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Author: Apache Associates
Published: 19th March 2021

Dinosaurs in your Living Room!

Now I must confess that I've always had a fascination with Dinosaurs since childhood. Fossil finding was a real treat and a hobby I shared with my Grandad. Happy (and far simpler) times… Anyway, fast forward to...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 3rd December 2020

Remote Interviews - Top Tips!

Remote interviews are tough, but the ease and flexibility they offer means for many companies, they're here to stay... And with a lot of candidates and fewer jobs, you need to maximise EVERY opportunity open to you. S...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 12th November 2020

The Coming of 6G…

No, really…! Whilst most people have not yet transitioned to 5G – and with it only being available in Towns & Cities, why would you? – the University of Surrey have started looking into the next...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 12th November 2020

Analyst Gartner Predicts St...

Respected Analysts Gartner have outlined their expectations in terms of a not-unexpected decline in spending for 2020, but predicts a much healthier outcome for 2021.   The basic figures – for IT Spend fo...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 12th November 2020

TikTok in Limbo as US Gover...

ByteDance – the Chinese firm behind 2020’s Social Media Phenomenon TikTok – is growing concerned by the lack of communication from the Trump Administration. Brought about by concerns in the US that ...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 5th October 2020

Most Influential Women in U...

Apache Associates (IT & Sales Recruiter) would like to congratulate Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE - CEO of STEMettes - who has just been named the winner of Computer Weekly’s Annual list of the Most Influential Wo...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 30th September 2020

Cloud/SaaS Security Concern...

Since the pandemic, there has been a surge in people working remotely and with many large organisations not looking to open up their offices (at least not en masse) until 2021 at the earliest, the trend is likely to c...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 29th September 2020

UK Full-Fibre Rollout delay...

With the shift in 2020 to WFM (working from home) whenever possible to help combat the spread of Covid-19, it is disheartening to hear BT claim that the Governments target for the rollout of Fibre across the UK, could...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 23rd September 2020

Digital Economy Booms Due t...

Unprecedented... New Normal... Social Distancing... Face Coverings. Words / Phrases we've all become far too used to (and in most cases sick of) in 2020. As the UK Government issues further restrictions to try to cur...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 5th March 2020

Work-Related Stupidity!

So what is the most stupid or embarrassing thing you have dome at work..? For me, there are 2 that spring to mind pretty quickly… The first was a situation where a contractor was not up to the required standar...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 4th February 2020

Oh No: YouTube Ads Here to ...

If you’ve found yourself shouting at your Smartphone / Tablet / PC / SmartTV / Etc as YouTube plays yet another advert before your desired content – look away now…! Adverts on the platform are not ...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 3rd February 2020

Wi-Fi Wallpaper - Seriously?!

If you have ever wondered where technology was headed, you may have envisaged things like Driverless cars (we're nearly there), electric planes (some way off!) and even hovering skateboards (Back to the Future - ...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 31st January 2020

Tech to be used to help tra...

In an announcement that many will think is long overdue, Northern Rail have confirmed they are to use technology in their aim to cut overcrowding on their services. The beleaguered operator Arriva North have been...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 31st January 2020

Toolwatch App developed by ...

Builders protect their tools of the trade - after he lost £8000 worth of tools from his van in 2017. The App - developed in conjunction with developer Chris Tattum - allows builders to register their tools so th...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 1st May 2019

10th Birthday = 10% Fee!

A decade in existence - something worth celebrating and being proud of… From the market crash before we started in 2008 and the following years of market decline, to the current melee surrounding the Brexit pr...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 5th February 2019

Big Birthday Coming Up - So...

Apache will soon be celebrating our Birthday (more anon) but to go with the position of being that bit older, we've refreshed the logo and will have a spangly new website to mark the occasion too... But here's a ...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 17th December 2018

Oops - I didn't go it (again)

Oh (rein)dear ... The lack of activity on here has shamed me. Rest assured though, we have been busy (and successful) with the day job. It's not all been play let me tell you! Although with the imminent arrival ...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 9th August 2018

Welcome to the Summer Holid...

There are 2 (arguably 3) periods in the Recruiters calendar that cause consternation and general gnashing of teeth due to the lack of progress on vacancies. I’m obviously talking Summer and Christmas, but Easter...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 27th June 2018

Sizzling Summer

What's the weather like out there? "It's hot. Damn hot! Real hot!" as once said by the inimitable and much missed Robin Williams. Although I didn’t like the film Toys – I’ve only turned off a fe...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 19th June 2018

How do you like it so far..?

Our New Website has landed! It's been a while since we updated the look of our website and we at Apache Towers decied enough was enough! SO, we spoke to the lovely people at Dogfish Mobile (www.dogfishmobile.com) and...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 14th June 2018

World Cup Stops Play!

So the 2018 World Cup in Russia is nearly a week old and most of the early games have been tepid at best... With the obvious exception of the goal-fest that was Spain Vs Portugal of course. I'm not a major fan of Rona...

Author: Apache Associates
Published: 14th June 2018

Interviews: The Critical Fi...

So, you’ve done your homework on the company?   Check Read the job spec numerous times so you know what you’re interviewing for? Check Put on your best bib & tucker?   Check Clea...

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