Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is known for its culture, being home to the famous Fringe festival, novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as the spellbinding Edinburgh Castle. But what is it like to recruit there? Recruitment Grapevine spoke to Gordon Kaye and Sam Wason, Co-Managing Directors of specialist recruitment consultancy, Cathcart Associates to ask them about their experiences hiring in the city…
What do you love about Edinburgh?
“Edinburgh is home to a number of incubators and accelerators that have helped promote a thriving ‘meet up’ culture. According to Tech City UK, over 23,000 people take part in up to 88 Tech meet up events [in the city]. Our ScotML event this year was a huge success and an important part of that was this culture, particularly around the tech scene.
“And just last month, Tech Nation 2018 reported Edinburgh as the ‘best city in the UK for tech’, which proves that it’s never been a better time to get involved with the scene here.”