8 Jul, 2016

Research shows 62% of IT leaders expect to see an increase in non-tech people joining the industry

According to recent research IT leaders believe the most valued skills are leadership (93%), understanding business objectives (95%) and project management (92%). The top three skills for IT workers were web development (90%), mainframe management (90%) and database administration (87%). Interestingly 62% of the 1000 IT workers and 200 Senior IT Managers surveyed by Experis, […]

8 Jul, 2016

UK STEM graduates earn nearly 20% more than peers

Research has revealed that science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) graduates in the UK can earn nearly 20% more than their fellow peers. The research also suggests that those graduates who don’t want to relocate to London to find a well-paid role should consider looking further North to find higher graduate salaries. The Hay Group […]

8 Jul, 2016

Why team work makes the dream work

With the Euro’s and Wimbledon ongoing and the upcoming Rio Olympics, our summer will be filled with those on the cusp of sporting success. One thing all of these athletes will have in common is that they have a dedicated team behind, all with the goal to succeed. Just like in sports, team work is […]

4 Jul, 2016

Post holiday blues

With summer just around the corner many of us will soon be jetting off on our summer holidays for a relaxing break. It’s always a bit of a struggle getting back into the swing of things when you head back to work but below we’ve compiled some top tips to ensure your return to the […]

1 Jul, 2016

A day in the life – Amelia

Here at ESA Group we have a great team of people all dedicated to offering the best service possible to all our clients and candidates. Our latest blog post looks at a typical day at ESA Group for our Procurement & Supply Chain Resourcer Amelia. Amelia Frizzell – Resourcer for ESA Procurement & Supply Chain  […]

29 Jun, 2016

5 Alternative CV’s

Last week graduate Sumukh Mehta hit the headlines for his stand out CV which landed him an internship with GQ magazine without even having to go to an interview. In recent years alternative style CV’s have become increasingly popular with applicants across the globe determined to make themselves stand out in the job market.  With […]

28 Jun, 2016

Graduate Advice

Leaving university is both an exciting and nerve wracking time, after three years of studying it’s finally time to enter the real world and put that degree you’ve gained to good use. We’ve compiled some top tips to help you get your life after university off to a good start. Your CV Writing your CV […]

27 Jun, 2016

Networking in Birmingham

Attending networking events is a great way to build lasting relationships with other driven and ambitious people and it will help you grown both personally and professionally. As the second city Birmingham has a wide range of networking groups to suit all organisations. We’ve listed some popular groups below, to give you a glimpse of […]

24 Jun, 2016

Women in the Tech Industry

In recent years there has been a lot of talk about the gender gap within the technology industry and steps the tech community can make in order to encourage more females to enter the industry. According to the 2015 Women in IT Scorecard published by BCS within the UK only 13% of those employed as […]