GDPR and the REAL meaning to your business
December 19, 2017

GDPR and the REAL meaning to your business. In their series, GDPR: Sorting the Fact from the Fiction,” the first myth the Information Commissioner’s Office wants to dispel is the purpose of GDPR. “This law is not about fines. It’s about putting the consumer and citizen first. We can’t lose sight of that.”* Yes, the […]

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GDPR skills shortage – Not to be ignored: Part II
December 13, 2017

Earlier this year, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced the addition of 200 people to their staff of 500*. The 40 percent increase in people reflects two challenges – the pressure of the pending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline of 25th May 2018, and the talent required to support the new regulations for […]

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GDPR skills shortage – Not to be ignored: Part 1
December 11, 2017

GDPR is an enterprise wide change programme and suitable resources and budget need to be allocated. There’s not one single part of our process within an organisation that GDPR will impact. To the contrary, it impacts every part (and arguably every member) of an organisation – IT, legal, marketing, sales – in nuanced, specific ways. […]

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My Story – Dominic Gooch
June 19, 2017

I had obviously seen news updates on ‘cyber attacks’ and ‘hacking’ but didn’t realise how big and important this particular market was and is. What really excited me was the opportunity to be part of an exciting, challenging and forever evolving industry. I guess cyber security has been around since computers were born but with […]

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The Rise Of The CXO
June 8, 2017

What is a CXO you might ask? Don’t worry I didn’t know either until I saw it on someone’s LinkedIn profile and did a little investigating… Now I realise that this newly established board level role is an integral part of the business, especially in times of digital transformation. This person sits alongside the CTO, […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Us
May 22, 2017

What is AI? The origin of AI (Artificial Intelligence) begins in 1950 with an English Mathematician by the name of Alan Turing, he published a paper entitled “Computing Machinery and Intelligence”. This then opened the fields of which would later be called “AI”. The term “Artificial Intelligence” was first coined by John McCarthy in 1956 […]

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Let me show you what else I can do…
May 18, 2017

Recruitment today is a crowded marketplace. Recruiter bashing is at an all-time high. To survive and thrive as a recruitment consultant in today’s world you need to be prepared to offer more than just bum’s on seats, and you need to offer it for free… Or do we? Let me give you an example of […]

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The Internal Team and the Agency. Can the relationship REALLY work?
April 24, 2017

If you speak to experienced recruiters (10 years plus in the industry) they will tell you that they spent a lot of their early career avoiding the internal team. There is a mantra that you are told when you start out in recruitment and that is “Stay away from HR or internal, go straight to […]

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