07 June 2017
When Autocar approached us to get involved with the programme we were delighted to bring our experience to support the goal this year of identifying and promoting the sector’s most promising rising stars and highlighting the opportunities for careers within it.
26 May 2017
As the legendary pop singer David Bowie once sang, this is an age of Changes. And reinvention certainly is the name of the game in today’s rapidly changing world. It’s a skill that is becoming more of a necessity than just a useful addition to one’s portfolio of talents if we’re to cope.
So whether you are a committed Bowie fan or simply observed the arc of his phenomenal 50-plus year career in the fickle world of popular music, you have to…
30 December 2016
As we enter a shiny New Year full of excitement, promise, potential and, let’s face it squarely, a large dollop of uncertainty, the ability to ‘reverse ferret’ is not a bad skill to carry across into wider industry.
10 October 2016
It strikes me that ‘diversity’ is turning into an industry of its own with all the hall-marks of those self-publicising self-help gurus who promise to change your life. But how much of it is smoke and mirrors?
01 September 2016
Firms are still hiring. Business is still brisk. Did the world come to an end? No. Have things slowed down? No. But did something change fundamentally? Yes, absolutely. And the biggest challenge is leadership.
Just as in the aftermath of the recession a decade go, firms needed a new type of leader to get them through it. The skills needed to navigate the challenges ahead are different. One might even draw contrasting parallels with Winston Churchill’s heroic wartime leadership of the nation and, following his initial landslide defeat in the 1945 election, his patchier post-war peacetime tenure in Downing Street. The skills needed are not the same.