Contracting as a Career

Contracting as a career choice

Once seen as a way of filling the gaps between permanent jobs, today contracting as a career is a choice made by many. In fact recent data from the ONS (Office for National Statistics) reveals that here in the UK 15% of those in work are self-employed. In the USA, figures from Intuit predict that […]

20 Years of Recruiting Excellence

MRL: 20 Years of Recruiting Excellence

In 1997 we started a yet unknown company called Microscape Recruitment Ltd (now known as MRL), setting out to offer the highest levels of specialist recruitment in the technology industry. 20 years on, we now have 3 offices in Europe: Hove, Dresden and Sophia Antipolis delivering the perfect fit candidates in semiconductors and components, software […]

The myth of flex-time in recruitment

The myth of flexi time in recruitment

Many talk about being flexi time in recruitment but as an employee does this actually translate into workplace practices? Unfortunately sometimes it becomes a bit of a myth. There is a culture of working very long hours with not much respite for home life. We think that employees are people and not numbers on a […]