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7 Signs You’re Not Happy In Your Job 

Starting to feel unfulfilled at work? When we’re spending a third of our adult lives at work, it’s important to make sure we’re content, satisfied and get a sense of gratification in...
27/03/2020 Read

Is Working Remotely The Future?

As technology advances, it is becoming easier for workforces to work remotely. New opportunities to work from an unfixed location are arising everyday, becoming more inclusive, allowing people to live...
20/03/2020 Read

A year at thryve | Written by Sophie Gordon

A year at thryve.   Exactly a year today, I started working at thryve (previously Lennon Wright) as Community Manager – it has easily been one of the best decisions I have ever made. ...
11/03/2020 Read

Working in Germany - How to apply for a Visa

Germany is the land of invention and innovation, with it being the fourth largest economy in the world and home to global corporates and companies. Therefore, Germany offers the chance to many non...
10/03/2020 Read

Germany’s Digital Care Act opens up new opportunities for health tech companies

Healthcare expenditure in Germany totalled €387 billion in 2018 – a 3% increase on the previous year and the equivalent of 11.4% of GDP. Healthcare is one of the most important economic sec...
10/03/2020 Read

Top 5 programming languages for Software Developers

Der Softwareentwickler und TOP 5 Programmiersprachen Der erste Computer namens Z1, welcher als erstes programmierbares Rechenwerk mit binären Zahlen arbeitete, wurde im Jahre 1937 von einem De...
10/03/2020 Read

Women in Tech: Caroline Krohn

Caroline Krohn is the Managing Director of Vindler GmbH providing IT Security consulting to businesses - as well as VITA - Vindler ITalents Academy GmbH, that finds and invests in IT Talents; the Euro...
10/03/2020 Read

Cyber-crime profits reached $3.5bn in 2019, says FBI

Criminals netted $3.5bn (£2.7bn) from cyber-crimes reported to the FBI alone in 2019, according to the service's internet crime complaint centre (IC3).   It received 467,361 ...
10/03/2020 Read

Facebook Dating delayed after row with regulator

Facebook has delayed the launch of its new dating feature in Europe, after a last-minute visit by officers from the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC).   The DPC said it had been told a...
10/03/2020 Read

10 Tips for all Senior Software Developers by Alexander Gorshkov

1. Be a critical thinker (don't take anything on belief). Always check your input and anticipate errors everywhere.   2. You should know the difference between a fact and an opinio...
10/03/2020 Read

Women in Tech | Germany’s Industry Leaders

It may not come to a surprise to you to hear that there are generally more males that work in the tech industry in comparison to women – but why? We speak to some of Germany’s most inspira...
10/03/2020 Read

Mistakes Engineers Make at Interview Stage by Hamza Ouaghad

So you have a confirmed interview lined up for an engineering role and you’re looking for some advice – look no further!   Hamza Ouaghad (Software Engineer) has interviewed over...
10/03/2020 Read

5 Qualities of a Great Software Developer

What makes a good Software Developer? What qualities do you need? Here are our top attributes that equal a fantastic Software Developer.   1. Passionate     ...
10/03/2020 Read

Start-ups VS Corporate: Pro's and Con's

When looking for a new job, there will be a range of different companies to choose from when applying. You will come across start-up companies that have only been around for a couple of years and you ...
10/03/2020 Read

How to Avoid Making a Bad Hire

Do you feel like you keep making the same mistakes when it comes to hiring? It can be an expensive process if it isn’t done correctly. Here’s how to avoid making mistakes when hiring for y...
10/03/2020 Read

5 Signs you didn't do well in an interview

Usually if you have a bad feeling about how an interview went, chances are you didn’t do as well as you expected. Here are our tell-tale signs that mean you probably didn’t land the positi...
10/03/2020 Read

Top 4 questions to ask at the end of the interview

So, you’ve managed to get through the interview – congratulations! Now here come the questions. Chances are they are going to answer most generic questions that you already had in your hea...
24/02/2020 Read

How to Prepare for your Inteview

 So, you’ve managed to bag the interview for your dream job (result!) now what? Here we have complied some top tips to make sure you are prepared.   Research the company  ...
10/03/2020 Read

Top 5 tech startups to watch in 2020

1. Lilium   Link: Founded in 2014, this Munich-based startup is making one of the world’s first electric vertical takeoff and ...
24/02/2020 Read

How to Ace Your Technical Interview | Daniel Okwufulueze

Written by Daniel Okwufulueze, Senior Engineer   1. Have a solid understanding of the job specification as advertised   The job specification usually contains the technica...
10/03/2020 Read

Do clients and candidates miss phone calls from recruiters?

YES. THEY. DO! Whilst I can’t profess to be a godfather of recruitment like Gary Goldsmith or Dean Kelly and I have never used a franking machine, spun a Rolodex or posted CV's by ma...
10/03/2020 Read

5 Most Common Mistakes People Make in an Interview

Sure, you’ve read articles explaining what TO do in an interview and how to give off a great impression but what about a silly mistake that can put off an interviewer within the first ...
10/03/2020 Read

Lennon Wright changes to thryve

I am immensely proud of the work that we have been doing since our inception. I started the company in 2015 with the vision to truly change the way recruitment is done in Germany. Having worked exclus...
10/03/2020 Read

How to Ace Your Technical Interview

So you have passed the first stage phone interview, you’ve now been invited in for a technical interview for your developer position – now what? We spoke to leading tech profession...
10/03/2020 Read

Software Developer Interview Tips

Have you got an interview for a Software Developer position? Don’t stress!   We’ve managed to pull together some advice from leading tech professionals in Germany to m...
10/03/2020 Read

The future needs cybersecurity professionals

With the digital era in full swing, cybersecurity is now a critical layer to any business or institution. In the same way, cybercriminals are always refining their methods or finding entirely new ways...
10/03/2020 Read

Finding a job in Germany – what you need to know

Germany is going through a boom in tech recruitment. Thanks to the ambitious German Digital Strategy 2025, there has been a considerable surge in open vacancies for skilled technology professiona...
10/03/2020 Read

In the age of technological disruption and automation, why do we need recruiters?

