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Women in Tech – Addressing the Gender Gap

Following on from our recent article on the 50 Recruitment Stats about Diversity, we took the opportunity to speak directly with a number of women working in technology in the UK to get their views on how to encourage more women to get into tech and progress in their careers.   Download the PDF version of our survey responses - Women In Tech From our article, one of the stats highlighted was around salary. The average salary for women in tech is £59,209 compared with the average male salary of…

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50 Recruitment Statistics about Diversity

Looking for the latest diversity in recruitment stats in the UK and beyond? We’ve done a complete round-up of 50 statistics that focus on different areas of workplace diversity, across diversity in the tech industry, UK specific statistics, and general diversity facts and figures.   Diversity in the Tech Industry   18% of UK IT professionals were born overseas. TechUK   Only 17% of UK IT specialists are female, 8% are disabled, and 21% are over 50. BCS   The average salary for women in tech is £59,209, compared with…

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What more can be done to increase the number of women in tech?

We all know that tech is a heavily male-dominated environment, and that the numbers of women in senior roles is still shockingly low. But what more can be done to get women into tech, and then help them to progress once they are working in the industry? To recap the issue, here are a few stats: Only 17% of employees in the UK tech sector are women (Source) Only 8% of women say they have never experienced gender bias in the workplace (Source) In tech, women workers are paid 18…

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How to Improve Your Interview Process to Attract the Best Talent

How important is the interview process in attracting the best talent? In our most recent article, “Don’t Lose the Perfect Candidate Because of a Poor Interview Experience”, we looked at how poor interview experiences were resulting in losing great candidates from the research we had done into our community. In our Recruitment Stats Infographic, we reported that 38% of candidates are more likely to accept a job offer if they have been satisfied with the overall candidate experience, of which interviews form a huge proportion. And, 78% of candidates say…

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Don’t Lose the Perfect Candidate Because of a Poor Interview Experience

We reached out again to our community to find out about their interview experiences, and what recommendations they would give to employers in the future when conducting interview processes. With so much focus on building employer brands and attracting the best candidates, employers also need to focus on how to create a great interview experience. The interview is often the first chance you get to speak directly to candidates, so it’s an important opportunity to give potential employees an impression of what it’s like to work with you. Don’t lose…

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The Changing Recruitment Market

There are changes happening in the recruitment market, and finding your next job, or your next candidate, isn’t like it was a few years ago. There are more demands on both candidates and companies, and the job market is more competitive. So, are you prepared for the changing recruitment market? The candidate’s perspective Candidates now expect more than just a job. When they go to interview with a company, they are going because they are hoping to join something special. Their career has meaning beyond what tasks they do during…

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YourPrime Recruitment Publishes Interview Guide

YourPrime Recruitment has published a handy interview guide to help job-hunters prepare for their next interview. With tips, advice and checklists, the guide is a one-stop shop for anyone going for their next role.  And to help you out that little bit more, we've included a downloadable template to support you in your employer company research. So if you're feeling those nerves for your next interview, or you just want a refresher on some common interview questions, download the guide to understand what you need to do to prepare for…

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Career and Interview Survey Results

We reached out to our community to ask their experience of career advice and interview advice (both bad and good). This is what you had to say about your worst career advice, and your best interview tips.   Access the guide below or download here.

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What skills do you see lacking in today’s new recruits?

We published a survey in late 2017, asking job hunters, and employers, about their experiences with interviews and career advice they wish they’d gotten earlier on in their careers. Today’s topic is ‘What skills do you see lacking in today’s new recruits?’ – but first, here’s a roundup of the previous blog posts: The Worst Interview Experience I’ve Ever Had The Best Career Advice I Never Took (But Should Have) Advice I’d Give to New Graduates Looking For Jobs The Worst Interview Advice I’ve Ever Received   Here are the…

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