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Matt Stone on how companies prepare for a challenging market.

In this interview, Rupert McSheehy, Director at rmg digital, and Matt Stone, Director at Plus Product, discuss how companies can prepare for a challenging market.   Introduction to Matt Stone I’m an independent product consultant, with 15 years’ experience in product management. I started as a software developer and used

The Benefits Of Being A Tech Contractor

  If you want to make the most of your career in the tech or product design industry, then choosing the right options and opportunities can sometimes feel like a bit of a minefield. However, if you make the choice to switch from permanent jobs to temporary contracts, you could

From Employee To Contractor: Where Do I Start?

  There’s no doubt that making the move from permanent employee to independent tech contractor can offer plenty of attractive benefits. Whether it’s the chance to experience working at a variety of organisations, the opportunity to learn an array of new skills, or simply to boost your earning power, becoming

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Hiring Contractors

  Right now, those looking to hire within the tech industry are facing an unprecedented range of challenges. The current shortage of candidates with the right mix of skill and experience means that those who do excel at their work are able to pick and choose from the many opportunities

The Permanent vs. Contract Option: Which is Right for You?

When embarking on a career, most people start in a permanent position but once they’ve become experts in their field, they sometimes begin to consider whether this is still the right decision for them.   Permanent Job – Benefits Job security. Never to be under-estimated, a permanent job allows far

Discover the Secret to Hiring Great Product Teams

A product team may be the most crucial working part of any organisation. Without it, product success would be an unattainable goal. It is also a complex unit encompassing many different roles. These include product owners, managers, designers and engineers. Every product team has its own distinctive constitution and dynamic,

Discover the Secret to Hiring Great Product Teams

A product team may be the most crucial working part of any organisation. Without it, product success would be an unattainable goal. It is also a complex unit encompassing many different roles. These include product owners, managers, designers and engineers. Every product team has its own distinctive constitution and dynamic,

The Permanent vs. Contract Option: Which is Right for You?

When embarking on a career, most people start in a permanent position but once they’ve become experts in their field, they sometimes begin to consider whether this is still the right decision for them.   Permanent Job – Benefits   Job security. Never to be under-estimated, a permanent job allows

How to Enhance Your Candidate Experience

The recruitment process is expensive and time-consuming with a constant worry about the outcome. With all that to contend with, it can be easy to forget the pressures on the candidate. They invest a great deal of time and emotional energy into the application and interview process so it’s essential

Balancing Candidate Salary Expectations Against Your Company Budget

With so much talk of a candidate-driven market, it’s not surprising if some job applicants set themselves unrealistic expectations as to the kind of salary they can command. Even with a skills shortage, companies have to make their numbers work and if their only strategy for attracting the most talented

How To Showcase Your Talent When You’ve Signed A Non-Disclosure Agreement

The digital and technology world is fast paced, competitive and continually developing and this is why many businesses in this field require their employees to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) when they start working with them. The NDA that you sign is a legally binding contract which prohibits you from