5 Reasons Top Performers Leave Your Business

And this is in order of priority. As search consultants, we are always talking to our market's Top Performers and High Achievers. Key to our role is to get people to leave their current job and move to our clients business. As such, we need a deep understanding of the motivation for a person to leave. There has to be a positive reason why a person will leave their job that's not just dangling a carrot. We have to get under the skin of the job to understand what will push them away! So h...
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Zero Risk Recruitment (Virtually)

Retained Search with (Virtually) Zero Risk Recruitment Hiring Managers would love to have Zero Risk Recruitment, especially when hiring the critical people they need most. Most hiring managers that I speak to in  Cyber Security & ICT market tell me they would always use Retained Search over other recruitment methods if they knew it would deliver. They see that, when it’s done properly, it usually provides consistent and predictable results. Retained Search usually delivers top perfor...
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VP Engineering – Romania

The requirement for a VP Engineering. Our Client is a specialist in International Payment solutions and approached us to find a VP Engineering. They have a development centre based in Romania but there was a cultural problem in the operation of this site. Their local staff were all very good people, hardworking and very skilled. However they did not understand the way Western and specifically US business was done. Our client had spent some time trying to put this right and came to the con...
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Specialist Recruitment

Horses for courses - or, why one size recruiter does not fit all! Perhaps one of the most consistent problems we hear from hiring managers, when they are looking to hire someone with very specific skills & experience  is, 'how frustrating the whole process can be'. They engage two or three generalist recruiters and they just don’t understand why they don't receive quality candidate profiles. Of course the answer is they need to engage Specialist Recruitment and here's why. They have a ve...
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It might not be a Rolex but I bet it’s not a Timex either?

If you’re a hiring manager in Cyber Security or ICT sectors, what is it that drives your decision about how you recruit, is it Recruitment Costs? And what if the hire you need is critical to your plans for your business success. Or perhaps you need someone that has rare skills and experience? (For both these sectors the talented, highly skilled people you need, are becoming increasingly difficult to find.) Well there is more than one way for sure, you can try to do it yourself. Or maybe yo...
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Mind the Skills Gap

There is a Massive Skills Gap in Cyber Security & ICT that is hurting your business Employment in the tech industry is expected to grow at around 5 times the UK average over the next decade. So unless something is done the skills gap will only get a lot worse. There are many reasons for this but possibly the most worrying is that . This at all levels from schools and colleges to universities and its increased over the past 10 plus years. If this doesn’t change the skills gap c...
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SOC Implementation Engineer

Soc Implementation Engineer - Job Review This review covers a range of Security Operation Centre Implementation Engineer roles. From a specialist engineer covering one or more security solutions being provided in the SOC. For example this could be a SIEM or DDoS Implementation Engineer. Or maybe a more generalist IT systems implementation engineer who has predominantly worked in a Managed Security environment. And it is very likely this latter role type is more of the entry level that w...
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SOC Security Analyst

SOC Security Analyst Job review UK Cyber Security is a subject on virtually everyone’s mind to one extent or another, businesses are increasingly aware of the threat from Cyber Security and they are looking at ways to mitigate the risks. The SOC Security Analyst is critical in achieving this as more Security Centres come on line. They are deployed either directly by the business themselves, or as a Managed Security Service. Depending on the size and scale of the business, the SOC will ha...
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George Roberts – Vice President Sales at Servion Global Solutions

George Roberts
Jim was always helpful, clear and on time with the information needed to best perform for me as a potential employee, and now I am successfully placed within the company it is confirmed that he is very well regarded for these traits internally as well. Jim has also of course followed up to ensure I am settling in well and we will certainly be using Jim going forward as he finds the right talent at the right time.
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Eva Court – Snr Business Development Manager – IoT Tata Communications

Having worked for the same company for many years and deciding I wanted to find a new role in a new company, I found the job market to be quite a daunting place. Until I found Jim! He was great, took time to get to know me, the type of individual I am and the type of role and company that would be a complimentary fit. He supported and coached me, and the company through the interview process (all 5 stages) and much to my own surprise, I actually enjoyed the process, feeling informed and well ...
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