BECOMING A FREELANCER: GERMANY EDITION.

Hi all, given that I have a large network based within or looking to relocate to Germany – I felt it only right to follow on from my last article about becoming a contractor in the UK, with an edition rather for those who are looking to freelance in Germany. Keep in mind that a…

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BECOMING A CONTRACTOR: UK EDITION.

I often get asked by people who are currently in permanent employment, when the right time to get into contracting might be and also, how to set about doing so. This article read, should hopefully offer some insights and support for anyone who is UK based and looking to make the switch! Is it right…

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE STAND OUT TO THE RIGHT PEOPLE.

You probably know already, that LinkedIn can be an extremely valuable tool for marketing your experience and for passively receiving great job opportunities. Not only is it a great way of networking with leaders in your industry, but it can be utilised to promote your achievements and build up a professional online presence – In a…

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HIRING FREELANCERS.

Let’s set the scene. You’re a hiring manager at an ‘exciting’ tech business and like any other in your space, you’re urgently hiring for X, Y and Z positions. You’re receiving the job applications organically, are sifting through what’s relevant and what’s not, interviewing people, in some cases offering them but when it comes to…

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Developer CV Guide – 3 Small Tips.

So, you’re a developer that’s now looking for their next role, be it permanent or contract. This short read is focused around improving the success rate in your applications by making some small, outside-of-the-box tweaks on your CV that you may have not even thought of. As a technical recruiter – I can firsthand say…

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Offer Acceptance

Reflecting on my past 12 months of recruitment I was looking at my offer acceptance rate (78%) compared to the market. Recruiting for DevOps in Berlin is not easy. DevOps is a niche skill and the demand is very high for such a small market – as a result, a high offer acceptance rate is…

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How to Write an Inclusive Job Description

Limit ‘must-haves’ in the Job Description The following research in the Harvard Business review article highlights three barriers which mean women are less likely to apply for a role for which they’re not fully qualified when considering ‘must-have’ requirements. Interestingly it seems most people will not apply due to a fear of not getting a…

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Closing the Gender Gap in Berlin.

That’s where we can help!🙌 Our TalentReach solution will source the talent AND deliver a first-class, end-to-end relocation service, helping you to build highly skilled, diverse and inclusive teams, with no added effort, cost or internal resource⭐ Click on the link to find out more👇🏻 https://bit.ly/3AzWXqZ #DarwinRecruitment #TalentReach #Hiring #OverseasHiring #Onboarding #Recruitment Jess: Hi, I’m…

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Closing the gender gap, to stay competitive.

The commercial advantages of supporting a genuinely diverse recruitment system are – diverse! Particularly if you use specialist services to boost the number of female applicants who have the tech skills you need. For now, just set aside the ethical reasons to practice inclusivity in employment. The hard fact is that the most successful tech…

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Finding your first home in Germany – Simple Germany

Finding somewhere to stay doesn’t have to be complicated. But you will need to hustle, be on top of your game and BE PREPARED! There are also a number of regulations and requirements that you’ll need to consider. In our recent webinar, our specialist consultants discuss the process of securing accommodation with relocation experts, Simple…

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