Tag or Interest: Recruitment

  1. 12/06/2017 - 11:00 Type of content: Article
    Six years ago, software and technology company SAP set itself the target of increasing the number of women in its management team to 25% by the end of 2017. It is within a hair’s breadth of meeting its objective with the figure currently standing at 24.8%, said Nicole...
  2. 31/05/2017 - 15:15 Type of content: Article
    If we look at data and analytics practitioners as falling into the realm of IT and telecommunications professionals, data has a big gender problem. Between April and June 2016, according to data from the ONS, approximately for every two women in the industry, there...
  3. 23/05/2017 - 11:45 Type of content: Article
    Demand for big data professionals has seen a significant year-on-year rise with 51.7% more roles being advertised in Q1 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. Signficantly, permanent roles are up, but the demand for contractors has dropped by a nearly equal amount,...
  4. 11/05/2017 - 13:30 Type of content: Blog
     A press release landed on my desk on Tuesday with a bold claim. UK database analysts are earning less than half the salary of their peers across the pond. Research from Redgate Software proclaimed that the average salary for a UK database administrator is $44,...
  5. 27/04/2017 - 18:45 Type of content: Article
    Girls in ICT, which takes place annually every fourth Thursday in April, matters to the data and analytics world because of the digital skills gap that threatens to choke the current expansion of the industry. From techUK to CA Technologies, 27th April saw a range of...
  6. 05/09/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: Blog
    I bumped into an acquaintance at a data event last month. I remembered that they had been job hunting and so asked how the search was going. They happily told me that they had been hired and were really enjoying their new job as a data analyst. Knowing that it is a...
  7. 07/08/2018 - 11:00 Type of content: News
    Further evidence has emerged of the looming skills crisis in a new study which shows that over 70% of companies believe that they will face a shortage of professionals over the next year, with roles in data management, business information, cyber security and software...
  8. 08/05/2018 - 16:30 Type of content: News
    The quest for GDPR compliance might still be vexing many businesses but it is certainly proving a boon for the recruitment market, with demand for big data skills and professionals surging by 78% in the past 12 months. So says the latest Tech Cities Job Watch report...
  9. 01/05/2018 - 12:45 Type of content: News
    Women in Data UK and The Female Lead are inviting nominations for this year’s Twenty in Data, the first initiative of its kind to focus on female talent in the data and technology sector. The 2018 edition will build on the success of last year’s publication and event,...
  10. 15/03/2018 - 11:00 Type of content: Article
    Academics have found that hiring managers are more likely to recruit people they think would make good friends, a phenomenon one academic has coined “cultural matching”. This finding is vindicated by further research that shows that hiring committees are more likely to...

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