Blockchain. The demand for expertise.

Thursday November 2nd, 2017

LinkedIn has seen the number of Blockchain related-job adverts surge over the last year as experts claim demand for expertise is far outweighing the supply. For a technology that is yet to be fully utilised, its showing promising signs of […]

Interview advice: 5 things you need to know

Thursday October 5th, 2017

Claude Littner, worth an estimated £34 million, is The Apprentice’s chief interrogator, best known for his famously unforgiving interviews.
Working with former boss Lord Alan Sugar, and Baroness Karren Brady, Littner is tasked with finding the top candidate to win the […]

Don’t let the best candidates get away

Thursday September 28th, 2017

There’s nothing worse than rushing a business decision. But when it comes to recruitment, we’re increasingly seeing that time is definitely of the essence when it comes to snapping up the right candidate.
A few years ago, employers enjoyed the luxury […]

Consequences of a bad hire

Thursday September 21st, 2017

Hiring the wrong person can have long-term effects for organisations. The impacts are not just financial, the knock-on effects can cost a business in many ways. Jumar’s Mark Rose covers the true consequences of making a bad hire below.
FINANCIAL
The obvious […]

Benefits of taking on graduates

Thursday September 14th, 2017

People with experience cost money. Lots of money lately. As graduation season dawns upon us, Jumar’s Daniel Freeman looks into the benefits of employing talented graduates.
EAGER TO LEARN AND ADAPT
Graduates are often keen to take on projects that are outside […]

How to write better code

Thursday September 7th, 2017

You can tell a lot about a professional developer through the code that he or she writes. Their thinking is laid out in front of you and their level of care is immediately evident. Writing maintainable, clean code is achievable […]

How to effectively use recruitment agencies to hire talent

Thursday August 31st, 2017

Employment agencies: All they do is take a requirement, maybe post an advert online somewhere, and send over a handful of vaguely appropriate CVs, right?
Actually, this can – unfortunately – be absolutely true.
However, it tends to only really happen […]

How to react to counter-offers

Thursday August 17th, 2017

A story we hear all too often working within the recruitment industry: counter-offers from employers to previously-unacknowledged employees. As an employee, it can be a pretty good position to be in, especially if you’re mainly interested in money. It’s also […]