What People Say
Invest in the best: Skill up your IT team
Across the years, the Grace May company has played a key role in building impressive tech teams. Notably, we had the privilege of partnering with the ..
Mind how you go: the psychology of recruitment
Recruitment might seem like a pretty straightforward process, but beneath the surface lies a complex interplay of psychological factors that shape the..
A Deep Dive into Artificial Intelligence in Energy and Tech Recruitment
Artificial intelligence (AI) has seen huge growth recently and significantly reshaped the recruitment world. According to the Deloitte 2023 Global Hum..
Going soft: the other skills every software engineer needs
Having the relevant technical skills and know-how are usually the top priority when it comes to landing the best software engineering jobs. But candid..
Technical skills in software engineering – our top ten
Software engineering is one of the most in-demand and rapidly evolving fields in the tech sector. With new technologies emerging every day, engineers ..
Keeping the best: 7 tips for retaining your top IT talent
Recruiting top IT talent is a challenge in itself but retaining them can be even harder. In the current competitive job market, keeping your top IT ta..
Gracious by name, gracious by nature
Being pipped at the post for the Customer First award at the 2021 Northern Star Business Awards turned out alright for Grace May People’s Director, Sa..
What software engineers want: step into the candidate’s shoes to boost your recruitment
Looking for software developers? Problems finding programmers? The struggle to recruit software developers is real. So it’s worth considering what the..
Aberdeenshire recruitment agency nets national award
Aberdeenshire recruitment agency, Grace May People, is celebrating this week having won ‘Best UK-wide IT and digital recruitment services’ in the 2022..
Flexibility is a two-way street: companies versus candidates
It’s arguably a job seeker’s market right now: with the global pandemic and resulting talent shortage allowing candidates to call all the shots, many ..
Unjustifiable cost or worthwhile investment? Why use a recruitment agency?
Some companies look at recruiting new staff as a cost rather than an investment. The process is time-consuming, uses up significant resources and rare..
Post-pandemic recruitment: a transformed landscape for employers and candidates
Across multiple sectors, the UK workforce has faced vast challenges in recent years - Brexit, IR35, a global pandemic, all of which have combined to c..
Shiny Happy people...recruiting in a post pandemic world.
Shiny Happy people...recruiting in a post pandemic world. At the end of last year our founder Sasha Jaypalan talked to the team at Founders Anonymous ..
Welcome to the team!
We'd like to offer a warm welcome and officially introduce Hazel Appleton who recently joined the Grace May team. Hazel is an experienced recruiter su..
How to handle competence based interview
What are competency-based interviews? A competency-based interview is made up of a series of behavioural questions. You will typically be asked to des..
6 years in business - highlights, lessons learned, and hopes for the future
Sasha Jaypalan, founder of Grace May, IT and Digital Recruitment business shares his experience from the last 6 years, starting and growing a recruitm..
As an employer do you have the right key ingredients to capture the interest of the best software development talent?
The jobs market in technology has remained strong throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and continues to gain in strength. Increased confidence has seen te..
Aberdeen Office for 'Grace May'
In May 2019 Grace May set up a base in Aberdeen where we provide IT & Digital Recruitment services. See below for a recent Article in Oil and Gas..
Another happy client!!
We work with a select number of clients and we are always grateful for them using our services. Wonderful to get this picture with a thank you message..
Happy in your job - Stay where you are
When we consult individuals it is really important to understand why they are looking for a new job. The most common reasons I hear are: - There is no..
How to Prepare For Video Interviews
Given the impact of COVID-19 and the current calls for social distancing, we have been helping organise interviews virtually. Whether you're an old ha..
Press article featuring 'Grace May' Director, Sasha Jaypalan
It was great to see our Director Sasha Jaypalan featured in the press. Below link will take you to the full magazine and article www.issuu.com/aberd..
It was great to be involved with the EY Foundation recently. An organisation that enables young people in the UK, regardless of their background or ci..
The story of Grace May
Do you ever spend time thinking about why a company is branded in a certain way and the meaning behind it all? The typical route is to engage a market..