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    Diary of a Tech Start-Up – Part 1, Keeping Users Happy

    Sleepless nights, big deals, long hours, small deals, computers crashing, great  ideas, website launches, bad ideas, new releases, fixing bugs, new investors..........I’m sure a lot start-ups are familiar with this roller coaster ride of emotion that contributes to their history. Sometimes things are moving so quickly, and you are growing…

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    How PhotoBox Recruited Contract Web Developers Directly

    With over 27 million members PhotoBox is Europe's leading online digital photo service provider.  Experts in photography, they have built an extensive and engaging online community that helps drive the innovation keeping them at the forefront of the market. Offering a wide range of customisable products from photobooks to mugs,…

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    Involved in Startup Recruitment? Check out #rcnvs

    Recruiting for a start-up is both rewarding and challenging.  The right person in the right position can make or break a start-up.  Limits on resources, funding and general knowledge of recruitment channels and methods can lead to a heavy reliance on recruitment agencies and contractors. On Wednesday the 26th of…

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    Disrupting the Contract Recruitment Game

    In December 2013 Recruiter Magazine showcased five recruitment software start-up’s they considered to have ‘game changing’ disruptive recruitment models. At Elevate Direct we were proud that our end to end direct contractor recruitment solution was recognised as one the platforms to keep an eye on in 2014. Cited for its…

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    5 Essential Resources for Contractors

    At Elevate Direct we do what we can to help contractors progress their careers. That’s why we’ve searched the web to bring you 5 websites any contractor should think about bookmarking.   Whether you’re looking for tax tips, legal and accounting services, or simply want to keep up to date with…

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    Will you still have a job in 10 years?

    Here’s an interesting fact: 40% of the most “in-demand” jobs in IT did not exist ten years ago. Here’s a frightening fact: many of the so called “white collar” knowledge based jobs that exist currently will disappear in the next ten years – rendered obsolete by advances in technology. The…

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    Elevate Direct Nominated for Onrec Innovation Award

    London, 4th February 2014 - Elevate Direct the only end to end web based direct recruitment solution for the contractor market has been nominated for Onrec’s Technical Innovation Award.  Now in their 10th year, the Onrec online recruitment awards will be taking place on the 20th of March at the Grange…

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    Recruitment content marketing. STOP giving your content away

    The buzz word for social media is "content" and content is king, for good reason. Without content it is virtually impossible to develop any dialogue with anyone whether they are your current employees, potential customers or the wider world. In the context of recruitment, (this is a recruitment blog of…

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