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Thoughts on 2021 so far…

We are now almost 3 weeks into 2021, a year that promises a great deal in terms of recovery (both social and economic) in the guise of vaccines, gradual lifting of restrictions and a much longed for return toward normality. As the race to recovery plays out before us, it’s interesting to take stock of […]

New Year, New Career

In this 30-minute webinar, learn directly from Aaron Davies, an executive headhunter, and Dr Tuuli Bell, a management consultant: What is a headhunter looking for in a profile when searching for candidates on behalf of technology companies? What behind-the-scenes discussions take place between a recruiter and a potential employer? What changes can you make today, […]

Merry Christmas from Jurupa

After an extremely tough year for the whole world, Jurupa would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our valued customers, candidates and your families and very happy Christmas. We look forward to seeing you in 2021.

How do you make yourself stand out in an interview from home?

ONS figures show there are 342,000 fewer jobs from March to May 2020 Jobseekers under pressure due to increased competition for fewer jobs  Experts share tips on standing out from the crowd during your job search  As Britain slowly eases out of lockdown, there is pressure on jobseekers to make a good impression – this […]

The importance of building talent pools

One of the most common gripes we hear from hiring managers and business leaders alike revolve around the costly and time-consuming delays that ensue from having to replace a departing employee, particularly those with a unique skill set. More often than not, the time it takes to hire a replacement candidate can be shortened by […]

Weirdest. Acquisition. Ever. Broadcom buys CA Technologies

$19bn to meld chipmaker and software museum into mission-critical amalgam CA Technologies, long a byword for making acquisitions, has been acquired by Broadcom. The $18.9bn cash purchase of the software company is so distant from Broadcom’s chip business that it will probably not face the same regulatory problems that derailed Broadcom’s takeover offer for Qualcomm. […]

Car Buying Platform Carwow Raises £12.5M Series B Led by Accel

Carwow, the U.K. site that claims to offer a better way to buy a new car, has stopped off for some further funding. The four year-old startup has raised a £12.5 million Series B led by Accel, who I understand tried but failed to get in on the last round. Previous investors Balderton Capital, Samos […]

How can Britain produce more game-changing media businesses?

Everyone loves a Silicon Valley success story. Why, then, do media businesses in the UK have such a tough time getting the support they need to grow? Despite the huge opportunities in media, it remains a risky business for financiers, and it’s no secret that while the amount of online content is booming, the people […]

Apple car to arrive by 2019

Fruity cargo cult Apple is speeding up its efforts to build an electric car, as interest in its overpriced consumer cash cow contemplates a future trip to the meat-works. Sources in the Inner Sanctum of the cult have called it a “committed project” and set a target ship date for 2019. Jobs’ Mob has spent […]

The career benefits of working for Tech start-ups

There is such a thing as a free lunch, but there are better reasons for choosing to work for a start-up over an established corporation, says the MD (EMEA) of tech company AdRoll. Zen meditation rooms at Pinterest, free haircuts at Zynga and laundry services at Twitter. The perks of working at tech companies are […]