Recruitment has always been beneficial for both the companies looking for brand new talent and candidates searching for their dream job. Organisations save time and money by hiring professionals to st...
10/03/2020 Read

How a recruiter can help you find your dream international job

From a candidate’s perspective, with candidate databases decreasing in popularity, what matters most is that personal touch. It can seem hard to find a recruitment agency that is willing to take...
10/03/2020 Read

Supporting healthcare with artificial intelligence and machine learning

The predicted impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are so overwhelming that the concept has rippled through societies. It’s in books, movies, and TV shows. But, the publi...
10/03/2020 Read

DevOps – transforming the tech industry

The days of development and operations teams working alone are over. DevOps is a combination of ‘development’ and ‘operations’. It describes new business structures, practices,...
10/03/2020 Read

Why Berlin is the hot-spot destination for your next Tech role?

Despite fierce competition from the likes of London and Stockholm, startups and small businesses are moving to Berlin. Berlin has always been a place that speaks to young, creative minds. From its vib...
10/03/2020 Read

10 things the best Tech candidates do when looking for a new job

  1. The best candidates know EVERYTHING about the employer, the interviewer(s), the job and anything else that is relevant to the job. The best candidates invest time and effort into inte...
10/03/2020 Read

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation!

Since our inception in 2015, we have spoken to over 100,000 candidates looking for work across Europe. We estimate that almost 50% of those candidates have been open to relocation to another city or c...
10/03/2020 Read

Get Prepped for Video Interviews – They’re Here to Stay!

Video interviewing isn’t new. Far from it, in fact. Hiring managers and recruitment agents alike have been using tools like Skype, Google Hangouts, Zoom and any one of the myriad of tools like t...
10/03/2020 Read

Where Can I Find A Great DevOps Candidate?

If you’re expanding your team and pushing your business into new territory, you may be on the hunt for DevOps specialists. The problem is, they can be very tricky to find. Given its status as...
10/03/2020 Read

Which German City Suits You?

There are a hundred and one reasons why people are flocking to Germany to start a new job. The culture. The infrastructure. The living standards… But what truly makes Deutschland so appealing i...
10/03/2020 Read

Start Loving Mondays: 3 Things To Look For In A New Role

The Sunday night blues are very much real. If you want to do something about it, there’s only one definitive answer: look elsewhere.   To truly start loving Mondays, you need a role t...
10/03/2020 Read

4 Signs You’ve Found The Next Best Tech Company To Work For

A few years ago, you’d be forgiven for joining a company that looked great on paper but didn’t meet your expectations later down the line.   But, nowadays, there are key signs t...
24/02/2020 Read

Jobs Of The Future: How To Get Involved In The Best Emerging Tech Roles

There’s no end in sight to the tech boom. New business innovations seem to emerge every month – and this is creating demand for unprecedented industry roles. Sure, some of these jobs ar...
24/02/2020 Read

Ich Bin Ein Berliner: How To Make Germany’s Capital Feel Like Home

Opportunity is everywhere in Germany – particularly in tech. In other countries, you often need to move to the capital for a real shot at success. But in Deutschland, tech workers can find rewar...
10/03/2020 Read

4 Easy Ways To Stay Healthy And Productive At Work

Culture is just as important to a business’ success as cash flow. For any organisation to grow and prosper, it needs to build an atmosphere where staff feel supported and are able to talk about ...
10/03/2020 Read

What Makes A Great Data Engineer?

Data engineers are critical to advancing your organisation. Their multi-disciplined skill set, which enables them to build, develop and maintain databases and large systems, means they’re very m...
10/03/2020 Read

Why Are So Many Graduates Choosing Careers In Recruitment?

When you find the right recruitment agency, you won’t experience the ordinary 9 to 5. Far from it. Instead, you’ll get your first taste of entrepreneurship, an exciting range of developmen...
10/03/2020 Read

Securing The Role: What Do Top Tech Companies Look For?

Have you been invited inside for a formal interview with a top tech brand? Don’t rest on your laurels just yet. You’ve clearly made a mark in a former role, but this company won’t hi...
10/03/2020 Read

Beyond The Salary: How Can You Attract Top Tech Candidates?

Sometimes, it can feel like top candidates are seriously few and far between – especially in niche areas of emerging tech. It’s common knowledge that demand for great talent outweighs s...
10/03/2020 Read

Why Is Munich One Of The Most Desirable Places To Live In The World?

Munich’s economy is thriving – and the tech scene in particular has enjoyed a considerable boom in recent years. The capital of Bavaria has become a hub for the modern Mittelstand, with...
10/03/2020 Read

The 5 Hottest Start-ups Hiring in 2019

I am starting to write this whilst on a plane between London and Berlin. When I land at the 1960’s wonder that is Tegel Airport (seriously, when will Brandenburg finally open?), I will...
10/03/2020 Read

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