Month: January 2019

Company attraction value

Finding and hiring teams with key skills in the digital world is one of the top concerns of CEOs. Studies showed that 80% of CEOs say they’re worried, and additionally, 38% are extremely concerned about the availability of digital skills in their country. The term “war for talent” was first used in 1997 when McKinsey’s

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Disruption in financial services

Implications for Hiring Rocked by recent regulations and a wave of technological advancement, the financial services sector is growing at an unprecedented pace. Where big-name banks once maintained an unshakeable grip on the market, fast-moving, tech-savvy start-ups are challenging the bricks-and-mortar model by giving the people a seamless and efficient way to manage their money.

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Welcoming women on board

When it comes to women in boardrooms the score card is still well below par. Traditionally the preserve of Scottish golf clubs and common practice among some of London’s members-only institutions – from Whites to Boodles and the Garrick, many of Mayfair’s finest still remain exclusively of a male persuasion. According to Professor Ruth Sealy

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Is your organisation racially reflective?

When you talk of equality in the tech industry, it’s likely you’re talking about gender inequality. There has been a strong drive to increase the representation of women in tech. And while I celebrate, as a feminist, that we seem to be making great strides in driving awareness of equality in the workforce, I can’t

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Timing it right: knowing when to recruit your next VP Sales

In May 2018, the government published its Tech Nation 2018 report on the state of the tech sector in the UK. It found that two of the biggest challenges facing tech leaders over the next 12 months are Brexit (no shock there) and access to talent. In fact, 83% of respondents rank the latter as

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CEO talent magnet value

Finding and hiring teams with key skills in the digital world is one of the top concerns of CEOs. Studies showed that 80% of CEOs say they’re worried, and additionally, 38% are extremely concerned about the availability of digital skills in their country. The term “war for talent” was first used in 1997 when McKinsey’s

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The top ten tips for building boards

An extract from the 360Leaders’ CEO Academy on how to build Boards for CEOs and founders of start-ups, which was facilitated by Margaret Rice-Jones, once a CEO and now chairing several VC backed businesses. “A board will never feel right but imbalance is normal. The board needs constant management and as CEO, it’s hard to

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