Please, Stop eating lunch at your desk!

The sound of a colleague eating Ryvita getting you down? Perhaps its the smell of last nights left overs that they are having for lunch next to you that makes your skin crawl. Or maybe, as a boss, the sight of your teams desks over lunch, half eaten sandwiches, empty food containers, crumbs in places … Continue reading Please, Stop eating lunch at your desk!

The Self employed – What are they up to in 2015?

5 mornings a week, my alarm goes off at 7am. I get up, get myself organised for the day, and start the daily commute to my office. I'm sat at my desk by 8.30am, going through emails, responding to voice mails, and writing up my daily to-do list. (I actually try to write this up the night … Continue reading The Self employed – What are they up to in 2015?

Disruptive Talent. Spot it. Manage it. Take Advantage.

Earlier this week, I read an article in which Sir Richard Branson talks about how much of a pain in the arse he would be as an employer to another company. Why? Because of his love of doing things differently, against the book, and his complete lack of fear. He is a text book example … Continue reading Disruptive Talent. Spot it. Manage it. Take Advantage.

Online Dating Vs. Job Crushing…. What the?!

We've all been there. You're sitting at your laptop (or your mobile phone, tablet) on a Tuesday evening after a particularly stressful day in the office. Scrolling over numerous profiles, nothing is really catching your eye. Until you see it. The one you've been waiting for. It's as though nothing made sense until this point … Continue reading Online Dating Vs. Job Crushing…. What the?!

Interviews. The good, the bag, the oh god nos.

Today I wanted to discuss one of the major factors in recruitment. Not a skill shortage, or office politics, but the one thing we all get nervous about, and have to go through (most of the time) when it comes to landing a new job. Interviews. There are loads of different techniques companies use in … Continue reading Interviews. The good, the bag, the oh god nos.

Recruiting… with Social Media? (not just for startups!)

I don't have enough fingers on both hands to add up the number of different social media platforms available to millennials today. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Periscope, Youtube, Tumblr.... and so on. The average Millennial will check in, tweet, like, update and post on any of these up to 14 times a … Continue reading Recruiting… with Social Media? (not just for startups!)

What I wish I knew, when I was 22..

Taken from my Linkedin blog. In this series, professionals share what they'd do differently — and keep the same. Follow the stories here and write your own (please use #IfIWere22 in your post). 6 Years ago, I was 22. A lot can change in 6 years. I've followed the posts in this series and I've been really inspired by … Continue reading What I wish I knew, when I was 22..