• How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    about 1 month 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

    about 1 month 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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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    3 months ago by Veronique Martial-Gritter

    ​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

    4 months 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

    5 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    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 Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    9 months ago by Veronique Martial-Gritter

    ​No hiring manager enjoys rejecting talented job candidates, and it is a task often on the bottom of a ‘to-do’ list when it comes to keeping the recruitment cycle spinning. When hiring within the German tech sector, it is likely you will have to turn down skilled and enthusiastic candidates who may be a great fit for your business in the future. However, there are ways of ta...

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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    9 months ago by Deleted user

    ​While CVs are useful for hiring managers who are looking to employ within the German technology sector in terms of being able to tick the ‘must have’ boxes for required skills, there is a lot they can’t tell you about a candidate. Candidates are also likely to exaggerate about their skills and achievements on a CV, or make out they had more responsibility in a previous role...

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  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    9 months ago by Deleted user

    ​Germany is an extremely attractive location in the ever-evolving technology sector, with many workers willing to move both internally or from another country to start an exciting new role which can both help their career and provide valuable new skills to your company. However, moving and starting a new role at the same time is a huge life upheaval, and companies now put to...

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  • Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time and Money

    9 months ago by Deleted user

    ​The market for top candidates in the German technology sector is currently hyper-competitive. Employees with in-demand technical skill sets, particularly in emerging technologies, are seen as incredibly valuable in the tech sector, and candidates can hold significant leverage when negotiating their careers. In this market, it is not surprising when skilled employees will ap...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    9 months ago by Deleted user

    ​As exciting as it is to come to the end of a recruitment cycle when hiring within the German technology sector, the task at hand is far from over once your dream hire has accepted your job offer. Building an effective and productive team within your company relies on creating a thorough and successful onboarding process for new members of your team. First impressions count,...

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  • How to Write a Great Employer Value Proposition (EVP)

    9 months ago by Deleted user

    ​German tech companies must battle for top talent. A 2018 report by the Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft (IW) uncovered a gap of over 300,000 vacant positions in the STEM sectors. This indicates a lack of talent available, and companies must compete to win and retain the very best.The technology sector is currently facing a skills shortage which is shocking companies into r...

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  • How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

    10 months ago by Deleted user

    ​The success of the thriving German technology sector is down to innovative teams encouraged by progressive and positive working cultures founded on mutual respect and productive collaboration. However, even the most successful corporate culture can be dragged down by the actions of a toxic employee. No employee is perfect, but toxic behaviours such as gossip, bullying and c...

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  • How to Negotiate Salary With A Successful Job Candidate

    10 months ago by Deleted user

    ​The technology job market in Germany is highly competitive, and certain skills, knowledge and experience can be rare and sought-after. When hiring these exceptional job candidates for senior and specialised roles, it is wise to prepare for a phase of salary negotiation once you have found the ideal team member for your role. These candidates may be considering several job o...

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  • How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

    10 months ago by Deleted user

    ​Germany is facing a tech skills gap, reflected through thousands of unfilled software development positions across the country. While companies are choosing Germany as their base, and investment and innovation is growing fast, they are hiring in a talent pool which is both competitive and in high demand. Hiring managers in the German tech sector need to move fast. If you fi...

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  • How AI Will Impact the HR Workplace

    about 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​​Depending on who you talk to, artificial intelligence (AI) is either a peril or a prospect to the human workforce. Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk fear it is a threat, but with experts suggesting AI could be billions of times smarter than humans, its potential to shake up business cannot be overlooked.AI is poised and ready to take HR by storm. It is already adding value to ...

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  • ServiceNow: Shaping Demand for Talent

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​In January 2019, tech consultants Gartner announced their first Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms, (CMP) naming ServiceNow as a ‘niche player’ and one of only nine vendors within the quadrant. Their report recognizes that today’s enterprises are seeking improved ways to optimize their cloud infrastructure and identifies which platforms it believes will be most e...

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  • The Candidate Experience and its Role in Successful Hiring

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Are you focused on the candidate experience?​What makes the perfect interview process? The right format? The right panel? The right questions? These are all important factors to consider, but none of them are as significant as the candidate experience.So are companies giving the candidate experience the attention it deserves? Ask job seekers what they think and the answer w...

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  • Managing Millennials and the Future of Leadership

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​​It is evident that when it comes to work, millennials are very different than the generations that came before them. In order to support and manage this type of talent, it is essential to address the generational differences, to better understand their priorities and behavior in the workplace.Millennials all have one thing in common: they want to make a difference. Researc...

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  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard to fill the role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:...

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  • The Benefits of Hiring Contractors

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​According to a study by the Freelance Union, by 2020 half of the workforce will be made up of contractors – increasing from 35% of the workforce in 2014.This growth demonstrates that contracting is becoming increasingly popular among candidates, and it seems this trend will continue as the workforce shifts towards temporary staffing. Contractors can add value and address bu...

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