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Sometimes the best talent isn’t located in your doorstep and sometimes the competition for talent in major cities is fierce.
Scaling a team in rapid growth can be expensive in time, resource and team dynamics if you get it wrong.
Our Principle Tom Cowen shares his four key hacks to help you revamp your employer brand and attract the best talent to your startup
Recruitment is one of the biggest challenges facing game development studios. In an industry full of highly skilled, incredibly mobile creative people, attracting (and keeping hold) of the best is a pretty big challenge.
Each year the Next Gen Summit connects some of the brightest Millennials in the world. The great minds that attend are all working on some of the hottest startups in technology, education health and more.
In one way, there is just one mistake that will kill a start up. It’s something simple but yet so tricky.
Recruitment is very different to how it used to be. We all know that.
I have to admit, I’ve attempted to use Trello a few times, for different things, but never really stuck with it, until now!
Some of the brightest minds in the talent world recently got together for Talent Connect 2017.
There are plenty of blogs out there helping you attract the best tech talent but what about keeping them?
Hollie has been with us for nearly 2 years now and has done an amazing job helping the likes of Nordeus, Wooga, Toca Boca & Space Ape Games.
It takes a lot of time and resource to build or grow a tech team
If Richard Branson hasn’t said it enough times, we’ll say it too.
Last month the whole Scede.io team got together for an offsite meeting (and it was awesome!).
In the world of LinkedIn, Skype and talent platforms, it’s very easy to source for tech talent.
With Start up life being so unpredictable we asked Charlotte at Digital Risks to share her insights in insurance to help make your life that little bit less risky.
As a high growth start up, you have the challenge to achieve product-market fit, scale and profitability before the cash runs out.
As a Partner, I usually work with and manage up to 4 clients (start up size can vary from 20-50) at any one time. This means I can be managing anywhere from 10-15 product and engineering roles.
It’s forecasted that the global games business will grow to $108.9 billion this year with mobile devices being the most lucrative segment.
Women in technology has been an ongoing conversation for a long time but it has recently intensified due to stories arising from larger start ups.
Lucy Gould is a Scede.io original and has helped major brands such as MAG Interactive, Wolt and Gumi Europe build incredible tech teams.
Have you ever been to an interview that felt like an interrogation?
Recruitment agencies and embedded talent partners like Scede.io derive their revenue from the clients they serve. However, to be an effective recruiter, it’s important to cultivate and nurture both client and candidate relationships.
Scede.io turns 4 and reflects on key learnings Posted on 30th June 2017 June is a special month for us because it’s our birthday! This time 4 years ago we launched to help startups build great teams and staffing practice in Europe. We recently set off on our 5th year...
After gaining 9 years experience in recruitment (7 of those specializing in the gaming space), Dan joined us as a Principal and has been with us for over a year and a half.
The Best Way To Communicate With Developers When Recruiting And How Not To Mess It Up Posted on 12th June 2017 According to a 2015 Stack Overflow survey, the best way to communicate with developers when recruiting is by email. Out of 26,086 respondents, 65% of...
After working with companies like Skype and Google, we’ve learned a thing or two about scaling startups successfully. At the heart of successful scaling is effective decision making.
Working in a high growth start up is hard. There are challenges everywhere. Process challenges, product challenges, people challenges.
When growing an Engineering team, you want to hire the best talent available. But there are factors to consider before you start hiring.
When Scede.io Founder Matt Ellis isn’t obsessing over finding world class techies; you’ll find him adding another checked shirt to his wardrobe, snapping street art, or reading about the next gaming studio.
One of Scede’s founding employees shares her thoughts on working with Swedish startups.
Scede.io Partner Michael Laws gives his story on recruiting for social enterprise.
Great guest post by Tony Restell, founder of Social-Hire.
Scede Partner Sigrid Magnussen-Karlsson speaks to VA.SE about hiring the Spotify way.
It seems like only yesterday we started out on the Scede mission. Join us as we take a look back at what’s been achieved.
James Peters talks to RiseHigh.co Founder Jason Wong on hiring for startups Vs tech giants.
Elliptic has today announced a $5 million Series A funding round led by Paladin Capital Group.
Scede’s latest client Farmdrop announce their news of a £3 million investment round led by Atomico.
Clash Royale is a completely new experience, unlike any other game we’ve played before.
Recent programmes, classics and “lost gems from the BBC archive” or sale.
Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days…
Supercell, the maker of some huge hit games, has taken the tough decision of shutting down Smash land.
Some ownership changes afoot at Supercell, SoftBank buying an additional 22.7% percent.
Mag Interactive, a Swedish game studio that created the popular Ruzzle word-puzzle game, has acquired Delinquent.
Unity acquires Finland’s Applifier, the maker of the Everyplay platform for sharing videos of mobile gameplay.
The podcast hosting platform Acast has raised $5m from Swedish firm Bonnier Growth media.
Supercell, the Finnish game publisher is testing a fourth game, Smash Land.
Read about Skype Development manager for mobile products joining Truecaller.
James is a leading expert in innovative ways of uncovering great talent &building bespoke sourcing programmes.
Currently they have more than 85 million users doing more than 800 million searches of telephone numbers every month.
Ruzzle Adventure is made by the creators of the world’s most popular world game, Ruzzle!
London Venture Partners operate as experts in the online, social, mobile and tablet games world.
Boom Beach is a combat strategy game where you fight an epic war against the evil Blackguard.
MOO are one of the early settlers in what is now referred to as London’s Tech City.
Ruzzle has been downloaded by 45 million players who played a staggering 12 billion rounds!
Atomico invests in some of the world’s most disruptive technology companies on their journey to become category leaders.
The Scede Embedded Team celebrate passing the 100 hire milestone in record time.
BBC Worldwide Limited is the wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
Twenty five of the most promising UK-focused startups receive targeted support from the UK government.
Supercell today announced a strategic investment of $1.5 billion from SoftBank & Gungho.
Hailo the black cab app company backed by Union Square Ventures, Atomico, Accel Partners & Wellington Partners look to expand.
The “tablet first” creators of hit games Clash of Clans and Hay Day was founded by a team of industry veterans with an incredible record and is certainly proving to be the games company everybody in the industry is watching.
With experience managing hiring teams and programmes directly for some of the worlds largest technology companies including Skype, Google and Microsoft, Scede launch to help founders, investors and technology leaders get ahead in the war on talent.