Kick-start your career this January!

With a new year just around the corner, it’s that time of year when you start to revaluate your career path. January 5th, otherwise known as Massive Monday has recently been declared the busiest day for jobseekers to actively seek a new job and here at Acorn, we’re on hand to help.


Good news to the graduate class of 2014

The classic signs of recovery have been in place for a year now: growing employment numbers, rising demand for staff, a strong increase in job vacancies and a steady growth in flexible employment figures.


Treat your suppliers the same way you treat your clients

Any organisation should view its suppliers as a source of competitive advantage, and treat them as strategic partners and consider them as a key element of the success story of the very business they keep ‘fed and watered’.


Preferred supplier lists in IT recruitment - helping or hindering It's struggle for skilled workers

With the projected growth of the IT and Digital sectors over the next 10 to 15 years, the issues surrounding the sourcing of workers to fill these roles remains high on everyone’s agenda.


A graduate's guide to landing your first job

Congratulations! You’ve battled the assignments, coursework and exams to complete your university course and can now officially call yourself a Graduate. But, what’s next?


Life before football

It’s that time again, where every four years, the world goes football crazy. Players past and present are praised and remembered for their performance, their skills and current professional status.


IT skills shortage - action speaks louder than words

This month Boris Johnson announced that the technology industry is likely to create 46,000 jobs in London by 2024 and a study by South Mountain Economics has suggested that the tech sector in the south of England is growing faster than that of either New York or San Francisco.


12 smart tactics for your team during the World Cup

The World Cup has kicked-off, yet a survey by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) showed almost nine out of ten employers still haven’t developed a policy to manage staff absence during the World Cup.


Teamwork - the only way to win

With the whole country going football crazy it seems that everyone has an opinion; from who should be in the squad, what formation they should use, to how good the ref’s decisions are? However, the one thing that everyone agrees on is that the only way to win is by working together as a team, sharing a combined vision of lifting the cup.


Are you a football lover or hater?

With the World Cup about to kick off, is the nation going to be split into football lovers or haters?