Austin Fraser secures top 20 ranking in Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200

Austin Fraser secures top 20 ranking in Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 Celebrations are set to take place across all Austin Fraser offices, following our second consecutive placement in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. 2018 sees us come in at 20th in the ninth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league…

Understanding Developer Typology

Understanding Developer Typology Ahead of our June 2018 Leaders in Tech: Baden-Württemberg we speak with 1&1’s Matthias Wittum, Head of the Source Center and Christian Rehn, Software Developer in 1&1’s Customer Selfcare Solutions about their highly developed frameworks and models which are specially designed to examine developer typology. Their frameworks and models are proven to support developer…

Brit ROCKS: Stone Age Recruitment Methods

Our business is all about providing true consultancy. We encourage each and every specialist here to become a true expert in their specialist vertical markets so they can provide the most valuable advice to their clients and candidates. Each market is extremely different and so Brit Wagstaff, specialist consultant here at Austin Fraser wanted to…

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#IndustryInsights – Supermarket price wars: How hiring the right controls and automation personnel in manufacturing could be the solution.

The need for manufacturers to produce stock as quickly, efficiently and cheaply as possible has never been greater. Supermarkets are facing their biggest ever battle with prices, with the likes of Aldi and Lidl chipping away at precious market share. The race for automation in manufacturing could be the key to success, but who could…

Start at the top: The importance making the right senior appointments in engineering

  In a recent blog post, we talked about the IET’s ‘Skills & Demand in Industry 2015’ survey and reviewed some of the key findings. One of them in particular, the fact that businesses are having the greatest difficulty in recruiting senior engineers with 5-10 years’ experience, resonated with Kimberley Haynes, who specialises in placing automation…