On March 22nd, Year 7 children at registered schools across the UK received free BBC micro:bit’s. The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codeable computer aimed at teaching kids to get creative with digital and develop core…Continue
Added by Enigma People Soultions on April 5, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments
It is completely understandable that there will be feelings of disappointment, frustration and in some cases, betrayal. After all of that planning and investment into a person you hope for them to grow within your own company, not with another!
We experienced a case recently where a candidate handed in their notice in and accepted another role,…Continue
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A recent article in the Huffington Post posed an interesting question: what drives digital transformation – technology or strategy? Is it technology innovations which determines businesses success in a digital economy or is it the strategies devised to…Continue
Added by Enigma People Soultions on September 8, 2015 at 9:20am — No Comments
I have seen a number of great articles recently discussing the importance of the marketing function to the recruitment industry. The nature of recruitment has evolved and recruiters must treat candidates as businesses treat their best customers, engaging at every point of the ‘buying cycle’ and not just when they are ready to buy, or in this case, change jobs. As one article describes it, trying to place a candidate who is already looking to move jobs…Continue
A clear indication of a booming jobs market is the news that 1,400 new recruitment companies have started up business in the last year. The demand for recruitment services can be seen across all sectors,…Continue
How businesses treat their candidates during the recruitment process directly impacts the perception of their brand in the market. The public image of a business doesn’t just stop with the marketing department, it is affected by the way in which businesses treat people – that means potential candidates as well as their customers.
We have seen first hand how…Continue
The Year Ahead For Technology Recruitment
Towards the end of 2014 we saw demand for scarce technology talent in the UK continuing to rise, contractors stepping in to fill roles and salaries increasing.
Many of our clients have gone through growth phases this year and the highest demand has been for software and web developers and a focussed growth of digital marketing teams. This demand has increased as the year has gone on, and we are seeing the candidate market moving at an…Continue
Added by Enigma People Soultions on January 12, 2015 at 6:34am — No Comments
With the wonderful World Wide Web turning 25 years old last week its only natural to reflect back on how it has touched almost every part of our daily lives. The technology has helped develop new business models worldwide and changed our economies forever. It’s predicted that by 2020 most skilled professionals career paths will be disrupted by smart machine…Continue
It’s no secret that the world of recruitment is all pretty new to me, and as it rolls up to my second month at Enigma People Solutions I have made a few observations of the industry. The one that jumps out to me is how the industry is judged. Call it naivety but I had not realised the reputation recruiters, in particular IT recruiters, had in today’s market, they seem to be painted as the villains of the recruitment world. What seems…Continue