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Is having an office pet a good idea?

Employers are rightly paying much more attention nowadays to the morale and wellbeing of their staff. There are many reasons for this: a greater awareness of the impact that emotional wellbeing can have on productivity and a general awareness of the importance of mental health are just a couple of these reasons. Then there is…

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Is Blockchain the next big thing?

Blockchain has been in the news a lot recently. This is unsurprising as blockchain is the technology that underpins the digital currency, Bitcoin – itself rarely far from the news. And blockchain is big news. Financial institutions believe it could represent a new dawn for financial transactions. The government has been urged to adopt the…

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Campaign to teach 20,000 women to code by the end of 2020

Award-winning social enterprise Code First: Girls are an organisation dedicated to working with companies directly to increase the number of women employed in tech. The enterprise has just launched a new, ground-breaking campaign. After securing funding from leading global employers, such as OVH and KHR, the 20k by 2020 campaign aims to teach 20,000 young…

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New Year, New CV – A view from a recruiter

The start of the New Year is often the perfect impetus needed for people to take stock and re-evaluate. It’s the time, traditionally, to look at how we do things and to consider what we would like to change for the year ahead. Naturally, our jobs and careers are often at the top of the…

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Reasons to hire a contractor for Christmas!

Business doesn’t sleep and tech start-ups can’t afford to lighten up, relax or rest over the holiday period. But employees are going to want to spend precious time with their families. So, what can you do? Well, the best solution could be to hire a contractor for Christmas! Hiring a contractor is the easiest way…

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Are job portals killing your process?

Job portals have to be a good thing, right? Well, yes, they are in some ways. But in other ways there are definitely a few negatives, downsides and drawbacks to consider. Indeed, the cons of job portals are so important that it’s no wonder that we are asking the question: Are job portals killing your…

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Are you keeping your developer busy?

A good developer is hard to find, and increasingly a good developer is hard to keep hold of. Of course, in many ways this is simply a sign of the times – the workplace has never been as fluid and agile as it is today – but with developers being among the most poachable staff around,…

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Why so many tech companies are moving to the cloud

From Microsoft Azure to AWS (Amazon Web Services) or private clouds, such as IBM, the choice of cloud platforms and services available has never been greater. More and more tech companies (or the tech sides of businesses) are moving over to the cloud. This is no surprise as making the move offers significant benefits for businesses.…

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Why Python is the programming language to learn first

Coding skills have never been in such high demand, and the demand is only likely to increase in the years to come. Whether you are looking to break into the field or you just want to add a very useful and desirable string to your bow, the question of which programming language makes the best…

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Why a developer shouldn’t be told to work 9-5

A thing of the past For to many people, the 9-5 working day is dead – a thing of the past and a relic from another time. It is the Millennials that have brought this fundamental shift. They do things differently and they want different things. And now, as the largest generation in the workforce,…

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