• Perception is reality: What the digital age means to you

    Lately, in the media there has been a lot of talk about Big Data. This piqued our interest so we did some investigation as we wanted to find out what this meant to us as individuals. Although we had […]

    3 years ago, by
  • Knowledge management

    A good question to ask your prospective employer at interview might be; How does the company manage its knowledge? In return, a good question that employers could ask potential employees might be; Tell me about a time when you […]

    6 years ago, by
  • 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 […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Tips for crafting your cover letter

    A good job application will stand out from the crowd. Occasionally a rare skill in your CV may be enough to get you an interview, but more often than not you’ll be up against hordes of other candidates with […]

    7 years ago, by
  • New year, new job: preparing for the hunt

    Most of you will have trickled back in the office by now after the break, and once again the thrill of bounding to work in the morning is rushing through the veins… Or perhaps not. A couple of weeks […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Tips for interview preparation

    Having successfully made a great first impression from your well-crafted CV and presenting yourself professionally in your publicly available information and online activity (see Andy’s recent post, Taking control of first impressions), you’ve made it to the next step: […]

    7 years ago, by
  • At the crossroads?

    Even within the industry, Information Technology is generally considered to cover two main streams; infrastructure and software development. After university or training, most graduates see their choice as between working with the infrastructure or working with software. Both avenues […]

    7 years ago, by
  • How to get started in an IT career

    Whether you’re a school-leaver or professional, you’ve probably asked yourself “What should I do for a job (now)?” You might have even asked, “What kind of career would offer more to me than just earning a living?” Any job has its […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Market observations: Q3 2012

    Despite ongoing mumbles about the slow, cautious market and employer purse-tightening, we’re still seeing some companies actively engaged in creating jobs, attracting talent and employing new staff, though it’s a specific flavour of candidate they’re after. It appears that […]

    7 years ago, by