Simon Mainwaring - “Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community” As a Recruiter, I always want to be where the most people are as this gives me greater options to seek out talented individuals. This is why I have built a professional online brand and Twitter is at the … Continue reading Tips For Your Professional Twitter Account
A couple of folks from LinkedIn HQ got in touch a month back to discuss me writing for their LinkedIn Talent Blog. My first post has just been published!! You can find it here. Enjoy!
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?
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!
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
Andy Grove – “Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive” Look at that guy above. You don't want to be that guy. The chances are that if you’ve ever been involved in an interview process, it started with a phone interview. Most do and quite rightly so. But recently I spoke to … Continue reading 7 Tips To Nail Your Phone Interview
Charles F. Kettering - "People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they're exactly like the old ones" What is the best way to hire a Data Scientist? I have been asked that a lot recently (probably because answering that question is part of my job). The simple answer? Change your usual recruitment … Continue reading Change The Way You Hire Data Scientists