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Why the first ten hires are vital for a scaling tech business

Steve Jobs once said, “when you’re in a startup, the first ten people will determine whether the company succeeds or not.” While it seems like a lot of pressure to rest the company’s success on ten individuals, we can’t deny that these people will have the most impact and influence. In the early stages of […]

Why hire a Solutions Architect?

It’s a role we’ve been tasked with hiring a lot recently and one of the most sought after senior tech positions. A Solutions Architect is a role that requires a lot of experience and expertise, but if you’re developing tech products or software, it could be a gamechanger. In the tech-landscape, change happens quickly, and […]

Why hire a DevOps Engineer?

It’s been hailed as the most in-demand IT title for the future and made it onto LinkedIn’s emerging job report for 2020, making DevOps engineers one of the most talked-about roles right now. DevOps brings together the development and operations processes which are usually practised by two separate teams. It’s a relatively new skill and […]

Why Hire a UX Researcher?

What use is a website or an app if it’s not user friendly? 75% of consumers admit to making judgements on a company’s credibility based on its website design and functionality alone. If your website doesn’t offer a simple and seamless user experience in the tech industry, customers will doubt your credentials. After all, to be a […]

How to avoid scaling your business too quickly

For a scale-up business trying to grow, it seems silly to think that you should air on the side of caution when it comes to the speed in which you scale. Surely you should want to be the biggest and best company in your sector as soon as possible. Right?   However, the truth is around […]

Why hire a full-stack developer?

A full-stack developer is currently one of the most in-demand roles for scaling tech businesses and growing startups. According to a recent survey, 48.2% of developers have now decided to upskill to become full-stack developers due to an increasing demand for all-rounders in the information and technology industry. It’s true; recruiters are continually posting open […]

What is an EVP, and why is it vital for scaling tech businesses?

As recruitment experts, we talk a lot about EVPs and the vital role they play in attracting and retaining top talent. Scaling businesses often consider EVPs as something for larger corporations with a higher volume of staff. But the truth is, every company has an EVP, it’s just that some don’t refine and perfect theirs […]

Why hire a data scientist?

A data scientist is the new fashionable role for tech businesses, and they’re in high demand. In the current jobs market, there is increasing competition to hire the best STEM graduates for positions in data science. As big data becomes an integral part of business operations, more companies need specialist individuals who can use their […]

The Importance of Learning and Development Opportunities in a Scaleup

When scaling a business, it’s sometimes difficult to know where to invest your money. It’s tempting to place as much as possible on methods to bring in new leads and new business which will fuel your growth quickly. However, you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of investing in your employees and team, their skills and the […]

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