Latest from Venn Group - June 2019
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Elly Hanna — No comments
Next week we will be attending P4H England 2019; one of the biggest events of the year for the UK’s healthcare procurement community.
Venn Group has extensive experience working in the healthcare sector, and with the NHS spending around £27 billion annually on non-pay spend, procurement undoubtedly has a crucial role to play. We look forward to meeting many of our clients at this fantastic ...
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2019 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Venn Group is proud to support the Young Women’s Trust, whose purpose is to support young women aged 18-30 struggling to live on low or no pay, to get into work that is right for them.
This month we undertook a review of our involvement in the ‘Work It Out’ CV feedback service. We are proud to report that the quality and detail of our feedback has been appreciated by the young women who we have ...
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2019 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
It’s been a typically rainy start to the British summer, and I think we can all agree that it would be a great time to get on a plane to sunnier climes.
Luckily for me, I’m going to be doing exactly that in a few days’ time. The countdown to my holiday is finally nearing a close, but with the obvious excitement there comes the responsibility to make sure your workload is organised.
There are a ...
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2019 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Many will welcome this question in an interview with a sigh of relief, as it is usually means the conclusion of enquiries about your own skills and experience.
However, while it may feel like the pressure is off, it is extremely important to plan for this question as you would for any other. Hiring managers are not merely being courteous by opening the floor to your own queries, as it is another ...
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2019 by Tom Allander — No comments
Venn Group is proud to announce that it will be sponsoring another of our consultants in their sporting endeavours; Tom Allander. Tom is part of the England Rink Hockey squad, and we asked about his time in the sport and upcoming tournaments:
I have been playing Rink Hockey for 11 years now, and like most people, it wasn’t something I’d ever heard of before starting. I very much stumbled into ...
Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2019 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Today is a time to show our appreciation for the male role models in our lives and the guidance they give us.
To celebrate this, we asked some of Venn Group’s recent fathers for the advice they will pass on to their children:
“The advice that I would give is something fairly simple that I have learned through becoming a father; to not waste time worrying about the future and things that ...
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
If you are in the process of looking for a new role, it is likely that you are more focused on your immediate future than what the next several years hold. Despite this, it is very common for hiring managers to ask about your long-term goals in interviews, so this is something that you should prepare for.
The purpose of asking this question is not to test your psychic prowess, but rather it ...
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by Sophie Powell — No comments
Last Saturday, I competed in the annual Shukokai Karate Federation (SKF) HQ Open Championships in Oldbury, West Midlands. The competition saw karateka from across the Country competing in Kata, Impact and Kumite events both individually and in teams.
I competed in three events and was really pleased to come away with some more medals, including a gold in the main Ladies Impact event! This event ...
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2019 by Venn Group — No comments
Congratulations to David Harney, who has been promoted to Senior Executive Consultant within our London Local Government business unit.
To celebrate this achievement, we asked David, his Manager, Karima Dakhama and Senior Manager, Rula Tripolitaki for comment:
“David has successfully navigated his way through a complex period in the local government market during his time with Venn so far, ...
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2019 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
As with the strengths and weaknesses question we covered in part one of this series, it is almost certain that an interviewer will ask you to detail your reasoning and motivations for pursuing a particular role. It is therefore of pivotal importance to have a strong answer at the ready.
Based on the reasonable assumption that you are interested in the job you are interviewing for, you could be ...