Companies post jobs on our website and tell us what roles they're looking for. We match those
the profiles of people applying for a ticket, specifically taking into account your skills,
seniority. Where there is a good match, we offer a ticket. If we don't offer a ticket, it
just means we
don't have enough suitable relevant roles at that level (it's definitely nothing personal!)
All our match making is done "blind" based on the information you provide us when you sign
up. We don't
take any personal details into consideration such as name, gender, photo, background etc.
provided (LinkedIn, Github etc) are only used to validate your application and check that
the details you
provided are correct (and to not let any recruitment agencies sneak in).
Unfortunately we're a ticketed event, so you must have a ticket to attend. It's also worth
Our event is built on people having meaningful one to one conversations. It can make
things a tad
tricky if you have a friend in tow!
We have a cap on the number of people who can fit in the venue as well as Health &
regulations to contend with. We always reach capacity so we have to ensure relevant job
priority in attending.
If you're feeling nervous or anxious about attending, that's perfectly natural. Our friendly
team will be
on hand and happy to help on the day.
Do your research. You won't have time to speak to every company at the
shortlist companies who you most want to speak to. You can find the full list here
Most conversations last less than 5 minutes. So think about what you want to get out of
conversation. Is it to understand the tech stack, company purpose, ways of working etc?
You can't cover
it all, so ask questions on what's most important to you.
Bring a water bottle (you'll need to stay hydrated for all those
comfortable footwear and feel free to bring CVs or other leave behinds.
Ease yourself into the event. Grab a coffee or beer and have a walk around to get your
Then have a warm up with a company not on your shortlist so you can find out how easy it
is to speak
with companies and get in the flow.
You can find more information on how to prepare here
99% of people come to Silicon Milkroundabout by themselves. Feeling nervous and anxious
before the event
is perfectly natural. It usually only takes one conversation for all those fears to be
alleviated and for
you to realise that basically everyone wants the same thing - to connect on a one to one
To help make the experience much easier and get over any first time nerves, we suggest:
You do your research beforehand so you know what companies you definitely want to talk
Grab a coffee or a bit of dutch courage at the bar.
Then when you're ready, ease yourself in with a couple of "warm up" conversations before
you start on
your hit list.
Remember, we are rooting for you! You need to be a little brave but you'll
be more than
rewarded for it and if you need anything at all, just grab one of the Silicon Milkroundabout
team at the
event, we're more than happy to help with anything you might need :)
As part of the application process, we carefully match you to the roles companies are
for. This keeps the conversations relevant to the day. Broadly speaking, if
your area of
expertise is product, marketing or design, you'll be issued a Saturday ticket and if you are
engineering, dev ops or data science, you'll be issued a Sunday ticket.
We appreciate that not every company attends on both days but we do carefully consider the
day for you and issue a ticket accordingly. Unfortunately we can't allow you to come on an
We will follow all Government guidelines on Covid 19. At the moment with all restrictions
England, we are expecting to run an event in exactly the same manner as we have previously.
will closely monitor any changes to Government policy and act accordingly. This could
proof of Covid vaccine, timed entry, controlled flow through the venue, optional mask
wearing. We will
keep you updated with any changes.