Cybersecurity RecruitmeNT

The rise of cyber security is changing technical recruitment

The rise of cyber security Cyber security is a very real risk because of rapid advancements in daily technology, and the revolutionised way consumers access products and services. The devices we use to control our heating and home entertainment systems, the way we manage our personal finances and the way we drive our cars, has […]

Contracting with MRL

The MRL blog choices for contracting

Being a leading technical recruitment company, we try to impart as much of our expertise to the market as possible. So we deliver vital recruiting knowledge, articles and tech trends to our clients and candidate communities on a weekly basis. We like to make sure we cover a wide range of tech topics and their relation to recruitment to give […]

Top 5 tech trends in recruitment

Top 5 tech trends creating future jobs

Our top 5 tech trends will show you what job rolls need filling in the latest markets before you know it. Gain insight on what you should be focusing your BizDev time on with our tech trends below. There’s no doubt that with constant innovation comes new and exciting technical roles. And while we have all read articles […]

Work at MRL

What is it like to work at MRL? – Harley Lorence

  We’ve blogged before about the opportunities at MRL, we’re quite well known for our culture at MRL but do you know what it is like to work at MRL? You know the day-to-day life of a recruitment consultant: the telephone calls with candidates and clients, looking through CV’s, writing job adverts, business development, meetings, […]

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 […]

What can augmented reality in recruitment do?

Augmented Reality in Recruitment

Augmented reality in recruitment? It might seem like a crazy idea or maybe a bit far fetched but as the technology becomes more integrated and common place these types of technologies will be used everywhere. And while most people may think of Pokémon Go, its uses are far greater and can span nearly all sectors […]

Retention of Staff in Recruitment

What is the key to staff retention in recruitment?

There is no denying that the recruitment profession suffers from a high staff turnover rate. So what is the key to staff retention in recruitment? It would be foolish to suggest that it is simply because consultants aren’t up to the job. There are several factors at play with this conundrum – One being the […]

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 […]

Smart Meter Opportunities In Energy

The smart meters sector: a hotbed for career opportunities in energy

With estimates suggesting that global utility companies will invest $24.3 billion in 2017 on smart meters alone, there’s no denying that the industry is a major player in the energy field. And thanks to advancements in technology, the rapidly evolving arena offers a plethora of career opportunities for professionals across the globe. The evolution of […]