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Recruitment: what to look for in an IT provider

The recruitment industry is large and ever-growing in the UK. In fact, there has been a growth of 198% in 2013 – 2017 from 2008 – 2012 and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down*. The fast-paced nature of the industry coupled with driven targets can make it a breeding ground for technology to go wrong. With this in mind, you need to ensure that your systems are safe, efficient and effective, so your employees can carry on working without interruption to the best of their ability.

Why do I need an IT service provider for my business?

Did you know that 46% of UK businesses suffered a serious data loss in 2016*? This could be due to any number of reasons from innocent power cuts to both internal and external threats. SMY IT have a disaster recovery package which covers every detail to make sure your business is prepared should the worst ever happen. A package like this is integral should something happen to your data whether its email, a CV or your CRM database. SMY IT have numerous partnerships with a range of providers such as Ekran System. This is a user monitoring and reporting software for threats inside and outside the workplace. Ekran System allows you to monitor your employees (in a CCTV style) as well as third-party providers. They also have a very quick incident response.

What should an IT service provider do for my business?

All service providers should do a full audit and run down of your systems both in the initial stage and at regular intervals. This is to find out where your security risks lie so they can ensure your systems are protected going forward. They can also then tailor packages best suited to your area of business. SMY IT are specialists in recruitment. With over 15 years of experience, they would be able to ensure protection of your systems with ease. Your service provider should be on hand 24/7. Should anything happen, day or night, your service provider should be available around the clock to speak to you, so they can rectify issues there and then. They should also be testing and monitoring your system constantly to deal with issues as they arise and well before you notice them. You should feel at ease that your service provider is certified with relevant experience. SMY IT for example are recognised by Microsoft for their expertise in the cloud platform and small/midmarket cloud solutions. They are also a direct Microsoft CSP (Cloud Solution Provider) partner. If you are in the recruitment industry and looking to get more out of your IT systems, contact SMY IT. * *

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Having had some real bad experiences with IT companies in the past it has been a breath of fresh air to have you and your team assisting all of my staff with any issues that have arisen.

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