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8 blog posts contain the tag Opinion

COP26: the impact for startups, SMEs and climate tech

Photo Credit: Circular Online On 12th November, the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) wrapped up after lengthy negotiations between officials and climate change experts. As the world tries to unpack the promises and pledges made at COP26 the fu...

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Can recruiters help close the gender pay gap in tech?

Tech recruiters have the power to help close tech’s gender pay gap. Tech boasts some of the highest salaries in the UK, but why are women struggling to financially benefit in the UK’s fastest growing and most lucrative industry? Tech Nation clai...

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Diversity in tech: can flexible work practices make the industry more accessible?

Bright Purple looks at the benefits of flexible work practices and how they open up the industry for underrepresented talent. The tech industry has a long-standing diversity problem. Almost daily there are worrying statistics about the lack of r...

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What does a recruitment consultant do? A day in the life of a recruiter.

"What does a recruitment consultant do?" It's a question you may have asked yourself when dealing with a recruitment agency for the first time as a business representative or as a candidate looking for a new role. Aside from "find people jobs", ...

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How to improve your recruitment process: 7 hiring tips.

Recruitment Consultant Benedict Price shares ways to improve your recruitment process in our new blog. You can contact Benedict to discuss your hiring needs at benedict.price@brightpurple.co.uk. - First off, don’t worry this isn’t another post d...

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Recruiter skills: 8 skills that make a successful recruitment consultant.

Recruitment is a fast-moving, competitive industry. To be a successful recruitment consultant takes a lot of dedication, learning and tenacity. The good news though is that the majority of key recruiter skills are transferrable from other indust...

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Pride Month: 6 Inspiring LGBTQ+ leaders in tech.

As in many industries, there is a long history of discrimination and prejudice against the LGBTQ+ community in the tech world. In 1952, computer visionary and code-breaker Alan Turing was convicted for homosexuality. In 1968, computer pioneer Ly...

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How Bright Purple adapted throughout Covid-19; and how we will continue to do so.

Sales Director Kane Webster discusses the impact Covid-19 has had on our business, and how it has changed our working practices forever. Covid-19 has caused so much pain and suffering across the globe. First and foremost, we must acknowledge tha...

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