By Katy Tuncer, Director of Coaching and Products and Jo Roberts, Partnership Manager, Horizon37 Frameworks from the frontier of mindsets coaching.
By Diane Gorsky, MBAWith rising levels of scepticism, top-down corporate purpose is floundering. However, something powerful happens when individual and organisational purpose align.
By John Gourd, CEO at Cambridge Network I was fortunate enough recently to chair a fascinating discussion about the importance of ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) within the business community.
By Sharon Livermore, Kameo Recruitment LtdVirtual interviews quickly became the new interview normal, right? But do you know how to succeed in one?Fear of delay, wi-fi dropping out, background noises we can’t control… virtual interviews come with their own set of concerns, don’t they? Rest assured it’s not all doom and gloom, and you can smash your virtual interview.
By Simon Hall CommunicationsCommunications consultant and public relations adviser Simon Hall gives us a rundown of how to handle difficult situations without suffering dreadful reputational damage.
By Gerald Carew, Founding Director at InterSTEM RecruitmentWhether you know what job role you want to aim for, or if you are looking for a completely new career change.There is plenty to think about when it comes to looking for your next step on the career ladder!It can seem overwhelming looking for your next career move, especially in the STEM sectors. But don’t fear, we’ve put…
By Liam Sullivan, Director at HUB18Gaining attention, increasing sales, achieving goals and building relationships can be challenging in the current climate, so to help you build/refine your business strategy, here are 11 strategies to market your business and build relationships in 2022.
By Claire Angus, Head of Recruitment Gateway at Cambridge NetworkInsights from the Network’s February recruitment peer learning group session.
By Kate Phillips, Learning and Development Manager at the Cambridge NetworkIn the first of our L & D blogs series, Kate Phillips, Learning and Development Manager at the Cambridge Network shines a spotlight on coaching.
By Gemma Brown CoachingThe last few months have taken their toll. Many clients and colleagues continue to ‘endure’ and keep on keeping on, quickly using up any reserves of energy, creativity and ability to bounce back. The continued speed of change, uncertainty and the need to adapt means our strength is rapidly waning.
Five steps for deeptech founders to follow when pitching to investors & how to avoid the “you’re too early for us.”
By Miles Kirby, CEO at Deeptech LabsLast year set a new benchmark for European deeptech companies, with a record €2.6bn raised in funding, surpassing the €2.1bn raised in 2021. While it’s a positive time if you’re looking to scale your deeptech company, we can’t rest on our collective laurels.
By Andrew Blevins, Head of Life Sciences at Prologis UKThe UK’s life sciences sector is booming, as more venture capitalists seek out opportunities to invest in early-stage and growing businesses, and demand for lab space is soaring. But where will these innovation-led businesses find the space they need to grow?
By Liz Hughes, Head of Development at Cambridge JunctionThere are many outdated misconceptions about apprenticeships. They now, of course, come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and are offered beyond the traditional trades and industries they have long been associated with, and at Cambridge Junction apprenticeships go far beyond the nine to five.
By Dan Talmage, Principal Consultant at PA ConsultingSoftware has many of the same characteristics as law. It’s based on rules; describe a set of rules for how you want your machine or algorithm to behave, and it’ll follow those rules. As more and more aspects of our lives go online, the rules that govern those aspects will become increasingly due to software rules, and not to the law. …
By Leigh Dunkley, Financial Wellbeing Lead, Schroders Personal WealthAt this time of year, it is not unusual for many of us to experience financial anxiety or the “January blues”. After all, our spending often goes up during the festive season which can lead to increased financial pressures. Our financial wellbeing can be vulnerable around this time, making the value of a good financial plan…
John Gourd, CEO, Cambridge NetworkWilliam Blake famously quoted that while hindsight is a wonderful thing, foresight is better.
By Claire Brennan, Talent Partner & Director at Singular TalentA lot of time is spent by leaders, executives and hiring managers on interviewing. But when did you last review how you prepared before attending an interview?
By Jon TorrensWhen it comes to giving any kind of talk or presentation, there are lots of different areas you can work on. To help you speak with confidence, here is some of my infinite wisdom, boiled down into five simple steps.
By Rick Harris of Customer FaithfulHow organisations can use Design Thinking to build their recruitment and retention plan...
By Kelly Drewery, Business Psychologist at Talent Glue Business Psychology and Lizzie Bradbury, Marketing Manager at COELWhat does it mean when our concepts of ‘work’ and ‘workplace’ have become geographically unanchored?
By Kirsty Simpson - Partner, Patent Attorney at Venner ShipleyThere has been much discussion in the press in recent months of a patent waiver in respect of COVID-19 vaccines. But what does this actually mean, and could it ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for everyone?
By Sarah Stones at Plain Sailing MotivationRecruiting someone with the right skills and knowledge for the role is one thing - recruiting someone with the right skills and knowledge who is also motivated in the right way to support your business and who will be a great fit with your team is something else.
By Niles Beadman, Associate and Patent Attorney, Mewburn Ellis LLPMicrobial repurposing of waste makes for a compelling stepping stone on our journey to a more circular economy.
By Diane Gorsky, MBANamed “one of the defining business issues of the next decade,” purpose is more than a feel-good initiative. Purpose is a critical input for long-term planning and a source of competitive advantage.
By Alasdair McWilliams, Digital Media Officer at the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP)How the GCP Communications team actively encourages public and stakeholder engagement by letting people choose how they want to be informed.