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  • Why Brexit means business for interim talent

    Date:
    15 June 2017

    Demand for interim managers has risen impressively since the UK's decision to leave the EU. Jo Sweetland, managing partner at recruitment specialists Green Park, considers why this might be the case.

  • GCSE grades are changing: a 9-to-1 guide for employers

    Date:
    24 April 2017

    For the past three decades, employers have advertised roles requiring candidates to have a certain number of GCSEs at "grade C or above". But is all that about to change to "grade 4 or above"? We provide a crash course on GCSE reform from an employer's perspective.

  • Why HR should embrace the gig economy

    Date:
    19 July 2016

    Acuity Coaching's Simon Coops feels the gig economy has been heralded by a host of emerging online platforms and HR should tap into the opportunities it offers for harnessing talent and competitive advantage.

  • After A-levels: can we get over the careers advice gap?

    Date:
    21 August 2013

    The British Chambers of Commerce has argued that the Government places too much emphasis on exams. Betsy Kendall, COO of business psychology firm OPP, asks: how can employers and higher education institutes find out what motivates their future recruits beyond their exam results?

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