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talent April 2, 2020

3 stats employers need to know about Gen Z

Over the next few years, the first batch of true digital natives will enter the workforce. Because of their lifelong technical aptitude, they bring skills to the table that have the potential to seriously level-up your work culture. To get to know them, you need to understand them on a personal level. In this blog post, we round up a set of stats to help you.
talent March 17, 2020

How Gen Z’s values will level-up your engineering culture

Tech workers of the next generation will demand a different workplace - and improve it for everyone. Here’s how you can support them by taking tangible steps to offer mentorship, learning about their commitments to social responsibility, and giving them a clear path to help them define their roles.
code-for-a-living March 4, 2020

“You need someone to show you how to teach yourself.”

We spoke to Alexandre Plennevaux, Head of Pedagogy at BeCode, the coding school on a mission to close the skill gap by providing accessible, seven-month inclusive bootcamps across Belgium and recruiting students through illegal streaming sites.  You run an intense, seven month-long, full-time bootcamp. Students need to be highly motivated. Why are you advertising on…
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talent February 24, 2020

How Your Tech Stack Can Attract Top Developers

For developers, the single biggest factor in evaluating a job offer is the technology stack they’ll be using. The tools and technologies selected as part of a company’s core tech stack will heavily impact that company’s ability to develop and deploy code quickly and to scale seamlessly. Know what to highlight to candidates about your tech stack.
talent February 19, 2020

“You need to give back to the community” Beamery’s take on successful employer branding in the crowded London tech scene

We spoke to Adam Rabinovitch, Global Technical Recruiting Lead and Evangelist at Beamery about how to do meaningful employer branding, how to be a successful recruiter in 2020 and how sometimes you do not hire a candidate, but might end-up teaching them something new. Tell us a bit about yourself and your position at beamery.…
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