December 2020

December 28, 2020

Remote onboarding: how to settle into a new job when working from home

With home working becoming the norm in 2020, the UK has seen a rise in the number of people starting new jobs remotely. While employers will hopefully have designed an onboarding process to meet the challenges of operating away from […]
December 28, 2020

Risk-taking vs Risk management

For some employers, the decision to recruit a risk-taker is one made with trepidation. However, we love people who are not afraid to take a chance: it is these hires that really help our business grow and move in exciting […]
December 28, 2020

Why gamers make great programmers

The last two decades have seen unprecedented growth for the gaming industry and it is estimated that there are more than 30 million gamers in the UK – and nearly 3 billion worldwide. But what does this have to do […]
December 28, 2020

How to prepare for a developer job interview

At Aquarium Software, we have hired our fair share of developers and can tell when a candidate has prepared for the interview. There is nothing more impressive than a candidate who has clearly done their homework, so we thought we […]
December 17, 2020

Digital technology makes insurance easier for all types of pets

We have much to learn from 2020.  One of the trends that we are only too conscious of is just how many people have chosen to take on a new pet this year.  In the UK, a survey by Ipsos […]
December 15, 2020

Pet care services – an opportunity for lifestyle retailers

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented huge challenges for the retail sector this year, with many traditional high-street retailers struggling to survive and a number going out of business.  On the flip side, the pandemic has created a surge of consumer […]