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21 blog posts contain the tag Opinion

5 Most In-Demand Programming Languages

If you are a developer in the tech industry, being up-to-date with the most popular programming languages can be essential for career success. In fact, many IT roles now come with the expectation that you have a certain level of understanding of...


Black History Month: 5 inspiring Black leaders in tech

It’s time to talk about a tough topic. The tech industry has a serious diversity problem. Nowhere is this more deeply felt than among black men and women. Based on the information from Diversity UK, only 5% of tech roles are filled by Black and ...


Data Science as a career in 2023

Ever noticed how recommendations and suggestions pop up on your social media accounts and other digital platforms based on your internet search history? This is all made possible through Data Science. Globally, businesses are waking up to the po...


A Recruiters' Guide To Being Noticed On LinkedIn

How to get noticed on LinkedIn: A guide by Bright Purple recruiters Finding your dream job is hard work. Not only do you have to spend hours searching the internet for the ultimate role, but you also then must edge out several if not hundreds of...


Turning the skills-shortage crisis into an opportunity: Lunch and Learn at Bright Purple

What is Lunch and Learn? Lunch and Learn sessions came out of yet another brainstorming with our team members and it was evident that our hybrid working has created a gap in peer-to-peer learning opportunities. We have designated “champions” (ou...


Repeal of IR35 Reform: what does it mean for contractors? | FAQs

Note: As of 16/10/22, this information was correct. However, the IR35 U-turn was U-turned on 17th October 2022. On Friday 23 September 2022, the UK’s new chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng – in the mini-budget – announced the repeal of the off-payroll wo...


6 Trends Defining the Recruitment Industry in 2022

Millennials, technologies, and new attitudes, the recruitment landscape is changing at an even faster rate. Hiring practices that were the norm in a post-pandemic world are beginning to look outdated. It has become apparent that the recruitment ...


Quiet Quitting: What is the latest workplace trend?

First, there was the “Great Resignation”. But now “Quiet Quitting” is the latest workplace buzzword that has swept the internet causing many to rethink their current work-life balance. Quiet Quitting explained: Everything you need to know In the...

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