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80% of UK employers plan to hire over next 12 months

Brexit and Covid-19 causing acute shortages of workers in sectors from haulage to hospitality A sign outside a restaurant in Bracknell. The hospitality sector is one of many experiencing shortages. Photograph: Maureen McLean/REX/Shutterstock The majority of UK employers are planning to hire staff over the next 12 months, the highest recruitment intentions in eight years, as […]

The way you hire from the EU has changed

If you’re not already a licensed sponsor and you think you’ll want to sponsor workers from outside the UK, you should apply now Free movement ended on 31 December and the UK has introduced a points-based immigration system Newsdesk Industry Announcements, News, Wednesday 28 April 2021 Comments Offon The way you hire from the EU has changed(0)77 Views Free […]

The data: European vs US VCs

Venture capital funding in Europe grew 6x over the last decade, to nearly $24bn in 2020 ($34.3bn in 2019). This is still short of the record $73.6bn the US ecosystem raised in 2020, but a big jump and 1.5 times the rate of growth than the US over the same period. US investors and funds have expressed an increased interest […]

Senior Software Engineer (Golang)

VSS are partnering with an exciting startup who is using Deep Learning and are building an AI powered modern monitoring tool with a mission to build autonomous IT infrastructures. Currently entering into a new phase after gaining market traction and securing funding. As they evolve, are now looking for an experienced Go Backend Engineer to […]

Clubhouse has revealed the German tech scene’s lack of diversity

Audio-only social app Clubhouse, which exploded in Europe this year, has proven popular among European founders, VCs and journalists, with some of the biggest names in tech hosting regular panels, fireside chats and pitching contests. In Germany — which has the second highest number of downloads outside the US — Clubhouse has also provided a platform for digital-savvy politicians […]

Is ‘community-washing’ the new greenwashing?

Community-driven brand building is commonly heralded as best practice for 21st century companies. Growth at various unicorn marketplaces and creator platforms has been exponentially accelerated by the network effect of community participation and mutual value creation. Airbnb’s blockbuster $100bn IPO confirmed the potential rewards for ‘community-first’ companies, with Brian Chesky leading from the top as […]

86,000 vacancies for IT specialists

Corona crisis only temporarily dampens the shortage of skilled workers Six out of ten companies expect the shortage of personnel to worsen in the future Berlin, December 16, 2020– The shortage of IT specialists has decreased under the impression of the Corona crisis, but is still at a high level. At the end of 2020, there […]

Sustainable Hiring Methods to Improve Women Representation in Technology

Women make up almost half of the global workforce; however, only 28% of them represent the IT industry (according to a recent Gartner report). A number of reasons have led to this shortfall: women are twice as likely to quit their tech jobs as compared to their male peers, IT is the second to last […]

Salesforce declares the 9-to-5 workday dead, will let some employees work remotely from now on

It no longer makes sense to expect employees to work an eight-hour shift.’ Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images Cloud computing company Salesforce is joining other Silicon Valley tech giants in announcing a substantial shift in how it allows its employees to work. In a blog post published Tuesday, the company says the “9-to-5 workday is dead” […]

This Popular Interviewing Strategy Is a Complete Waste of Time. Here’s What to Do Instead.

Structured interviews are the only way to get an accurate handle on a candidate’s ability to succeed in the job. Photo from Getty Images. To say that Google hires smart people goes without saying. You can’t win the search engine wars and pave the road to fully autonomous driving without a high-capacity team at the ready. Today, over 62,000 Googlers […]

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