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Career Advice, Corporate Advice, Personal Development

How to Interview Efficiently

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When I worked in recruitment I gave plenty of interview advice to candidates looking for their next job. I would outline what interviewers were looking for, what their personalities were like, what sorts of questions they might ask. I considered my interviews with candidates to be more like conversations than true assessments, and I was never the person making the final decision on a hire, so I trusted the hiring managers to make the right call. Continue Reading

Corporate Advice, Guest Posts

Keeping it Cloudy: How to Build Company Culture

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Originally published on the Cloudreach website. Maintaining “cloudy culture” is important to us, and it’s also a hot topic at the moment. One of our Partners, CloudHealth Technologies, wrote a blog post last year about company culture, and concluded that the culture of every organisation must necessarily be unique. One of their key ideas, which I’d like to reflect more on here, is that if culture is nurtured it will be more powerful in defining your success as a business than your brand, product or customers.

Corporate Advice, Tech Commentary

How to Find Offices in London

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A key part of a great company is often having somewhere centralised where people can come together into a creative and relaxing space and share their ideas but, in London, it’s usually not that easy to find. In fact, if you’re doing all the leg work yourself, it probably feels like you’re ramming your head repeatedly into a wall. Continue Reading