Tempo Blog
  • July 25, 2018

    How to: Video Q&A

    Video Q&As are a great way for you to showcase your skills to employers, as well as injecting some of your personality.

    Here's how it works:

  • July 24, 2018

    Spotlight on... George

    Meet George: Brother, industrial designer, and growth guru

    I found Tempo while I was freelancing as a Junior Industrial Designer straight out of uni. I made a profile in minutes - super quick and easy - and got a job offer within two days!

  • July 24, 2018

    Liv 4 Success: Career advice for fresh grads

    It's summer, and apparently the hottest since 1976. We've had the World Cup and Wimbledon, along with a slew of music festivals, Pimms on rooftop terraces, late night parties, and hopefully a trip or two abroad. All the great stuff that comes with summertime (cue Will Smith).

    However! For all the fresh-faced grads out there, we've compiled Liv's top tips when it comes to the new chapter in your life now...

  • July 23, 2018

    Scaling Startups: The Next Stage in Your Business Growth

    It’s a good problem to have. A great one, in fact. You took the massive step to start a business, and after all those late nights going over finances and redrafting your business plan, you finally got it off the ground.

    But don’t breathe a sigh of relief just yet. It’s time to take things to the next level.

  • July 20, 2018

    Has tech changed our relationship with work for the better or worse?

    What do Google, Skype, Whatsapp and Facebook have in common? None of them existed 20 years ago. Tech has fundamentally changed our relationship with work, but with portable devices, the death of the 9-5, and collaboration at a click, is tech revolutionising our workplaces... or ruining our lives?

  • June 29, 2018

    Spotlight on... Kelly

    Meet Kelly: Comedian, festival-lover, dog-mum @KellyMareeAh

    I’ve been living in London for five years now, and in 2017 I started doing comedy on the side of my day job - for a laugh (ba-dum-bum-tss!) But then my laugh was turning into audience laughs, and it just took off from there.

  • June 28, 2018

    Liv 4 Success: Five Tips from our Head of Customer Success, Liv

    We sat down with our Head of Customer Success, Olivia Horsley, for some top tips on finding work in an era of change…

  • June 15, 2018

    The amazing benefits of a temp job you didn’t know about

    Temp jobs can have a great appeal to the likes of students or fresh grads, new parents, wandering souls, or simply those wanting to gain some new skills and insights in different industries.

  • June 14, 2018

    Is understaffing killing your business?

    Any business owner or senior manager knows that a successful organisation is one that has strong management, a clear vision and a passionate team. Yet many still fail? Could it be down to understaffing? Find out.

  • May 30, 2018

    Revealed: the most in-demand skills to jumpstart your career

    When you think of “skills”, you might think of as things like project management or graphic design or admin, but we seem to overlook the softer abilities in people, like being a good team leader or responding well to criticism.

  • May 23, 2018

    Tips for writing the perfect job description

    Whether you are looking for a temp for a couple of weeks, or a few months, our tips will help you put together a compelling and concise job description that will land you the perfect new hire.

  • May 15, 2018

    The modern luxury: Flexibility

    As a largely “woke” demographic, and the first generation in the tech workforce, we are re-defining what “luxury” means. In a hyper-connected world, abstract elements like freedom and flexibility are actually highly valued now.

  • April 18, 2018

    How to make a great impression in less than 15 seconds

    You only get one chance to make a first impression. And people form their first impression of you in literally 1/10th of a secondof meeting you.

  • April 11, 2018

    Video Killed the Resume Star

    Who even uses CVs anymore? It’s been drilled into us that having a perfect CV is the ticket to achieving your dream job. But what if that isn’t the case?

  • April 10, 2018

    Five benefits of hiring a temp

    Whilst there are so many benefits to looking at temporary staff for your team, we’ve managed to whittle it down to just five:

  • April 5, 2018

    Feelin' fresh for spring

    Ah, springtime. The blossoms start to bloom and the fresh air blows away the cobwebs of winter, with the promise of (literal) sunnier days ahead. This sense of change arounds us affects us more than you might expect.

  • March 27, 2018

    Five ways to nail your video interview (and get that job!)

    As recruitment experts and the creators of Tempo's video platform, we give you five tips to nail your profile, so you can bag that job and say hey to Tempo.

  • March 16, 2018

    Do you need a Head of Happiness?

    Happiness in your workforce really does run deeper than seeing smiles in the office. Gone are the days of keeping business separate from personal lives.

  • March 7, 2018

    Feminism, Technology, and the Kardashians - Interview with Kate Burns

    Starting out, I had two challenges going against me; my young age and being a woman. To be honest though, being a woman had never really crossed my mind at that point.