5 in-demand web development disciplines

According to the recently published Harvey Nash Tech Survey 2016, out of all the highly sought-after roles that constitute the current UK skills shortage, developers scored highest. Indeed, a staggering 62% of the companies surveyed had 10+ developer headhunter enquiries per year.[1] With that in mind, we asked five experts to profile five of the most sought-after software development languages…

How to read between the lines of a job rejection

You dressed to impress, had the skill-set you believed they were looking for, and thought the job interview couldn’t have gone better. So hearing that you didn’t get the job has, understandably, hit you hard. Here, HR Director Sarah Wheeler tells us how we can learn from rejection rather than lament it… 

From paralegal to senior partner…

Just as a nurse works with a doctor, so a paralegal will team up with a lawyer. And just like the role of nurse, a paralegal is a skilled profession in its own right. We explore what a paralegal does, why it’s perfect for some people as a career, but also why it’s a good role for someone looking to become a lawyer 

The rise and rise of network security

Last year, US President Barack Obama declared: “Cyber threats are an urgent and growing danger.” You don’t have to look hard for proof of that statement. The past month alone has given us the Panama Papers and news that hackers are charging just $129 to break into email accounts. In this climate, network security jobs are the frontline of defence for businesses across the globe. We spoke to Dr Jessica Barker, an internet security specialist and independent consultant engaged by FTSE-100 companies and central government, to find out more…

I started as a receptionist…

In this article, we speak to a number of people who kicked off their chosen career working in front of house or receptionist jobs. Here, they tell us about the skills these jobs taught them and how they acted as a valuable stepping stone to other jobs.