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

7 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

9 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?

9 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

9 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?

9 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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InterQuest Solutions is renamed as IQ Talent Solutions

10 months ago

One of the biggest challenges our clients raise with us is the complexity of the recruitment solutions market: it can be so daunting entering into a new agreement with recruitment solutions providers whether it’s the first for your business or the tenth…

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How to increase direct hires within your organisation

10 months ago

It’s forecast that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in recruitment is expected to rise to 62% by 2019, and whilst LinkedIn is said to be the number 1 source of quality hires, three-quarters of businesses are still struggling to find relevant candidates.

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How important is a UX portfolio?

10 months ago

​On the 1st November, ECOM partnered up with Lead UX Designer​ Anastasija Krysa​ and Senior Product Designer​ Simon Hook​ to host its first UX Portfolio Review Event for designers all different levels!

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4 relocators living the dutch dream

11 months ago

We recently met up with Audrey Mezas, the owner of Expat in Amsterdam®. Over lunch, we talked about running her own successful relocation business. Moving can be stressful, moving abroad even more so.

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Google For Jobs: A game changer or another costly candidate channel?

11 months ago

In 2017, tech giant Google launched its AI-powered job search function ‘Google For Jobs’. This week, the product finally debuted in the UK. According to Google, the service is said to use AI to streamline relevant jobs to candidates in one central location.

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