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The State of Play: Recruiting in the Games Industry

on 17th Nov 2017

Recruiting in the games industry is one of the best parts of my job. I’ve seen numerous games companies go from strength to strength with new titles and growing teams of developers, designers, product managers and data scientists.

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.

Changing company can be Scary...

on 25th Oct 2017

Changing company can be scary. Heart palpitations, shallow breathing, and sleepless nights. Sure, there is a healthy slug of excitement in the mix too, but leaving the team you know and the company you have worked in, can be incredibly daunting, even if we know we are going somewhere better.

Confessions of an IT Recruitment Consultant. Never have I ever….

on 13th Jan 2017

Facebook enters the Recruitment Arena. Work and Home life implode.

on 11th Nov 2016

LinkedIn may be quaking in its boots at the industry news, but is there a deeper impact Facebook's Jobs trial? Applause IT recruitment experts explore.

Who are Wade & Wendy and Why is my Lawyer a Robot?

on 14th Oct 2016

Peter Gold's Recruiting Analytics webinar uncovers 3 emerging A.I's who may help take the heavy lifting out of recruiting.

What startups needs to know about recruiting their first staff

on 14th Apr 2016

Recruitment can be a minefield at the best of times, but when you are a startup and looking for your first ever workforce there is even more pressure to find the perfect people for the job or jobs you have on offer. It can be tempting to try and do it yourself, but you will be investing so much of your time in the process you could find yourself stretched in other areas.

What candidates want to know before they apply for your job

on 4th Apr 2016

In the changing landscape, there is more to a job than simply the responsibilities involved. At one time, a job title basically covered the role and job ads covered roles and responsibilities in no more than a paragraph.

Using recruiters to find a dream team for your business

on 14th Mar 2016

Whichever way you look at it, recruiting the most impressive employees to your business is one of the hardest processes you will go through. There is only so much top talent out there, and the fact remains that the majority of companies end up with the employees from the second or third level of the talent pool.

How to assess the skills of software developers

on 9th Mar 2016

The high demand for talented software developers means they often hold more cards than we would like. Top developers can earn over £75k per annum with the average salary being £35k. In the USA recent research suggests that the demand for software developers is still on the increase and expected to grow by a further 22% over the next five years.