Apache Associates
9th May 2024

How to attract top talent in th...

Attracting top IT talent is a key priority for businesses seeking to thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape where 60%+ of specialist recruiters reported a shortage of qualified candidates in 2023. In ...

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Apache Associates
3rd May 2024

Maximising your IT workforce: t...

In the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of Information Technology (IT), finding and securing the right talent with the necessary skills and experience is a key challenge for businesses. Smaller organisations often pre...

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Apache Associates
25th March 2024

Quality assured with REC member...

The recruitment industry is a fast-paced and ever-changing landscape. To stay ahead of the curve, recruitment agencies must be a part of a professional body that sets high standards and promotes best practices. This is ...

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Apache Associates
7th March 2024

The impact of Brexit on the UK ...

The UK’s historic decision to leave the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, has had a significant impact on the UK job market, although the real impact has been difficult to determine due to added comp...

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Apache Associates
28th February 2024

The Impact of AI on Recruitment...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming multiple industries, and the recruitment sector is no exception. In the UK, AI is being adopted by an increasing number of businesses to streamline hiring processes, ...

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Apache Associates
5th February 2024

Anticipated trends impacting th...

As the UK recruitment industry navigates a dynamic and evolving landscape in 2024, several key trends are expected to significantly impact how businesses attract and retain top talent. Understanding these trends will be...

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Apache Associates
2nd January 2024

New Year, New Job: Embracing Ch...

As a new year approaches, many reflect on the past year and set goals for the year ahead. Whether you are contemplating a career change, seeking progression, or entering the job market for the first time, it's a time of...

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Apache Associates
21st December 2023

Navigating the Nerves: Overcomi...

The anticipation leading up to a job interview can be exhilarating and nerve-wracking. As you prepare to step into the interview room, it's natural to feel a flutter of nerves. The prospect of showcasing your skills and...

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Apache Associates
5th December 2023

AI Use Within Hospitals...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force within the healthcare sector, particularly within the confines of hospitals. The integration of AI technologies promises to enhance efficiency, accura...

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Apache Associates
16th November 2023

The Art of Job Searching: Strat...

The Art of Job Searching: Strategies for Success. Searching for a job can be a challenging and daunting process, especially in today's competitive job market. Whether you're a recent graduate looking to embark on your ...

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Apache Associates
31st October 2023

Getting the Right Look for an I...

Getting the Right Look for an Interview. Are you preparing for an upcoming job interview and wondering whether what you wear really matters? The short answer is yes, it does. While your skills and qualifications are un...

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Apache Associates
26th October 2023

Discrimination in Recruitment: ...

Discrimination in Recruitment: A Comprehensive Guide. Discrimination in recruitment is a pervasive issue that businesses must address to ensure they engage in fair and inclusive hiring practices. The Equality Act 2010 ...

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Apache Associates
16th September 2023

Recruitment and Selection: A Co...

Recruitment involves finding suitable candidates to fill job vacancies, while selection refers to the methods used to choose the best or most appropriate candidate for the job. Both represent two essential processes for...

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Apache Associates
16th September 2023

Getting Started in the IT Secto...

The IT sector is a rapidly growing industry that offers a wide range of career opportunities. If you're interested in pursuing a career in IT, here are a few suggestions to help you get started: 1. Self-Assessment Bef...

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Apache Associates
12th September 2023

UK Wage Growth Inline with Infl...

Wage growth is a key economic indicator that reflects the financial well-being of workers and the overall state of the UK economy. In recent years, the United Kingdom has experienced fluctuations in wage growth, driven ...

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Apache Associates
21st July 2023

Navigating Job Interview Questi...

Being prepared for a job interview can make all the difference in whether you land the job. A job interview is an opportunity for you to showcase your skills, experience, and personality to a potential employer and put ...

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Apache Associates
7th July 2023

The Role of an IT Recruitment C...

The role of a recruitment consultant in any field is to connect employers with job seekers. They must attract top talent and match them to temporary or permanent opportunities with clients that are hiring. An IT recruit...

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Apache Associates
22nd June 2023

Interview Preparation: Tips and...

Preparing for a job interview can be a daunting task, but with the right mindset, a little bit of research, and some practice, you can smash any interview and land your dream job. The key to success is to start early an...

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Apache Associates
8th June 2023

Recruitment Tips: Polishing you...

Polish Your CV and Stand Out. When it comes to job hunting, having a polished and well-crafted CV is crucial. It’s often the first impression that a potential employer has of you and can be the deciding factor in...

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Apache Associates
23rd May 2023

Meta Fined £1 Billion for Brea...

In a landmark decision, Meta (formerly known as Facebook) has been hit with a significant fine by the European Union (EU) for breaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules. The imposition of this penalty ser...

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Apache Associates
11th May 2023

How to prepare for face-to-face...

Job interviews can be a nerve-wracking prospect for those seeking pastures new, particularly in a post-COVID world when many have become used to working at home alone. Preparing for a face-to-face interview can seem ove...

