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Win BIG in UK tech with MIQ's latest Whitepaper

Discover the Blueprint to Mastering Offer Management in ECOM's New MIQ whitepaper.

The UK economy is currently navigating through a period of uncertainty, bringing the spotlight to an often overlooked yet pivotal stage in recruitment: the offer process.  

In this crucial phase, businesses find themselves at a crossroads, having to strategise effectively to secure top talent. In ECOM's latest MIQ whitepaper, we delve deep into the intricacies of this stage, offering insights that can help your team attract the finest in the industry. 

Though the initial stages of identifying and interviewing potential candidates are vital, the journey doesn't end there. The final and perhaps most critical step is securing the right candidate - a phase requiring a proactive and insightful approach, given that top candidates often weigh multiple offers, considering a plethora of factors before making their decision. 

So, how can businesses ensure they have the upper hand in this race? The answer lies in swift, decisive action. Candidates appreciate a quick process where their status is clearly communicated. If a candidate aligns with what you're looking for, it is imperative to make an offer promptly before another opportunity catches their eye. 

Furthermore, aligning the offer with the candidate's expectations is crucial. This not only encompasses a competitive salary but also factors in the added benefits and flexibility, which are highly sought after in the current market. While it's essential to maintain a budgetary balance, having a margin for salary negotiation can be a decisive factor in securing a candidate who has the potential to elevate your business to unprecedented heights. 

It is equally important to grant candidates the space to deliberate on their decision, a principle that holds even greater significance in the digital and technology sectors, characterised by individuals with an analytical mindset. Presenting them with a well-rounded view of the benefits and growth prospects, coupled with the necessary data and facts, allows them to make an informed choice without feeling pressured. 

By conducting the process with transparency and respect for the candidates' decision-making space, it's likely that the chosen candidate will be a harmonious fit for your team. A hard push, on the other hand, can be counterproductive, potentially signalling a mismatch in the long run. 

To delve deeper into these insights and more, I invite you to explore the full MIQ whitepaper, which serves as a comprehensive guide to refining your offer strategy, ensuring not only the attraction but the successful acquisition of top-tier talent. 

For a deeper analysis and additional insights, access the full whitepaper here.


Remember, in the dynamic landscape of recruitment, optimising your offer process could very well be your gateway to acquiring the talent that will steer your business to new heights. 

Not convinced? Here is a sneak peek of our latest MIQ whitepaper:

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ECOM are the UK’s leading Digital Recruitment specialist. Established in 1999, our depth of experience and expertise in all things digital is unique.Our business has evolved in-line with the digital industry itself, and having only ever recruited for the digital marketplace - we can truly call ourselves specialists. With over 75 specialist consultants in Manchester, London, Leeds and New York we have teams covering the full spectrum of digital disciplines: Software Engineering & Technology, Product & Agile, UX & UI,  Digital Marketing & eCommerce, Data & Analytics - across permanent, contract & freelance positions.Our diverse client base includes the most respected eCommerce and Online companies, Software Houses, Global Consumer Brands, Tech Consultancies, Start-ups, FinTechs, Digital Agencies, Media & Publishing, Not For Profit, Charities & Public Sector bodies.Situated right in the centre of Manchester, ECOM’s northern hub deals with some of the most exciting prospects in the city and beyond. We work closely with start-ups and well established businesses alike, providing a personal and unique service – priding ourselves in finding the right candidate for the right client. Our reputation for delivery and quality of service is second to none.If you would like to find out more, or to search our live roles please visit our website at, or call on 0161 237 0037 

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