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How to make your LinkedIn profile stand out to recruiters

Your LinkedIn profile is your personal brand. Your shop window. Your sales pitch. It’s the thing that separates you from a call with a recruiter. In the UK, 94% of recruiters us...
10/06/2024 Blog

Employment referencing: everything you need to know

You’ve sifted through a mountain of CV’s, hosted some promising interviews, and now it’s decision time. But wait, hold up! Before you stamp the ‘You’re Hired!’ seal of approval, th...
22/05/2024 Blog

How to improve your interview process to secure top talent

In today’s war for talent, is your interview process the reason you’re struggling to scale? We get it, bringing anyone into your team can feel like a significant risk, especiall...
10/05/2024 Blog

Everything you need to know before recruiting in the US

If you’re a startup looking to scale, chances are you’ve thought about spreading your wings across the pond and building a team presence in the US. After all, there’s loads of inve...
26/03/2024 Blog

The Product Spotlight: Conversations with Experts – The First 90 Days

My name is Teagan, and I’m a Managing Consultant at ISL Talent. I specialise in product and have worked hard to build a solid network over the years. I’ve created this blog series ...
25/03/2024 Blog

International Women’s Day 2024 – Celebrating Women in Tech

Women make up just 22% of employees within the AI and Data industry. As we commemorate International Women’s Day and embrace the theme of #InspireInclusion, we wanted to shine a...
08/03/2024 Blog

Recruiting a multigenerational workforce

In the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, one of the most significant shifts we’ve seen is the emergence of a multigenerational workforce. As we stand on the cusp of ...
08/02/2024 Blog

How we price our recruitment

In redefining our recruitment pricing, we've transitioned from the conventional percentage-of-salary model to a client-centric, fixed fee structure. This shift means more predic...
19/01/2024 Blog

The product spotlight: conversations with experts - 2024 product predictions, trends and challenges

My name is Teagan, and I’m a Managing Consultant at ISL Talent. I specialise in product and have worked hard to build a solid network over the years. I’ve created this blog series ...
18/01/2024 Blog

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