Ernest Hunter Green speaks to Matt Bateman, a respected FD within the hospitality and leisure sector. Matt is embracing the prospect of securing a new role following an ever-evolving 20 years within the same Group. We often advocate that professionals should keep moving their careers along and the assumption is that should be to secure
Recruitment: The Recruitment Rollercoaster – interviews with top performers and business owners within the industry. Great listening for anyone in the recruitment industry. Recruiting Future – Technology in the recruitment sector and where our industry is heading. Wellbeing/Personal Development: Your Best Year Starts Here with Nigel Risner and Neil Martin – a source of easily applicable
Shoe Dog – the memoir of Phil Knight, founder of Nike. A great insight into the trials and tribulations of getting a business up and running and keeping it running. Excuse the pun! Man’s Search for Meaning – a must read for any budding entrepreneur. An amazing story of Victor E. Frankl’s survival of the
Wellbeing is important to us at Ernest Hunter Green. We believe that happy, healthy recruiters will do the best job for their clients and candidates so we do everything we can to encourage wellbeing throughout the business. This ranges from our benefits scheme including fully flexible working and unlimited holiday, to our private healthcare provider
Almost a year ago I was on my way to join James Williams on his attempt to break the world record for running from Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG). Following that experience I felt compelled to write about the amazing role that the support team that James had around him was playing in his attempt.
‘Twas the night before interview, when all through the house The only thing stirring was the click of a mouse; My smart suit was hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that a job offer soon would be there; The Red Bull was drunk, and all interview prep read, While answers to competencies danced
…that Five Guys, the well know restaurant chain is predominantly a family business and was named ‘Five Guys’ because they couldn’t think of anything else at the time of registering the business? The intention was to change it because they didn’t think it was much good but they never got round to it! The business
When you’re preparing to interview with a client and show them what a great match you are for the role, don’t forget the bigger picture: you’re not just applying to do a job in isolation, you’re applying to join their wider company. They’ll want to know you’ve done your research, but where do you start?
When you are preparing for an interview, you should have a few examples that you can talk through which answer the key requirements on the job spec. But no one likes a bore and no one likes to listen to a monotone monologue: It’s the fastest way to kill your chances of getting the job.
We love hearing stories from people like James. Now, here is a chap who is about to undertake one of the most gruelling challenges we have ever heard of! Not only is it a major personal aspiration for James to break this world record attempt but he is doing it in aid of raising money