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New year, new opportunities

Having enjoyed the festive period and eaten perhaps a little too much, the focus is very much back to work and focusing on a some great opportunities in 2014. Despite being an early stage start-up, Jurupa enjoyed a very strong close to Q4, having successfully concluded a number of key hires for new name clients. […]

Reviewing 2013

As a busy year draws towards its’ conclusion, it’s traditional to look back and take stock of what happened in the previous 12 months. If you’re in the business of technology, looking back on everything that happened this year might be enough to give you a headache – it seemed to be that kind of year. […]

How I Hire: Focus on Personality

There is nothing more important for a business than hiring the right team. If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success. However, the best person for the job doesn’t always walk right through your door. The first thing to look for when searching […]

Entering Q4

As many technology companies enter their Q4, we explore what trends, if any are being seen across the start-up scene. One of the things which has been most apparent in the typically busy, post summer charge toward the conclusion of the business year has been a great increase in confidence (and funding for) innovative thinkers […]

Tough Interview Questions – Where do you see yourself five years from now?

This open-ended question is one of the most difficult and stressful ones job seekers face. Employers ostensibly ask this question because they are looking for people who know what they want to do and who are focused on specific professional goals. If you lack goals, you will have difficulty answering this question. Be sure you […]