WHY-NI? Gareth Burns – Selazar

In the sixth episode of the WHY-NI? Leadership series we are joined by Gareth Burns. Gareth is the co-founder and CTO of Selazar in Belfast. He teams his love and experience in technology with an honest, collaborative, and transparent approach to business strategy, managing technical departments as well as working directly with high value clients…

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Empowering Women to Lead

Let me set the scene…it’s the 20th of April 2021 and I’m sitting in a Zoom waiting room about to meet the Northern Ireland cohort of the EWLDT (Empowering Women To Lead Digital Transformation) programme. A programme that focuses on people, their leadership capability and potential to inspire, motivate and empower you to become your…

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WHY-NI? Dr Jayne Brady – Belfast City Council

In the fifth episode of the WHY-NI? Leadership series we are joined by Dr Jayne Brady. Jayne is the Digital Innovation Commissioner at Belfast City Council and the incoming Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service (HOCS). A true Engineer at heart, Jayne is committed to delivering economic and social development through harnessing her extensive,…

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WHY-NI? Emma Mulholland – Lean Coffee Belfast

It’s Live! The fourth episode of the WHY-NI Leadership series is here!   In this episode, we are delighted to welcome one of Northern Ireland’s most passionate Product evangelists…Emma Mulholland.   Emma is enthusiastic about all thing’s product, currently, the Principal Product Manager at Instil, Emma’s work is inspired by human-centred design and solving user…

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WHY-NI? Claire Burn – WWCode Belfast

Our third episode of the WHY-NI? Leadership series is live! We are joined by one of NI’s leading champions for diversity in tech …Claire Burn. Claire is a local Senior Director of Women Who Code Belfast, Founder & Conference Co-ordinator of Women Techmakers Belfast, a Cybersecurity enthusiast and currently a Security Data Engineer at Elastic.…

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WHY-NI? – Andrew Bolster – Farset Labs

In the second episode of the WHY-NI? Leadership series we are joined by one of NI’s best-known tech professionals …Andrew Bolster.   Andrew is the founding Director of one of the first truly collaborative initiatives for technology professionals in Northern Ireland, Farset Labs.   Andrew is a passionate technologist, the founder of multiple technology-based groups…

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WHY-NI?

WHY-NI? is a brand-new podcast from Enso Recruitment aimed at showcasing the best of the NI Tech Sector. Throughout this podcast series, we will be chatting to industry leaders about their businesses, challenges, products and achievements to uncover what really makes the Northern Ireland IT Sector tick!   We are delighted to be kicking off…

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Brave New World?

Brave New World? At Enso Recruitment we are always keeping our finger on the pulse of the technology sector in Northern Ireland. We pride ourselves on connecting with our clients, customers and community and sharing useful insights we feel will help our sector innovate and grow.   If you follow us on social media or…

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Tech Sector Survey Results

Is This The New Normal?

If you follow us on social media or get our newsletter, you’ll no doubt have seen us talking about our recent survey of tech professionals. It’s all part of our ongoing efforts to understand the local IT market in greater depth and to hear what our clients and the local tech community are saying. Only…

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All Onboard! Our Top Tips to Onboarding Employees Remotely

Remote onboarding is something many of us within the Northern Ireland Tech Sector never thought we would have to do. None of us know exactly how things are going be over the coming weeks and months but it’s fair to say that for businesses making their first forays back into recruiting again, remote onboarding of…

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Effective Video Interviewing

These are crazy times we find ourselves in and while there is a lot of economic uncertainty, most companies in the local tech sector are still forging ahead with growing their teams. When it comes to recruitment, one thing certain for now is that this “new normal” is going to feature A LOT of video…

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To our clients, candidates and the wider ICT community in NI

We at Enso, like everyone else, have spent much of the last couple of weeks adapting to the full impact of the current Coronavirus threat. These are crazy times for us all within the NI ICT community. The health and safety of our clients, our candidates and our team has been our top priority over…

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Software Programming Predictions for 2020

2020 has landed and it’s sure to be an exciting year for the world of software programming so here at Enso, we wanted to outline our predictions on the key trends and themes that 2020 has in store for us…  The Rise of Low Code: More popular than ever before, Low Code Development increasingly represents…

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8 of the Best Software Programming Podcasts

Finding the time to refresh your professional knowledge can be challenging. So here are eight of our favourite coding and design related podcasts that are well worth adding to your device, starting with-   Agile for Humans   An exceptional interview-led podcast, AFH covers helpful lessons on scrum deployment, user experience, and all elements of…

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What is Low Code Development?

Here at Enso, we are seeing more and more demand for Low Code Development in Northern Ireland, so we put together an information piece to answer the question…what is low code!?   Low Code is a fantastic alternative to conventional development – low code platforms represent a unified suite of GUI and configuration tools that…

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Software QA: Dead and Buried…or Taking a Breather?

Commonly seen on the front lines of every successful product release, professional Quality Assurance teams enable the production of quality software that is fully specced and fit for purpose.   But, do we still need them? The last ten years have seen a quantum-leap in the world of automated testing, with the future looking equally…

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3 Key Qualities to Help Decide on Your Next Software Hire

Finding a quality candidate is an exacting process. Whether you are struggling to settle on the right developer in a crowd or make a choice between two exceptional finalists, it’s easy to find yourself locked in analysis paralysis and over analysing your decision. However, revisiting some core professional qualities can quickly help break the tightest…

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Four things NOT to say during your software interview

Job interviews can be gruelling, but those in the software industry are often something else entirely. Even low-level interviews can take place over multiple rounds and involve extensive whiteboard and aptitude testing. With so much pressure, it can be easy to find yourself at a loss for words or making a slip of the tongue…

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Ace Your Interview

The initial excitement of securing an interview can lead to an impending sense of dread as you start to ask yourself, “how can I prepare when I could be asked literally anything!?” This guide should help you to ace any standard interview format.   At Enso Recruitment, our team has helped thousands of IT professionals…

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10 CV Hacks for IT Professionals

Here at Enso Recruitment we don’t give out “CV’s tips” we give out “CV hacks.” There’s no difference between the two really, but the word hack is very zeitgeisty at the moment so “hack” it is! These tips (I mean hacks!) are tailored specifically for anyone in the IT Sector in NI who is considering…

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What is an Enso?

Yes indeed, what is an Enso?   When trying to come up with a concept for our new brand, as a recruitment team who adopt a personal and collaborative approach to recruitment, we thought hard about what it is that we do. We build teams in the IT Sector in Northern Ireland and we liked…

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Hello World!

01001000 01100101 01101100 01101100 01101111 00100001 Hello and welcome to the very first blog ever from Enso Recruitment! At Enso WE BUILD TEAMS. To be exact, we specialise in building successful IT Teams in Northern Ireland. Building teams is about more than being just another recruiter, it’s about bringing together people who challenge and inspire…

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