Articles - 2020

Supporting communities with UrbanEd

20 Nov 2020

At the start of this year we started a partnership with UrbanEd – a non-profit who support a diverse community of students from low income families – to launch a new initiative that brings skilled people together to build the future the world needs.

5 tips for a perfect IT contractor portfolio

13 Oct 2020

There is no uniform definition for the IT professional portfolio. This can be seen as great news, or daunting news because that means every independent IT freelancer, basically, has to find their own way.

How IT contractors can enrich your company

06 Oct 2020

Should you hire external IT talent? There are many advantages to hiring external IT contractors and we've outlined a few main reasons you'll want to consider hiring contractors for your next tech project.

Update from Gemma Branney, Head of CSR at Specialist Staffing Group

29 Sep 2020

The bottom line is clear – a strong ESG proposition doesn’t weaken a company’s financial position, it strengthens their return. This data clearly demonstrates that that when CR&S is authentically embedded into the fabric and culture of an organization, that business is more likely to be successful.

Is Dreamforce 2020 still happening?

25 Sep 2020

The events of 2020 leave us all looking forward to precedented times where events like Dreamforce 2020 are still happening, but at this moment in time, it looks like Salesforce events will need to take a different look.

Basics of programming languages ​​with tips for job searching

01 Sep 2020

Around three decades ago, the time was easy for developers. Because back then there was neither the World Wide Web that we know today, nor smartphone apps, Industry 4.0 or digital change. IT experts are now among the sought-after applicants on the job market. But which programming languages ​​are important and what role do they play in the application?

Using our recruitment skills to help those impacted by the pandemic

20 Aug 2020

Our volunteering initiative supports professionals who have been impacted by the pandemic - hear from Jacob Silverman, the recruitment consultant who started it all.

5 Tools for remote working with your team day-to-day

19 Aug 2020

Only a few tools are necessary to make collaboration efficient and maintain the team culture. We have summarized the tools to help make remote working with your team easier.