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Hiring Tips for 2018

on 10th Nov 2017

A little well-spent time thinking about your hiring strategy now could lead you to your most successful Q1 ever.

Digital Digbeth for BBC’s Digicities at Fazeley Studios

on 16th Jun 2017

We want to send a huge thank you to everyone involved with #Digicities Digital Digbeth at Fazeley Studios. You looked after us, inspired plenty of Thursday Thought time and most importantly gave us a chance to get creative!

The Largest Ransomware Attack in History Infects the World in Just a Few Hours- What Happens Next? #WannaCry

on 15th May 2017

We owe a huge thank you to @MalwareTech for his involvement in a global crisis, but attacks such as WannaCrypt are far from over. For companies who escaped last weekend's attack- use this as a clear wake-up call to make your anti-virus set up a clear priority going forward.

How to recruit the Jedi Knights to your business

on 18th Dec 2015

The fate of the galaxy or perhaps the fate of your business can rest on making the right decision when it comes to hiring your Jedi Knights. Getting the recruitment of your Jedi force is critical to accelerate the growth of your business. However, get this element of your business strategy wrong and you could find great disturbance in your force.

The Internet of things for recruitment

on 18th Oct 2015

Have you ever heard of the expression 'the Internet of things'? You know how we often talk about bringing dead things back to life using technology? Well the Internet of things means bringing devices most associated with being offline into the online world. That's it really, a simple explanation of a slightly more complex process.

How the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) is changing

on 3rd Sep 2015

It is already clear that businesses need to embrace digital innovation in order to create a more positive customer experience. This effectively means that in many companies the role of CIO is fast becoming THE most important. Not only this but it is also the fastest evolving, and this could be where long time CIO's struggle as they need to get to grip with all these changes; and fast.

Can gamification improve your recruitment strategy?

on 12th Aug 2015

The definition of gamification is; the concept of applying the design techniques and mechanics of games in order to engage and therefore motivate individuals to reach their goals. So now you know! In terms of HR the concept is still in the early stages but receiving some really positive results, with some businesses using the technique successfully since 2009. Certainly some big names across a variety of sectors are ultilising gamification to their advantage.

Is our intelligence a match for AI in the battle of the humans ‘vs’ robots?

on 14th Jul 2015

What do we believe is the truth behind the headlines? Well, it is true in many instances and across some key sectors robots are currently undertaking tasks that were once reserved for us mere mortals, you only need to go to the self serve checkout in your local supermarket to see the subtle but definite changes in our world. A little closer to our hearts robots are involved in both computer manufacturing and car production, although as the new last week showed, even using robots to replace humans is not fool proof, sadly with fatal results.

Engaging graduates is the future of IT

on 31st Mar 2015

The evidence appears to have found that a much more virtual process is needed in the graduate recruitment process. This includes the likes of video interviewing, online interaction throughout the recruitment and webinars. Candidates today much are much more amenable to a virtual recruitment process than sitting for hours filling out forms.

Bitcoins, the future of eCommerce?

on 10th Feb 2015