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  • Seasons Greetings from all the staff at Creative Recruitment

    Posted by Diane Scally on 23rd December 2020

    We hope this finds you well and looking forward to the Christmas festivities and a well-earned rest, after what can only be described as an unusual and challenging year!   The Creative Recruitment Team would like to wish all our Clients, Candidates, Staff and their loved ones a happy and healthy ...
  • Why diversity in tech is good business

    Posted by Diane Scally on 11th December 2020

      There is now substantial evidence that businesses with diverse workforces have a competitive advantage over their non-diverse counterparts. In 2019, McKinsey & Co found that diverse companies outperformed industry norms — ethnically diverse companies by 36% and gender diverse companies by 25%. ...
  • Disability Confident Scheme & #PurpleLightUp - 3rd December

    Posted by Diane Scally on 2nd December 2020

    Creative Recruitment Limiited proudly signed to the The Disability Confident scheme in 2019.  The scheme aims to help employers make the most of the opportunities provided by employing and developing disabled people. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to and strive tow...
  • Will COVID-19 slow the deployment of 5G?

    Posted by Diane Scally on 15th November 2020

    ​In recent weeks, there have been announcements of significant  support into 5G infrastructure and technology by government and industry.  5G has been heralded as integral to enabling digital transformation and promoting innovation across industries. Experts have suggested that this approach may ...
  • Digital tips for succeeding in a post-coronavirus world

    Posted by Diane Scally on 7th October 2020

    We are living in a time of extreme uncertainty and change.  The coronavirus has had a severe impact on the UK’s economy – GDP fell by 19% between March and May and tens of thousands have already been made redundant. As of July, an estimated 9.5 million jobs have been furloughed. However, with the...
  • UX/UI Resources you need to know about

    Posted by Diane Scally on 18th September 2020

    As might be expected from a group who design for a living, the available UX/UI online resources are a joy to use. However, there are also a lot of them. To save you some time, I’ve collected a range of resources to meet your UI and UX needs. Here are my top picks. The all-in-one resource You can’...
  • The challenges of remote working

    Posted by Diane Scally on 6th August 2020

    Due to the coronavirus, the shift towards remote working occurred almost overnight. It is cheaper, more environmentally friendly and fears over reduced productivity appear to be unfounded. A recent survey by Gartner suggested that 74% of CFO’s intend to make the shift towards remote work a perman...
  • The future is digital: insights from COVID-19

    Posted by Diane Scally on 31st July 2020

    COVID-19 is changing the way we work and live. With the increase of remote working and reliance on screen-time for entertainment and social interaction, the digital industry is said to be booming. The Financial Times reports, “Tech companies are still hiring feverishly as they move to take advant...
  • Cybersecurity in the time of Coronavirus

    Posted by Diane Scally on 24th July 2020

      Working from home has been vital to slow transmission of the coronavirus. However, a new threat has emerged: increased online activity, use of new applications and less secure home networks are opening up individuals and organisations to a host of cyberattacks. The problem According to a recent...
  • Tips to Pass the CV Test

    Posted by Diane Scally on 26th June 2020

      Recent studies show recruiters are spending between 6 - 30 seconds reading a resume.   These seconds are critical to engage and showcase your potential to the reader, to avoid them losing interest.  With an average of 250 candidates received for each freelance position and up to 1000 for a perm...