Venn Group opinion on recruitment, the world and beyond - July 2017

  • Is Birmingham now in Dubai? Is Warwick in America?

    Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Well now this appears to be the case! What I’m talking about is the global expansion of Universities, with Universities now becoming a brand that is more accessible to students internationally. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/university-birmingham-open-dubai-campus http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/about/cali The above articles highlight the development of a Dubai campus for the University ...

  • Working together to win Gold

    Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Whilst reading, “Team GB’s Victorious hockey stars: ‘Our mantra was simple: Create History and Inspire the Future” during lunch one afternoon, I was surprised to discover what the stars of the winning team believed to be the determining factors of their success.   Despite being in a position, as the key players of the team which won gold at 2016 Olympics, to accept the credit themselves they ...

  • A Graduates guide on how not to get a job

    Posted on Friday, July 7, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    You’ve just graduated. You’re heading out into the world of employment but are not sure full-time work is for you. Sound familiar? Below are ten easy to follow steps which should guarantee that you don’t get that job that you didn’t really want in the first place!   PHASE 1: THE CV You’ve been forced to put a CV together to prove that you’re making an effort. Here’s what to do: Don’t ...

  • Me? A Procrastinator?

    Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Procrastination is something I’ve fought against (with varying degrees of effort) for as long as I can remember and in an age of instant gratification in which we live this has never been harder.     I’m writing this article at 10:13pm Sunday 2nd July, an article which I committed to writing on Monday 1st May, which left me 64 days to periodically remember that I needed to come up with a ...