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14 Questions for Interviews – From The Essential To The Eccentric

1 week ago - Mark Ashton

Having worked for a long time in UK Technology recruitment sector, I’ve come across a fair few stories in my time.  I thought I would put together a lighthearted list of some of the best and worst interview questions that I have heard about, from…

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Cambridge Software Start-ups and Scale-ups

2 weeks ago - Mark Ashton

Cambridge Software Start-ups and Scale-ups What Is a Scale-Up and How Is It Different To A Start-Up? Cambridge is going through a real boom right now in terms of start-ups, and I often hear the phrase scale-up business being bandied around as well. So I…

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Why is Cambridge known as the Silicon Valley of the UK?

3 weeks ago - Mark Ashton

According to Wikipedia, along with a number of other notable sources, the Cambridge Cluster, AKA Silicon Fen, is a name that has been aptly given to a broad region in-and-around Cambridge, that has a focal network of businesses who are predominantly within the electronics, software…

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High Performing Teams Part2

3 weeks ago - Mark Ashton

How to Develop a High Performing Team High Performing Teams Part2   As a follow-up to my first post about high performing teams, this post will look at the development of a high performing team in a little more detail. It’s not just about setting…

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High Performing Teams Part1

4 weeks ago - Mark Ashton

High Performing Teams Part1   I recently attended a presentation and took some really valid points on board that I thought would make an excellent couple of blog posts.  The first is the subject of high-performing teams.  Something we have all been part of at…

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Why Jobs in the Cambridge Technology Sector are Booming 2020

4 weeks ago - Mark Ashton

In the past, London has traditionally been the place to be for the best jobs and salaries in the technology sector. However, a new era is upon us.  Jobs in Technology in Cambridge are growing rapidly, and business in the region is booming. Is Cambridge…

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UK Employees – Long Office Are Killing You – 5 Reasons

3 months ago - Mark Ashton

Whenever we are asked about work, we share the working hours, details about break times and holidays. With these three factors in mind, we not only define the work environment but also the fate of a company. If the company is giving a tough time…

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How to Recruit the Best Technology Professionals

4 months ago - Mark Ashton

As I’ve spoken about in some of my previous posts, the tech industry in Cambridge is booming and is set to continue that way for some time.  One of the most challenging aspects for businesses and HR Managers in the technology sector is attracting and…

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