Career Mindfulness: How is your career feeling today? If that seems like a ridiculous question to you then let me put it another way: how many times in the office this week did you smile / laugh / feel pride / succeed / learn / grow / help / create / inspire / be inspired
Carly Lake talks to SMP about how financial technology specialists can stand out int he Fintech job market. Follow this link for the full interview: Carly Lake talks to SMP about the fintech job market
Some of my recruitment friends tell me proudly that they are ‘ninjas’ or ‘headhunters’ or even ‘gurus’, but I like being a trampoline. Ninjas and headhunters sound great if you’re watching an Indiana Jones film, but it’s all a bit manic if you are trying to talk sensibly to someone about finding a new job.
A cautionary tale of more haste less speed Picture the scene: it’s 6pm on a Friday and you’re about to log off, when suddenly you get a call to say a key member of the team has just resigned. There’s a big project due to start in three months and now you have no one
After 16 years of commuting into London I decided to take a step into the unknown and accept a new job that that offered a flexible working arrangement. As an experienced recruiter I’ve spent years negotiating flexible working arrangements for my candidates, but that had always been the odd day or two working from home.
CIMA produced women in leadership report, Breaking glass: strategies for tomorrow’s leaders, sees successful CIMA female business leaders share their secrets about how to overcome barriers and reach the top. The report provides inspiration, encouragement and practical advice for future leaders – both male and female. Download a free PDF version (1.8MB).
Really interesting read around senior marketer salaries, tenures and differences between males and females in these positions: ‘Uncertain world’ causing average CMO tenure to fall Read Article
New bank “Mondo” – shows the continued power of crowdfunding at present
British firms guilty of wasting £194bn a year Half of Management Accountants admit their organisations lack cost competiveness strategy A third claim lack of mandate within their organisations to cut costs Banking sector guilty of highest annual wastage in the UK, with 35% claiming their companies’ waste up to 10% of revenue every year
An interesting article on John Lewis. We are keen to hear your views! John Lewis’ managing director Andy Street has claimed success on social media is now crucial to ensuring people are talking about its brand, particularly at important times of the year such as Christmas.