Socrates – “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” Today is my first day at Hudl as a Tech Recruiter in London. I’m so excited I just want to shout it from the rooftops! Instead, I’ve posted this news on every … Continue reading I Have A New Job!
Boris Johnson - “London's first ever Technology Week will showcase London’s role as the digital capital of Europe” WHAT ON EARTH IS LONDON TECH WEEK!? It just so happens to be the biggest technology event in the UK and Salt will be the only recruitment company present. We have partnered with London Tech Week so … Continue reading Who Is The Only Recruitment Company at London Tech Week?
I’m co-hosting a Data Analytics Networking event with Sayara Beg, Chair of the Operational Research Society. SAS UK has very generously offered event space and food at The Innovation Hub on 199 Bishopsgate, London. See below a link to the MeetUp page and a description of the event. There are very limited spaces so if … Continue reading Data Analytics Event: London – 27th March – SAS Institute
David White – “The companies who say that they don’t use the data they have acquired, in 5 years won’t exist” Naturally, it was raining in London last night so it was good to be snuggled into the ground floor of the Shoreditch Google Campus surrounded by like-minded Data Analytics enthusiasts. Why were we there? To … Continue reading Big Man on Google Campus
At the start of every quarter here at Salt, all employees must draft a Quarterly Business Plan. This is an incredibly useful task that inspires self-analysis to create focus. Below is my introduction. It serves as a constant reminder as to why I am passionate about Data Analytics and why this is unequivocally the best … Continue reading Why Do I Specialise in Data Analytics?
Frank Zappa – “Art is making something out of nothing and selling it”Here’s the situation. You’re an owner of a highly successful Recruitment Company, and from out of nowhere a highly trained team of assassins burst into your office, pin you to the floor and put a gun to your head. You may live, but … Continue reading Recruitment Dilemma: Who Would You Leave Behind?
On Wednesday night I took a trip to the Google Campus in Shoreditch to watch some of the top fellas in the Big Data industry discuss some controversial questions.The panel included the likes of journalist Paul Bradshaw, Daniel Hulme (founder of Satalia) and Duncan Ross (Director of Data Science at Teradata). Needless to say, they … Continue reading Why Is Big Data Such A Moral Predicament?
The 3 Musketeers – “Tous pour un et un pour tous”Alexandre Dumas had the right idea about camaraderie. Now “all for one and one for all” (or in French above as I’m such a smarty pants) has become an infamous maxim.Often you will find a degree of selfishness in Recruitment, regarding ownership of client’s and … Continue reading What The 3 Musketeers Taught Me About Recruitment
Winston Churchill – “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm”From those who know me, they will be surprised that I am writing about Football. I don’t follow a club, I don’t go to Football matches and I don’t care for what Footballers do on and off the pitch. Yet, like … Continue reading How To Win The World Cup…
Henry Ford - “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses”Why do people use your services?The answer should be, because you know more about what you do more than that other person. If this is true for yourself, you become the highly acclaimed Consultant.You should always think of yourself … Continue reading Consultancy: Know When To Not Give Your Client a Horse