When you first start to program, the question plagues you. The problem, as you see it, is quite simple: learning to program is a series of building blocks, and you want to know which is the lowest to get your knee up onto first. It seems like a straight-forward question - why can no-one give you a straight-forward answer?
Having worked at Talent Point for over a decade I believe that the gap between customer and recruitment agency has never been wider. Empathy is critical to the success of the job seeker, the agency and the appointing business, yet the three-way relationship rarely creates it naturally – effort and trust are required from all three parties to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
Why establish a Java Engineering function outside London? What are the issues faced with tech hiring in Berkshire, Surrey and Somerset? How do you market non-London roles more effectively? How do you attract top talent to companies outside of London? Tech hiring outside of Lodnon is whole different ball game. Learn form our experience how to navigate this terrain.
"Do one thing at a time. Create slack in your system. Stop to reflect. Have clear priorities. Be responsive to change. Learn from failures. Things that sound kind of obvious, but are sometimes hard to apply in practice." Is it Agile in the same context as software development? No. But is it an agile way of working? Definitely.
We spoke to Florence Hunter, one of the newest Talent Managers to the team. She sheds light on what it's like to join Talent Point and her experience in our unique 6-week induction program. In the past two months she's been learning about the Product market and launching herself into exciting new career prospects.