One of the hardest decisions in setting up as a contractor, is what employment structure to use. With options to work with an agency, an umbrella, as a sole trader or a Limited Company, where do you start?
After graduating, traditional practice is to go in search of a full-time, permanent role with a company that offers career progression and security. But nowadays, many graduates are opting for a different route.
With the recruitment world becoming increasingly competitive, companies will soon need to embrace new solutions to keep them ahead of the curve. New roles are created frequently, but candidates are becoming tougher to find, and with time extremely precious for recruiters – recruiters need solutions that can cut their time down (reduce CV trawling and… Continue reading Future Hiring Battles →
What does the future of work look like? We can only guess. The employment landscape has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Gone is the generation of a ‘job for life’ and the 9-5 desk job. By 2050 will all our jobs be completed by robots instead?
Work can be done anywhere. Both the accessibility and connectivity of technology has made this possible and thanks to these new possibilities, your place of work can have a profound impact on your desire to work with a company, and level of pride and honour for working with them. Where one would work did not… Continue reading The importance of an agile work place →
We’re now halfway through September and the job market is back in full swing, and we’re seeing evidence of this on the iContract platform where a host of new contract roles have been posted by employers looking to connect with new talent! Here’s a selection of some of the best roles this week on iContract.
iContract and Experian are pleased to invite you to an afternoon of insight, education and peer to peer networking at their upcoming HR Focus & Discussion forum hosted at Experian HQ, London. This forum will be attended by a number of senior talent acquisition professionals from various industries, led by keynote talks from guest speakers including:… Continue reading HR Focus & Discussion forum →
An uneventful team day out in the country or a three day conference up north are just some of the typical places where people’s work will have taken them outside the four walls of their office. The prospect of working in exciting, glamorous and exotic locations in Europe and the Far East seemed for a… Continue reading Where will the future take the future worker? →
Where the future of the modern worker looks an exciting one brimming with amazing opportunity, what then about the future of tomorrow’s employer?
One year ago, Amanda Cai launched a company, iContract. In this article, Amanda discusses the challenges and opportunities of launching a tech startup in London the current environment. It was always my ambition as a child growing up in Shanghai to be an entrepreneur and be my own boss. It is a dream I have… Continue reading What I have learned in my first two years as a tech startup CEO →