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  • Downturn in hiring activity to start 2024

    The Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs is compiled by S&P Global from responses to questionnaires sent to a panel of around 100 Scottish recruitment and employment consultancies. The report’s January figures show a decline in hiring activity to start 2024

  • Case study – Recruiting a new start up team

    Case study - Recruiting a Start Up Team

  • Case study – Recruiting a leadership team

    Case study - Recruiting a leadership team

  • Case study – Recruitment of a Project Manager- The Shape Sorter

    Case study - Recruitment of a Project Manager- The Shape Sorter

  • [Interview] – Katherine Stevens – Challenges, Lessons, Support and Gratitude

    Enigma People Solutions actively works with clients in the Photonics industry in the UK and internationally. Our Director, Ben Hanley, sits on the steering committee for EPSRC & SFI CDT in Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage = http://www.cdt-piads.ac.uk/. We recently interviewed Katherine Stevens, one of the PIADs students, about her views and experiences on the course, the photonics industry and being a woman in STEM.

  • Demand weakens for both permanent and temp staff, availability of permanent staff worsens.

    The Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs is compiled by S&P Global from responses to questionnaires sent to a panel of around 100 Scottish recruitment and employment consultancies. The report’s December figures show a fresh fall in permanent placements as demand weakens for both permanent and temp staff.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland Jobs Report

    Fresh rises in permanent placements and temp billings. Sharp decline in permanent staff supply. Starting salaries and temp wages continue to increase!

  • [Interview] – Katherine Stevens – A journey of discovery into Photonics

    In Part one of this Industry Interview we speak with Katherine Stevens, a Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage PhD student, about her views and experiences on the course, the photonics industry and being a woman in STEM.

  • “Male, pale and stale” has always bothered me!

    Over recent years I have been focussing more on Diversity and Inclusion, particularly from the viewpoint of how the deep tech industries can widen the talent pool available to them by encouraging underrepresented groups into their industries.

  • Salaries up, Placements down and Vacancies down in October

    Increased uncertainty surrounding the economic climate is weighing on business decisions and candidate movement. Souring demand for labour could lead to further reductions in recruitment in the months ahead.

  • Technology Scotland: Spotlight on Enigma People Solutions

    Technology Scotland recently caught up us for their Member Spotlight series to get to know more about who we are, what we do, and much more! 

  • Sharper fall in permanent staff appointments in September

    Skill shortages across a range of sectors including tech sector continue to be an area of long-term concern for the economy.

  • How will Scotland cement itself as a global leader in quantum technologies?

    Earlier this year Technology Scotland and Photonics Scotland published an excellent vision paper on the future of Quantum technology in Scotland.

  • UK permanent placements decline at sharpest rate in over three years

    Weaker outlook for the Scottish labour market in the remaining months of 2023.

  • Hiring is down but perm vacancies rise whilst candidate shortage persists.

    Royal Bank of Scotland jobs report's June figures show that hiring is down but perm vacancies rise whilst candidate shortage persists.

  • [Interview] – How it started – How it’s going – Alex Tsekenis

    Ai Exploration was formed in 2019. The company develops and commercialises hardware sensors and data analytics solutions for the Energy sector to provide real-time insights to optimise production & reduce emissions. In part one of this industry interview we talk to the co-founder Alex Tsekenis about his journey to become a founder of this deep tech company.

  • [Interview] – If you don’t try, you’ll never know – Una Marvet

    In April 2022 Alter Technology TÜV Nord officially opened their new Photonics Design Centre in Glasgow, to accelerate the commercialisation of photonic products into quantum technology and space markets. In part two of this industry interview, we talk to Alter's Design Centre Manager Una Marvet about the mindset that helped her overcome challenges and navigate her career to take on the challenge of starting a new design centre in a new city/country and the importance of a supportive and nurturing environment.

  • Permanent candidate availability across Scotland continues to worsen

    The Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs is compiled by S&P Global from responses to questionnaires sent to a panel of around 100 Scottish recruitment and employment consultancies. Headlines from the May survey are: