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The Most Important Skills your IoT Expert Needs

With billions of devices around the world now connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), it’s no surprise that the demand for talented IoT software developers has soared. If you’re looking to take the next step in your career as an IoT developer then that’s certainly good news. But there’s a problem. Not enough talent means many companies are unable..

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Interview Tips for Freelancers and their Clients

If you’ve entered the freelance world in the hope that job interviews will be a thing of the past, think again. As a freelancer, while you might be able to avoid the formal job interview, you will have to practice the art of self-promotion on a much more regular basis. In fact, there’s actually a lot you can borrow from..

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Keeping your Freelancer Skills Ahead of the Curve

  As a freelancer, your ability to earn a living is completely down to you. Firstly, you must have the skills organisations need, and secondly, you must be able to market those skills in such a way that prospective clients will contact you when they need them. While that might sound relatively straightforward, the trouble is that there are thousands..

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Why Companies and Employees Benefit from Ditching the 9-5

    Flexible working is designed to suit the lifestyles, commitments and preferences of modern employees, but it’s not only the workers who are benefiting. In fact, many employers are also reaping the rewards of being open minded when it comes to flexible working requests. Thanks to flexible working laws introduced in June 2014, all employees who have worked for..

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How to Scale up Contract Lengths as a Freelancer

  Contractors and freelancers can choose to run their businesses in a number of different ways. Those operating service-based businesses may decide to pursue a number of smaller projects with lots of clients. That can keep your workload varied and provide the reassurance that when a client does not return for more work, there are always plenty more lined up. However,..

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8 Signs your Business Needs to Hire a Contractor

What are the tell-tale signs that your business could benefit by working with a contractor?  There are no doubt occasions when you wish time would stand still so you could get ahead of your deadlines or catch up on essential admin work. With time so precious, it’s important you use it as effectively as you can to stay ahead of..

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The Cybersecurity Skills Gap: The 4 Skills your Business needs

  Last year there were more data breaches than any on record. In 2018, this trend has continued with cyberattacks not only becoming more frequent but also escalating in their complexity. The recent shows just how devastating the consequences of a data breach can be. Even if the consequences of a cyberattack are nothing like the scale of some of..

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