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6/04/20

Types of jobs hiring during the coronavirus pandemic

The current climate is an extremely difficult time to navigate for a lot of industries, but it has also seen a surge in popularity of roles and new opportunities. We’ve put together a list of some of the most in-demand roles based on current reports, to identify which sectors will need the most help from digital experts over the next coming months.

27/03/20

How to stay active and sane when working from home

The most recent COVID-19 update encourages self-isolation for 14 days for anyone with symptoms and “social distancing” measures such as working from home have been introduced by governments in an attempt to “flatten the curve” of infection rates. The prospect of staying at home for work and in certain cases not being able to go…

25/03/20

How to grow your team remotely

Across the world, various measures have been put into place to help slow down the spread of COVID-19, with many countries now in lockdown. Despite this, companies are pushing ahead with their critical hires, and in some industries, demand has increased due to this unexpected situation.  This is a completely abnormal situation for everyone, therefore,…

11/03/20

International Women’s Day Event Round-up: Working Towards a More Inclusive Culture

On Monday, March 9, we held our 2nd International Women’s Day celebration event in New York. Organized and moderated by our consultants Elizabeth Kayler and Michael Counter, guests were able to pose their questions to our panel of speakers and network with like-minded individuals, during this insightful evening. Here, we round-up some of the key points covered.

11/03/20

Why does gender pay gap still exist today?

It’s 2020 and women are still underpaid compared to men. So, what is gender pay gap and why does it remain an issue in the workforce? Gender pay gap is the disparity between male and female earnings and is a problem that affects even the most accomplished females. It is the result of many factors…

5/03/20

Check out Salt’s Women in the Workplace Report

For Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day 2020, we’re excited to release our Women in the Workplace report. For the past two years, we have focused our diversity efforts towards female representation; we’ve encouraged more discussions around women in the workplace, whether that’s through our interview series, Women in Tech and Females of FinTech,…

4/03/20

What are the biggest challenges women face in the workplace today?

Whilst society has made progress with gender equality, there are still some challenges that women face in the workplace that hold themselves and their careers back.  Our Women in the Workplace report highlights some of the common challenges faced by women which we’re sharing in this blog post. The full report will be released in the coming…

24/02/20

Key Information Document: How is your take-home pay calculated?

Are you a contractor in the United Kingdom and are you struggling to understand how your take-home pay is calculated? If so, reading this article is a must. The law becomes stricter from 6 April 2020 onwards. Most contractors, recruiters and end hirers are currently worrying about the implications of the changes to the off-payroll…

20/02/20

How to recruit more female employees

Many companies are finding ways to hire more women to work for them. In order to do so, companies need to identify what they’ve been doing wrongly to erase unconscious bias in their hiring practices. There are many fields where gender bias still exists. So, what can you do to hire more women and ensure…

5/02/20

What employers can do to fix the leaky female pipeline

The ‘leaky female pipeline’ refers to the continuing loss of female talent, especially those in middle management, within organisations. In fact, research from PwC UK revealed that despite men and women in first world countries being hired at an equal rate (1:1), women are lost from the pipeline through voluntary termination at a rate two…

29/01/20

What is imposter syndrome?

Imposter Syndrome has been discussed in detail in the UK with famous people including Tom Hanks, Michelle Obama, and Lupita Nyong’o admitting they suffer from it. In fact, an estimated 70% of people experience these feelings at some point in their lives, according to the International Journal of Behavioral Science. Read on to find out…

20/01/20

How to Write a Great CV

Writing a CV can be frustrating. You know you could do the job you’re applying to, but how do you write a CV that convinces the Hiring Manager of that? There is a minefield of information out there about what you should and shouldn’t do, so much so that it can leave you even more…

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