This is what hiring managers tell me recruiters get so wrong – and how to fix it.

I have been writing for candidates about how to get a job in the summer slowdown and we will have completed the 12 part series on how to solve the 'getting a job' problem in the next few days. If you want to catch up on these, start here. I am now turning my attention to all you employers out there. We...

Interim v Fixed Term Contracts (PAYE)

I have written about Interim v Management Consultants before. But today the rare but no less significant issue of fixed term contracts (FTCs) came up. So I'd thought I'd quickly explore the pro's and con's and see what you think. What is a fixed term contract? A fixed term contract is a full time, PAYE job, which comes with the benefits and...

Executive Pay. How much should we pay our new Managing Director?

Yikes, like I needed that question on a Friday - well, here goes. (My client works for a £20M T/O subsidiary of a larger group...) There is no empirical scale for an executive pay answer. But let me inform some of your thinking and perhaps suggest some appropriate questions. Is the career structure of the incoming candidate limited to the subsidiary, or can...

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