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Archive of: August, 2019

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        An overview of STEM with Charlotte Cross, recruitment partner

    An overview of STEM with Charlotte Cross, recruitment partner

    At InfoSec People, we pride ourselves on being experts in our fields as well as a part of the larger cyber community. Our recruitment partner, Charlotte, is a STEM ambassador, helping to educate young people about different careers in the science, technology, engineering and maths space. Here she talks about how she got involved with STEM and the work she does as an ambassador.

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        The pizza and pool myth: why businesses need to recognise that culture is built not bought.

    The pizza and pool myth: why businesses need to recognise that culture is built not bought.

    As recruiters we come across all sorts of different companies. From rapidly scaling start-ups to steady, established global brands, each one comes with their own ways of working. Recent years have seen Google-esque offices and lavish perks becoming an expectation for many candidates and employees, with an increasing number of job descriptions boasting ‘games rooms’ or ‘quarterly socials’ as value-adds. But do perks really build a company culture? Our marketing manager and newest recruit explains why culture should never be built upon false promises or flashy ‘treats’.

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        What Ben learnt at his most recent Cyber networking event

    What Ben learnt at his most recent Cyber networking event

    Ben Craig is our Principal Consultant at InfoSec People, specialising in contract recruitment across the cyber security sphere. An expert in his field, Ben dedicates a lot of time to attending events which will ensure his knowledge surrounding cyber security is always up to speed with the rapidly changing industry. Importantly, Ben is committed to further developing his understanding of challenges faced in the recruitment and retention of cyber roles, a challenge faced by a lot of UK businesses. Last Wednesday evening saw Ben at an event in London, hosted at the incredible AON offices. This event was seminal for industry collaboration, being the first event to bring the CSA, ISSA UK and ISC2 together to discuss challenges to the security industry and keys to the future.

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