Your Hiring Bible

Bite-sized content taking you step-by step through the hiring process, explaining what to look out for when hiring juniors.

The Good Work Plan – what tech employers need to know.
You'd be forgiven for not knowing about the Good Work plan, what with Brexit dominating the headlines last year when[...]
National Minimum Wage Increase April 2020
As is customary, every April the National Minimum Wage increases. It can be hard, as an employer of interns or[...]
What employee benefits should tech startups offer a graduate?
What employee benefits should you offer new graduates to make your company standout from the competition, and feel valued? You’re[...]
10 qualities tech companies should look for when hiring junior sales people
​Are you looking to hire a junior sales person, but don’t know what qualities to test for at interview? Things[...]
Should you employ EU Nationals with Brexit around the corner?
It looks increasingly likely that the UK will leave the European Union without a deal on October 31st. It was reported[...]
What salary should you pay a graduate?
This is the question that we get asked the most by our clients at DigitalGrads: What salary should you pay[...]
How to sort through and find the best job applications
So, you have a role to fill and have been inundated with applications. Where do you start? You want to[...]
How to conduct a telephone interview
Telephone interviews can be nerve-wracking for both interviewer and applicant – you have a barrier in the way and you[...]
Shortlisting junior candidates
Shortlisting is often the most challenging and time-consuming step in the recruitment process. So how do you create a list[...]
Creating a job description for a junior role
Will your junior job description spark excitement in the candidate? A good job description will be attention grabbing, spark excitement[...]