Performance Hiring in a Candidate Driven Market?

IntroductionThe post-pandemic world along with regional and global economic unrest, ever-restricting economic migration, rising prices/inflation and of course war being fought on our doorstep has seen unexpected or at least exacerbated, supply and demand challenges. None more so than when it comes to hiring specialist talent in the engineering and technology space. For hiring companies (of which there are record numbers as I write this in April 2022), the game has changed! Yes, of course most have experienced a candidate driven market...

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Engineering a Diverse Team.

​With diversity in engineering no longer seen as a “nice to have” but rather an imperative to the health and sustainability of the industry as a whole. Engineering companies are beginning to insist on a balanced and diverse shortlist for their open vacancies across all areas of their business, from C suite to apprentice.Those leading the way do not believe it acceptable (or in any way productive) to merely tick a box to demonstrate hiring diversity has been considered during...

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Prepping for video interviews

I think we can safely say video interviewing is here to stay and that the benefits far exceed any preconceived advantages of meeting face to face. I mean, seriously, how important is the firmness of a candidates’ handshake anyway? To help those of you who are conducting or participating in video interviews at the moment, I thought this might be useful.

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Automated right to work compliance

How many times have you done something in the past few months of lock down and thought, hold on, why didn’t we always just do it like this? Isn’t it funny how quickly we’ve adapted to the circumstances and how it’s actually flagged up some non-COVID related issues we were just letting slide on the daily? For example, how great is working from home with no pollution-causing commute? And ordering your Starbucks on the app for a contactless collection, ideal!  Adapting...

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