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on 9th Mar 2016
Software Developer Testing Tools

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.

on 27th Feb 2016
How  engage employees

You can bet your bottom dollar, at least one member of your team has lost interest in their job and your company, it may only be a temporary thing or it may be a little more serious and long term. Don’t worry, you’re not alone, in research from the USA it was suggested that as many as two thirds of employees are not “engaged” in their job.

on 11th Feb 2016
Successful Onboarding is part of your recruitment experience

In a recent survey from CIPD stated that 22% of new employees leave a company within six months. A startling statistic if you’ve just spent time and money recruiting a new team member. Retaining employees is key to your business success and growth.

on 4th Feb 2016

Regardless of the size of the business the benefits of having a happy workforce should not be under estimated.

on 18th Jan 2016
Onrec Recruitment Awards Shortlist

We’re delighted to be shortlisted for the Onrec Online Recruitment Awards 2016, the second time we have been shortlisted for a recruitment award in the last six months!

on 15th Jan 2016
HR Departments and Your workers wellbeing

The role of a modern HR professional reaches far past the realms of hiring and firing, the human resources team take on many roles within the business they work for. Not only are there to offer advice on, and ultimately implement, a human resources policy, they also manage the recruitment processes, incentive schemes, training requirements and, possibly the most important of them all, manage the wellbeing of your employees.

on 7th Jan 2016
Can you become a games developer without a degree

As of the start of 2016, the software industry in one of the last sectors that is still wide open and accepts those into the fold who don’t have a degree. While it is still a highly skilled profession, it is unlike finance or law, for example, in that there are no formal exams or accreditations needed by those who want to become developers, whether it be for developing apps or games.

on 4th Jan 2016
Employee retention

Staff retention is the biggest single headache across HR departments and finding the key factors to keep your key staff onboard and grow with your company is not so difficult, it just needs more communication. Implementing some new strategies into your everyday business routine can dramatically reduce your staff turnover rate and greatly improve your reputation as an employer.

on 18th Dec 2015
Are you recruiting Jedi Knights?

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.

on 7th Dec 2015
Don't miss out on the best IT candidates

A study stated that it is harder now to find qualified candidates. Is this the true picture though, or are employers missing out on their ideal candidates because bias and errors in their recruitment process.