In a competitive industry you need competitive salaries. A competitive salary not only helps in the recruitment of talented individuals, but also ensures high retainment levels. Salaries are more-often-than-not the first factor which will attract the attention of possible recruits and is also a representation of how you value your employees. But the benefits and perks provided by an agency can also play a huge part in attracting candidates to a role. So how can you find out the industry standard for certain roles?… Read more
This Thursday some of the Source LF team and I will be taking a trip to the seaside, Bournemouth no less. Since Source LF’s HQ is only a stone’s throw away from Silicon Roundabout it is not surprising that our seaside destination of choice should be Silicon Beach; but while we might dip a toe in the English Channel, Silicon Beach is not a holiday resort for digital workers. I caught up with Matt Desmier of Silicon Beach, to find out why Bournemouth is about to be home to the UK’s top thought leaders on the creative economy, for this two day event.… Read more
How we communicate in the digital services world is essential for our personal success, and for that of the agencies we work for. Working with other people who have different perspectives, backgrounds or goals can be challenging; sometimes we need some help with our people skills to enable us to work successfully together.
This is the aim of #dareconf 2014. Over two days a diverse range of speakers will be taking digital professionals through an exciting programme to give them the people skills needed to change the way they work for the better.… Read more