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The lack of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) aptitude is a problem that constantly rears its ugly head, inspiring much discussion in a variety of sectors. At a time where skill shortages are a growing issue within the UK, now is the perfect time to assess whether or not you could be the right fit for the tech industry!


5 steps for a successful career change

Many people dismiss the opportunity of a career change because they underestimate the qualities and skills they have to offer. However, at a point where skills shortages are a growing issue within the UK, now is the time to know your qualities, assess your goals and jump at the opportunities.


Returning to work after maternity leave?

Sarah Jones, Acorn's Head of Marketing, has suggested 6 top tips for a stress free return to work*.


Are business and sport a match made in heaven?

Last week was a big week for Welsh rugby as it was announced that the iconic Millennium Stadium is to be renamed the Principality Stadium.


Key tactics for your squad during the Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup kicks off this Friday and with some matches taking place on weekdays, businesses need to think about how they can minimise disruption in the workplace whilst enabling staff to enjoy the tournament.


Why experience counts

7 top tips to consider when leaving a long term role. The world of work is ever-changing and the notion of a ‘job for life’ is long-gone with research showing that today’s job-seekers will undertake an average of nine jobs in their lifetime.


LinkedIn vs. CVs

Launched in May 2003, LinkedIn's popularity has increased over the last decade with over 200 million users to date. Our blog is on using the social network for business development, recruitment purposes and job searching.


Six Nations fever set to take hold

Great team work is never more evident than on the rugby pitch. During the Six Nations tournament, businesses and individuals can learn a lot from successful teams on how to perform and achieve through shared goals.


The growth of permanent job opportunities for finance and IT professionals

January’s report on jobs, published by the REC and KPMG, shows encouraging results for permanent and temporary recruitment for the coming new year.


Our predictions for 2015

With a brand new business year just around the corner, here at Acorn, we’ve been looking forward to 2015 and the opportunities and challenges we face over the next twelve months.