thisRead full article

How to go from Developer to CTO – Simon Dowling

    12 MINUTE READ   Guest author Simon Dowling is CTO at Room One –  a design and technology lab based in London working at the heart of 5G innovation with a focus on immersive communication. Simon has spent the last decade building technology and developing teams in theRead full article

How to improve the performance of software development teams

    5 MINUTE READ   No matter what industry you’re in, it’s always a challenge maintaining consistently high levels of productivity. There are always ups and downs. When it comes to software development teams, you’ll have to deal with troublesome bugs in code, and other unforeseen problems. Any ofRead full article

Writing a job description: 7 tips to grab attention

  6 MINUTE READ   Hiring great talent starts with attracting the right talent. So writing a job description that is effective, engaging, and inclusive is key.  With a little upfront effort, you can significantly improve your job descriptions to bring a wide range of highly talented candidates into your pipeline.  Read full article

Working with Erlang: Q&A with Marcus Kern, CEO of CFT Group

    4 MINUTE READ   Compared to other programming languages, Erlang isn’t that popular. But the language has recently been gaining traction with those who wish to build highly reliable and scalable services.   While everyone would like to have those aspects, fewer people are willing to invest theRead full article

4 reasons you should consider hiring remote software developers

    5 MINUTE READ   Many people have reservations about hiring remote software developers. These include things like:   Failures of communication around processes, expectations, and deadlines Difficulties building trust Managing remote developers requires a completely different management style Cross-cultural conflicts and miscommunications   These are legitimate concerns. WhenRead full article

Q&A: Hiring for attitude with Ben Foster

      4 MINUTE READ   Scaling a business is never a straightforward task. There are always a multitude of operational issues to address. However, of the numerous challenges facing growing SMEs, the hiring (or firing) of staff is one of the toughest. It has the potential to makeRead full article

CV writing for tech professionals: The dos and don’ts

  5 MINUTE READ   Guest author Chris Hart has more than ten years experience in the recruitment industry. He is the creator of ‘The Recruiter Index’ – a source straightforward and honest advice for recruiters seeking to up their game. If you would like to contribute to The RecruiterRead full article

What makes a good IT recruitment consultant?

    5 MINUTE READ   As an IT recruitment agency we are often asked what makes a successful IT recruitment consultant. While there is some variation depending on market sub-sector (software development, data, cyber security etc.) there are several key characteristics and traits which are common across the board.Read full article