According to our research, many businesses are growing tired of the so-called bad interviewee, defined as being unprepared, dressed inappropriately and failing to come across well in person.
We’ve all had our share of unique jobs, but possibly topping most experiences is being hired to protect a horse from Glastonbury festival revellers. James Cadbury, founder of Love Cocoa, unveils his one-time strange job to Real Business.
When you’re in need of hiring quickly, it pays to hone those spidey senses. Because while recruitment red flags often pop up when candidates walk through the door, some will only be revealed when you push them off-script.
That we’ll need better connectivity to compete online has been made clear by government statistics. Global internet traffic is forecast to be 95 times that of 2005 in 2020, with mobiles outnumbering mankind seven to one. But will our 5G ambitions be realised in time to capitalise on the change?
At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Derek Redmond was deemed set to win the 400m. That was, until injury found him and led him down the corporate trail.
Thanks in large part to social media, our expectations of business have shifted dramatically. We now search for a more meaningful relationship and less of a sales pitch – and who best to explain how to offer both than Jungle Creations’ Jamie Bolding, whose dedicated Facebook page ranked number one in May.
World domination is something we all secretly dream about. Most are content to carve a mark in one specific area, after all, but analysis of the top six brands shows what you could be doing to garner more attention from across the globe.
We canvassed the business landscape for opinion on the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats’ manifesto pledges to introduce ethnic pay gap reporting.
The right interview questions are important as they help ascertain whether someone has the skills, qualifications and attitude needed to work for your business.
Martin McCourt has taken on the role of chairman at hospitality tableware provider Dudson and Real Business sought to find out what strategies he’s put in place to help the company grow.
In 2014, Oxfam anointed the Netherlands “healthiest country in the world”. And while the title has since changed hands – to Singapore in 2015 – the nation never strays from the top ten ranking. This is in large part due to healthy eating.
After PayPal revealed SMEs were benefitting from the weak pound to grow online exports, Real Business spoke with the company’s MD, Mark Brant, for further details.