You know your business inside out, and you have a wide range of information you could share. When you start to talk to industry analysts, you need to know exactly what of that information they will find interesting and relevant, and what will have them yawning… Continue Reading
General interest posts about tech trends
A key part of a great company is often having somewhere centralised where people can come together into a creative and relaxing space and share their ideas but, in London, it’s usually not that easy to find. In fact, if you’re doing all the leg work yourself, it probably feels like you’re ramming your head repeatedly into a wall. Continue Reading
I’ve been trying to write a post about women and technology for months but I always shied away from it. I was worried about approaching a topic which provokes so much debate and such strong feelings (and often aggression) without knowing enough to be able to protect and defend myself against potential backlash. Maybe that was cowardly. Continue Reading
Apologies for the terrible pun. It’s probably a good thing I didn’t become a serious journalist.
This point seems to be coming up in my job a lot at the moment – people with excellent technical profiles being rejected for roles because of ‘culture fit’, or bright people being rejected because they don’t quite fit a job spec. Continue Reading
It seems that no sooner has the internet community recovered from Heartbleed than it’s hit by yet another threat! GameOver Zeus has been well publicised but I thought I’d do a quick post to summarise what it is and what you can do to protect yourself in the next couple of weeks (in case you live in a social vacuum but religiously read my blog..!) Every little helps…
I recently took a client company’s team out for drinks – someone I’d worked with for a while and where I’d placed good candidates; someone with whom our track record was good. The more the beers flowed, the more opinionated certain team members became about the behaviour of recruiters, and it made for interesting listening. Continue Reading
I’ve been seeing a lot of articles about this recently and I thought it was worth a post, since it’s something I have been noticing in my day job, too.
Last night I was at Google Campus for my first AngularJS event. Mind = blown…