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Low Ball Offers – A Waste of Everyone’s Time

John Hindley

LOW BALL OFFERS – A HUGE CANDIDATE TURN OFF AND A WASTE OF EVERYONE’S TIME
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So you’ve been contacted by a recruiter about a role, the recruiter knows what salary you’re looking for and have conveyed that to their client...

IDEAL CANDIDATES vs REALITY CANDIDATES

John Hindley

IDEAL CANDIDATES vs REALITY CANDIDATES
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There are many reasons that finance CV’s get rejected from jobs – and mostly these reasons fall under the category of not fitting the “ideal” or “desirable”...

Richard Morgan

WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED FOR A PRIVATE EQUITY OR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT ROLE?

Richard Morgan

By some distance, this is the most common question I get asked.

Those asking the question are generally a few years post-graduation, often working in consulting firms where they are getting exposed to private equity clients, M&A, corporate...

Richard Morgan

Has WFH made us less reasonable when it comes to availability for VC meetings or calls?

Richard Morgan

A trend I’ve been noticing for a while now is an expectation that others will be available at short notice, because they are working from home.

I’ve noticed this with people looking to arrange conversations with me and I’ve especially noticed...

Guy Steel

IS THERE STILL A PLACE IN THIS MODERN BUSINESS WORLD FOR A B*LLOCKING?

Guy Steel

I recently found myself subject to what I can only describe as an old school b*llocking 🥊. The kind that you’d get from your Headmaster at school 😠 . Patronising, overbearing and whilst based on a fair point of argument, it felt a bit like a sledgehammer...

Guy Steel

Today I am celebrating my 15th (work) Wedding Anniversary.

Guy Steel

Today I am celebrating my 15th Wedding Anniversary.

Not to my wife (6 years), but, my professional “love”, Carnegie Consulting.

Yes, there have been shorter prison sentences. And there have been tough times.

The Global Financial...

IS IT SAFE TO BE WORKING FROM HOME ?

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Working from Home (WFH) is for now the new normal for most, the Office of National Statistics suggests that as many as 50% of us were working from home as of April 2020.

The simple act of sitting in a chair (8 hours a day) adds a significant...

Richard Morgan

DON’T LEAVE INFORMATION OFF YOUR CV!

Richard Morgan

3 things happen when a company or recruiter reviews your CV and there is information missing:

1 – The person’s attention is immediately drawn to the missing information. You have effectively highlighted the details you were trying to conceal...

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