Workplace Diversity – Why It Matters

We are hearing more and more about workplace diversity and why companies should invest heavily in a broadly diverse work force.

But what is workplace diversity? and how could it help your business to thrive?

Firstly, what is workplace diversity? In simple terms this means having as broad ranging workforce as possible, containing people covering a wide range of characteristics such as, age, gender, race, sexual orientation, education level, religion to name but a few. The more people you have of different characteristics and backgrounds the more diverse your workforce. It’s really that simple! Continue reading “Workplace Diversity – Why It Matters” »

Work Related Stress – A Positive Approach

work related stress article

The Oxford online dictionary defines stress as ‘A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances’

It’s not surprising then, that with increased hours and workloads, pressure to perform with constant reviews, and mobile phones meaning making switching off from the workplace almost impossible, that the rise of work related stress is fast becoming an epidemic. Continue reading “Work Related Stress – A Positive Approach” »

5 Benefits of Workplace Exercise

             5 benefits of workplace exercise

We are all well -aware of the physical and mental benefits of exercise. The NHS states that regular exercise ‘can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart diseasestroketype 2 diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%’ The message to get us up and moving is everywhere; advertisements, social media, healthcare environments, friends, family all telling us to get more exercise. But, still many of us still fail to engage in even small amounts of physical activity on a daily basis.

Now, in recent years a new voice is emerging, and becoming ever louder in the fight for our health and wellbeing – our place of work. Many companies are now o

ffering gym memberships, group sporting activities and outdoor events to encourage employees to look after their total health, in a bid to have a healthier and happier workforce. Continue reading “5 Benefits of Workplace Exercise” »

10 Reasons Why Working for a Startup Could be a Great Career Move

10 Reasons Why Working for a Startup Could be a Great Career Move.

 

There were 5.4 million micro businesses (10 or less employees) in the UK last year¹ accounting for a dizzying 96% of all private sector business.

According to The Office of National Statistics report on Small and medium enterprise births and deaths² during 2017 there were 371,595 micro businesses created and 346,125 closed their doors for good.

With figures like these its easy to see why many people are still, understandably, cautious when considering employment through a startup business. With many actively avoiding companies that haven’t yet passed the dreaded 5-year mark.

Many, however, do succeed; 5.4 million is no small number. So, are you missing out on what could be a truly successful and rewarding career move? Continue reading “10 Reasons Why Working for a Startup Could be a Great Career Move” »

We Are Hiring

 

Senior Recruitment Consultant – £competitive

SearchBI are going through a substantial period of growth and actively seeking a number of experienced Recruitment Consultants to join our and be part of this ongoing success. If you have a strong recruitment background then please get in touch.

As an exclusive Business Intelligence, Data and Analytics recruitment firm we offer an exceptionally specialist level of service to our clients. Within this niche industry we are looking to heavily invest to ensure we can deliver on the rapidly increasing demand for our services.

The areas we are looking to build are: permanent, contract, geographically (USA). Continue reading “We Are Hiring” »

New Year New You or New You Now?

New year new you? Or new you now?

Everyone is always looking for the perfect time to start looking for that next exciting and challenging role, and what more perfect time than the New Year? ‘new year, new me’ right? Wrong! Don’t fall into the trap that so many others do, and wait to start looking for that job in the new year. This year be a little bit wiser and get ahead of the competition. While everyone else waits, put yourself in a much stronger position by doing that job search now!

There are numerous fantastic jobs on the market right now, that recruiters are just bursting to tell you about! Continue reading “New Year New You or New You Now?” »

SearchBI Blog – Improving Business by Improving Work/Life Balance

The Mental Health Foundation UK claims, ‘The pressure of an increasingly demanding work culture in the UK is perhaps the biggest and most pressing challenge to the mental health of the general population.’ This is indeed a sobering statement to read.

You would think in today’s technology driven world that we would be more likely to achieve this, many people no longer need to be confined to offices in order to carry out their roles. Working from home and on the move are common place in today’s society. Need a coffee? Grab your laptop and set up in a coffee shop. Need to pick up the kids from school? Grab your smart phone everything is right there. Continue reading “SearchBI Blog – Improving Business by Improving Work/Life Balance” »

SearchBI Blog – Our Journey, so far…

Our Journey, so far…

SearchBI was established in 2014 and has two distinct market specialisms; Business Intelligence and Data & Analytics. Supplying professionals such as BI Developers, BI Consultants, Data Scientists and Data Engineers to specialist markets throughout the UK. Recruiting for professionals skilled in QlikView and PowerBI, data visualisation technologies, as well as those experienced in analytical tools such as Python, and cloud solutions like AWS and Azure.

Our success over the last 4+ years, led by our directors Richard Deas and Mark Harbottle, has been impressive. We are driven and focused on finding and placing talented and qualified people within regional and national businesses. These placements include core roles within companies such as Solutions Provider and Elite QlikView Partner, Perfect Image, financial powerhouse Deloitte and household names Amazon, MoneySuperMarket and many more.  Continue reading “SearchBI Blog – Our Journey, so far…” »

Blog – How to get hired!

 How to get hired

At SearchBI we are dedicated to helping you secure that perfect role. Whatever your motivation may be; salary increase, career progression or simply a change of direction we want to get you there.

So, you’ve taken the plunge and applied for the role. You have the perfect CV, the right experience and that’s got you so far, but it’s how you perform on that all-important interview day that will determine the outcome.  Continue reading “Blog – How to get hired!” »