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22.10.17

Microcredit Loans: The 40-Year-Old Dilemma

Microcredit loans are loans that are given to impoverished individuals and entrepreneurs hoping to start up a business. They are usually granted to people in less economically developed countries, such...

20.6.17

Today’s Key Problem is the Lack of Trust

If we look at the turbulence that we are facing today in many Western societies, it becomes clear that a key underlying reason for the current chaotic situation is the lack of trust that has crept into...

30.8.16

Could it Be Business as Usual?

That is a really bad headline. Terrible. Even at school, children learn the basics of what news is and what isn’t. ‘Dog bites man’ is not news, but ‘Man bites dog’ is news. So by that standing,...

05.8.16

Ten Traits of a Brilliant Recruiter

In recruitment, as in any industry you will get the good and the bad. Quite often recruiters are tarred with a bad brush. People often remember negative experiences, as opposed to positive ones. Over the...

20.6.16

Recruiters - Ten Reasons Why Your Candidates Hate You!

So after ten years working in recruitment, I have a pretty good idea of what a good level of service looks like – and I definitely know what constitutes a bad level of service! As recruiters we are often...

10.5.16

Investing in Small Digital Ad Groups – How Safe is Your Money?

Over the last year, a number of digital advertising companies floated on the London Stock Market, creating an investment of more than £200m for financiers who have been charmed by the increased growth...

10.5.16

How to Use Social Media to Ace Your Interview

Research is key to being successful at any interview. Understanding the company and their hiring requirements are imperative. Every applicant will go on to the website for an hour, Google the company and...

10.5.16

Digital Forensics – an Understanding in Today's Business World

Digital forensics is the recovery and investigation of digital data from organised businesses where computer systems have failed. It can also be used as a tool to track cyber crime or as a way of understanding...

10.5.16

Recruiting and Hiring – Why Work Experience for Teens is Imperative

In July 2015, my little brother spent a week in the office whilst he did his work experience. Below, Daniel explains what he learnt during his time here and how he found working at Finlay James: “For...

10.5.16

Cyberattacks within Business and Understanding the Importance of the Issue

Cyber risk management in the modern era is the act of making sure a company understands the importance of safekeeping its digital data. There is an enormous and growing risk from illegal activity in recent...

10.5.16

The Rise of the Modern British Entrepreneur

The world of work across the world has changed beyond all recognition over the last 25 years. With the financial meltdown of the global banking system and the collapse of global moguls, trust in the system...

10.5.16

How to Avoid (or Deal) with Internet Trolling – Social Media Guide for Business...

So trolling isn’t just limited to teens on Twitter; unfortunately it can happen over all social media sites, even professional ones, and the culprits fit into no particular age bracket or profession....

10.5.16

Ten Ways to Create a Killer Powerpoint Presentation and Ace Your Interview

Over the past few years, I have seen a huge change in interview processes, and for the main part almost all companies will now require a PowerPoint presentation for a second or final stage interview. This...

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