Blogs

How to increase direct hires within your organisation

8 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?

8 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

9 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?

9 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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Robotic Process Automation (RPA): the battle for vendor supremacy

1 year ago

Robotic process automation (RPA) is a disruptive technology that can improve workforce productivity by freeing up employees from routine, repetitive tasks so they can concentrate on instances which require human strengths e.g. reasoning, judgement or interaction with a customer.

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Why it's important to work somewhere that supports mental health

1 year ago

Over 526,000 workers suffered from work related stress, depression or anxiety between 2016 and 2017 and, currently, there are 1 in 6.8 people experiencing mental health problems in the workplace.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 5 - Be there for your mate. MENtal Health

1 year ago

Just be a man will you? Man up and get it done. Big boys don’t cry. Oh grow some… well, I don’t need to complete that one really! Our everyday language very much portrays men as the big and strong one, the provider for the family, the one that goes out to work and earns the money, the boss, the leader.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 4 - Learn to Listen

1 year ago

Sorry, this isn’t a guide to social anxiety! But, what happens when someone you know discloses to you that they have a mental health problem. It can be a sudden and real shock, especially if you’ve never had any experience of it yourself – it can end up being quite scary!

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 3 – Switching Off

1 year ago

​It’s all up in the news at the moment – cut down carbon emissions, save energy, turn off the lights! And so it should be – we should absolutely look after the environment as it looks after us.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 2 – Let's talk

1 year ago

It sounds such an easy thing to do, doesn’t it? But sitting down and talking about your own mental health can be a really difficult thing to do. The stigma attached to any psychiatric problems are still very much here

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