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on 4th Oct 2018
Microsofts Acquisition of Playground Games (Revisited)

We revisited Micorsoft's purchase of Playground Games and took a look to how this can enable Playground to achieve their business goals.

on 2nd Oct 2018
The Rundown on PHP

Take a look at the need to know facts on PHP from our PHP guru in the North West, Emmanuel Tetteh. He's given us the run down on the most powerful frameworks, the latest news on the LAMP Stack family and where PHP really holds an advantage over its coding counterparts.

on 24th Sep 2018
Testing & Quality Assurance trends of 2018

We took a look at how Testing & Quality Assurance has evolved in the first 9 months of the year

on 18th Sep 2018
How to Embrace Rejection

Rejection is something that we often avoid at all costs, study has even shown it can be as painful as a punch to the head. So we felt it important to share a few stories of success that was born from rejection, and the best way to get back on the horse.

on 6th Sep 2018
Birmingham's Tech Expansion

We have profiled a few of the most exciting technology based businesses currently operating in the Second city! Check out what we have to say about CrowdControlHQ, Kaido, Advanced & LightWave RF

on 30th Aug 2018
The Secrets to the Perfect Job Specification

A job specification is likely to be the first information a candidate encounters from you, we share our secrets on how to make yours stand out!

on 23rd Aug 2018
Get to Know our Academy

Our talent acquisition manager has been hard at work over the last few months bringing in the best & brightest from this years University Graduates. Get to know the members of our fourth Applause IT Academy a bit better with this article.

on 16th Aug 2018
How to Attract Tech Talent

Attracting fresh talent to a business is one of the most important aspects of business life, this is the best way a business can stay ahead of the curve and continue to develop. Attracting new recruits to help shape a new direction can be a particularly tricky process that can leave hiring managers pulling their hair out.

on 7th Aug 2018
The Recruitment Partnership - Help us, help you

The UK MD of Indeed believes recruitment is one of the most important aspects of business and we have found how expensive getting this wrong can be. We feel a business should utilise every tool it has at its disposal, and that includes the use of a recruitment agency to aid their in-house team.

on 2nd Aug 2018
The Importance of Self-Care

Looking after your body & mind is a key part of every day life and it is important to have an employer that not only respects this, but also makes a commitment towards helping its employees live their best lives. We have put together a few ideas on how self-care can be incorporated into office life, and the benefits this can bring to the individual, and the company.