What skills do top performing teams need?

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There are few HR professionals or Recruitment Managers these days who don’t have a mandate to employ more diverse teams. Most of us know how easy it is to fall into the trap of gravitating towards ‘people like us’ and the negative impact it can have on teams responding to a global market place. A […]

How to interview with emotional intelligence

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Everyone is recruiting for Emotional Intelligence these days. It’s not surprising given some of the persuasive evidence that high emotional intelligence is a strong indicator of potential. Type EI or EQ into google, and you will find plenty of  research demonstrating why someone’s emotional abilities has an impact on their behaviour at work. Few would argue […]

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Women In Energy: Margaret Sargent, VP Production Excellence at Shell

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There’s no better time to join the energy sector. That’s the advice Margaret Sargent from Shell has for young women considering a career in the industry. In an extract from our interview with Margaret, she tells us about the breadth of opportunities open to STEM graduates, or anyone considering working in the sector. ‘It’s still […]

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A new league of Super-Heroes! Data Scientists and the Battle for Talent!

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Companies are fighting for the best data science talent, and it’s a battle fought in every sector. Using Big Data to drive efficiency and gain meaningful forecasting insights is transforming the supply chain, infrastructure and energy sectors. When Organisations fail to build a strong data and analytic competency across its business functions, they get left […]

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Is Implicit Bias Affecting your Recruitment Process?

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Recently I’ve been writing about diversity and gender parity in the energy, infrastructure and supply chain sector.  As an organisation we firmly believe that recruitment processes and talent strategies for small and large organisations alike, must work hard to reduce discrimination and prejudice. So it was a surprise to me to find that I have […]