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19 minutes | a year ago
Episode 37 – Tech Nation
This week we are talking with Parveen Dhanda, who is head of programmes at Tech Nation. Tech Nation is the growth platform for tech companies and leaders. It fuels the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies around the world. We ask Parveen what attracted her to the business and what her journey in tech has looked up until now. We also ask Parveen about her prediction for the future around industry 4.0 and robotics, AI and automation, and how that will change that jobs landscape going forward. Parveen also provides some excellent tips for young people considering a career in start-up companies, or as entrepreneurs themselves. Parveen Dhanda – Tech Nation
22 minutes | a year ago
Episode 36 – Beauhurst
This week we are talking with Henry Whorwood, who is Head of Research & Consultancy at Beauhurst. Beauhurst is an online platform that assists companies and individuals to discover, track, and understand high-growth businesses. We ask Henry what attracted him to the business, which was itself a start-up at the time he joined. We also explore the day to day work he undertakes in his job, his transferable skills and what he studied at University in order to secure his position at the company. An answer which might surprise you! We also ask him what he is looking for in people at interview, and his best advice for young people looking to move into a career in data, the financial sector and the tech sector in London. Henry Whorwood – Head of Research & Consultancy at Beauhurst:
26 minutes | a year ago
Episode 35 – Bulb Digital Portfolios
As we move forward into the future where learning and information become increasingly accessible to all, a digital portfolio is going to be the way in which you showcase who you are and what you have learned along the way. To discuss how you can best use a digital portfolio in a personal sense or for students in school, college or university, we are talking with Eric Goldreyer, who is the CEO of Bulb Digital Portfolios. Put your best foot forward with a polished & professional portfolio. Add anything & everything. It’s simple. Use it anywhere, anytime, on any device throughout your life. You decide who sees your work. Your lifetime of ideas, inventions, projects & learning goes & grows with you in bulb. Eric Goldreyer – CEO:
23 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 23 – Timpson – ‘Great Service by Great People’
In this week’s show: We have a shining example of how to treat employees, and a notable -success on the challenged high street– the two couldn’t possibly be linked, could they Darren Burns, UK National Recruitment Ambassador for Timpson, delivers real insight into how they will continue to hire a socially diverse workforce. Delivering a lasting social impact, whilst increasing the bottom line, Timpson is streets ahead when it comes to companies who operate with a purpose! Something we know Generation Z rate highly when looking for employment.
28 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 22 – Student Experience – Elisabetta Salvai
In this week’s show…. We have an exclusive interview with a young European named Elisabetta. A young Italian who is working and living in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Elisabetta shows how to study and earn good money at the same time, without breaking into a sweat – well, just a little bit. Happy at work and a very satisfied online student – Elisabetta’ route to a traditional degree is brilliant. An inspiration to students around the world!
18 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 21 – Alexander Lowry – Morgan Chase, Gordon College
In this week’s show We have an exclusive interview with Alexander Lowry. Alexander is Executive Director of the M.S. in Financial Analysis Program at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. Alexander is a seasoned executive with over 15 years’ experience in financial services and strategy consulting, assisting private and public sector companies aross North America and Europe. Before joining Gordon College he was the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the Philanthropic Foundation at JP Morgan Chase, a major global financial organisation. Along with some first class careers advice, he gives a fascinating insight into the world of finance and what it takes to reach and be successful in the role of COO in a large financial organisation such as JP Morgan Chase. http://www.gordon.edu/graduate/finance/director
16 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 13 – Nationwide Building Society – Kelly Cowe
In today’s show we have a fascinating interview with a Senior Manager at The Nationwide Building Society, in the U.K. We hear about what a building society is, and the wide range of opportunities available for graduates and non graduates at Nationwide. We also get an insight into how they progressed through the company from a junior to senior level as a non graduate. Job Ready! Employer Says Yes!
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