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Covid-19 – Responding to Staffing Issues through the Crisis

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) has taken the world by storm and in the space of a couple of months has turned normal living on its head: politically, socially and economically. Even a few weeks ago the idea that people wouldn’t be able to travel, go to work or leave their home and that shops, pubs, restaurants,…
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Increasing Demand for Blockchain Talent

One of the big areas of business growth and therefore talent demand is blockchain. Upwork’s year-on-year report for the first quarter of 2018 showed a 6,000% increase in demand for blockchain expertise.  Similarly, Glassdoor reported a 300% increase in job openings relating to blockchain technology. We’ve experienced this demand first-hand over the past two years….
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Are big tech companies losing their allure for talented staff?

Big Tech may be losing its allure for talented staff After decades as the world’s coolest place to work, Silicon Valley has an image problem. Pizza stations, gyms, lavish headquarters conceptualised by starchitects, and the promise of a lucrative career that also has the potential to solve world problems. For a long time, working in…
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Norrie Johnston Recruitment Appoints Marc Harris as New Recruitment Director

Norrie Johnston Recruitment, the specialist in global executive search and interim management, has appointed Marc Harris as a new Recruitment Director. Marc Harris has over 15 years experience in the recruitment industry, most recently with Rapid Search and Interim Ltd where he was the Associate Director specialising in Finance, Programme & Project Management and HR…
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Graham Oates Takes Over As CEO & Norrie Johnston Becomes Chairman

Graham Oates has doubled his investment in Norrie Johnston Recruitment. Graham now has a 20% share of the company and has taken over as CEO. NJR’s founder, Norrie Johnston, has become Chairman. He explains why this is such a great development: “Graham is used to building multi-million pound businesses so it’s brilliant to have him even…
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Executive Recruitment and LinkedIn

Only 8% of HR heads fully believe the LinkedIn profiles they see, and 29% feel they are likely to be less honest than a CV.  37% say that LinkedIn recommendations aren’t of much value as they are often simply swapped and 47% see endorsements on the channel as unreliable. These are some of the shortcomings…
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Business Transformation Expert Jackie Edwards Joins NJR

IT and Business transformation heavy-weight, Jackie Edwards, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Norrie Johnston Recruitment. Jackie Edwards has led major change programmes within blue-chip financial services brands and high profile regulatory bodies including Barclays Group companies, Cap Gemini Ernst Young and the Financial Services Authority (now the FCA). She outlines how her…
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Experts lift the lid on the art of using Interim Managers

A new Guide designed to help companies get the most out of the interim managers they deploy has been published. Created by Norrie Johnston Recruitment, the Guide draws on the advice of some of the UK’s most successful interim managers and seasoned interim users. These include William Offen, Group Interim Manager at deVere Group, Michael…
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