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February 8, 2021

What is the difference between a software developer and a software engineer?

People looking for software development jobs often come across two very similar-looking roles – software developer and software engineer. But is there really any difference between a developer and an engineer?   While both roles fundamentally work in the same […]
February 8, 2021

How remote working can make us more creative

With remote working becoming the norm in 2020, there has been some debate over the effects that working in isolation has on creativity.  Working from home can actually be good for creative thinking, problem-solving and generating new ideas – all […]
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 […]