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Author: James

Ben Horowitz co-founded and served as president and chief executive officer of the enterprise software company Opsware, his book, 'The Hard Thing About Hard Things’ talks about the challenges of building a business, in particular, speaking about building successful teams where people can thrive. ...

The guest for episode one is Mathew Finch, the current Head of Emerging Technology at NIB in Newcastle. I was keen to interview Mat as guest number one of this podcast as he’s a perfect example of someone growing their technology career in Newcastle and...

In life and business, I believe there is much to learn from those who’ve ‘been there, done that’.While they may be in a different field to that which you’re aspiring, their ideas and practices (which have made them the most successful people) can easily be...

To be clear, I’m not talking about the ‘four years ago when, after having our first child, I perfected operation: dad bod,  resulting in me being on first name basis with my local drive thru attendants’ kind of ‘comfort zone’. (Although, that’s an equally dangerous...

Thanks for finding your way to my blog, a place where I share my thoughts and ramblings on recruitment / career / hiring / people. This first post is a tweaked version of my original post on LinkedIn and provides an overview of how I've...