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Have you been ghosted? I didn’t even know what ghosted meant until recently. Now I know, I have realised that I have been ghosted by recruiters and leaders in businesses many times. I have put a huge effort into delivering a shortlist or a proposal only to receive no follow-up and no response to my...

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Three software engineers walk into a bar……     Got your attention!   Development teams are made up of many skillsets and characters. How do you identify who is the person who will fit best into your team? Every product solves a different problem. Every developer thinks about problem-solving in a different way. Not only...

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Here is a lesson in building a great reputation.   Jo “Hi how are you today?” Bec “I’m great thanks, things have been better but I’m coping ok” OR Jo “Hi how are you today?” Cam “I’m great thanks, I am looking forward to what comes next, how are you going?”   Both of these...

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I always ask …… “Have you had any key mentors in your career?” when I interview. Why do I ask this? I know that to be the best we need to model the best. I also know talented people seek growth and learning. They seek out people who they respect to learn from. And there’s...

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“It’s just the tip of the iceberg.”   How many times have you made assumptions based on what you are seeing in front of you?   How many times have you been wrong?   Whilst things may look beautiful and calm on the surface, most of the time there are many things going on that...

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Your team is your everything. To get the right people on the bus, you must be attractive to them. If you have these five things, you attract great talent. 1. Have a clear purpose 2. Have an aligned and clear employer brand 3. Have an aligned and inspiring leadership team 4. Build an impressive reputation...