• Discover Technology Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Insights

    2 days ago

    Phaidon International's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report Examines the Perceptions of DE&I in Technology.As an award-winning technology talent partner under the Phaidon International brand, clients often ask us how to improve Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in their workplace so they can attract, hire, and retain top talent with diverse experiences and viewpoints.  T...

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  • ​Nurturing Tech Employees Through Career Path Transitions

    6 months ago

    In the ever-evolving world of technology, change is the only guarantee. As the tech realm continues to rapidly progress, the career trajectories of those within it are also shifting. The traditional concept of a straightforward career journey is almost extinct in this industry. Technological advancements mean roles and required skills can change overnight. For tech leaders a...

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  • A Guide to Negotiating Your Notice Period

    8 months ago

    ​In Germany, the average notice period is 3 months but can be as long as 6 months. There is a good reason behind this - to protect your rights as an employee in case of redundancy or termination. However, while a notice period should be treated with respect, there might be situations where proactively discussing your leaving date with your employer could be of benefit for y...

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  • Cyber Security Talent Insights

    10 months ago

    ​​The cyber security market is predicted to grow to $266 billion by 2027, but with opportunity comes many risks, disruptions and challenges. With skilled business-critical cyber security professionals in high demand, companies must develop effective hiring solutions to capitalize on the market and protect their systems, networks, and data against cyber attacks and security...

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  • Top Career Trends Shaping The European Tech Industry

    about 1 year ago

    ​By the industry, for the industry - The top career trends shaping technology across Europe.Interested in how to attract, retain and promote top tech talent? Or keen to find out as a tech professional where your colleagues are relocating to?We asked 100 professionals their thoughts on relocation, growth, and mobility, as well as compensation and flexible working, to best und...

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  • Workplace 2.0

    over 2 years ago

    ​As many businesses are finally reopening their doors across Europe and the UK, the technology workplace will likely look different. What short and long-term impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workspace, the short te...

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  • Performance over Presence

    almost 3 years ago

    ​For the past year, the high-speed mass adoption of flexible working required employers to redefine and re-examine the workplace. As expected, forward-thinking Tech and IT companies that embrace digital transformation were the ones that continued to thrive in this new environment. If flexible agility, cloud technology, and secure infrastructures are signs of permanent ...

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  • Locked Down and Upskilled

    almost 3 years ago

    ​​​The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 has resulted in many becoming accustomed to spending endless time at home. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation? Some have utilised this new-found time to prioritise self-care, rediscover a particular passion, o...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    about 3 years ago

    ​It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism, eager to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflection.

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  • The Work-Life Rebalance

    over 3 years ago

    ​We are at a crossroads. The health and wellbeing of the workforce has never been more closely intertwined with the state of the economy.The public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced operational change and reflection on the way that people organize and work. Global lockdowns have meant that many companies have shifted to remote working – where they are able to – res...

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  • Why Flexible Working is No Longer a Benefit

    over 3 years ago

    ​Flexible working has been a growing trend for many years; with the outbreak of COVID-19, this trend has reached its tipping point.  For many employers, flexible working arrangements have been the only way to handle the unprecedented challenges the pandemic brought about; with 78% of workers now saying they want increased flexibility in their work moving forward, it will be ...

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  • How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    over 3 years ago

    ​​Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be. HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.​Anxiety about the workforce is not new: a recent PWC study found 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat concerned about thei...

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  • Working from Home is the Key to Diversity

    over 3 years ago

    ​Tech companies who offer more flexible working arrangements are employers of choice; joining the ranks of tech companies like Twitter who have announced working from home will be the new norm, forever.It will come as no surprise that 82% of the tech workforce want the flexibility to work from home. It may surprise you, however, to learn that working from home can boost the ...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    over 3 years ago

    ​What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every jobseeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals trying to advance their careers, but for members of the LGBTQ+ community recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career ally.​Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need career allies?​While great pr...

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  • Alleviate Video Call Fatigue With These Top 5 Tips

    over 3 years ago

    ​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For professionals working in the technology sector, that might mean more time in front of the camera than you signed up for. Even those who usually have the verve and stamina to withstand back-to-back meetings may experience video call fatigue.Why the video call fatigue?Evolving from social animals, most human communic...

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  • The Five Soft Skills Needed for Remote Working

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Working-from-home will likely last long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. While remote working was already on an upward trend before, it was certainly not the norm. In 2018, only 5.2% of people across the European Union would regularly work from home. As government lockdowns required most workers to stay inside and work from home for the past few months, many business...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    almost 4 years ago

    ​In the European technology industry, many hiring managers have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, job posts have been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up. You have revised, rethought, and remade every aspect of your talent acquisition process, several times over, in a...

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  • Leading from the Front: How Tech Companies are Securing Talent

    almost 4 years ago

    ​​The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. In this time of uncertainty, the technology sector has the opportunity to lead the way and create solutions for businesses, individuals and governments involved in this unprecedented situation. It will need to retain and...

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  • Bridging Social Distance with Tech: How to virtually onboard a new employee

    almost 4 years ago

    Hiring managers, with the current pandemic forcing people to work from home many companies will now be altering their onboarding for new employees. Onboarding remotely comes with its own set of difficulties; How can you ensure they feel part of the team? Do they have all the tools and resource they need to do their role?During this difficult time we have created a guide to h...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    almost 4 years ago

    Video interviews have begun growing in popularity, however as the Covid-19 epidemic continues, this method of interviewing has become a prominent part of companies’ application process. But video interviews come with a new set of difficulties.For many tech professionals in Germany, a video interview may seem simple as it’s in the comfort of your own home. However making a gr...

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