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Britain’s future talent – addressing the technology skills shortfall

Posted by on Mar 31 12:35.

In the not too distant past I would have opened up this piece with the now outdated cliché of ‘you can’t open up a newspaper or turn on your TV these days without…’ We have not yet established a widely …
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Mar
31
2015

Big data: The importance of data management talent

Posted by on Feb 18 17:57.

If you want to drive strategic decisions at board level, then the power of data, and by extension, your data management talent, must be at the top of your agenda.
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Feb
18
2015

Manufacturing needs to make more of specialist skills

Posted by on Mar 20 13:21.

After years of operating in challenging times, UK manufacturing is finally experiencing a much awaited renaissance. Data from the Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index showed a strong upsurge towards the end of 2013, with rates of growth in production and …
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Mar
20
2014

Students: Duvet days are over

Posted by on Oct 11 13:31.

University is often said to be the best time of your life. During at least the first two years of university many students have a level of flexibility which is just not possible at any other time during working life …
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Oct
11
2012

Time for a change?

Posted by on Jul 26 11:07.

If you woke up this morning dreading going to work, again – it’s time for a change. I know this doesn’t seem like sound advice in a recession, but a change of career might be the best thing you’ve ever …
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Jul
26
2012

Are the days of the traditional job for life really over?

Posted by on Jun 27 15:29.

Listening to a colleague tell me a story about a once successful and high profile investment banker who unexpectedly resigned to open his own macaroon bakery got me thinking – do people still believe in a job for life? Sitting …
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Jun
27
2012

The end of the (Marketing) world as we know it?

Posted by on Apr 4 14:25.

I recently used the headline ‘Digital or Doomed?’ as a subject for a discussion group on LinkedIn. It was only meant to provoke discussion, but then I realised that for many of today’s marketers it’s uncomfortably close to the truth. …
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Apr
04
2012

Leadership lessons from the playing field

Posted by on Mar 7 14:17.

Having worked in the recruitment industry for many years now – 17 years at Michael Page and counting – I am often asked about the ‘right way’ to attract, manage and reward talent in order to deliver business success. Whilst …
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Mar
07
2012