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Tips for Working From Home Careers Advice

Tips for Working From Home

A lot of people have recently found themselves plunged into the world of home working for the first time, in efforts for employers to limit the spread of Coronavirus. Read on to discover our top tips for working from home and staying in the loop!

How to Work from Home with Kids and Stay Sane  Careers Advice

How to Work from Home with Kids and Stay Sane 

Thanks to Covid-19 many people around the world are now working from home and most schools & childcare are closed for the foreseeable future, it's a daunting time for those with kids who still need to work... and stay sane!  

Coronavirus: Changing the Way We Work Careers Advice

Coronavirus: Changing the Way We Work

With several countries now on lockdown to delay the spreading of Coronavirus and protect vulnerable people, many companies are changing the way they work, to ensure business as usual. We spoke with some of our clients around the world to find out how they are tackling the situation to bring you some helpful advice and tips, whether you’re a job seeker or business owner.

Women In Games - Ten Year Challenge General News

Women In Games - Ten Year Challenge

Happy International Woman’s Day! This year to celebrate IWD, and the start of a new decade, we decided to ask some women working in games to take part in our very special Ten-Year Challenge!

Working in Games City Guides: Dundee Careers Advice

Working in Games City Guides: Dundee

Dundee is a modern and thriving city, located at the mouth of the River Tay in Scotland. The city has been awarded the title of the “best place to live in Scotland” by The Sunday Times, so if you’re thinking of moving to Scotland for a job in games, Dundee’s your place! If you’re relocating for a job in games, Dundee is big in this industry. The city is home to one of the world’s oldest games courses at Abertay University, as well as being the birthplace of several world-famous games such as Grand Theft Auto and Minecraft.

Working in the UK Post-Brexit - Visas Careers Advice

Working in the UK Post-Brexit - Visas

Now that we’ve finally left the EU, many Europeans are unsure about applying to UK positions due to changing laws and regulations. If you feel in the dark about whether applying to a UK role as a European citizen is still a good option for you, keep reading for all the visa info you need!

Get the best Workday C.V. Careers Advice

Get the best Workday C.V.

As Workday roles and specific skills become more competitive, here are some tips for your Workday C.V. to help you to stand out from the crowd.

How Will Brexit Affect Europeans Working in the UK? General News

How Will Brexit Affect Europeans Working in the UK?

The coming of Brexit has raised a lot of questions about Europeans living and working in the UK, and those who are hoping to in the future. Are you unsure as to how Brexit will impact your job in the UK? Keep reading to find out what you need to do and when!

Ukie Get Smart About P.L.A.Y Campaign Industry News - Gaming

Ukie Get Smart About P.L.A.Y Campaign

Ukie recently released their new Get Smart About P.L.A.Y campaign which aims to encourage parents to set rules and make use of parental controls in their child's game playing. Below we take a look into how you can take control over your kids videogames!

Working in Games City Guides: Brighton Careers Advice

Working in Games City Guides: Brighton

Now we may be slightly biased but we think Brighton is one of the coolest cities in the UK. As far as gaming goes It's home to some of the most cutting edge studios and hosts one of the country's biggest Gaming conferences...

Working in Games City Guides: London Careers Advice

Working in Games City Guides: London

The English capital is known to be a city full of opportunities. Cultures, foods, activities and greenspace, everything is at your doorstep in London, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The UK’s gaming industry is Europe’s largest market and the most profitable in Western Europe for revenue downloads. London is also a leading city in terms of software and mobile app development, making it the perfect place to relocate to if you’re in the games industry.

Games Brains Brighton 2019 Industry News - Gaming

Games Brains Brighton 2019

Every December we invite the brightest and biggest brains from games studios in and around Brighton to join us at our annual Games Brains of Brighton quiz, raising money for Special Effect and 2019 was bigger and better than ever before!

Writing the Ideal CV for the Games Industry Careers Advice

Writing the Ideal CV for the Games Industry

Drawing on years of experience partnering with some of the biggest, smallest and most interesting Games & Interactive studios in the world, our manager Giles notes down his best tips on what you can do to get noticed when looking for a job in the video games industry.

Games Industry Guide to: Commuting and Remote Working Careers Advice

Games Industry Guide to: Commuting and Remote Working

Whether you’re looking for a new job in games and are weighing up a potential new commute, or you’re looking to make a request for remote working and need some stats to back it up, our Games Industry Guide to: Commuting and Remote Working has the answers!

Hottest games from EGX 2019 Industry News - Gaming

Hottest games from EGX 2019

November's Hotlist comes directly from EGX 2019 where we got a chance to play and see footage from some of the most hotly anticipated games on the slate! Not gonna lie... it was a great day!

I met Giles and Guy at Develop and in the months since the event, Skillsearch has visited the campus on two occasions and worked with our students collectively and individually on improving their CVs and what goes into making a good portfolio. Our students respond well to their positive energy an …

Hope Caton, Lecturer, Games Technology Leader | inKUbator

Katie is a great recruiter to work with. She is very efficient at replying and dealing to any form of communication I sent and the wider Skillsearch team are also always very supportive. I look forward to working with you again.

Luke Zammit, Unity Developer | Future Games of London

The folks at Skillsearch are all you could ask for in a recruitment agency: polite, enthusiastic and thorough. Working with Giles, Guy and Katie has been a real pleasure and I would definitely turn to Skillsearch to help me in the future, as either an employer or candidate. Thanks!

Antony Woods, Software Development Engineer | Simworx

Skillsearch work in a very unique way compared to many recruitment companies in the industry. They take the time to understand the candidates and through this have developed a strong network, certainly everyone I have worked with speaks of them very highly. They have put me forward for roles only …

Senior Cognos Consultant

Skillsearch helped me find my first contracting role in BI. They were very polite, helpful and enthusiastic. They found a very good position for someone with my skills and I was placed immediately. A wholly enjoyable job finding experience and I would definitely recommend Skillsearch to any skil …

Data Analyst Candidate

As a leading Oracle consultancy we initially engaged with Skillsearch around 2 years ago when they were just part of our recruitment supplier network. Over that period they have demonstrated a consistent level of delivery in the niche Oracle space that has led us to dispense with our other recrui …

UK Award-Winning Oracle Consultancy

We have worked with the Skillsearch team for almost three years now as our only recruitment supplier, and with great success supplying staff across all disciplines. They are the only agency that seem to truly understand the interactive space and have a genuinely broad network within it! It is als …

Daniel Cheetham, Head of Interactive | Happy Finish

The Skillsearch team did a fantastic job and were a real pleasure to work with. Their in-depth knowledge of the employers they work with, their recruiting processes and key staff was a real boon in both finding the right position and the subsequent application. Having worked with Skillsearch both …

Dan Borthwick, Mobile Technical lead | King

Giles and the team recently helped me find the perfect role in central Brighton. Whilst working with him I was highly impressed with his knowledge of the industry, diligence and professionalism. A cut above many other recruiters I've worked with; every step of the way he showed an impeccable unde …

Pete Gunter, Senior Developer | Mediatonic

I think it's not an understatement to say, I would still be looking for new opportunities without Skillsearch’s help and determination. Their relentless pursuit of my interests with employers never kept me far from their attentions. This led to the lining up of several interviews within day …

Adrian Walton, Senior Game Designer | DR Studios
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