It-and-digital

Back to Blogs
Filter by
Image 2022 08 04 T09 26 59
Morson Meets… Dr. Penny Trayner, neuropsychologist, tech entrepreneur and DJ

​Our Morson Meets… series sees us spotlight professionals from a range of sectors, backgrounds, and experiences to talk to them about their careers, achievements, aspirations and more.In this edit...

Image 2022 07 13 T14 12 54
4 kids under 2, a career pivot and a dream | Adrian Adair meets DevOps engineer Tawfe'eq Babou

In this article, Morson Group COO, Adrian Adair, interviews DevOps Engineer Tawfe'eq Babou for his regular feature in BROOD Magazine. They discuss leaping from marketing to a career in tech, findin...

digital poverty
Why tackling digital poverty is key to tech inclusivity, with Manchester Tech Festival

“Covid 19 pulled digital poverty firmly into the spotlight. During the pandemic, we heard constantly about children not being able to study because they didn’t have access to the internet or having...

Purpose Vs Pay H1
Purpose vs Pay: how to win the tech talent game

I start with a message of hope. Tech candidates are willing to accept lower salaries for jobs with genuine real-world purpose, versus those where the outcome is made palatable because of how much i...

Image 2022 05 18 T09 31 41
Event: 'Forces for Tech' with Techs and the City & Cinch

​In partnership with Cinch and, Techs and the City, our "Forces for Tech” event will explore how to transition from the Armed Forces into the world of technology. We will hear first-hand experience...

Image 2022 05 10 T10 21 04
Tapping into ex-forces skillsets at the Career Transition Partnership events

​Representatives from the Morson Group attended the Career Transition Partnership event at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford to engage with service leavers looking to build their careers in the civil...

Image 2022 04 11 T09 44 37
Star(link) Wars: How Elon Musk is providing a tech lifeline to Ukraine

​It’s been a typically busy couple of months for Elon Musk.Not only has the billionaire bought a 9.2% stake in Twitter, joined the board of directors, then decided against joining the board of di...

 How to get your CV noticed in 2022
How to get your CV noticed

Searching for a new job? It's a great time to reflect, take stock and start thinking about personal and professional goals. The average time hiring managers or recruiters spend reviewing a CV is a ...

Image 2022 03 01 T16 04 21
It’s Getting Meta: the future of jobs in the Metaverse

​For the first time in their 17-year history, Facebook is shrinking.The social networking giant lost around half a million global daily users in Q4 2021, signalling the start of an anticipated and...

Manchester Tech Festival
Inspiring tomorrow's tech innovators | Morson partners with Manchester Tech Festival

Morson is thrilled to be a founding partner of Manchester's first not-for-profit tech community event. Manchester Tech Festival is the first event of its kind that is organised by Greater Mancheste...

Why Manchester is a Great UK City for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs
Why Manchester is THE city for start-ups and entrepreneurs

Manchester, famous for its chips and gravy, great music and great football, it's unsurprisingly that it has a youthful and vibrant workforce. Northern cities such as Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds...

Turning the heads of tech talent: it’s time for companies to get creative
Turning the heads of tech talent: it’s time for companies to get creative

​The pandemic transformed nearly every organisation into a tech company. Consequently, there is an urgent lack of highly qualified talent in the tech sector. It is estimated that there are around 1...

Image 2021 12 07 T15 37 16
Machine learning meets The Beatles: AI and its role in Hollywood and music

​Computer advancements like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have the power to change, and often improve, all elements of society, but one application some may be less aware of i...

Shutterstock 1278764785sm
The future of digital right to work: protecting our blue collar workers

​After weeks of campaigning from lobbyists, the Government announced that digital right to work checks will be extended to April 2022. The decision is a defining moment for all those who recognis...

Image 2021 10 06 T10 21 45
Are we too reliant on tech? What happened when 3.5 billion people were plunged into digital darkness

On Monday 4th October 2021, the internet briefly died. ​Well, a huge portion of it did, anyway. Social networking behemoth Facebook, along with its family of hugely popular services including Inst...

Image 2021 09 29 T10 09 24
Smart, data-driven governance or digital dystopia? Inside China’s social credit system

​The TV series Black Mirror’s near-future dystopian stories blended familiar elements of modern technology with the fictional, speculative, and often outright scary potential applications of this t...

Image 2021 10 04 T15 53 23
The lowdown: the trends in recruitment you need to know about, to get ahead

The world of recruitment is changing all the time, and staying ahead of the trends is vital in proving the candidate with the best experience possible.​In this blog, our Head of Background Screenin...

A personal Board of Directors for your career
Creating a personal 'Board of Directors' for your career

​We live in a world full of information, decisions, and unlimited choices. With all this noise, it can often be hard to navigate through everything alone. With specific people dedicated to making d...

Image 2021 09 03 T10 07 02
The technology empowering the athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Shortly after the curtain fell on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, the Paralympic games entered full swing - 23 events across two weeks of action in the Japanese capital.While the athletes themselves...

Image 2021 08 19 T15 47 35
People of Digital…attracting the right talent with ShipNet CEO, Aden Hopkins

​People of Digital is our digital-first, interview-style video and podcast series, showcasing game-changing technologies and exciting businesses in the digital space, and uncovering emerging trends...