Blogs

ServiceNow & ESM

4 months ago

The number of organisations moving to the cloud is increasing at pace and it is predicted that 83% of businesses will be cloud based by 2020. As the IT sector aims to accomplish optimal efficiency with this journey to the cloud, the risk of over complex digital workflows and business challenges is on the rise.

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"We need to rethink our language"

4 months ago

Floor Dress works at Microsoft. If that wasn’t impressive enough, she’s also a coach at Rails Girls, and linked to Winc Academy (a remote-first, 30 weeks coding school that only starts charging you once you found a job in tech.) With so much to juggle, I was incredibly fortunate she managed to fit in time for this interview. Allowing us to gain insight into her world, she touches on diversity within her field.

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The role of the CISO

5 months ago

Cyber security is a growing disruption for business leaders. Estimated figures suggest that half of UK organisations have been victims of cybercrime within the last two years, resulting in losses of over £720,000 per business. Despite these alarming stats, 25% of UK businesses still fail to have a cyber security programme in place.

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Influencing culture when rapidly scaling a business

5 months ago

You’ve had your light bulb moment, worked 16 hour days to get your minimum viable product, hired a small but trusted team, successfully secured your second round of funding, had customers buying into your awesome proposition and the Telegraph just wrote an article on how you are likely to be hottest start-up of 2019!

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How to overcome the telecoms talent dilemma

5 months ago

Telecommunications technology is developing at such a fast rate that telcos are constantly reviewing their business models and assessing their required skills.

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"I saw opportunity in the chaos, and went for it."

5 months ago

Lisa Lang, founder of ElektroCouture. A fashion house that is blending couture and technology, working with giants such as ASOS and Swarovski. Last year saw Lang make it into Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech list, we wanted to know her story.

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The cover letter: A CV’s best friend

7 months ago

​According to Glassdoor the average job opening attracts 250 resumes. With competition fierce it is paramount for job seekers to grasp any advantage possible, in order to stand out from what is now conceded by recruiters as a candidate driven market. One way to garner this advantage and remain in the minds of hiring managers is to accompany any CV with a covering letter.

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Berlin?

7 months ago

ECOM started recruiting in Berlin way before these figures were even released. The reasoning behind this?

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Ethics in Digital: UX with an ethical conscience

7 months ago

As recruiters, it’s important we understand our markets, critical to this is understanding candidates and their motivations. That’s the key to helping people progress in their careers. At ECOM we like to think we keep our ear to the ground on what’s going on... A topic that is constantly coming up over coffee, is the importance of ethics and people considering ‘careers for good’. This week, we’re specifically focusing on ethics in User Experience.

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IFRS 17: Will the IASB’s decision change preparations?

8 months ago

Following concerns raised by the CFO Forum and EFRAG, nine insurance organisations called for a delay to the effective date. The ISAB has voted for a one-year delay until 1st January 2022.

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