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How to move from Agency Recruitment in to HR

In 2009/2010, the number of Recruitment Consultants in London almost halved. To what extent this will repeat itself in 2020/2021 isn’t yet clear, but without question the mass exodus has already begun and only the furlough support has prevented yet more heading for the exit;

What Windows 95 can teach us about leadership

One of my favourite pieces of trivia is that the start-up chime of Windows 95 was written by composer Brian Eno. It was arguably one of the most played short sounds the world heard until the Apple Macintosh gong entered our day to day lives,

Why People Want to Work for a B-Corp

B Corporations are for-profit companies that not only have a social mission but have concrete ethical and sustainable means of conduct. The initiative started in 2007 over in the US, with brands such as Patagonia and Ben & Jerry’s becoming certified B-Corps soon after. Since

Turning Work Into Art

The guy who cleans my flat is called Chris. Chris turns my blankets in to swan sculptures. He leaves chocolates on my bed. He notices a dead light bulb and replaces it. He bills us for 4 hours but stays for 5. When faced with

What Dating Teaches us About Employer Branding

Things like this… …make me really sad. On the one hand, they’re trying really hard… …on the other hand, they’re not trying at all. You see, it’s all about intent. The intent here is purely to lure eyeballs. Eyeballs that might just get someone to their “Careers” page, in

Bloomin’ Human

I was raised by a network of strong females and the older I get, the more I realise how privileged I am to have had so many role models in my upbringing. With that growing appreciation, I have an expanding list of florists that I