• The Virtual Recruitment Landscape: Reset and Reboot

    4 months ago

    ​The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then? ​At Glocomms, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon Internationa...

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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    4 months ago

    ​​There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impacting every level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors. ​Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and experience as possible to a workplace leads to integration, success and growth to those business...

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  • Workplace 2.0

    4 months ago

    ​​As many businesses are finally reopening their doors across Europe and the UK, the technology workplace will likely look different. What short and long-term impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workspace, the short t...

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  • Top Trends to Improve your ED&I Strategy

    4 months ago

    ​The global relevance of equity, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I), as a business value and organising principle, remains a key concern for recruiters and many organisations. ED&I is a powerful enabler of innovation and growth;companies that lead with this progressive course of action, not only address systemic barriers, but drive impactful change within all areas of...

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  • Five Ways to Avoid a Talent Exodus

    5 months ago

    ​​Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be. HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.​Anxiety about the workforce is not new: a recent PWC study found 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat concerned about thei...

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  • 5 Self-Care Practices that Put Your Mental Health First

    5 months ago

    ​​In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weight of the past twelve months on their shoulders. Social isolation, video call fatigue, and an increase in employee burnout are some of the driving factors impacting the lives of so many this year. Whether you are struggling to stay motivated, fe...

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  • Talent Demands: Global Expansion for Leading Tech Recruiter

    5 months ago

    ​London, United Kingdom, 10 May 2021: Glocomms, the technology brand of specialist recruitment group Phaidon International, is scaling coverage globally; a move which further manifests their position as a global leader in the technology space. The demand for business-critical technology talent, combined with Glocomms’ recent dividend recapitalisation led by existing len...

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  • UK Black History Month

    12 months ago

    ​​Black History Month is recognised and celebrated in the UK during the month of October. Different to the US and parts of Europe, which takes place during February each year, this month recognises the contribution of Black people to the history and makeup of the UK, and celebrating their achievements and successes. When and why Black History Month is celebratedThe UK Bl...

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  • Leading from the Front: How Tech Companies are Securing Talent

    over 1 year ago

    ​The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. In this time of uncertainty, the technology sector has the opportunity to lead the way and create solutions for businesses, individuals and governments involved in this unprecedented situation. It will need to retain and ...

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  • Bridging Social Distance with Tech: How to virtually onboard a new employee

    over 1 year ago

    Hiring managers, with around 20 million people now working from home in the UK many companies are facing the prospect of having to onboard new employees from the comfort of their own home. However, this comes with its own unique set of issues such as; ensuring your new employee have the tools and guidance in order to understand their role and perform.We have put together thi...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interview

    over 1 year ago

    The hiring process in the UK has changed dramatically for many companies due to the Covid-19 epidemic. While somecompanies in the tech sector are slowing down their hiring process,  for others, the demand for business-critical talent remains as strong as ever.Although this is trying times, the availability of technology enables businesses to continue hiring processes virtual...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    over 1 year ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues, an estimated 20 million people will now be working from home in the UK. For many, this means the prospect of doing virtual interviews at home rather than the usual in person, which requires new set ofskills and practices.Even for professionals in the tech sector, video interviews can prove nerve wracking, as you are entirelydependent on th...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Clare Cooper

    over 1 year ago

    ​The race is on for a gender equal workforce throughout the technology sector. According to the Office for National Statistics, women currently account for only 16.8% of workers in the UK’s tech sector, with the Inclusive Tech Alliance calculating that close to one million women must be recruited into the sector to reach gender parity. Clare Cooper, Head of Glocomms, Europe,...

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  • Dreading Blue Monday? Cheer Up With These Top 5 Tips

    almost 2 years ago

    The dreaded Blue Monday is just around the corner. In the UK, January spells bad weather, a serious lack of sunlight, and the longest wait for the holidays to come around again. No wonder you can be left feeling so miserable. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects one in three of us. So is it any surprise that the 3rd week of January is now known as Blue Monday? AKA the m...

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  • Advancing Women of Colour in STEM

    almost 2 years ago

    ​​According to McKinsey and Company, 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has hardly moved in recent years. The representation of women of color in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields has reached a crisis point. A recent Tech Nation report that looked into diversity in UK tech companies reveale...

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  • Can AI Supercharge Your Hiring Process?

    almost 2 years ago

    ​​Artificial intelligence holds massive potential for recruitment. From screening through to final hire, automation, natural language learning and predictive analytics are being used at every stage of the journey to schedule, interview, assess and predict candidate performance. Should you use artificial intelligence to supercharge your hiring process? Download our guide.​​​

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  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    almost 2 years ago

    ​When recruiting within the busy UK technology sector, it is likely you are fielding a wide range of talented candidates, and unfortunately not all of them can win the role you’re advertising. You will need to reject candidates at each stage of your recruitment process as you narrow down to your next employee.From a candidate’s point of view, nothing is worse than taking the...

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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    almost 2 years ago

    ​Jobs within the UK tech industry often receive a flood of applications where many candidates will tick the right boxes for the required skills. As a hiring manager, you will need to look beyond the qualifications and experience on the CV to find candidates who will be a great fit for the culture and working approach of your company. Looking at elements of the application su...

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  • 5 Steps to Convincing Your Boss That a Sabbatical is a Good Idea

    almost 2 years ago

    Did you know that 37% of UK companies offer sabbaticals, according to The Confederation of Business Industry? With this number ever increasing, there's no better time to bring up the conversation with your employer. Asking for a career break is rarely easy, but a sabbatical offers more than a chance for you to recharge. Time away can be a vital opportunity for a company to i...

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  • Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time and Money

    almost 2 years ago

    ​It is important to retain high-quality, productive and innovative employees within the UK technology sector. However, talented employees also know the worth of your skills, and you may be faced with your most talented employee handing in their resignation for a more lucrative role. If you get that dreaded knock on your door, it is likely your first thought is to make a coun...

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