Thanks Leo, much appreciated. So, I’m often asked about how best to approach interviews (whether phone, video or in-person) and how to interview with Hudl. My general advice for interview preparation, on the whole, can be found online by sifting through interview advice articles, so I’d like to give some specific tips for interviews I … Continue reading How To Pass An Interview…With Me
Today (May 11th 2016) I celebrate my 1 year anniversary at Hudl (*does a mini fist pump*), and oh boy what a year it has been. In the past 12 months I have witnessed the integration of 3 acquisitions, the result of $72.5M in funding and what rapid growth looks like. From the viewpoint of … Continue reading 1 Year At Hudl. What Have I Learned?
Admiral Ackbar - "It's A Trap!" Currently feel undervalued? Waiting on a long awaited promised promotion? Being scrupulously micromanaged? Desk situated right outside a poorly ventilated toilet? This sounds like a terrible start to a rather cheesy injury claims advert, but these are just a handful of reasons why someone would quit their job. So, … Continue reading 4 Reasons Not To Accept That Counter-Offer
Douglas Mason [Data Scientist at Twitter] - “What I carried with me…was a relentless enthusiasm. I'm certain that was key to my success, leading to my current role as a Data Scientist at Twitter” Last week, I helped an incredible person find her first commercial role as a Data Scientist. No, the lovely lady above … Continue reading Got a PhD? Struggling To Be a Data Scientist?
As a Recruitment Consultant I’m always on the lookout for snippets of career advice, anecdotes about success and wisdom…so I can then post it on LinkedIn with a semi-related picture. But seriously, I always ask my candidates, clients, colleagues, friends and even complete strangers how they have got to where they are now in their … Continue reading Motherly Mother’s Day Advice from My Mother
Jim RohnThere we have it, another obvious observation; you’re not a tree. With all the New Year buzz there is the sweet, though often annoying (no one wants to see your 2013 slideshow), smell of change in the air with another chapter closed.Very often at this time you can look back over your year and … Continue reading Don’t Quit Your Job…
With only 2 working days left of the year, the dreaded (or exalted) end of year review will be upon you. However, the most significant end of year review is exempt from the opinion of your boss, friends’ or family. The responsibility lands on you to simply ask, “Am I happy with this year?”I’ve made … Continue reading The Recruitment Ghosts of Past, Present and Future
Douglas Pagels – “Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which colour to slide down on the rainbow”Finally, I’m back from my indulgently swift trip to Portugal! … Continue reading I’m Back From Holiday, And Not Feeling Unbalanced