“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so that they can tell us what to do.” Steve Jobs, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc “I surround myself with people who have knowledge and talents in areas where I might not be so well versed.” Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group “I will only hire someone to work directly...
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The importance of procurement continues to go from strength to strength, and an increasing number of organisations are making the move from a tactical to a strategic procurement function. Recent Hays research shows 71% of professionals want to move to a more senior position in the next two years. However, with fierce competition for top talent, and the function undergoing rapid...
Congratulations on passing your exams and receiving your professional accountants’ qualification. The journey to this point has no doubt been long and challenging, but now is the time to relax and assess your options. Whether you want to travel, specialise or work in a multinational, there is a permanent or contract opportunity to match your personal circumstances. Permanent As a...
As life expectancies extend and people see their careers lasting longer, there is a growing desire among workers for a new type of career journey. How can organisations adapt to a workforce that will require different things throughout their working life? In the book The 100-Year Life , London Business School Professor of Management Practice Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott,...
Congratulations on passing your exams. As a newly qualified accountant, your skills are in high demand across all industries, in both public and private sectors. Before making any decisions, it is very important to consider what type of organisation you want to work for. You may be interested in pursuing a career in commerce and industry, and wondering how the work you carry out in...
Responsible business leadership isn’t just about ensuring your company operates effectively day-to-day – it also and always involves laying foundations for success long after you depart. Here at Hays, we’ve now officially entered the annual succession planning season. Each year, my senior management team and I step back and take stock to assess how our business will be led in the future –...
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