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Apache Associates
27th April 2023

UK Blocks Microsoft's Takeover ...

In a surprising turn of events, the United Kingdom has blocked Microsoft's proposed takeover of Activision, one of the world's largest video game publishers. The decision sent shockwaves through the gaming industry, rai...

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Apache Associates
18th April 2023

Major Messaging Apps Against Su...

Major messaging apps including WhatsApp, Signal, and Telegram have joined forces to launch a campaign against government surveillance of online communications. The campaign, dubbed "Messaging Privacy is a Human Right," ...

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Apache Associates
7th February 2023

UK space tech industry predicat...

2023 could be the year the UK enters its space age. We should see the first-ever vertical rocket launch here, in Cornwall. What else could we see from our fledgling space industry? Sustainability, defence, and becomin...

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Apache Associates
2nd February 2023

What can we expect to see in th...

What can we expect to see in the recruitment world this year? A new survey suggests that talent retention will be the most important battle that recruiters face, as hiring slows and budgets stretch. Good news for the ...

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Apache Associates
1st February 2023

Will 2023 be the year of the fr...

Will 2023 be the year of the freelancer? It's certainly possible after one recruitment firm saw the number of workers searching for freelance positions shoot from 9.6% at the beginning of 2022 to 31.3% at the end. As ...

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Apache Associates
26th January 2023

Is a HR background necessary to...

Is a HR background necessary to work in HR? Not so much these days. When looking to fill people team roles, 25% of UK businesses regularly source talent from non-HR backgrounds. There is a current trend in recruitmen...

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Apache Associates
18th January 2023

NHS trusts recruit from 'red li...

Is this a sign of things to come? NHS trusts in England have increased recruitment from low-income "red list" countries to compensate for the loss of EU staff following Brexit. The trend in NHS recruitment is moving a...

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Apache Associates
10th January 2023

Flexible Working...

There's a big change coming for those who are fans of flexible working. Soon, employees will be able to ask to work flexibly from day one, which is a big win. At the moment, employees can only make a flexible working ...

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Apache Associates
5th January 2023

Employer demand 2:1 degrees dro...

It used to be that getting a great result in your degree was absolutely paramount. But like all things post-pandemic, that's changing. For the first time, less than half of employers are setting a 2:1 as a minimum qua...

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Apache Associates
16th December 2022

Are you having trouble making a...

Christmas is always the busiest time of the year for the hospitality industry. Yet things might be bleak this holiday as UK restaurants deal with massive staff shortages. They're having to turn down large Christmas bo...

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Apache Associates
13th December 2022

Training is a great way to boos...

With the huge turns to digital services these past few years it makes perfect sense to ensure your employees have those up-to-date skills. It's a shame, then, that civil servants really want to boost their digital trai...

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Apache Associates
8th December 2022

AI tools fail to reduce recruit...

AI tools are increasingly important in recruitment, helping recruiters sift through tons of applicants quickly and (one would hope) efficiently. But a new study has shown that they don't actually reduce bias or increas...

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Apache Associates
6th December 2022

Strengthening sexual harassment...

The UK government could be strengthening sexual harassment policies in the workplace. If the bill goes ahead, employers will have to "take all reasonable steps" to prevent it happening in their business, or face fines....

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Apache Associates
2nd December 2022

Wages seem to be the number one...

It's not looking good for recruitment in teaching. Teach First, the government's flagship provider for attracting strong graduates into the teaching profession, has hired the fewest trainees in four years. The governm...

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Apache Associates
1st December 2022

Virtual job interviews?...

Virtual job interviews? What will they think of next? But it makes sense when you think about it. The rise of video interviews over Covid made in-person interviews a non-necessity and doing them in the virtual world is...

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Apache Associates
7th November 2022

Exciting tech development...

We truly are living in unparalleled times when it comes to cool gadgets and gizmos. Every year, there's something new and shiny that we just have to have. What do industry experts think are the most exciting tech deve...

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Apache Associates
26th October 2022

Greater Work Flexibility...

It's no secret that many businesses are having trouble attracting people to work for them these days. Obviously, everyone is looking for a solution, and a popular one is offering a bit more flexibility. In fact, 54% o...

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Apache Associates
18th October 2022

IT Security...

You'd think that it would be an organisation's first priority to patch any IT vulnerabilities ASAP. After all, letting just anyone access your systems really is bad business. In fact, 85% of high-risk vulnerabilities ...

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Apache Associates
17th October 2022

IR35 reforms to be scrapped...

We've seen so many changes in the past few weeks that it's hard to keep up. Keep up we must, however, especially if we don't want to be collared by the law. For example, it looks like the government will be repealing ...

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Apache Associates
29th September 2022

Racism still too common in work...

Racism is sadly still all-too-common in the UK workplace. A shocking new survey found that more than a quarter of minority ethnic workers have faced racist jokes in the last five years, and more than 120,000 workers fr...

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