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Internal upskilling at rmg digital

Upskilling is a relatively new term applied to a very old practice. The advantage of having a word to describe it is that it focuses the minds of employers on the proactive pursuit of upskilling rather than relying on it to happen organically. Internal training courses have long been a feature of career development but…

Understanding user needs, wants and empathy in your recruitment process

When it comes to recruiting for your business, there are always arguments for handling the function in-house. After all, no one has a stronger handle on what your business needs than your own managers. Your management team are also best placed to create a recruitment function that works for the unique needs of your operation….

Recruiting To Deliver The Latest UX Trends

The area of user experience (or UX, as it’s better known) is constantly evolving, and for app development companies, staying up to date with all the latest trends is integral to staying successful. Of course, as new trends emerge, it’s likely that your business will need to introduce new talent in order to deliver the…

How to Negotiate terms – Even in a candidate led market

You will doubtless already be all too aware that for many industries and sectors, including IT and technology, there is currently a candidate led job market. Simply put, this means that the number of suitable candidates available for any vacant position are far outstripped by the volume of roles to fill, and, naturally, this places…

Job Advert Checklist

Job Advert Checklist The recruitment process doesn’t begin with reading CVs or interviewing prospective candidates. It starts with your job advert. Many employers underestimate the power of a strong job advert. Get it right and you’ll attract the cream of the crop, meaning you’ll have a much stronger talent pool from which to choose.  …

What do candidates want when going for a new job?

We are currently experiencing a candidate-driven job market, which can pose a significant challenge for those organisations looking to hire. With jobseekers in key industries such as IT and technology able to pick and choose their next role, the onus is on companies to make their proposition as attractive as possible. Fortunately, there are many…

7 steps to getting a promotion

If you want to enjoy a satisfying career, and achieve all your personal goals, it’s important that you have a plan in mind. And this means that it’s never too early to start thinking about your next move up the career ladder. In fact, when it comes to securing a promotion, the earlier you start…

Understanding What Makes a Good Culture Fit

The idea of cultural compatibility in the workplace has gained currency in recent years. Enlightened attitudes to employment and recruitment are becoming mainstream as companies come to understand the benefits not just to their new hires but to their existing staff, their business performance and their bottom line. What is Cultural Fit? The concept of…