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Zaid Gulraiz, a Senior Research in Berwick Partners’ Manufacturing and Engineering practice, explains how carmakers globally are currently facing an array of challenges, from slackening demand in China to stricter controls on emissions. Regulatory challenges, economic uncertainty and tariffs on trade are driving a dramatic shift towards strategic alliances and joint ventures between OEMs. Despite a drop in M&A activity from 2018 which saw a record 20 megadeals, experts believe the competition for emerging technologies will continue to drive acquisitions in the automotive space in 2019. Successful executives will need to learn to co-exist in an increasingly complex ecosystem, whilst working closely with key competitors.

Categories: Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment

7 Tips for Delivering a Great Interview

7 Tips for Delivering a Great Interview

Author: David Thomas Date: 14 Dec 2018 Type: Insight

So you are ready for your next leadership challenge in UK Manufacturing, and have honed your CV and covering letter. This has got you in the room, creating the opportunity to demonstrate your qualities and also assess whether this is the organisation for you.

Categories: Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment

UK manufacturing is in rude health, attracting international leadership talent as well as developing home grown capability. Our innovation and entrepreneurial flair is renowned globally, with creative engineering at the heart of...

Categories: Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment

What is Industry 4.0?

What is Industry 4.0?

Author: Zaid Gulraiz Date: 12 Apr 2018 Type: Insight

Industry 4.0, fourth industrial revolution, industrial internet, smart manufacturing, connected enterprise, factories of the future

Categories: Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment

A job hunt requires a well-crafted CV; below are a few reflections to make sure you set out with a supporting document that will achieve its objective - open doors and lead you to the right career challenge.

Categories: Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment

Recruitment: The war for talent

Recruitment: The war for talent

Author: Jane Firth Date: 23 Feb 2017 Type: Insight

If you add a turbulent economy and the instability of Brexit to an already tight job market then it’s probably no surprise that my prediction is the war for talent is only going to get more intense. It is essential you do everything in your power to arm yourself effectively when attracting new talent.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment, Cyber Security & Defence Recruitment, Education Recruitment, Energy & Utilities Recruitment, Finance Recruitment, Government Recruitment, Healthcare Recruitment, Housing Recruitment, Human Resources Recruitment, Infrastructure & Built Environment Recruitment, Life Sciences Recruitment, Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment, Procurement & Supply Chain Recruitment, Real Estate Recruitment, Retail Recruitment, Tax Recruitment, Technology Recruitment

As one of the leading executive search partners for SME’s across the UK, we spend a great deal of time working with our clients to find the best solutions for their leadership challenges. While we all have a degree of conscious and unconscious bias based on our own experience, I think it is fair to say that SME’s in general look at their counterparts within the blue-chip world with more suspicion than most.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment, Cyber Security & Defence Recruitment, Education Recruitment, Energy & Utilities Recruitment, Finance Recruitment, Government Recruitment, Healthcare Recruitment, Housing Recruitment, Human Resources Recruitment, Infrastructure & Built Environment Recruitment, Life Sciences Recruitment, Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment, Procurement & Supply Chain Recruitment, Retail Recruitment, Tax Recruitment, Technology Recruitment

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