https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMBC7TNatWg&feature=youtu.be Unfortunately I'm currently seeing many agency recruiters losing their jobs right now and felt like I should share my learnings of making the transition from agency to in-house. I have also shared some links below you might find interesting and useful. 12 Differences Between Agency and In-House Recruiting https://business.linkedin.com/talent-... 1 Year At Hudl. What … Continue reading Recruiter Advice: Agency to In-House
Back in November, I created a Job Application Tips In 60 Seconds series on my YouTube channel and now as we head into a new month/year/decade you might be thinking about applying for a new job. I have summarised the five videos below, let me know if you find the advice useful! THE COVER LETTER … Continue reading Job Application Tips in 60 Seconds
New video out on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5fTuzufK3M&feature=youtu.be In this video, I explain how I got a job at EA as well as provide advice for getting into the wider games industry. Enjoy!
Back in January, I set a goal of launching a YouTube channel. After 8 months of procrastination, I'm pleased to say that today I did it! I had been putting this off for so long using excuses like I don't have the right equipment, I don't know what editing software to use, I don't have … Continue reading I Launched A YouTube Channel!
When I joined Electronic Arts in September 2017, it meant saying goodbye to my life in Central London. Getting the tube to work every day meant I could blast through so many books and articles (I was one of those people who would read my Kindle one-handed even when crushed between a few dozen other … Continue reading Guest Appearance on the Talk Talent To Me Podcast
Louis L’Amour - “Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on” My sister Becky has been suffering from Ehlers–Danlos syndrome for the past 4 years. It’s an incredibly debilitating condition and one where we know very little about the cause or, more importantly, the cure. It’s a … Continue reading Why You Should Write (Even If No One Reads It)
Joe Gebbia (Co-Founder of Airbnb) - “You use it yourself; you eat your own dog food. Every time we do that, we discover something that we can improve” I want to be clear from the start that “dogfooding” is a metaphor and I won’t be held liable for any recruiters who, after reading this article, use … Continue reading Why Recruiters Should Eat Dog Food
In November 2018 I hopped on a plane to Berlin to present at Tech Rec 2018; a conference “dedicated to tackling challenges in finding and hiring tech talent”. This was the first time speaking at a conference abroad and I was so freaking excited! My talk wasn’t filmed so instead I’ve written a summary with my … Continue reading How Are New Technologies Affecting Hiring At EA?
I'm incredibly excited to announce that I will be flying over to Berlin to speak at Tech Rec 2018 on Friday November 23rd (but I will be there for the full 2 days on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd). Tech Rec Berlin is the unique industry-driven conference fully dedicated to tackling challenges in finding and hiring tech talent. It … Continue reading I’m speaking at Tech Rec 2018!
Earlier this week (11th September 2018) marked one year at Electronic Arts and what an incredible year it has been. Joining EA, and the video games industry, has far exceeded my expectations and I’m so glad I put the time and effort into chasing my dream job (I wrote about that journey here). I have … Continue reading My First Year At Electronic Arts. What Have I Learned?