Top 5 questions to un-veil your candidate’s authentic self

Last month in celebration of International Women’s Day, Women in Recruitment held our first round table event. We were delighted to be joined Frank Douglas, CEO at Caerus Executive, as our keynote speaker. Frank has a wealth of experience in the recruitment sector, gained in the US and UK FTSE and Fortune 100 companies. He […]

By |April 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Rising Stars Awards 2016 Nominations Open

WeAreTheCity are seeking nominations for female Role Models/ Future Leaders for their 2016 Rising Star Awards

Last year, WeAreTheCity (WATC) successfully highlighted the achievements of 50 female future leaders/role models through their Rising Star awards. The winners of the 2015 awards have gone on to achieve phenomenal success over the past 6 months, you […]

By |February 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Flexible Working Benefits

Some years ago, I was assigned a mandate to headhunt a senior director for a consultancy firm. During my initial phone call to a prospective candidate, there was a sudden silence and I heard a couple of whimpers. “Excuse me” said my candidate, “we have just had a baby and I am feeding her”.

What was […]

By |October 29th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Women in Recruitment Launched

Last week we officially launched Women in Recruitment, with an event in London, bringing together those with a passion for gender diversity in the workplace.
By |September 25th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

“Networking is crucial, make friends.”

Jenny Garrett is more than happy to talk about her experiences coaching young women, signing off her email “warm wishes” and sounding bright and friendly on the phone that afternoon. She starts discussing what prompted her book, ‘Rocking Your Role’ published June 2012, and what she wanted to achieve by writing it.

“I read an article […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Gender Diversity: It’s a Leadership Thing

“Organisations are shadows of their leaders”

You can’t look too far these days without coming across something in the news about “Gender Diversity” or “Women in Leadership”.

There is pressure in the market, and expectation from the government, that British Business – specifically the FTSE100 – will lead the way in creating “Balanced Boardrooms” with at least […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments