• Photonics at the Knowledge Transfer Network

    Today we talk to Matthew Wasley

  • Will the increase in placements continue in 2023?

    Points to note from the recent Royal Bank of Scotland Jobs Report. As is often the case, January saw an uplift in permanent placements.

  • Why I was inspired to have a career in Photonics – Interview with Nicola Parry

    Enigma People Solutions actively works with clients in the Photonics industry in the UK and internationally.

  • Availability of permanent tech staff drops at near-record pace!

    Recent data from the Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs, published November 5th, 2021, for October, portrayed an abating rate of growth of hiring activity following the summer record upturn in Scotland.

  • 6 reasons why: a recruiter can help your job search

    Candidates remain passive across the emerging and enabling technology industries. Whilst that’s not a bad thing and people seem happy where they are, there’s still a desperate need for readily available talent.

  • Why the idea of the “perfect candidate” is costing your business money!

    I see it all the time, the gap between what the candidate market expects and what employers expect. It is a constant cause of missed opportunity.

  • The 5 greatest recruitment challenges facing the deep tech sector

    1. While many industries and companies are unfortunately making redundancies, Photonic and Semiconductor companies are not. Competition for the best talent available is fierce

  • Mindset for recruiting in a start-up

    I have 23 years recruiting for Tech clients in the UK and internationally and I am fascinated by what makes some people and companies successful and others not so.

  • What do employees value most about their careers?

    A CV-Library survey has revealed that more than half of the nation, at any one time, are unhappy in their current job.

  • Employment Law – interview don’ts

    Employment Law – interview don’ts

  • An employee benefits package that people actually want!

    What people want out of a benefits package is changing and with a lack of people looking to change jobs, employers are really having to evolve their benefits offerings in order to remain attractive to the best people when recruiting.

  • Could your hiring manager be turning off great candidates?

    How businesses treat their candidates during the recruitment process directly impacts the perception of their brand in the market.

  • Six reasons for exclusivity

    Finding and attracting top-tier technology talent can be fraught with difficulties.

  • Why use a retained search for your key hires?

    Identifying the right people for your business is a key investment so why leave it to random chance?

  • Contracting: Positivity and Motivation

    Searching for your next contract? Whether you’re well versed in contracting or you’re looking to find your very first contract, we, at Enigma People, understand just how frustrating the whole job seeking process can be.

  • How to write an agency brief

    We recently stumbled across this article, written by Bryan Garvie, “How to write an agency brief – and get the campaign you want”, first published by BIG Partnership.

  • When Is It Time To Bring In A Recruiter?

    A recruitment consultancy is rarely a company’s first port of call when it comes to growing their team. As human beings we can be quite stubborn and insist that we can fix our problems ourselves. More importantly, we can fix them without spending any money.

  • How To Maintain Healthy Candidate / Recruiter / Client Relationships

    It’s became apparent to us while having a discussion on LinkedIn that there needs to be some clarity between candidates, recruiters and clients. There needs to be clear communication between all three parties to ensure honest and reliable results.