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Site Reliability Engineering On The Up In The Financial Sector

Site Reliability EngineeringSite Reliability Engineering , along with DevOps , is on the rise in the financial services sector . And with good reason; the advantages are numerous. >> Read more about the difference between DevOps and SRE here . SRE started in 2003, at Google, as an attempt to organise and optimise the system administration and […]

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Cloud Technology at the Heart of the UAE Growth Vision

Cloud Technology UAEAnyone who follows current affairs in the UAE and the surrounding region will be aware of the lacklustre economic performance of 2017, and the tentative recovery in 2018. The recovery was driven by a rise in oil revenues, but the non-oil sector also showed a strong performance, in part driven by the preparations for the […]

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IR35 2020 – It’s Time to Act

IR35 2020If you have ever worked as a contractor, you will have experienced the shadow of IR35, first introduced by the then Chancellor, Gordon Brown in 1999, to address what was considered tax avoidance through the use of personal service companies (PSCs). Over the years, IR35 has received plenty of criticism and been subject to much […]

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The Importance of Working With the Right Recruitment Partner

The importance of working with the right recruitment partnerWe should not be all tarred with the same brush as not every recruiter follows the same principles. The recruitment industry has changed significantly over the years, and some firms, rightly or wrongly, believe that ‘management by numbers’ is the most effective way to build a business.  Today’s recruiter seems to be targeted on the […]

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Why a Strong Employer Brand Is a No-brainer Investment

Why a strong employer brand is a no-brainer investmentFrom a business improvement standpoint, it’s easy to focus your investment on efforts that are more directly related to sales growth and product development and rely on HR and external partners to attract and find the talent to drive the business. We would like to argue that the better way would be taking a more […]

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The Cloud Infrastructure Market in 2019

The infrastructure market in 2019With Christmas in less than a week and the New Year around the corner, we thought a forward look at the cloud infrastructure market, jobs and recruitment would be a fitting end to the blogging year. The cloud infrastructure sector is red-hot at the moment, and several of the most in-demand skills across tech is […]

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Is The Banking Sector Turning Into The New Tech?

Is the banking sector turning into the new tech?Hang with us here – we don’t mean that the banking sector is turning into anything; banking is banking, but there are some significant changes afoot in how they position themselves to the candidate market. And the change is pretty rapid. Most of us have heard of the wild and wonderful perks of holding down […]

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Employee Benefits and Your Recruiting Pipeline

Are your employee benefits hurting your recruiting pipelineThat an attractive employee benefits package is integral to an organisation’s employer brand is something every self-respecting HR strategist knows well. But not every organisation has a HR-department and will have to manage their own talent attraction strategy. And as everyone who is running an SME company knows all too well, adopting a strategic approach […]

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Is the UAE Finally a Serious Contender for your Tech Career?

UAE Tech CareerThe United Arab Emirates have long had a reputation as a career graveyard, or hardship posting. But that view is increasingly becoming one of the past, making a UAE Tech Career a real contender. Over the last few years, and at the prospect of declining demand for fossil fuels, there has been a concerted effort […]

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Brexit And The UK Tech Sector

Brexit and the UK tech sectorAs we steadfastly approach the inevitable Brexit deadline on the 29th of March 2019, the uncertainty is greater than ever. Recently we saw contradicting views at the annual Labour conference, and whilst the official stance is still to proceed with Brexit, there also seemed to be a significant support for a new vote on the […]

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