Insurance: A Man's World?

Written by Eve Hartridge on Feb 07, 2017

 Diversity is a topic that has been at the forefront of insurance board agendas in recent years. With many industry leaders working hard to raise awareness around the careers and opportunities women have within the insurance industry.

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5 Reasons To Hire A Non-Executive Director

Written by Mike Fisher on Feb 01, 2017

As a leading Executive Search Firm, EO have provided Executives and NED’s to organisations of all sizes. From start-ups to well established fast growing organisations, they partner with us to bring on high calibre Executives and more increasingly, Non-Executive Directors. 

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5 Ways Finance Directors & CFOs can add value to SMEs

Written by Paul Mendelssohn on Jan 30, 2017

What can an interim Finance Director bring to SME business?

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My 5 Top Reflections on Moving into a New Role

Written by Lucy Bielby on Jan 26, 2017

I’m sure most of you reading have experienced this at some point in your career. You’re in post and in a great role, then suddenly the phone rings and you're presented with a new proposition. You’ve been headhunted...

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7 Factors CFOs Need to Know About Blockchain

Written by Paul Mendelssohn on Jan 24, 2017

Over recent years blockchain technology has been highly disruptive in the world of finance, with internet searches rising year on year. And it doesn't stop there, the development of blockchain isn’t slowing down, with many industry leaders declaring it has the potential to change how organisations do business.

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The 3 Super Simple Hiring Rules That Gave Amazon It’s Success

Written by Andrew Nicholas on Jan 17, 2017

The road to a great hire can be a rocky one. There are questionable CVs, disappointing phone interviews and promising candidates who performed at interview but couldn’t carry that through to the job itself or struggled to adapt to the company’s culture. Sometimes hiring great people can seem elusive and it’s easy to lose sight of what it takes to hire outstanding people and what attributes they should have in common. After all, you want to ensure your next round of hires is just as great as your current team, if not better.

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The 4 big talent trends set to continue in 2017

Written by Andrew MacAskill on Dec 09, 2016

2016 has been an exciting year for the talent industry with companies big and small competing for game changing leaders across a global talent marketplace.

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What do CEOs need from CFOs?

Written by Paul Mendelssohn on Dec 07, 2016

As businesses become more agile and innovative the requirements of many roles are likely to change in 2017 and beyond. With the ever-evolving economy, the uncertainty of Brexit and the new challenges of rising commodity prices and volatility in the FX markets, CEOs need a new type of CFO.

They need a blend of both a FD and CFO who can not only be a commercial leader but can be highly agile and adapt to the modern landscape – it’s a vital partnership.

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Creating an Agile Workforce for Success

Written by Craig Elvin on Dec 01, 2016

Since joining the world of commerce over 12 years ago, I cannot recall a time in the industry where agility has been as fundamental as it is today. Agility is at the forefront of many successful business agendas and plays a key role in business performance.

Looking closely at the agile businesses I work with on a regular basis, it is clear to see they all have a few things in common that have led them to become highly adaptable, flexible and influential.

Most importantly all of these businesses have overcome obstacles that have now set them up to encounter the new challenges that face the business world in 2017 and beyond.

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6 Practical Steps for Getting Your Work Life Balance Right

Written by EO on Nov 28, 2016

Your work/life balance can sometimes seem elusive, and at your busiest times, a far flung fantasy.

However, like all things in life, having a clear goal and a plan of how to accomplish it is the best way to make progress.

To help you get closer to the work life dream, we’ve put together some highly practical steps so you can manage both your professional and personal life in a more balanced way.

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