“What do graduates want?” – a graduate’s perspective

14 April 2022
Recently Bright Network released their report on ‘What do graduates want?’ for 2022/3.  As a recent graduate, I was interested to learn more about what 14,234 graduates thought! First up, I was surprised that only 60% of students are planning on starting a graduate job straight after graduating.  Are graduates still concerned about entering the […]
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How to improve employee engagement

28 October 2019
Employers no longer hold the power when it comes to talent. Nearly three quarters of employees fall within the “high-retention-risk” category, and the reason most cited is due to having nowhere else to go on their current organisation’s career ladder. They are confident too, with 53% sure that if they quit or lost their current […]

106 seconds with Tanya de Grunwald, Founder of Graduate Fog

04 September 2019
Tanya de Grunwald is the founder of the campaigning careers advice website Graduate Fog, best known for calling out bad practice among well-known employers of young people. She has challenged Tony Blair, Philip Green, Vivienne Westwood and Simon Cowell for running unpaid internships, questioned the quality of Poundland’s work placements, and exposed Capita for charging […]

106 seconds with Jackie Fast, Entrepreneur, Author of Pinpoint, Sponsorship Trailblazer…

11 December 2017
Jackie Fast is the Founder of Slingshot Sponsorship – an innovative strategic sponsorship sales agency based in Central London with offices worldwide. Launched with the belief that sponsorship has evolved and now has the ability to truly transform businesses, Slingshot has successfully taken their strategic commercial framework and applied it to the world’s leading brands […]

106 seconds with Lene Riis, Communication Director, Abbvie

06 July 2017
AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. AbbVie employs more than 29,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 175 countries. Lene Riis has a broad experience and interest in marketing and communication as a means to support an organization’s strategic business objectives. Special interest lies […]

106 seconds with Amos Ahola, Senior Manager, Communications & Branding, Wärtsilä

04 July 2017
Amos has been leading the team responsible for Wärtsilä’s online communication channels and communications development for 6 years, during which the manufacturing corporation has become first an advanced technology company, and currently ongoing digital transformation to a true service company. During his career he has seen the rise of social media, not transforming business as […]

106 seconds with Jorunn Frafjord, Digital Manager, Norsk Hydro

26 June 2017
Jorunn Frafjord is responsible for development and operation of the company’s digital communication channels including various websites, intranets and social media channels. Since she started in the company, she has gained extensive experience within a wide range of topics, including development and implementation of digital channel strategies, project management, governance and analysis. She puts her success […]

106 seconds with Tereza Urbankova, Head of Corporate Communications, Amec Foster Wheeler

24 March 2017
Tereza Urbankova is a PR, communications and marketing professional with proven success in delivering award-winning communications programmes for multinational companies operating in industries such as hospitality, retail, IT, defence, broadcast, logistics and engineering. For the past 10 years she has been living and working in London; currently, she is Head of Corporate Communications for Amec Foster […]

106 seconds with Dominique Ben Dhaou, International HR adviser to business leaders

02 February 2017
Dominique Ben Dhaou has been in the Human Resources field for over 25 years, climbing the ranks through several leadership roles in major international organisations.   From 2011 to 2016 she was the CHRO of the SGS Group, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, present in 150 countries and employing more than 88’000 […]

106 Seconds with… Anne-Lise Johnsen, Youth Product Manager, Arsenal FC

13 December 2016
Anne-Lise Johnsen is the Youth Product Manager at Arsenal FC, a Marketing Academy Alumni, keynote speaker and named the Marketing Society’s Young Marketing Leader in 2016. She is currently putting Arsenal at the forefront of youth marketing; with a recent key highlight being the launch of the first app aimed at young sports fans by […]
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