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Insights and opinions from the frontline of tech recruitment, from Gerrell & Hard

The Power of Volunteering ⚡

The Power of Volunteering ⚡

A new report by Works4U has revealed a fivefold increase in employers organising employee volunteering since the year before the pandemic.

Sharing the wealth: the value of employer outreach - TechTalent April 24

Sharing the wealth: the value of employer outreach - TechTalent April 24

At a local level, employer outreach activities can work very well to enthuse young minds about STEM careers.

Electric Vehicles: the cost of the China conundrum 🔌 - TechTalent March 24

Electric Vehicles: the cost of the China conundrum 🔌 - TechTalent March 24

Fancy getting your hands on a Voyah, an EV brand marketed as an alternative to Tesla? You might be able to from next year, when the Voyah Free is slated to be available to the UK market

Would you thrive in a startup? TechTalent February 24

Would you thrive in a startup? TechTalent February 24

​The UK technology sector is vast and varied, but if there’s any kind of business that distils the unique excitement and appeal of the industry today, it’s the tech startup.

STEM in Education: Where are we, really? TechTalent January 24

STEM in Education: Where are we, really? TechTalent January 24

The UK needs to create more STEM graduates, lure them into related careers, and keep them there

Five Tech trends to watch for 2024 - TechTalent December 23

Five Tech trends to watch for 2024 - TechTalent December 23

​We round off 2023 with a brief examination of one of our favourite subjects: technology—specifically, the tech trends that we believe will be the big talking points next year.

Do the most successful employees share special qualities? TechTalent November 23

Do the most successful employees share special qualities? TechTalent November 23

​What makes people successful in their careers? I’m using the idea of success in the loosest sense, because your version of success may differ from mine.

Accidental Managers: one of the UK’s greatest opportunities? TechTalent October 23

Accidental Managers: one of the UK’s greatest opportunities? TechTalent October 23

​A new CMI and YouGov report has revealed that 82% of UK managers are “Accidental Managers”, individuals who find themselves in managerial positions without formal training or often, prior intent.

UK’s carbon neutrality: an assessment of the 2030 row back - TechTalent September 23

UK’s carbon neutrality: an assessment of the 2030 row back - TechTalent September 23

​Unless you’ve worked hard to avoid recent news, you’ll be aware that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has rowed back on elements of the UK’s carbon neutrality targets.

How do you solve a problem like growth? TechTalent August 23

How do you solve a problem like growth? TechTalent August 23

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula for successful business growth, but I want to share some of the patterns we’ve seen when helping startups navigate hiring for growth in a competitive market.