Topic: On the Job

It’s a love hate thing…

After 18 Year in the recruitment industry (I know, I had a very easy paper round!) My mind sometimes wanders to the “What if” section of my grey matter. It quickly plays with some ideas, like a child discarding the toy and having a brand new cardboard box to play with and then meanders over to the “well why am I doing this” section.

“No” seems to be the hardest word

What is it with saying No to someone that scares some people? Is it the negativity of the word? Is it the horror that said person or worse client will never speak to you again. After a conversation with one of my colleagues I was amazed that he had agreed to a deadline that was totally unachievable. He knew he wasn’t going to hit it and worse so did the client. This got me thinking, when are the reasons for us to say No or if that’s too harsh for you we can say…maybe later.

My move from Luxury Fashion to Business Process Outsourcing

I have just completed my second month at Volt Consulting Group, and believe me it has been a real eye opener. Have I simply exchanged my role in luxury fashion, working with beautifully crafted, products for another?