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Day-to-day with… James Craig, Head of Commercial at British Fencing

11th January 2021

James Craig is Head of Commercial at British Fencing, the National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Fencing, an all-round nice guy and quite possibly one of our favourite clients (that’s strictly between us though). We first met James when British Fencing approached Telescopic looking for help with their app. The app aimed to […]

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Telescopic’s Tech Predictions for 2021

21st December 2020

There’s been a call for businesses, no matter how small or local, to get online in some capacity for the last few years now. Well, 2020 didn’t really leave many of them with a choice.  This year, tech dominated the headlines (as well as something called Covid-19). Communication, medical research, fast-food delivery, virtual classrooms – […]

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Straight Talking Tech: What the heck is an API?

1st December 2020

Another day in tech, another acronym. Today, we are delving into the wonderful world of APIs – Application Programming Interfaces. For anyone outside of tech, that might just sound like a randomly grouped set of words so here is what an API does in plain English. An API is a type of messenger service that […]

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The Recruitment Process: Part 2 – Taking on board feedback

24th November 2020

So here we are at Part 2 – exploring the recruitment process from the eyes of a small business.  In Part 1, I talked about how Telescopic usually deals with the application and interview stages when taking on a new team member.  We thought we had a well-oiled process but nothing could have prepared us […]

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The Recruitment Process: Part 1 – What we can learn from applications and interviews

17th November 2020

Telescopic have just recently hired someone. The recruitment process, especially in small businesses, is never an easy one. Nevermind during a global pandemic! To illustrate the effort it takes for a small company to do this, first, before we even consider posting the job, we need to evaluate the cost of the hire and weigh […]

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