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Sustainable investing and BlackRock – a good news story

Sustainable investing isn’t new, but it’s become a very hot topic. As technology has evolved, there’s growing transparency in business. That means the public has a heightened awareness of unethical behaviors. And, when the public see something they don’t like, they tend to speak out about it. This is slowly creating ripples in the delicate […]
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Is this the era of the smart investor?

The most common mistake we make trying to accumulate more wealth, is not having a strategy. Sure, you could work overtime. But that’ll only get you so far. However, research and a willingness to take calculated risks could catapult your financial state to new heights. So you’ve got some money, and you’d like to see […]
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CV Writing for Technology Roles – A Guide

Creating the perfect CV for technology-based roles is not easy, and it can be difficult to know where to start. We’ve put together a guide on the best ways to approach writing a technical CV, based on our own experiences. Take a look at our free guide here:
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Developer Data – What I’ve Found

I went back to my university roots and did a data analysis project. Well, I say data analysis, it was just looking at an excel spreadsheet and counting, but I’m going to say it’s Data Analysis. That’s what Data Science is to some companies, right? I was interested to see what our clients – primarily […]
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How to Get the Best Out of Your CISO

To many, the term ‘CISO’ is one that carries more than a little uncertainty. The position of Chief Information Security Officer is still relatively new, and many companies are looking to hire them while at the same time being unclear on exactly why they need one, what their CISO will be doing, and where in […]
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The Problem With Green Investing

In early February, Verizon issued a so-called green bond – a security aimed at raising funds for sustainable businesses. It raised over $1 billion in its first 25 minutes, and was 8 times oversubscribed, making it Verizon’s most competitive security offering to date. Meat substitute manufacturer Beyond Meat reported a 163% stock rise on Thursday the […]
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How Do You Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance?

We asked four of our team members to take us through their thoughts on work-life balance, flexible working, and their own approaches to managing their work and home life. Rory Gaston, Director When I started in recruitment, I was definitely guilty of overdoing it. I would check my phone constantly, every hour I was awake […]
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Project Managers – the World is Yours

If you’re a project manager with knowledge of investment management or asset management, then you’re one of the most sought-after people in the job market right now. Since the start of 2016, we’ve seen the number of Project Management vacancies double each year – and by the end of this year, we expect to have […]
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Recruiters – Ask Us Anything

When recruiters call you to talk to you about a role we’re working on, we’re trying to learn about the person behind the CV, and whether we do indeed have a role that would suit your talents, your personality and your goals. We want to know not only whether you can do the job – […]
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Interview Technical Testing – the Elephant in the Room…

I think it’s safe to say no-one likes technical tests. Nobody likes sending them out, nobody likes completing them and, generally, no one likes the outcome. So why is this? I’ve been racking my brain for the past couple of months, trying not to write something that will offend anyone. Through Slack groups, I’ve been […]