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Getting Involved with Investors (Involved Investors, That Is)
We partnered with Involved Investors to put on a workshop for companies who are looking to improve their hiring strategies and scale their teams successfully.Read MoreInterview
Michelle Flynn: On the Applicant Experience.
We spoke with Michelle Flynn about the impact that an applicant's experience can have on your employer brand and the likelihood of finding the hire you need.Read MoreBlog
A Silky Smooth Applicant Experience.
The hiring journey, from first contact through to induction, encapsulates the applicant experience. Get this right, and your company will become an attractive workplace with high levels of engagement. Get it wrong and... well, basically don't get it wrong!Read MoreResearch Byte
Interviews Are a Two-Way Mirror.
The interview process is a way for employers to screen applicants – but it’s also where applicants decide whether you're an employer they want to work with. In this Research Byte, we look at how applicants screen companies before interview, and what their employer red flags in interview are.Read MoreResearch Byte
Bad Applicant Experiences? It's Not Them. It's You.
A positive applicant experience can be the difference between an applicant accepting your offer and refusing it. But many employers struggle to improve theirs. In this Research Byte, we take a closer look at the mistakes companies have made, and the fixes they employed to improve their interview and hiring process.Read MoreBlog
Your Job Descriptions Are Boring.
Nobody gets excited about job descriptions, but they probably should. They are your first brand touchpoint and often the only time you get to pitch your company and role to a potential applicant, so how do you ensure they're as engaging as possible.Read MoreInterview
Simon & James: On Talent Point in 2020
We sat down with our Founders, Simon Mortimer and James Shelley, to find out what Talent Point's plans are for 2020, discuss the shiny new brand, and learn what's up next on the company's roadmap.Read MoreResearch Byte
Who's Afraid of IR35?
As changes to IR35 loom ever-closer, we take a closer look at what's changing for companies and contractors, and investigate whether London's pool of fixed-term talent are ready.Read MoreBlog
So, what is this IR35 thing anyway?
IR35 is changing in April 2020. That's a fact. What's less certain is the impact it'll have on companies. So, as an employer, what do you need to know? And what can be done to help?Read MoreInterview
New Year, New Brand!
In this special interview with Gina, Manifesto Studio's Creative Strategist, we discuss Talent Point's new brand, the brand development methodology, and the entire creative process.Read MoreResearch Byte
State of the Tech Hiring Market: 2020
A new year means a new batch of end-of-year market data to sift through, analyse, and try to make sense of. So what exactly are the top predictions for 2020?Read MoreBlog
Commuting the Madness: Achieving a Positive Work-Life Balance
Depending on the commute, you could be spending up to three hours just to go to and from work - that's a huge chunk of your day! But what can be done to alleviate these transport woes? And how does the commute affect jobseekers when selecting a new role?Read MoreResearch Byte
Are Your Perks Competitive for Technology Professionals?
Do bonuses work best? Or do other benefits come out trumps? Find out, in this comprehensive look at the value of bonuses and benefits, as measured by technology professionals.Read MoreBlog
Office Festivities: On the Naughty or Nice List?
Office festivities and social are generally considered part-and-parcel of a modern workplace. But how do people feel about these events, really? And does it affect an applicant's likeliness of taking a job offer?Read MoreResearch Byte
Working from Home: A Benefit You Should Offer?
Working from Home: It's a benefit employers expect every employee to want. But that's not necessarily the case. After speaking to some of London's tech professionals, we found out why they do - and don't! - want to work from home, and what the better alternative may be.Read MoreInterview
Dr. David Cox: On Improving Interviews
In this article, we speak to Dr. David Cox about his company's experience with our interview training, how it has affected their hiring, and their motivations for improving their interview process.Read MoreBlog
Your Interview Process Sucks, But It's Easy to Improve
The interview process is critically important, not just to help a company know more about the applicant, but also to help applicants get to know the company and the team.Read MoreResearch Byte
But we often see employers making their applicants jump through hoops, with multi-stage interviews and moving targets. So how can employers improve their process?
Interview Disasters and How to Avoid Them
Interviews are part of the hiring process, but the applicants often leave them with a bad taste in their mouths. Why is this? And how can you fix it?Read MoreBlog
Hiring Horror Stories: Abominable Interviews
Interviews are an employer's first opportunity to showcase themselves and the role to applicants... but sometimes this can go horribly wrong. In this blog, we retell some of the worst interview stories we've been told by applicants. Spooky!Read MoreResearch Byte
Why do .NET Engineers look for new opportunities?
On average, .NET professionals stay in their jobs for just over a year. Are earnings the key motivation, or are there more pressing factors impacting retention?Read MoreInterview
Tristan Rogers: On Retention
In our first ever customer interview, we speak to Tristan, CEO of Concrete, about his company, his personal experiences with employee retention, team happiness and morale, and how he knows when things need to change.Read MoreResearch Byte
How to Design QA Roles with Retention in Mind
Designing roles that encourage retention is tricky, but incredibly important. In this Byte, we look at how this can be done in a QA position, using a fictional eCommerce business for our case study.Read MoreBlog
What’s in a Name? Why Job Titles Matter.
Whether you’re an employer or a jobseeker, job titles can be a tricky aspect of working life to navigate. One wrong word could make the difference between finding the right job (or hire), and spending 3 months fruitlessly searching. So how can you ensure your roles are correctly titled? And does anyone really care, at the end of the day?Read MoreBlog
How to Retain Talent: Or How I Accepted Role Growth & Began to Love Hiring
When hiring for a role, many employers focus almost entirely on the pre-start period... and are then blindsided when a new hire suddenly decides to leave. So, what can you do to prevent this? And where should your focus, as an employer, really be?Read More