After a full day at Women of Silicon Valley Roundabout, the final speaker of the day said something (see below) and it really resonated with us! We have always known… Read more »
It is widely acknowledged that STEM careers are male-dominated, in fact the percentage of Women in STEM working in an industry such as Computer Studies is only 19%! This is hardly surprising when we consider that only 13% of the overall UK STEM workforce is female.
It is believed the STEM imbalance comes from the lack of awareness shown to girls in school and the encouragement to study STEM further at university. Only 3% of females say a career in technology is their first choice.
One consistently discussed topic within a variety of workplaces and especially in recruitment is Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity often focuses on the differences, and is referred to as “the mix”.
Inclusion is the deliberate act of welcoming diversity and creating an environment where all different kinds of people can thrive and succeed.
As Responsible recruiters Osmii pride themselves on supporting Diversity & Inclusion amongst all communities and initiatives but 1 in 4 say employers don’t provide any opportunities. The Responsible Recruiting review… Read more »
It’s been announced today that Apple will unveil their new iPhone on the 10th September. The quirky invite “by innovation only” seems perfectly fitting as we all sit on tender… Read more »
3 of our Senior members of the Osmii team attended the Digital Influencers Conclave for women last week. It was a day filled with a series of discussions and networking… Read more »
It’s getting to that time of year; you’ve guessed it DMEXCO (digital marketing exposition & conference). The biggest event in tech, mobile and development, a central meeting point bringing together… Read more »
The ideal length for a company’s hiring process has been a debatable topic for years. The irony of the situation, though, is that there should not be any debate about it.
The facts are:
1: We have a hiring team with pressure to fill an open position
2: An eager candidate with multiple job options to consider
3: A recruiter offering the client a solution
Who has the upper hand here? The candidate of course, so why does a hiring manager take so much time to move a candidate through the process even with all the guidance the recruiter provides?
Last week we jumped straight in with what the best CV’s look like for Project Managers & Account Managers with Toby who’s a vital part of our Brands & Agencies… Read more »
Your CV is your first impression, and can be a powerful weapon if written well. In this blog post series I asked 3 senior members of the Osmii team to… Read more »
Job Interviews are inevitable. But how do you bounce back from a bad job interview? We spend 90,000 hours of our lives at work so it’s vital we make sure… Read more »
What we call “Work” is how we spend most of our days. Our careers are made up of the hours which turn into weeks and then years and life flies… Read more »