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While it may, understandably, be a sticky subject for some at the moment, today I’m talking recruitment. It’s a subject always on the whispering lips of LinkedIn, most likely because we all experience it from one side of the desk (or both) at some point. More than...

The Best Team Wins

The Rugby World Cup has come and gone. Although I am fully aware not everyone is a sports fan or rugby fan there are many interesting parallels to the business world and most obviously to team performance. Aside from that, as a sports and rugby fan it was a fantastic...

Cultural Gold Mine

As both a rugby fan and a Scotland supporter, it was with great excitement and enormous trepidation that I took my trip to Japan in September. Great excitement to be attending the rugby world cup and visiting what I’d heard was a truly amazing country – enormous...

Back to School – by choice this time.

When I finished university for the first time, I remember quite clearly saying “well, I am never doing that again”. In hindsight I should perhaps have waited until I’d left the stage at my graduation ceremony. The Dean, handing me my scroll, did not look as amused as...