Insight

Feeling jittery ahead of a big event is not unusual at all. Social events, presentations and interviews are just a few examples where the nerves can kick in and throw you off your game. Gin Bhandal, a Principal in our Education Practice explains how you can combat the nerves ahead of a job interview.

Categories: Education Recruitment

The Coffee Cup Test

The Coffee Cup Test

Author: Elizabeth James Date: 06 Jun 2019 Type: Insight

Recruiting the best talent for your business is a difficult and arduous task; ensuring candidates fit in with the culture of your business, even more so. Elizabeth James, Head of Berwick Partners’ Education Practice explains the interesting ‘coffee cup test’ being used to assess possible candidates.

Categories: Education Recruitment

With the Higher Education sector facing continued challenges while the competition for world-leading talent increases, Berwick Partners' Gin Bhandal and Alex Albone attended the annual Universities HR Conference to explain the importance of Employer Branding when universities are looking to recruit.

Categories: Education Recruitment, Human Resources Recruitment

Is the term ‘tuition fees’ misleading?

Is the term ‘tuition fees’ misleading?

Author: Clare Bromley Date: 29 Nov 2018 Type: Insight

Reports from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and the Public Accounts Committee have recently made headlines through highlighting how student fees are spent, with most publications stating that “less than half” of tuition fees are spent on, well, tuition.

Categories: Education Recruitment

Inclusivity is a culture, not a policy

Inclusivity is a culture, not a policy

Author: Elizabeth James Date: 06 Nov 2018 Type: Insight

Research released last year, by the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative and Deloitte, highlighted the importance of inclusivity in affecting our feelings towards our employers. Clare Bromley and Elizabeth James discuss this in more detail in HR Grapevine.

Categories: Education Recruitment

Are degrees being devalued?

Are degrees being devalued?

Author: Clare Bromley Date: 28 Jun 2018 Type: Insight

A recent BBC News article claimed that universities “risk losing their credibility” due to the rise in the number of students achieving firsts and 2:1 degrees over the last couple of decades.

Categories: Education Recruitment

Surely we have the capacity to instil self-belief at all levels of our society to help create a truly diverse workforce.

Categories: Education Recruitment

Guest article by Dr Sonal Minocha, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Global Engagement at Bournemouth University

Categories: Education Recruitment

The changing face of Higher Education IT

The changing face of Higher Education IT

Author: Alex Richardson Date: 30 Oct 2017 Type: Insight

The advent of fees in UK higher education has meant a step change in the sector.

Categories: IT & Digital Leadership Recruitment, Education Recruitment

Voice and vitriol

Voice and vitriol

Author: Elizabeth James Date: 02 Oct 2017 Type: Insight

Are we becoming less willing to share our professional opinions?

Categories: Education Recruitment

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