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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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How to Make Yourself Stand Out

Everyone knows that standing out from the crowd is important when looking for employment, particularly at the…
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Say Yes to Dealing With Stress

Working in recruitment can be stressful at times. We asked members of Saragossa to undertake a challenge…
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A Graduate's Guide to Finding a First Job

How can graduates make sure they're as prepared as possible to start in the world of work?
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Millennials, Data Protection and Automation

Millennials demand more from their financial services providers than originally thought. Meanwhile, US Senator Elizabeth Warren pushes…
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Apple, Healthcare and Machine Learning

Apple enters Financial Services MarketGoldman Sachs and Apple have partnered together to launch the Apple Card for…
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Cultural Fit - Why Different is Desirable

Cultural fit is extremely important when looking to grow a team - but Rory Gaston explains why…
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Competition, Preparation and Computation

- The UK government calls for big tech to face greater competition - UK financial markets prepare…
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Recruitment - Not Just a Boys' Club

An interview with the women of Saragossa.
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Video: What's the Point of a Recruitment Consultant?

What separates a recruitment consultant from someone who simply ferries CVs between clients and candidates? What makes…
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Job Interviews - When Perfect Isn't Possible

You don't have to be perfect to succeed in a job interview. Sometimes, just showing you're able…
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Cyber Attacks, Big Tech and Brexit

Reported cyber attacks rose massively in 2018 - Big Tech looks set to muscle in on Fintech's…
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Chips, Open Banking and the NHS

Facebook has joined the race to develop faster artificial intelligence chips - in the same week as…
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Good For the Planet, Good For the Piggy Bank

Investment firms are starting to care about more than just financial returns...Cameron takes us through sustainable investing…
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Innovation, FinTech and Trump

Forbes reveals the 50 most innovative FinTechs at the beginning of 2019 - Blockchain had a record-breaking…
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Changing Careers? It Pays to Prepare

Considering a change in career direction? Rory Gaston gives us four simple tips to help you to…
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Connected Cars, Data Privacy and Education

Connected cars are rapidly becoming commonplace - but they are seriously lacking in cybersecurity measures. Facebook is…
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How Facebook Plans to Monopolise Our Data

Conor Sloan questions Facebook's recent move to merge its Messenger service with that of WhatsApp and Instagram.…
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Video: Ruby's First 12 Months at Saragossa

Ruby recently completed her first year with us at Saragossa. Here she sits down with Jason to…
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Insurance, Wealth Management and GDPR

AXA Venture Partners raises a massive $150 million of funding for early-stage start-ups. Nutmeg obtains £45 million…
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There's Never Been a Better Time to Work in AI

As AI technology continues to develop and improve Jason explains why, for AI professionals, the world really…
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BioTech, Facebook and Ants

Agenus launches the first ever asset-backed digital security offering - a bold move, and not one without…
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Video: Five Ways to Improve Your CV

In this first Saragossa video, Jason quickly takes you through five simple ways to improve your CV.
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Terminators, Blockchain and the Cyber Security Skills Gap

Artificial Intelligence is being used to develop autonomous weaponry, blockchain is continuing to gain relevance and importance,…
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Investments, Security Tokens and Chatbots

The UK Fintech market seems to be holding up well despite the threat of Brexit - but…
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FinTech 2018 - A Recap

It's been one of the most exciting years in recent memory for Fintech. Rory Gaston goes through…
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It's What's Outside That Counts

Conor Sloan explains to recent and soon-to-be graduates why having something on your CV other than your…
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Data Science in 2018 - A Recap

With 2018 drawing to a close, Jason Howlin looks back at some of the year's biggest Data…
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The Saragossa Community

Join the Saragossa Community to share ideas, insight and knowledge with other like-minded professionals.
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The Future of Wealth Management

Cameron Scott explains why in the modern wealth management landscape, it is imperative that firms take major…
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How Brexit Could Change Recruitment

Marcus Jones goes through the various implications Brexit could have for the recruitment industry - and why…
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Onward and Upward...with Cameron Scott and Conor Sloan

Two of Saragossa's Consultants have recently been promoted to Seniors, marking our 8th and 9th promotions this…
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Is the Customer Always Right?

Starting out in recruitment, it can be tempting to say yes all the time for fear of…
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Eight Years? I Almost Didn't Survive One...

Jason Howlin recently celebrated eight years in recruitment. However, his first year was far from easy. Jason…
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Living and Learning...with Ruby Mulvaney

Yet another member of the Saragossa team progresses from Trainee to Consultant, and shares her thoughts on…
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Beneath the Surface - the New Breed of Software Developer

Many believe that the candidate pool for skilled software developers is getting smaller by the day. Conor…
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The Golden Ratio

Rory Gaston takes us through an all-too-common mistake in recruitment, and explains why prioritising people over CV's…
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Certainty in Uncertainty - The Modern Recruitment Landscape

The future of recruitment looks to many to be confusing and ambiguous. Saragossa Director Jimmy Lloyd attempts…
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Putting Your Best Foot Forward - The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a CV

Saragossa Director Rory Gaston explains what he believes to be the fundamental do's and don'ts of proper…
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From Retail to Recruitment...with Richard Archer

Saragossa's latest Recruitment Consultant, Richard Archer, talks about his move from retail to recruitment, and what he…
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The Journey So Far...With John Davies

Newly appointed Saragossa Team Lead, John Davies, gives his thoughts on his career so far, and the…
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Lateral Thinking: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Rory discusses the skill of lateral thinking and the advantages it brings when embarking on a new…
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Is The Current Talent Shortage a Myth?

Is there a shortage of talent when it comes to Data Science recruitment? Jason thinks it's less…
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Just the Two of Us

John talks about the importance of exclusivity when it comes to relationships in recruitment.
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Starting the Year As We Mean to Go On

After an exciting and incredibly busy 2017, the new year is already off to a very promising…
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Build a Niche They Said; A Year (and a bit) Later

Saragossa's John Davies talks about dramatically changing his approach to recruitment, and how to shed the 'typical'…
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From Maths Graduate to Analytics Recruiter: My Perspective on Recruitment

Having worked in recruitment for almost seven years, senior consultant Jason talks about his experiences of the…
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New Recruits - Meet Cam and Sam

As the year continues to go from strength to strength at Saragossa, so our team continues to…
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Buy Your Shoes a Size Too Big

Jimmy discusses the importance of allowing candidates to grow into a role.
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New Recruits

The last couple of months have not only seen an extremely busy time at Saragossa, but the…
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The Conversation Continues

As well as reflecting on an eventful 2016 and overall company performance, we look to spark new…
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Joining Up the Dots

The lost art of 'working it out'
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Thoughts on Q1

It's been a productive first quarter of 2015 at Saragossa, find out more in our most recent…
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Welcome

Our aim here is to engage with our associates, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas…
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