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Abandoning the Hiring Manager vs Recruiter Mindset

    6 MINUTE READ   In many companies, the hiring process takes the form of a two-way relationship between a recruiter and a hiring manager. As is the case in any other relationship, there is always a potential for tension to flare up.   Ultimately, hiring managers and recruitersRead full article

17 Best Slack Groups For Technology Professionals

    3 MINUTE READ   It has been fascinating to watch the rise of Slack over the past few years. The platform boasts over 6 million daily active users and brings in a staggering $200 million in annual recurring revenue.   At Venturi, Slack has improved our internal communicationsRead full article

GDPR Myths: Sorting fact from fiction

    8 MINUTE READ The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. As we are fast approaching the introduction of the legislation, the internet is currently awash with information about the changes it will bring. But it is worth keeping in mind that notRead full article

How to Present Yourself Well in an Interview

  7 MINUTE READ   After putting in time and effort to carefully craft your CV, it’s always a great feeling to receive an interview invitation. It shows that the employer sees potential in your unique skill set. However, it is important not to get complacent – the real workRead full article

The Hadoop Ecosystem: A Crash Course

6 MINUTE READ   Hadoop has revolutionised both data processing and data warehousing, but its explosive growth has generated a lot of uncertainty, hype, and confusion.   This article aims to provide a concise crash course on the key components of the Hadoop ecosystem. At present, there are simply tooRead full article

In House IT vs Outsourced IT: The Pros and Cons

7 MINUTE READ   Effectively managing the cost and performance of IT services is fundamental to success in modern business. If company computers are continually breaking down or causing other problems, productivity plummets.   Given what is at stake, business owners often find it difficult to decide whether to keepRead full article

Kotlin: A Language With a Bright Future

4 MINUTE READ   In May this year Google announced that it would make Kotlin a first-class language for writing Android apps. Notably, the language is 100 percent interoperable with Java, which has always been Google’s primary language for writing Android apps (besides C++).   When the announcement was made,Read full article

6 Questions To Ask Before Planning Your Next Meeting

4 MINUTE READ   Time management at work is always challenging and no activity feels like more of a time sink than pointless meetings.   Obviously, not all meetings are a waste of time. Done right, a meeting can solve difficult problems or get across critical information to team members.Read full article

Applying AI in Insurance

5 MINUTE READ          By Daniel Thornton   According to Wikipedia the term ‘artificial intelligence’ refers to a “machine that mimics cognitive functions that humans associate with other human minds”. At present, some of the things we associate with other minds, such as learning and problem solvingRead full article