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In motorsport, the racing line is the optimal path around a race course.  It is the quickest route to drive any corner and has three stages; turn in, apex and exit. Before I was born, my father was a Rally Driver.  Years later, my father taught...

A few weeks ago, I spoke with an HR Director who had recently gone through an extensive process to recruit a Group Operations Director and the process had failed. She could not figure out what had gone wrong. After 6 months and 2/3’s of the recruitment...

Even though Brexit happened on 31 January 2020, both sides are still trying to work out the rules for their new relationship. Until these terms are finalised and the new rules agreed upon, uncertainty will continue. If Brexit was not enough for the UK economy to...

We are often asked, “What is the difference between a Recruiter and a Headhunter”? In order to fully understand the difference, it is important to first understand the different roles they play in the job market and why. Recruitment Agencies and Headhunters are both important for filling...

From the deliberations of two great statesmen would come a unique proclamation announced on August 14th 1941; the Atlantic Charter. This was a statement issued by Roosevelt and Churchill setting out American and British goals for the world after World War II.  Among its major points...

Fifty-one years ago, this week, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. During a visit to the NASA Headquarters building, President Kennedy spotted a man standing to one side holding a broom. The President walked over to this man, held out his hand,...

The British media has already started to talk about Rishi Sunak becoming Boris Johnson’s successor to lead the Conservative party. So, did Boris make a mistake in promoting Rishi to Chancellor on the 13th February 2020; pushing him into the spotlight? Currently, Mr Sunak has the...

If you’ve ever been part of a successful team at work, then you’ll know just how vital the right combination of attitudes and attributes can be for developing a high-performance business. More than just a group of people who work together a high-performing team is...

A much-overlooked part of commercial success is the use of soft skills.  We all need to harness and fine-tune our soft skills if we want to achieve success. Soft skills are not just nice-to-have value-adds but are essential within the workplace as well as externally to...

Many of our candidates and clients are telling us how COVID-19 has impacted them.  For many companies, the crisis has and may continue to have, a huge financial impact.  We fully understand that, for the time being, their recruitment activities are frozen. For those companies in...