• Cloud computing solutions – is it for you?

    The trend is growing towards Cloud Computing and undeniably, the uptake is accelerating.  The term “Cloud”, as used in the Information Technology  context has been around for a long time.  I recall having the concept of Cloud computing explained […]

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  • Current global IT trends

    How current Global IT trends have created new jobs and roles The way we communicate and access information is changing rapidly, both at work and in our personal lives. The “information age” is blooming as our surroundings, belongings and […]

    6 years ago, by
  • Get better results from your job applications

    Online advertisements for IT jobs can attract a hundred or more applications, with only a fraction of these matching the stated requirements. When good, capable candidates get buried in piles of ad-spammers, the shortlisting process can be very time-consuming […]

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  • Test assessment of candidates

    It is important when vetting candidates to measure them all equally. It’s also very important to ensure any tests they undertake are fair and relevant. Tests should never be used to “catch” candidates out. If you start with the […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Choosing a suitable recruitment consultant

    Whether you are hiring staff or looking for work, it can be difficult to know which one of the many recruiters to choose from. Assuming you have to engage with an agency, it’s important to understand that for the […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Costs and expectations of new hires

    In most cases when you take on a new employee it will take them some time to get up to speed, hence as the employer it’s likely you won’t see a return on investment as quickly as you may […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Managing the dismissal process

    In a recent MTR blog post – Staff management: why goals are important – we stipulated a number of reasons why an employer may have to prove they have followed due process when dismissing an employee, even within the […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Commitment to a business plan

    Around 30% of IT projects will be cancelled. Around 52% of projects will cost 189% of their original estimates.  Only 16% are completed on-time and on-budget. In larger companies, the news is even worse: only 9% of their projects […]

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  • A guide to interviewing candidates

    With a shortlist of promising candidates in hand, a thorough interview process is the next step. Before getting started it is important to define a structure, a series of interview questions and a list of the position’s key performance […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Staff management: why goals are important

    When managing staff it is especially important to have clear measurable goals for your team to work to. The goals should be daily or weekly at the least to be most effective, especially in the early stages for a […]

    7 years ago, by
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