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  • I started my career in a recruitment agency and I was horrible at it.
    How to Live A Selfless Life (Grammatically Speaking)
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  • Something is rotten in the state of modern sourcing. The sourcing community at large is brilliant.
    An Uncomfortable Truth about Sourcers
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  • Friday, the 24th of June, 2016, wasn’t like the usual Fridays we’d had at work.
    Nothing compares to EU; More Brexit Musings
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  • With just months to go until the UK leaves the European Union, and no deal yet in place, many employers continue to worry about the possible impact of Brexit on UK businesses and the labour market.
    Brexit Through The Gift Shop
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  • I was asked how to become an Thought Leader in the field of HR and Recruitment, the sad truth is I don't know.
    How to Become an HR Thought Leader - The Game
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  • Are you a founder of a company? Recently promoted MD or CEO?
    How to Build a Toxic Culture in your Start-up
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  • The death of the job board has been predicted for about as long as I can remember.
    Why the Job Board isn't Dead After All
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  • Recruiters see a lot of salary surveys. Each year new ones are produced and we spend time looking at them and nodding sagely, all the while wondering if they are at all reflective of the truth.  
    How much does an in-house recruiter make? How much could they make?
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  • By now we’ve all heard the panicked screams and collective gnashing of teeth that is the industry’s response to the GDPR.
    Ready for the GDPR? Make sure your best asset doesn't become a liability!
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  • There are many reasons you might find yourself looking for a new ATS.
    Shitty reasons for choosing an ATS
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  • We've come a long way.  There are increasingly few of us that remember the wilderness years before LinkedIn arrived.
    Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018
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  • "Thought Leaders" are the celebrities of mundane arts.  Whilst pop stars fill stadia and the Hollywood elite dazzle on the silver screen the world over, there are those that covet a decidedly smaller stage.  
    The Thought Leader's New Clothes
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  • I've been asked recently about how to implement a more formal process for feedback in a growing organisation. 
    A Model for giving Feedback
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  • Earlier this year I was asked to be on a panel to discuss how Talent teams use tech and how the rise of software has changed the experience for candidates and the companies recruiting them.
    Video - Tech and Talent
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  • At the start of this year, and many years before it the pundits of HR and Recruitment (yes, they really exist) make predictions for the year ahead.  
    Why Job Adverts Suck and What You Can Do About It.
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