IT Solutions Blog

Senior Spotlight: September 2020

by Holly Burnett 8 September 2020

Every month our Senior Appointments team will be interviewing a technology leader from Crimson's network of talented senior IT executives. Find out what drives these individuals as we delve into their career, their most exciting projects, and their tech predictions for 2021 and beyond. Be inspired by their stories and connect with your IT peers. 

Topics: Senior Appointments

What does the IT landscape look like post-COVID-19?

by Holly Burnett 21 August 2020

Now the dust has settled on the 'new normal' Crimson's Senior Appointments practice asked our community of tech leaders how IT departments will change post-Covid.

The future is flexible  



Just ten percent of respondents indicated that techies would be returning to the office to complete their regular working hours. The remaining ninety percent suggested flexible working will be on the agenda. YouGov research found that just one in four people want to go back to the office full-time post-pandemic. In a recent Evening Standard article, many FTSE 100 companies said they only have a small percentage of employees on-site and plan to introduce flexible working programmes to retain employees.

Topics: Digital Transformation, CIO, IT Jobs, Offshore IT, Staff retention, CTO, IT recruitment agency, IT strategy, IT and business goals, Covid-19, Coronavirus

How to cope with redundancy during the Coronavirus pandemic

by Emily Schilling 24 July 2020

 

Topics: Covid-19, redundancy, advice, Coronavirus

Crimson industry survey: IT shows Coronavirus resilience

by Holly Burnett 29 June 2020

While the long-term impact of Coronavirus on the IT industry, as well as many other sectors, remains unknown, the short-term effect has been clear for all to see over the last few weeks.

Topics: Technology Strategy, IT Jobs, microsoft project planning, information technology strategy, Remote Working, Company Culture, Covid-19

IT recruitment tips: Opinion poll reveals how to attract IT leaders

by Holly Burnett 16 June 2020

 

Topics: IT Recruitment, IT Jobs, IT recruitment agency, Employee Retention, Company Culture, Covid-19

Business transformation leader announced as keynote for Crimson’s Conference

by Holly Burnett 21 January 2020

Crimson is delighted to announce that business transformation expert, Yuval Dvir will be the keynote speaker at Crimson’s 2020 Innovation Conference.

Topics: crimson innovation conference, modern workplace

Why you should attend: The CIO Candidate Workshop

by Holly Burnett 13 August 2019

This week we met with Crimson’s Caisha Sheikh, Caisha has worked within CIO search and selection for a number of years and is now in charge of maintaining Crimson’s most senior partnerships. Caisha is passionate about giving senior candidates the support they need to reach new career heights. Her next workshop is on 29th August.

Topics: CIO, IT Jobs, CDO, Leadership, CTO, Career Coaching, Career Goals, Workshops

10 reasons why: You should apply for a job at Crimson

by Holly Burnett 31 July 2019

 

Topics: IT Jobs

Why you should attend: The Architect Exchange

by Holly Burnett 26 July 2019

 

This week we caught up with Crimson’s Andy Basham, who is hosting the Architect Exchange event on 21st of August.

Topics: Digital Transformation, IT Architecture, shadow IT, IT strategy, IT and business goals

IR35 Changes: Preparing employers and IT contractors for April 2020

by Andy Basham 18 July 2019

With IR35 regulations due to be rolled-out across the private sector in April 2020, I feel it is the right time to encourage all employers and IT contractors to get their houses in order.

As an IT recruitment consultant that specialises in resourcing and supporting IT contractors for leading UK organisations, I’m often asked for insights into the latest IR35 changes and for help with planning for IT personnel requirements under IR35.

Topics: IR35